Lady Tiger track star Madalyn Walters was named First Team All-Area by the Gainesville Times last week. Walters, a junior, captured the Region 8-AA 3,200-meter championship. She also finished in second place in the 1,600-meters during the region meet.
At the state meet in Albany, Walters was runner-up in the 3,200-meters with a time of 11:47 and she also crossed the finish line in second place in the 1,600-meters with a time of 5:21.
Head Coach Jeff Lee and his staff recently finished the first week of spring practice for upcoming ninth graders last week. Between 25-35 students participated in practice in preparation for the transition to high school football.
Spring practice for upcoming ninth-graders will start today at Dawson County High School. The current eighth-graders from Riverview and Dawson County middle schools will practice each day this week and Monday through Thursday next week.
The first round of the Region 8-AA boys track meet was held Saturday at Jefferson Memorial Stadium on the Bryan-Keen Track. Finals in all the field events were decided on Saturday. All running finals, with the exception of the 1,600-meter, were held Monday.