The Beachwood Middle School track team won four events and set two state records at the Ohio 2014 Middle School Track & Field State Championships.
May 25, 2014 – The Beachwood Middle School girls track team set two state records while winning three relay events and one individual event at the Ohio 2014 Middle School Track & Field State Championships in Dublin, Ohio, on May 25. The team, coached by Sarah Schoenhagen and Sharita Washington, finished third overall in the state.
The 4x200 relay team's time of 1:51.60 set a new state middle school record, as did the 4x100 relay team's time of 52.60. Marissa Thomas and Ashaunti Griffin ran on all three state-champion relay teams, while Mia Knight won with two relay teams and won the 100-meter dash. Briana Bishop and Katelyn Perryman also each ran two relays.
Below are Beachwood's state finalists:
Katelyn Perryman, 5th Place
Allonda Watkins, 9th place
Mia Knight, 1st Place
Marissa Thomas, Ashaunti Griffin, Katelyn Perryman & Mia Knight, 1st Place (new state record)
Ashaunti Griffin, Briana Bishop, Marissa Thomas & Mia Knight, 1st Place (new state record)
Briana Bishop, Marissa Thomas, Katelyn Perryman & Ashaunti Griffin, 1st Place