WV Region IV A Recap

Johnson, Drazba and Sigler Lead St. Marys

Williamstown Boys Define Team/Davies Scores 40


WV Region IV A  -- Charleston. St. Marys girls held off a pesky Williamstown team 196-181 to win the West Virginia Region IV A meet. Charleston Catholic was a distant 3rd with 86 points. Each team got their points in different ways. St. Marys won 10 individual events and Williamstown won 3 individual events. Williamstown won 4 of the 5 relay events with St. Marys winning the other relay race.

Alison Johnson, a sophomore, from St. Marys led her team with 32.5 points with some unusual winning combinations. Johnson won the 400m dash in 1:02.76, the 300m hurdles (50.61), the long jump (15’-02.5”), and anchored the winning 4 x 800m relay in 10:50.21. Freshman Maggie Drazba scored 30 points by sweeping the distance races. Drazba won the 800m (2:31.77), 1600m (5:29.39) and 3200m (11:35.70). Teammate Ashley Sigler, senior, won the shot put (30’-10”) and discus (98’-03”).


Williamstown boys won despite remarkable individual performances from St. Marys. Williamstown only won 3 events (pole vault, shot put and discus), but placed numerous athletes throughout the top 6 to thwart an unbelievable showing by the boys from St. Marys. St. Marys won every running event from the 100m dash to the 3200m run, the 110m high hurdles, long jump, and scored 20 points in the relays and still lost. Williamstown brought home the gold with 159 points to 2nd place St. Marys 143 points and 3rd place Charleston Catholic had 108 points.


Senior Kyle Davies of St. Marys was the most outstanding athlete as he won 4 events scoring 40 points. Davies won the 100m (11.61), 200m (23.53), 400m (52.82) and the long jump 19’-06.25”.