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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.

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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.