Boys place second in AISA State Track

The Bessemer Academy track team headed down to Gulf Shores last Wednesday to compete in the AISA State track tournament. Our boys team came in second place overall, with three first-place finishes. The boys won the 4×100 meter relay, Justin Jones scored a win at the 300m hurdles, and Josh McMillon won the 200m dash.

Justin Jones, Josh McMillon, KC Harrison, and Jacob Barry atop the podium for the 4x100m relay
Justin Jones, senior, places first in the 300m hurdles
Josh McMillon, junior, and KC Harrison, take 1st and 2nd in the 200m dash

Additionally, Josh McMillon placed 2nd in the 100m dash, KC Harrison 2nd in the 200m, Ben Casey 2nd in the triple jump, and Braxton Griffin 3rd in shot put.

Ben Casey, senior, places 2nd in the triple jump
Braxton Griffin, junior, takes 3rd in shot put

Meanwhile, the girls scored third place in the 4x100m relay and Tristen Sellers placed third in the 400m dash.

Keeley Jones (11th), Aleah Tarrant (12th), Alexis Oliver (11th), and Aja Whitt (11th) place third in the girls 4x100m relay
Tristen Sellers places 3rd in the 400m dash

Overall, Bessemer Academy Boy’s team finished second in the state, while the Bessemer Academy Girl’s finished sixth.

BA Boys – 2nd place AISA State!