Pictured above (Morgan Daniels, Athina Amanor, Jamira Boykins, Hunter Chavarry)

The United States Sports Academy would like to congratulate the athletes from Baldwin and Mobile County who competed at the 2014 state track and field championship this weekend. This was an exciting meet, as many local athletes competed with the some of the best athletes in the state of Alabama. Murphy High School put together a stellar performance in the 6A girl’s 4×400 meter relay breaking their school record with a time of 3:57.27. The quartet, consisting of Hunter Chavarry, Jamira Boykins, Athina Amanor, and Morgan Daniels finished in 2nd place behind powerhouse Hoover High School. Hoover High School won the 6A girls and boys team titles with impressive performances by Brittley Humphrey and Marlon Humphrey.

Lauren Moorer of Spanish Fort High School won the girls 5A Discus with a throw of 104 feet 6 inches. Shelley Spires, a senior from St. Paul’s Episcopal School won 3 events (400 meters, 300 meter hurdles, High Jump) in the girl’s 5A completion and placed second in the girl’s long jump. Here teammate Anna Braswell won the 1600 and 3200 meters, while Charlotte Krause won the girl’s triple jump.

St. Paul’s Episcopal also did well in the boys 5A competition with football stars Tre’ Williams and Joshua Casher placing first and second in the shot put. Kentorio White of LeFlore Preparatory Academy won the 5A boy’s long jump and triple jump events.

The United States Sports Academy supports all local and state-wide sporting events and again would like to congratulate all the athletes who competed this past weekend.

The United States Sports Academy is an independent, non-profit, accredited, special mission Sports University created to serve the nation and world with programs in instruction, research, and service. The role of the Academy is to prepare men and women for careers in the profession of sports. For more information about the Academy, call 251-626-3303 or visit www.ussa.edu.