CLINTON, MS – Hinds Community College Track and Field had a successful showing at the Mississippi College season opener Saturday, March 6.
In their first outdoor meet of the season, Hinds boasted six first place finishes. The team had not competed in more than a month leading up to Saturday’s impressive finishes.
“These were some great performances by a very young team,” head coach Reginald Dillon said. “This is the first time competing since January 31,” Dillon said.
First Place Finishes – Men
Dapriest Hogans, Daniel Williams, Kurt Powdar, and Kristopher Moore placed first in the men’s 4×100 meter relay.
Powdar also placed first in the men’s 110-meter hurdles.
Etaijen Easter finished first in the men’s high jump.
First Place Finishes – Women
Breanna Brown-Marshall, Mikeibra Morris, Diandrenique Gaines, and Jerricka Ambus placed first in the women’s 4×100 meter relay.
Brown-Marshall also placed first in the women’s high jump.
Daejah Eddings took the first-place spot in the women’s 400-meter dash.
Top 10 Finishes – Men
Keirston Paige came in a close second place to teammate, Powdar, in the men’s 110-meter hurdles.
Easter finished fifth in the men’s long jump.
D’Andre Anderson, Moore, Williams, and Hogans placed second in the men’s 4×400 meter relay.
Top 10 Finishes – Women
Ambus also grabbed second place in the women’s 100-meter hurdles
Lazericka Louis, Davenport, Eddings, and Morris placed second in the women’s 4×400 meter relay.
The Hinds Track and Field squad travels to Hattiesburg on March 19 for the William Carey Outdoor at William Carey University.