Coffee County Track and Field Succeeds at Sub-Sectionals


Not a “subpar” subsectionals after all!

Garrett Masters, Arts and Entertainment Editor

On Tuesday, May 3rd, The Coffee County track and field team traveled up to Rhea County high school in order to compete in the TSSAA D-I Section 2AAA- District 1 subsectionals for the 2022 spring season. 

Competing amongst five other high schools, this challenging meet turned the unsuspecting track and field into a gladiatorial arena. With the steaks highly raised, this next step would determine who would and would NOT be moving on to the next higher level of competition this season.

With the Lady Raiders succeeding with a combined score of 141, and the Red Raiders achieving a score of 118, the Coffee County track team successfully landed in third place, with both guys and girls finishing behind Cookeville High School. 

Through hard work and dedication, the team had many successful entries who will be moving onward to Section 2 Championship, which will be held this Tuesday on May 10th at Cookeville High School. 

Amongst the many members of the Red Raider team these include:

Maddie Sullivan, Patricia Barrera, Kaliee Rossman, Maddison Rooker, Allie Sullivan, Elizabeth Brown Gracie Campbell, Kasen Holt, Addison Williams Bethany Lambert, Ellie Chumley, Jalyn Case Gracie fowler, Jaiden Foster, John Dobson Landon Kenney, Garrett Masters, Jacob Slabaugh Ethan Welch, Cayden Miller, Jacsen Yancer, Tristan Galy, Ashton Ferrell, Cole Fowler, and Braison Yancer. 

There were many PRs, podium placements and personal victories all throughout. And thankfully these very successes will pay off greatly as this season strides towards its climax.