Goins stars at Vol Track Classic

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CCHS senior wins medals in 3 events

By Dwane Wilder

Shayla Goins made the most of her opportunities last weekend at the prestigious Volunteer Track Classic.


The Campbell County High School senior won the hammer throw and placed in all three events she was allowed to enter.

Goins set a school record in the hammer throw (94-7), took 3rd in discus (115-6) and placed 5th in shot put (35-7.5). 

The Lady Cougars placed 7th out of 50 scoring teams at the meet.  

Fellow senior Kristin Chapman won the high jump (5-6), took 4th place in the triple jump (34-10) and finished 10th in the 100-meter hurdles (:16.34). 

Other Lady Cougar athletes competing at the Vol Classic included Michaela Smith in shot put (26-1.75) and discus (85-6) and Tara White in shot put (27-1.25).

In the boys’ competition, Campbell County’s 4x800-meter relay team set a new school record (8:34.36) while also qualifying for sectionals. Team members included Bradley Paul, Dayne Deavours, Cody Willoughby and Brandon Long.

Deavours, a senior, set a school record in steeplechase (7:43) and also ran the 800. Paul posted a personal record (10:27) in the 2-mile race and also ran the mile with Willoughby. Long also ran the 400. 

Other Campbell County boys competing at the Vol Classic included Kevin Ruan in pole vault (11-6) and the 200-meter dash and Tyler Greene in the javelin (99-1) and long jump (18-2). Campbell County athletes will next compete in the Dale Legg Invitational tomorrow (Friday) at Anderson County High School. The first events are scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.