May 18, 2023

Track & Fielders Run, Jump and Toss Their Way to States!

Congratulations to UHS Students Indi Tate, Xavier Davis, and Jerome Ellis who qualified for the track state finals yesterday.

  • Indi was regional champion in the girl's long jump
  • Xavier was regional champion in the boy's long jump.
  • Jermone earned 2nd place in both the discus and shot put, qualifying him for the state finals in both events as well.

Congrats to these UHS athletes!

The Ferndale High Lady Eagles dream team has qualified states again, in team and individual events. 

  • In the 100m Dash Tyra Thompson qualified for the state meet with a season & personal best of 12.90 placing 2nd to automatically qualify. 
  • In the 200m Dash Najah Williams qualified for the state meet with a season & personal best as well coming in at 26.63 moving her within 1 second of the school record.
  • Najah Williams also qualified for the state meet in the 400m dash for the second time with a seasons best of 1:00.43 placing 1st defending her regional title from last year.

The 4x2 Relay Quartet of

  • Najah Williams 
  • Danah Pearson
  • London Mayfield
  • Tyra Thompson

finished 2nd with a blazing time of 1:49.67, dropping a full 3 seconds and placing them in the top 25 in the state. This automatically qualifies them for State Competition, for a 2nd straight year. 

Congratulations Eagles on a great season & continued success. Go get 'em at the State Meet!

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