Warriors Set New School Records at Carolina Challenge

Photo by Olivia Bush
Photo by Olivia Bush

Columbia, SC - Southern Wesleyan competed in the Carolina Challenge on Friday and Saturday with several guys placing within the top twenty-five in their events.

How It Happened

Track Results

60 Meter Hurdles : Leonard Holmes led the Warriors in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.59 to take 13th place.

200 Meters : Jannai Maxwell finished in 58th place in the 200 meters with a time of 22.66. He was followed by Dymitric Ray with a time of 22.69.

400 Meters : Mychael Lipscomb led Southern Wesleyan in the 400 meters with a time of 52.08 to take 73rd place. Lipscomb was followed by Jacob Harris in 87th place with a time of 52.87. Camden Davis took 100th place with a time of 54.65 and Kaleb Jackson finished in 106th place with a time of 56.19.

800 Meters : The Warriors were led by Thomas Williams in the 800 meter with a 55th place finish and a time of 2:04.18. Williams was followed by Camden Davis in 66th place with a time of 2:07.36. Mychael Lipscomb finished in 74th place with a time of 2:14.62 and Josiah Turner finished 77th with a time of 2:17.87.

3000 Meters : In the 3000 meters, Freshman Peyton Shelton broke a school record and finished in 23rd place with a time of 9:03.76. He was followed by Konnor Palacios who took 37th place with a time of 9:38.51.

4x400 Relay : The Warriors set a new school record in the 4x400, taking 7th place with a time of 3:19.82. This team included Thomas Williams, Shonquez Caldwell, Dymitric Ray, and Mychael Lipscomb.

Distance Medley Relay : The distance team of Konnor Palacios, David Lucas, Jacob Harris, and Peyton Shelton finished in 7th place with a time of 11:10.41 while setting a new school record.

Field Results

High Jump : Freshman Chandler Whittle placed 7th in the high jump with a height of 1.88 meters. He was followed by Johnny Bogert in 13th place with a height of 1.78 meters.

Shot Put : Keuntrai Robinson placed 18th with a distance of 12.66 meters in the shot put. 

Weight Throw : Christian Swindle led the Warriors in the weight throw with a distance of 13.86 meters and placed 10th. Keuntrai Robinson followed Swindle in 17th place with a distance of 12.89 meters.

What's Next

Southern Wesleyan will travel to Birmingham, AL to compete in the Samford Invite on February 8 and 9. They will then compete in the Conference Carolinas Championships on February 17 in Winston Salem, NC.