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Fye stars for WCHS track
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Bethany Fye had her hand in almost all of the best finishes for the WCHS girls track team Saturday in the Tomahawk team championships held in Murfreesboro.

The senior standout won the triple jump, along with finishing in the top five in shotput, the 200-meter race and running a leg for the fifth-place 4x200 relay team.

Fye, already committed to play volleyball at the next level for Asbury College, showed her multi-sport skills among hundreds of competitors at the Riverdale event. Fye flew through the air for a 31-foot, 3-inch mark in the triple jump, besting her closest competitor by more than a foot.
She also showed her strength in the shotput, flinging a throw 30'8.5" for third place. Fye's efforts in the shotput and triple jump put her on the radar for qualifying for the state tournament later this season.

Not done, Fye also flashed her speed on the track. Fye finished fifth in the 200, finishing in a time of 28.35 seconds. She went on to team with Olianada Vazquez, Madalyn Stubblefield and Lydia Fleming to finish fifth in the 4x200 relay, turning in a time of 2:04.39.

Christian Locke was also a top performer for the Pioneers. Days after pledging to Berea College to run track, Locke dominated competition in both the 800 and 1,600.

The senior topped a field of 31 runners in the 800 with a time of 2:03.29, over a second better than Tullahoma's Elijah Walker.

Locke was equally dominant in the 33-person 1,600. Warren County's top distance runner turned in a time of 4:42.22 in the mile race, beating Hamz Abohashema from John Overton High School and the Riverdale duo of John Neal and Grayson McPherson.

Jayren Perkins had the team's only other top five, finishing fifth in the 200.