SOV track team to state finals in four events
May 22, 2015
by Keith Stewart
After finishing with a time in the 400m dash more familiar of her freshman year, senior Amanda McClain went and sat down in the grass near the south end of O’Brien Stadium Thursday in Charleston to regroup. There, she remained with her mother and her head coach Kali Taylor, mulling over her 1:00.08
in the 400m dash, an event in which she earned first at last year’s state meet.
“It’s aggravating to get a time like that, that I haven’t done since my freshman year, but I figured it wouldn’t be a very good time because I didn’t have much time to rest. I was pretty tired,” said McClain, who moments before the 400m had anchored the 4x200 relay. “I knew it would be a tight race and there would be a tiny window for our relay to get in depending on how other teams did. I wanted to try to give it all for the relay because it means more to me than the 400.” Read More