Lady Tiger Shark Tyshawn Shackelford prepares to throw the discus at regionals [ K Shotz Photography ]
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Gulf County sends four to state track meet

Four track and field athletes from Gulf County – three from Port St. Joe and one from Wewahitchka, are headed to Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus in Jacksonville May 15.

Lady Tiger Shark Tyshawn Shackelford threw the discus 29.67 meters to take first, and hurled the shot put 9.93 meters, to take second, at regionals May 7, also at Hodges Stadium.

Tiger Shark Daren Angelino leaped 13.07 meters to take third in the triple jump. Daniel Nguyen was second in the 110 hurdles with a season best 16.20 time, and third in the 400 hurdles with a 59.65 time, also a season best.

Gator Bailey Cox threw the discus 40.72 meters to finish second, and tossed the javelin 52.15 meters to finish first.

The following are the remaining regional finishes:

Franklin County Girls

3200 METERS: 15th) 14:01.31 season best for Addyson Paul 

4X400 METER RELAY: 17th) 5:12.56

4X800 METER RELAY: 14th) 13:14.5 

Franklin County Boys

800 METERS: 14th) 2:14.95 Nathaniel Cabrera

4X100 METER RELAY: 7th) 45.09

Port St. Joe Girls

100 METERS: 14th) 13.66 Jayla Hill

400 METERS: 12th) 1:04.27 Molly Partin

800 METERS: 13th) 2:40.13 season best Hannah DaCosta; 21st) 3:08.27 Arlena Gleichner 21st

1600 METERS: 14th) 6:16.44 Katie Trochessett 16th) 6:22.16 Kate Patrick 20th) 6:33.69 Arlena Gleichner

3200 METERS: 17th) 14:05.21 season best Farrah Spring 18th) 14:29.70 season best Katie Trochessett 19th) 15:07.88 Kate Patrick

100 METER HURDLES: 12th) 19.02 season best Jazell Stewart 14th) 20.06 Ava Tannehill

400 METER HURDLES: 12th) 1:16.40 season best Sophia Schroeder 13th) 1:17.14 season best Alanna Rutter 18th) 1:27.34 Chloe Cook

4X100 METER RELAY: 9th) 53.47

4X400 METER RELAY: 10th) 4:38.08

4X800 METER RELAY: 11th) 11:57.71

HIGH JUMP: 13th) 1.32m Chloe Cook

TRIPLE JUMP: 5th) 10.36m Molly Partin 8th) 10.15m Jayla Hill

POLE VAULT: 6th) 2.4m Molly Partin 11th) 1.95m Madelyn Shoaf 14th) 1.95m Kate Patrick

DISCUS: 10th) 24.56m Lilly Earley

JAVELIN: 12th) 24.1m Tyshawn Shackelford 14th) 22.89m Lilly Earley

Port St. Joe Boys

200 METERS: 15th) 23.86 Daren Angelino 18th) 23.98 Donnell Hill

800 METERS: 22nd) 2:20.77 season best Preston Beckwith

3200 METERS: 16th) 11:29.11 season best Jude Fosshage

4X100 METER RELAY: 44.31 6th

4X800 METER RELAY: 10:13.73 16th

LONG JUMP: 8th) 5.8m season best Donnell Hill

TRIPLE JUMP: 6th) 12.55m JD Becton 9th) 12.14m Daniel Nguyen

POLE VAULT: 7th) 3m Summner Dickey 11th) 2.7m Hayden Garvey

Wewa Girls

LONG JUMP: 16th) 4.17m Arianna Myers

POLE VAULT: 11th) 1.95m Avery Forehand

SHOT PUT: 19th) 7.25m Hadassah Dixon

Wewa Boys

400 METERS: 17th) 55.36 Hunter Land

110 METER HURDLES: 17th) 23.48 Carter Holcombe

4X100 METER RELAY: 18th) 47.45

4X400 METER RELAY: 13th) 4:04.56 season best

4X800 METER RELAY: 15th) 10:11.25 season best

HIGH JUMP: 15th) 1.62m Rhemy Patrick

LONG JUMP: 15th) 5.48m Zah’van Turner

POLE VAULT: 8th) 3m Zah’van Turner

SHOT PUT: 20th) 10.07m Calvin Ross

Meet the Editor

David Adlerstein, The Apalachicola Times’ digital editor, started with the news outlet in January 2002 as a reporter.

Prior to then, David Adlerstein began as a newspaperman with a small Boston weekly, after graduating magna cum laude from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He later edited the weekly Bellville Times, and as business reporter for the daily Marion Star, both not far from his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

In 1995, he moved to South Florida, and worked as a business reporter and editor of Medical Business newspaper. In Jan. 2002, he began with the Apalachicola Times, first as reporter and later as editor, and in Oct. 2020, also began editing the Port St. Joe Star.

Wendy Weitzel The Star Digital Editor

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