Multiple Teams · Indoor Track and Field Teams Keep #1 Rankings


With one regular season indoor meet left, both the girls’ and boys’ indoor track and field teams are ranked #1 in 6A.  The last regular season meet will be The Last Chance Invitational on January 31st and February 1st, and the AHSAA State Championships will be February 7th and 8th.  Last Wednesday both teams competed in a quality meet, the Hump Day Octameet, at the Birmingham CrossPlex.  The girls won the team title, and the boys were 3rd behind 7A schools Thompson and Hewitt-Trussville.  The highlights of the meet for Homewood were Crawford Hope (US #3 4:17.25) and Carson Bedics (US #7 4:19.35) running personal bests and earning top ten national rankings in the 1600m.  Hope’s time is an indoor school record as well.  Additionally, Walker Smith set an indoor school record in the Pole Vault with a personal best jump of 14-6.  Lainey Phelps (800m, 1600m), Alex Brooks (Pole Vault),  and Spenser Lamb (60m Hurdles) all finished 1st in their events.

The following athletes and relay teams are currently ranked in the top 5 in 6A:

Lainey Phelps (1st 800m, 1st 1600m, 1st 3200m)

Crawford Hope (1st 800m, 1st 1600m, 3rd 3200m)

Carson Bedics (1st 3200m, 2nd 1600m, 5th 800m)

Alex Brooks (1st Pole Vault)

Maggie White (1st Shot Put)

Celie Jackson (2nd 800m, 2nd 1600m)

Jon Fielding Stogner (2nd 3200m, 4th 1600m)

Spenser Lamb (2nd 60m Hurdles)

Marin Poleshek (3rd 800m, 3rd 1600m)

Walker Smith (3rd Pole Vault)

Reid Catherine Bunn (3rd High Jump)

Brooke Walden (3rd Pole Vault)

Alex Wormely (3rd 60m)

Alyssa Langford (4th Long Jump)

Victoria Thompson (4th 3200m)

Cross Derriso (5th Pole Vault)

Girls 4x400m (4th)

Girls 4x800m (1st)

Boys 4x800m (1st)