Highlights from this past weekend's Peninsula District Ice Breaker at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton. MileStat.com was on-site with photo coverage from John Herzog. Western Branch senior Keilah Tyson clocked a 300 meter personal best to become the first girl in the US under 40 seconds in the 300 meter dash with her 39.72 clocking. A past state champion in the 55 meter dash, 100 meter dash, and high jump, Tyson also won the high jump with a successful clearance of 5'6". Tehquin Warrick of Phoebus, a 48.50 quarter miler last spring, opened his indoor season as a double winner in the 500 (1:07.69) and 300 (36.48) meter dash. A very early clash of some of the expected top girls' 4x400 meter relays between Bethel, Phoebus, and Western Branch with the Bethel girls impressively breaking 4 minutes in their first race of the indoor season in a 3:59.47 victory ahead of Phoebus (4:00) and Western Branch (4:02). Heritage High School out of Newport News had three star individuals winning events this weekend including hurdler Daniel McFadden returning to his top form prior to a hamstring injury late in the 2009-2010 indoor season with a 7.48 first place to start this season. Heritage's Jenira Shufford leaped out to a mark of 17'10" for the best performance in the long jump and ahead of triple jump winner Thireyona Legg of Booker T. Washington. Shufford finished third in the 55 meter dash finals with freshmen teammate Asonya Anderson's 7.09 high school opener allowing her to beat defending state and national indoor champion Christal Peterson of Phoebus. Anderson and Shufford teamed up as members of the victorious 4x200 meter relay as well. Complete Results MileSplit US National Elite Performances (99 Total) Photo Gallery by John Herzog - Over 2,000 photos.
Photo by John Herzog Day 1 results from Peninsula Ice Breaker included 7.09 55 meter dash performance by a freshmen girl from Heritage High School in Asonya Anderson, who defeated returning Nike Indoor Nationals champion Christal Peterson of Phoebus (7.11). More to come from the two day meet at Boo Williams including photo gallery from John Herzog. https://va.milesplit.com/meets/81715/results/144811
Heat sheets for Saturday's Peninsula District Ice Breaker Meet to be held at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, VA. Peninsula District Ice Breaker Heat Sheets
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