Southeast Bulloch had a banner day on the track Wednesday as its boys ran away with a convincint victory while the girls notched a second place finish in a meet that included SEB, Bulloch Academy, South Effingham, Emanueld County Institute and Johnson of Savannah.
The SEB boys dominated the competition early and often.
The Jackets swept the top two spots in the pole vault (Charles James and Jonathan Volskay) and the high jump (Nigil Smith and Caleb Carter) while claiming first-place finishes in the long jump (Cecil McCollum), shot put (Paul Allen) and discuss (Isaiah Francois).
The Jackets' strong display continued on the track.
Quinn Pitts won the 3200 meter run and finished second in the 1600 meeter run. Zach Clifton teamed with Pitts to make it a clean sweep for SEB in the 3200.
The shorter sprint races proved even more effective for the Jackets as first and second place sweeps were notched in the 400 (Ladarion Fonseca, King Shatteen), the 200 (Justin Youman, McCollum), the 100 (Youmans, J.V. Spalding) and the 4x100 relay.
Smith claimed a first place finish in the 110-meter hurdles and James continued to add to the Jackets' stellar 170-point outburst with a runner-up finish in the 800-meters.
On the girls' side, the Lady Jackets finished second behind Bulloch Academy.
Cierra Jordan and Destiny Burke claimed first place finishes in the pole vault and shot put, respectively, to help the Jackets' cause in the field.
Hattie Pitts handled the Jackets' distance running, placing first in the 3200 and second in the 1600 meters.
The Jacekts' other big point scorers came via sprints. Laticia Fonseca won the 400-meter dash and the SEB relay squads claimed first place in both the 4x100 and 4x400 races.