Altavista outdoor track has strong showing in regionals

The Altavista Colonels outdoor track and field team put up a solid performance at the May 20 VHSL Region 1-B Track and Field Championships in Quicksburg. 

The Colonels boys team was second overall in the boys division with a total score of 86. Riverheads was the boys winner with 97.5 points. 

The girls team finished in fifth place with a score of 53. Riverheads dominated all girls competitors with a total score of 160. 

Jaylen Jones was tops in individual boys winners for Altavista with first place wins in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash. 

For more on this story, see this week's Altavista Journal.