The Savannah-Chatham Silver Cheetahs traveled to Birmingham Crossplex to participate in the Hoover HS Alumni Track & Field Meet December 27-28, 2013. The team had an excellent performance overall along with record-breaking jumps.
Taylor Deloach broke her own record in the 15-16 Girls Long Jump with a jump of 18-11.75. She earned a gold medal for her efforts. Her brother Jalen Deloach decided to follow suit with a record-breaking jump of his own. He also earned a gold medal with a jump of 15-09.5 in the 11-12 boys long jump. Jeremy Smith earned a gold medal in the 13-14 Boys High Jump with a jump of 4-11. Jalen Deloach earned a bronze medal in the 11-12 Boys 200 Meter Dash with a time of 27.18. Jeremy Smith also earned a bronze medal in the 13-14 Boys Long Jump with a jump of 16-09.75. Placing 4th was Tayshon Daniels in the 13-14 Boys 60 Meter Dash with a time of 7.72; Malachi Culbreth in the 13- 14 Boys Long Jump with a jump of 11-01.50; and Kalen Deloach in the 13-14 Boys Shot Put with a throw of 33- 06.50. Rounding off the top six was Jeremy Smith in the 13-14 Boys 60 Meter Dash with a run of 8.07.
Kalia Burks competed in the 17-18 Girls Weight Throw and threw a distance of 22-10.50 placing 7th. She also competed in the 17-18 Girls Shot Put and landed a throw of 32-04.75 placing 7th. Zhane Roberts also placed 7th with a throw of 40- 07.50 in the 17-18 Men Shot Put; Taylor Deloach placed 8th in the 15-16 Girls 60 Meter Dash with a time of 8.09. Malachi Culbreth placed 8th in the 13-14 Boys 1600 m run with a time of 5:55.15. Taylor Deloach competed in the 15- 16 Girls 200 Meter Dash and had a time of 26.25. Raquez Martin competed in the 13- 14 Boys 60 Meter Dash and had a time of 8.27. Malachi Culbreth competed in the13- 14 Boys 800 m run and had a time of 2:38.12. Jeremy Smith competed in the 13-14 Boys 200 m dash and finished with a time of 26.96. Katara Burks competed in the 15-16 Girls 400 Meter Dash and finished with a time of 1:02.49. Raquez Martin competed in the 13-14 Boys 200 m dash and finished with a time of 27.45. Kalen Deloach competed in the 13-14 Boys 200 m dash and finished with a time of 27.82. Katara Burks competed in the 15-16 Girls 200 m dash and finished with a time of 28.45. Tyler Washington competed in the 17-18 Men 60 Meter Dash and finished with a time of 7.66. He also competed in the 17-18 Men 200 m dash and finished with a time of 26.02.
The Parents, Coaches and Administrative Staff of the Savannah-Chatham Silver Cheetahs are very proud of them for their accomplishments. Congratulations to Taylor and Jalen for breaking records! For more information on how to join the Silver Cheetahs team, please contact Head Coach Ed Jinks at (912) 660-1475, Coach Robert Deloach at (912) 677-6059 or by visiting the team website, silvercheetahchampions. ning.com. The next team indoor track meet will be the Jimmy Carnes Indoor Meet held at the Stephen O’Connell Coliseum, University of Florida, January 17-18, 2014. Indoor practice is held every Sunday from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm at T. A. Wright stadium, SSU. Once a Cheetah, always a Cheetah. Run, Cheetahs, Run.