Deonte Murray clears the bar in his first high jump attempt of the season. Murray matched his personal-best mark of five foot, four inches, which he set last year at the Regional Meet.

(TOP) Brooks Martin hands the baton off to anchor Deonte Murray in the 800-meter relay.


After a breakout season on the basketball court, Nate Bates is hoping to transfer some of that success onto the track for Canton.

(Photos by Austin


Shorthanded Tigers compete at Cherokee Meet

In the mile relay, the Tigers finished with a time of 4:21.05.

In the shot put, Johnie Burton had Canton’s best toss of 33 feet, 10 inches. Seth Bromlow recorded Canton’s top effort in the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.39 seconds.

Nate Bates and Andre Crawford both competed in the 200-meter dash. Bates finished with a time of 28.70 seconds, while Crawford wasn’t far behind with a time of 28.81. Crawford was one of three to compete in the 800-meter run where he finished with a time of 2:32.97. Martin also ran the event in 2:43.17, while Nate Janda finished in 3:05.84.

In the 400-meter run, Burton led all Tigers with a time of 1:05.98, while Bates ran it in 1:07.78 and Levi Shaw finished in 1:16.39.



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