Big performances

TJCA tracksters medal at state
May. 14, 2013 @ 04:54 AM

The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy had four individuals medal at the 1A State Track and Field Championships at North Carolina A&T over the weekend.

Three of those individuals placed in the top 10 in their respective events.

Ben Sayles finished sixth in the triple jump while Mason Fenner was 8th in the high jump. Sayles set a personal best with a leap of 41 feet, 3 inches

Malorie Harris placed 10th in the 1,600 with a personal best time of 5:59.88.

Joseph Thelen rounded out the Thomas Jefferson participants by placing 14th in the 300 intermediate hurdles.

The student-athletes were eligible after finishing as one of the top 16 qualifiers in the state.