Jalisha Knight is a state champion

Despite a cautious start, Toombs County’s Jalisha Knight pulls away and wins the Double A 300 meter low hurdles race at the GHSA State Meet in Albany.
Jalisha makes it to the top of the medal stand in her second trip to state

Toombs County High School sophomore Jalisha Knight finished first in the 300 meter low hurdles race a the GHSA State Track Meet in Albany earning her the Double A State Championship in her second try. Knight ran a personal best time of 45.480 and won the race by a half a second over Charlton County’s Jadquay Dasher. Knight won her heat in the semifinals in a time of 46.230. Last year Jalisha finished fourth in 100 meter hurdles. She qualified for state in that event this year but did not make it to the finals.

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