SPRING FLING: Brentwood boys win track/field, Brentwood, Centennial girls fifth, sixth


SPRING FLING: Brentwood boys win track/field, Brentwood, Centennial girls fifth, sixth

The Brentwood High School boys track and field team stormed MTSU once again and claimed Spring Fling’s top honor.

The team compiled a 77 score, which gave them the 2019 Division I Large Class Track and Field state title Thursday night.

They repeat after their 2018 win.

Bruins track and field phenom Jett Kinder earned a gold medal for his pole vault (4.57m).

Wrestling ace Skylar Coffey doubles as a track and field ace. He won the shot put (16.89m) and discus throw (57.37m) on the day.

Avery Williams won the boys triple jump (14.36m); Kinder placed second there (13.70m).

Carter McKechnie placed third in the high jump (1.98m), while Kinder placed fourth (1.98m).

As for other Williamson County competitors, Franklin’s boys team won first in the 4x800m relay (8:05.37), and Ravenwood’s Gabriel Sleenhoff came in third in the shot put (15.08m) and fourth in discus (48.41m).

Centennial’s Davis Bove, off to LSU in the fall for cross country and track, placed second in the 1600m relay (4:16.28).

In that decathlon meet, Kinder took gold for the discus throw (4.57m), triple jump (42.81m), pole vault (13.93m), high jump (6.98m), shot put (2.03m) and long jump (14.25m). It gave him enough for the 10 points needed to win the overall meet.

Full results can be found on TSSAA’s website.

Photos by Whitney Jarreld 

Brentwood, Centennial girls fifth, sixth in D-I Large Class competition 

The Brentwood Lady Bruins and Centennial Lady Cougars both had sound returns in the D-I Large Class title contests.

Brentwood placed fifth overall (38 points), while Centennial placed sixth (29).

Centennial’s Avery McMullen won the long jump (5.77m), while Brentwood’s Meg Wilson won the silver (5.57m).

Lady Bruin Grace Gamboa placed second in the pole vault (3.35m), while Hollan Powers placed fifth (2.89m).

Ravenwood’s Kiara Carter got the bronze in the 800m run (2:16.78), while Franklin’s Whitney Bryant got sixth place (2:21.98).

The Lady Bruins also got fifth in the 4x400m relay (4:01.78), while Centennial got sixth (4:03.01).

McMullen also won the girls pentathlon with 10 points, including a first-place win for the shot put (1.68m), long jump (9.85m) and high jump (5.53m).

Full results can be found here.

Photos by Carl Edmondson, Jr. 

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