Natchez High School competes in Class 6A track state championship after weather postponement

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, May 18, 2010

NATCHEZ — After a two-day delay, the Natchez High School track team finally put a wrap on its season.

The Bulldogs traveled to Pearl High School to take part in the Class 6A state championship Monday afternoon. The meet was originally supposed to take place Saturday, but rain forced it to get delayed until Monday.

Senior Alicia Wimley, the lone female athlete for Natchez, competed in four separate events. She placed second in the 400-meter dash, third in the triple jump, fourth in the 100-meter dash and fifth in the 200-meter dash.

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Daimon Taylor, Natchez’s other senior, placed seventh in the 800-meter dash.

Junior Jeremy Davis placed fourth in the 100-meter dash, fifth in the 200-meter dash and sixth in the long jump. Junior Justin Hamilton finished eighth in the shot put.