A look at this year's East Jackson track and field teams:

•Coach: Tomy Sitton

•Key athletes: Boys — Marco Flores (1600 meters, 3200 meters), Marques Greene (hurdles), Jake Johnson (throws), Cole Dowdy (throws), Theron Walker (distance); Girls — Sydney Ardis (throws), Julia Pittman (throws), Kaitlyn Weaver (hurdles), Logan Horne (distance), Kenzie Whitehead (sprints and jumps), Abby Bradshaw (long jump and triple jump), Antonia Pittman (long jump, 400 meters, 200 meters), Haven Rollins (sprints)

•Strengths: East Jackson has more participation from multi-sport athletes this season.

•Weaknesses: East Jackson will not be as strong in its distance events this season as in year’s past.

•Region outlook: Sitton believes his East Jackson squads will fill out more events at the region meet this year.

•Season outlook: Sitton also thinks a number of athletes will qualify for the state sections.


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