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Mecklenburg athletes place in track and field championships / June 03, 2010
Park View and Bluestone athletes posted strong individual performances in the Southside District track and field championships held last week at Powhatan High School.

The Park View girls finished third overall in district competition while the Bluestone girls track team placed eighth. Powhatan led the girls team results with 163 points followed by Greensville with 129 points and Park View with 47.

Bluestone tallied 25 points, led by Darlene Watson with a first place finish in the 400 meter dash. Watson covered the distance in 1:04:50 to best second place finisher Casey Rawls of Powhatan by more than two seconds.

Bluestone’s next highest finisher in the meet was Jamie Terry, third in the shot put with a toss of 32-04.25 feet.

The Park View girls posted several third place finishes and took second place in the 4 x 100 meter relay, behind Powhatan. The Lady Dragons put together a time of 51.87 seconds, a hair behind Powhatan’s winning time of 51.81 seconds.

Park View’s Temedria Winn and Jasmin Smith finished third and fourth, respectively, in the 100 meter dash while Tiaja Burnette came in 10th. Smith grabbed third place in the 200 meter dash and KeShera Greene was third in the high jump with a leap of 4’-10”. Greene also finished third in the long jump with a leap of 16-17.25 inches.

In the boys competition, Park View won the 4 x 100 meter relay with a time of 45.35 seconds, edging Greensville by nine-tenths of a second. The victory propelled the Dragons to a sixth place finish in the team standings with a score of 19 points. Bluestone was eighth with 10 points. Powhatan won the boys meet with 149 points, followed by Brunswick with 134.

The top finisher for Bluestone in boys competition was Daman Staten, fourth in the shot put with a throw of 42 feet. Park View’s top individual finisher was Daveon Gregory, third in the triple jump with a leap of 40-10.5 feet.

Local athletes who placed in the top 12 in their events include the following:


Name Year School Seed Finals H# Points

Girls 100 Meter Dash

3rd Winn, Temedria PARK VIEW 13.40

4th Smith, Jasmin PARK VIEW 13.53

10th Burnette, Tiaja PARK VIEW 13.83

12th Oliver, Alexis BLUESTONE 13.94

Girls 200 Meter Dash

3rd Smith, Jasmin PARK VIEW 27.49

5th Oliver, Alexis BLUESTONE 28.13

Girls 400 Meter Dash

1st Watson, Darlene BLUESTONE 1:04.50

11th Long, Jacinda BLUESTONE 1:12.22

Girls 800 Meter Run

9th Davis, Jasmine PARK VIEW 2:57.66

Girls 1600 Meter Run

4th Davis, Jasmine PARK VIEW 6:59.67

6th Hayes, Leah BLUESTONE 7:21.58

Girls 100 Meter Hurdles

9th Bass, Kaniesha BLUESTONE 21.42

Girls 4x100 Meter Relay


Girls 4x400 Meter Relay

3rd BLUESTONE ‘A’ 4:51.52

Girls High Jump

3rd Greene, KeShera PARK VIEW 4-10.00

6th Smith, Jasmin PARK VIEW 4-08.00

Girls Long Jump

3rd Greene, KeShera PARK VIEW 16-07.25

Girls Triple Jump

4th Greene, KeShera PARK VIEW 33-02.75

Girls Shot Put

3rd Terry, Jamie BLUESTONE 32-04.25

6th Clary, Maleesa PARK VIEW 29-03.00

Girls Discus Throw

6th Clary, Maleesa PARK VIEW 78-06


Boys 100 Meter Dash

8th Roberson, Raheem PARK VIEW 11.57

10th Harris, Rameek PARK VIEW 11.97

Boys 200 Meter Dash

6th Roberson, Raheem PARK VIEW 23.82

12th Bouldin, Jashune PARK VIEW 24.31

Boys 400 Meter Dash

7th Saunders, Devonte BLUESTONE 56.20

Boys 800 Meter Run

7th Bowers, Marco BLUESTONE 2:21.73

12th Brathwaite, Tasheeb BLUESTONE 2:36.98

Boys 1600 Meter Run

9th Bowers, Marco BLUESTONE 5:37.15

10th Tucker, Quinton BLUESTONE 5:37.87

Boys 110 Meter Hurdles

10th Lester, Quashawn BLUESTONE 19.36

Boys 300 Meter Hurdles

11th Lester, Quashawn BLUESTONE 47.20

Boys 4x100 Meter Relay

1st PARK VIEW (SOUTH HILL) ‘A’ 45.35

Boys 4x800 Meter Relay

3rd BLUESTONE ‘A’ 9:47.54

Boys High Jump

8th Lester, Quashawn BLUESTONE 5-04.00

Boys Long Jump

8th Saunders, Devonte BLUESTONE 19-06.00

12th Lester, Quashawn BLUESTONE 18-10.00

Boys Triple Jump

3rd Gregory, Daveon PARK VIEW 40-10.50

Boys Shot Put

4th Staten, Daman BLUESTONE 42-00.00

9th Alexander, DeAndre PARK VIEW 38-06.25

Boys Discus Throw

5th Davis, Marty PARK VIEW 115-09

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