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Articles with Lakeland
Despite whatever mother nature throws at them though we are certain they will get the meet in and crown some state champions this weekend.
Watch a great battle between two Virginia teams.
Virtual meet preview for the Southeastern District Indoor T&F Championships based on performances currently in the MileStat.com database as of February 2nd.
Chris Copeland had two years of state dominance in the high jump from 2007 to 2008 as the former star at Lakeland High School won a total of four AAA state titles from both the indoor and outdoor championships. He went unbeaten against state competition during the two year period. Copeland was a National Scholastic Indoor Champion along with being a Nike All-American and AAU national runner-up in the high jump. Copeland (pictured above by John Herzog) just completed a successful freshmen year at St. Augustine and helped his team to a NCAA Division II national title with a third place All-American finish at the national meet. Copeland went over 7 feet twice in high school including an impressive clearance of the height within the indoor confines of the Arthur Ashe Center in Richmond. Read more for interview with Chris Copeland...
The meet was off to a flying start on Friday in the first day of events at the Christopher Newport University High School Showcase in Newport News. There were three US top five performances recorded during the event and several state leading performances also posted.
MileStat.com Athletes of the Week winners for the week ending January 6th are Lakeland senior Predist Walker and Mills Godwin senior Annie Marie Gordon.
T.C. Williams senior Samella Koroma continued to impress this season in the shot put as the state leader in the event improved upon her top mark at Friday night\'s UMES Coach O Invitational in Princess Anne, Maryland. Fresh off her win at the F.I.T. Invitational with a personal best throw in a MileStat.com Athlete of the Week performance, Koroma did it again with another state best throw at UMES with a winning mark of 41\'9.50\" on Friday evening.
While the number of Virginians making the trip to compete in the National Scholastic Indoor Championships at the New York Armory was much smaller in comparison to those who went to the Nike Indoor Classic in Maryland, that didn't affect the performances p
The Lakeland boys were the only team from Virginia present at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Invitational at the Hytche Athletic Center, but they may have done the most damage out of any team at the meet.