The Gibsland-Coleman Lady Bulldogs have won the 2022 Class C State Track & Field Championship.
The Lady Bulldogs also claimed both Co-MVPs, Senior Ke’Honesty Williams and Freshman Samora Sampson. Williams and Sampson won all four of their events. Williams was also MVP last year. She clinched the title again with individual state championships in the 100 m dash (13.09 sec), 200 m dash (27.14 sec), and long jump approx. (17ft 0.6 in). Sampson won individual competitions in the 100 m hurdles (16.97 sec), 300 hurdles (50.28), and triple jump (35 ft., 3 in). Each MVP was part of the champion 4 x 100 relay team along with Shamaria Durham and Baleigh Haulcy. Haulcy also was state runner-up in the triple jump behind Sampson. Jordan Allen also finished third behind Sampson in 54.09 seconds. Allen grabbed a state runner-up in the high jump with 4-08.
The Gibsland-Coleman boys are the Class C State Runner-Ups with 67 points. Family Christian won with 108. The Bulldogs were silver crazy. Jakobe Stevens claimed three silver medals. Stevens won individually in the 400 dash (54.16 sec) and high jump (6-0). Stevens also can claim as part of the 4 x 100 team (46.77) including Joshua Adams, Demarquis Durham, and Dadrail Chatman. Durham also took second place in the 100 m dash (11.28 sec). Malik Loud was runner-up in the discus (99-1). Michael Woodford finished second in the triple jump (40 ft 3.5 in).
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