Washington’s Hosby sprints to 3 wins

Junior racks up half of Patriots’ 64 team points, takes top time in 100, 200 and 400

CHARLESTON — Washington High sprinter Devyn Hosby had a real red letter day at the Class AAA track and field state meet in Charleston when she reeled off individual wins in three races.

Hosby, who would account for half of Washington’s 64 team points, won the 100 meters in 12.36.

She raced past the field in the finals of the 200 with a winning time of 25.15.

In attempting to sweep the three sprints, Hosby defeated the others in the 400 meters with her winning time being 57.56. Those three wins gave Wa

Devyn Hosby

Devyn Hosby

shington 30 points.

Hosby’s other event was the 4×200 relay where the Patriots were second to earn another eight team points.

Buckhannon won the girls division of the state meet with 102 points.

Morgantown was the runner-up with 84 points. Washington finished third with 64 points and Jefferson was eighth with 25 points.

The Patriots’ long-striding Rhonda Rogombe was entered in four events and earned team points in all four.

She was second in the high jump for eight points when she cleared 5-feet-4 inches.

Another Rogombe second place in the 400 (57.81) brought Washington another eight points.

Rhonda Rogombe teamed with Hosby, Christina Rogombe and Destiny Harrison to finish second in the 4×400 relay.

A fourth-place in the 200 (26.35) completed her point-gathering state meet.

Washington’s other six points came when Caysie Irving was third in the pole vault.

Jefferson’s top finish came from freshman Abby Colbert who was second in the 3200 meter run. She was clocked in 11:03.05. Colbert also was fourth in the 1600 (5:11.02).

Three Jefferson relays garnered some points when the Lady Cougars were fourth in the 4×100, fourth in the 4×200 and fifth in the 4×800.

Kenya Price gave the Lady Cougars a fifth place in the high jump.


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