The boys' track and field team won the two-day Area Championship, held at Whitefield Academy and Mount Pisgah. Darlington scored 186.5 points, well ahead of Runner-Up Mount Pisgah's 123.
This marks the boys' 5th consecutive Area Championship (the previous 4 titles were Region 6A).
Complete results are here.
A Rome News-Tribune article is here.
A photo gallery can be seen here.
The boys' team was led by lone senior Alex Cox, who won the pole vault and 400 meters, and finished second in the 800 meters.
The boys' had nine athletes qualify for the Sectional meet, which will be held April 27 at Landmark Christian School. The top 8 individual finishers in each event from Sectionals will qualify for the State Championship, May 2-4 in Jefferson.
The following students will be participating in the Sectional and State meets:
Miles Bearden (high jump)
Reeves Brown (long jump, 400 meter relay)
Alex Cox (pole vault, 400 meters, 800 meters, 1600 meter relay)
Avery Cypress (1600 meters, 800 meters, 1600 meter relay)
Chandler Duggan (triple jump, 400 meter relay, 400 meters, 1600 meter relay)
Hugh Duggan (pole vault, 400 meter relay, 100 meters)
Chris Edwards (110 meter hurdles, 300 meter hurdes)
Spencer Fields (3200 meters)
Ian Winder (400 meter relay, 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meter relay)