Submitted by Angela Vance, Emerald Coast Middle School

ECMS Boys Track and Field Team are State Champions!

Coming in 1st place in Florida's Middle School Track and Field State Championship (this past weekend in Bradenton).

ECMS Girls placed 4th in the state!


Pictured left to right: Coach Willie Parker, Gavin Morris, Tanner Martin, Jacob D’Aleo, Luke Rookis, William Strain, Barrett Waldrop, Alex Kilpatrick, Cole Bailey, Emerson Inestroza, Tyler Mitchum, Lawson Kilpatrick, Coach Nancy Parker. Not pictured: Logan Brooks, and Lane Marshall.

Boys’ Results:
Boys 2016 Middle School State Track and Field Champions:
Emerald Coast Middle School

Jacob D’Aleo
• 1st Place (State Champion) 1500 Meter – 4:25.19
• 5th Place: 800 Meter – 2:09.38
William Strain
• 2nd Place: Pole Vault – 11’ 00”
• 6th Place: 200 Meter Hurdles - 27.06
Emerson Inestroza
• 4th Place: 200 Meter – 26.94
• 7th Place: 100 High Hurdles – 15.35
• 8th Place: Long Jump – 19’ 6”
Alex Kilpatrick
• 2nd Place: High Jump – 5’ 8”
• 3rd Place: Triple Jump – 38’ 5”
• 4th Place: Long Jump – 20’ 5”
• 4th Place: 110 High Hurdles 15.01
Luke Rookis
• 7th Place: Triple Jump – 37’ 6”
Tanner Martin
• 5th Place: Pole Vault – 9’ 6”

4x800 Meter Relay: 4th Place 9:16.09
• Gavin Morris
• Deyvi Inestroza
• Logan Brooks
• Lane Marshall

4x400 Meter Relay: 1st Place (State Champions) 3:40.66
• William Strain
• Gavin Morris
• Jacob D’Aleo
• Tyler Mitchum


Girls’ Results: 4th Place

Merileigh Cameret
• 4th Place: Pole Vault – 8’ 6”
Hannah Taylor
• 5th Place: Triple Jump – 33’ 3”
Makenzie Coe
• 8th Place: Triple Jump 32’ 5”

4x400 Meter Relay: 6th Place 4:18.05
• Cody Endress
• Kalah Mateen-Timberlake
• Nylah Mateen-Timerlake
• Keeley Mears