Boys Varsity Track, Girls Varsity Track · Daija Young Wins State Title


Senior Daija Young won the State Championship in the shot put on Saturday in Columbus. After finishing in 4th in the Discus on Friday, Daija won the Division II girls shot put with a throw of 42 feet, 3 inches. She was the 2014 discus runner-up (149-01) in Division III and placed sixth in the shot put (40-11.00). In 2015, she finished third (144-07) in the discus and second in the shot put (42-08.00). Junior Mercedeez Francis took 7th in the High Jump to help the Lady Trojans finish in 13th place with 17 points.

The boys track team brought home medals as senior Jermaine Francis finished 7th in the High Hurdles and the 4×100 Relay team of Eric Filakosky, Andrew Kenaga, John Caja, and Jarrett Kelly finished in 5th.