Nashville City Championship Wraps up Friday


The Nashville City Championships are in full swing! And so far, it's a tight competition at the front of the pack with metro's public and private schools battling for bragging rights.

Tuesday Results

Wednesday Results

On the guys side, Montgomery Bell Academy is currently in the lead heading into the running events. The Big Red are looking to compete for a podium spot in DII-AA, and have fared well so far against metro competition. McClain Portis won the high jump with a mark of 6-2 and the long jump in 20-2.75. Portis and Hugh Sullivan placed second in third in the pole vault as well.There's just one more night of competition remaining in the 2018 Nashville Track & Field Championships. And after two days of field events on Tuesday and Wednesday, it's gearing up to be a great finish.

Men Long Jump
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    Name                    Year School                  Finals  Points
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  1 McClain Portis            12 Montgomery B          20-02.75   10   
  2 Jabbar Muhammad           11 Martin Luthe          20-01.25    8   
  3 Zachary Drake             10 Whites Creek          19-11.00    6   
  4 Jr., Ivan Dayton           9 Pearl Cohn H          19-09.75    5   
  5 Master Rainer             10 Hillsboro Hi          19-08.50    4   
  6 Hugh Sullivan             11 Montgomery B          19-05.75    3   
  7 Ja'Juan McLain            10 Hillsboro Hi          19-00.75    2   
  8 Deranus Mitchell          11 Stratford Hi          18-05.75    1   

But Pearl Cohn, one of the leading contenders in D1-A, is not far back. The Firebirds are just six points off the pace set by the Big Red. Elijah Simmons and Corey Mosley going 1-2 in the shot put is a big reason why. Simmons also added a win in the discus, throwing 153-06 to total 20 points for his team.

Men Discus Throw
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    Name                    Year School                  Finals  Points
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  1 Elijah Simmons            11 Pearl Cohn H            153-06   10   
  2 Antoino Malone            10 Cane Ridge H            151-00    8   
  3 Tanner Antonutti          12 Ensworth                143-05    6   
  4 Blake Johnson             12 Donelson Chr            141-09    5   
  5 Corey Mosley               9 Pearl Cohn H            136-03    4   
  6 Brock Carlson              9 Father Ryan             123-00    3   
  7 Pryce Wade                12 Ensworth                121-03    2   
  8 Ben Frigon                12 Montgomery B            118-05    1   

Ensworth has a big lead in the girls competition so far. The Tigers have accumulated 50 points to lead their Division II rivals -- Harpeth Hall and Lipscomb Academy.

Dontavia Waggoner and Jillian Gray went 1-2 to secure 18 points for Ensworth in the shot put. Zoe Williams won the triple jump with a mark of 35-01.5. So they're off to quite a strong start.

Women Shot Put
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 Hill Center: % 43-02.25  2016        Mikayla Thompson, McGavock Hig           
    Name                    Year School                  Finals  Points
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  1 Dontavia Waggoner         10 Ensworth              35-08.50   10   
  2 Jillian Gray              11 Ensworth              33-04.50    8   
  3 Konesha Hudson            11 Cane Ridge H          33-02.50    6   
  4 Meredith Hollins          11 Harpeth Hall          32-05.00    5   
  5 Mevelyn Wyatt             12 McGavock Hig          30-07.00    4   
  6 Sarah Davis                  St. Cecilia           30-03.50    3   
  7 Porcia Haynes             11 Martin Luthe          30-01.00    2   
  8 Autumn Jemison            11 Hillsboro Hi          29-07.50    1 

We'll have full coverage from the finals tonight as the Metro Nashville Championships conclude. Be sure to follow us (@tnmilesplit) on Facebook and Twitter to get all the latest updates from the meet tonight. We'll post full results and a recap as soon as the meet wraps up.

Be on the lookout for photos, videos and more coming soon!

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