WVSSAC Track and Field Championship Summary


Alex Dent of Hurricane - Top AAA Girl (Photo by Lance McDaniel)


AAA Girls 1600m Video (Featuring Alex Dent - AAA Girls High Point Performer)



Team State Champions:

Class A State Champions: Williamstown Boys and St. Marys Girls
Class AA State Champions: Ritchie County Boys and Oak Hill Girls
Class AAA State Champions: Jefferson Boys and Buckhannon-Upshur Girls

New State Records: (11)


Lacey Hampton of Bishop Donahue (Photo by Danny Farley)
Triple State Champion and 3 New State Meet Records

Class A (7)

Girls 100m high hurdles 33" - 14.90 - Lacey Hampton of Bishop Donahue
Girls 300m low hurdles 30" - 46.65 - Lacey Hampton of Bishop Donahue
Girls HIgh Jump - 5'-03" - Lacey Hampton of Bishop Donahue
Boys 800m run - 1:59.76 - Derrick Chaffin of Richwood
Boys 4 x 400m relay - 3:32.57 - Charleston Catholic (Will Dobins, Will Farkas-Worth, Seth Ritchie and Michael Robinson)
Girls 4 x 102.5m shuttle Hurdle Relay - 1:06.90 - Williamstown (Kylie Hammer, Jessica Kerns, Lincoln Postlewaite and Keeper Gray)
Girls 4 x 400m relay - St. Marys - 4:16.40 (Rachel Taylor, Kelsea Fickiesen, Dani Renner and Ali Johnson)

Class AA (0)

Class AAA (4)

Boys 800m run - 1.54.03 - Andy Bailey  of St. Albans
Boys 3200m run - 9:14.23 - Dayton McVicker of Fairmont Senior
Girls 4 x 102.5m shuttle hurdle relay - 1:04.13 Buckhannon-Upshur(Susie Godwin, Emily Godwin, Lauren Cvechko and Ashley Hall)
Girls Shot Put - 41' 3.25" - Karissa Knabenshue of Buckhannon-Upshur

High Point Performers:



Bria Welker of Frankfort - 3 AA State Titles: 200m (25.65), 400m (57.71) and Long Jump (16' 10.5")

(photo by Lance McDaniel)

Class A Girls: (30) Lacey Hampton of Bishop Donahue and Maggie Drazba of St. Marys
Class A Boys: (40) Kyle Davies of St. Marys
Class AA Girls: (38) Bria Welker of Frankfort
Clas AA Boys: (36) Brandon Franklin of Liberty Harrison
Class AAA Girls: (24.5) Alex Dent of Hurricane
Class AAA Boys: (24) Brandon Doughty of Jefferson


AAA Boys 1600m Video (Featuring Brandon Doughty -  AAA Boys High Point Performer)


Kyle Davies of St. Marys (Photo by Lance McDaniel)


Kyle Davies of St. Marys won all 4 events he entered in class A  scoring the highest point total (40) of any athlete in any classification. The 4 State titles were in the 100m (11.29), 200m (23.08), 400m (50.71) and long jump (20'-07")


National Elite Performances: (59) West Virginia State Meet National Elites