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Oakleaf’s Brown, Mitchell finish with top rankings

Linscomb: Second in javelin

Randy Lefko Sports Editor
Posted 5/4/23

OAKLEAF - Oakleaf High senior track sprinter Evan Brown and senior shotputter Jordan Mitchell both finished with region top three rankings after a week of district track around Florida. Area …

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Oakleaf’s Brown, Mitchell finish with top rankings

Linscomb: Second in javelin


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OAKLEAF - Oakleaf High senior track sprinter Evan Brown and senior shotputter Jordan Mitchell both finished with region top three rankings after a week of district track around Florida. Area tracksters head to University of North Florida May 3-6 for a shot at the state meet next week also at UNF. The region 1-4A meet is Fri., May 5.

For the girls, sophmore javelin thrower Madison Linscomb is second ranked by just four feet with her 127’-9” toss. Oakleaf was without distance ace Sierra Barrera, eighth in the 800 and 10th in 1600 in 2022, who had an injury.

Mitchell, seventh last year at 51’-1.5”, is ranked third with his best throw of the year; a 54’-2” put, putting him third-ranked behind a 55’-2” by Joseh Hanson of Niceville and a 54’-10” for second by Ocoee’s Dylan Horne.

Brown, with a 10.55 split in one of the fastest and closest 100 meters in the state, is third ranked behind Christian Miller of Creekside; top seed at 10.36, and Amari Turner of Seminole, ranked second at 10.47.

Brown’s 10.55 leads a flurry of top 10 finishers all under 10.75 at the finish line.

In the 200, Brown split at 21.65 to be seventh ranked for the region meet with Miller top seed in the event as well at 20.64. Turner joined Miller under 21 seconds at 20.89.

In the 110 hurdles, sophomore Ca’Mari Davis is sixth ranked with his 15.24 with Markel Jonesof Lake Mary top of the list at 14.29. Four hurdlers are under 15 seconds.

Oakleaf’s sprint prowess got a third in the 4 x 100 relay with Amarrion Grant, Devin Collins, Josber Stimphil and Brown clocking in at 41.41 behind Seminole and Mandarin (41.09 and 41.11).

Stimphil is second ranked in the long jump with a 22’-3.75” district jump with David Dennis of Wekiva tops at 22’-9.75”.

Oakleaf had Kaymin Sales and Rayna Lawson at ninth and 10th ranked in the 100 and Keira Smalls eighth in the 100 hurdles while the 4 x 100 relay is third ranked with Smalls, Lawson, Nya Russell and Sales clocking 48.13 with Ocala Forest and Sandalwood at 1-2 at 47.92 and 47.94.