Humphreys junior Jaela Higgs went unbeaten in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter races for the Korea district and Far East Division I track and field champion Blackhawks. CIERRA DENNIE/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
Humphreys junior Jaela Higgs went unbeaten in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter races for the Korea district and Far East Division I track and field champion Blackhawks. CIERRA DENNIE/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Track and Field: Humphreys duo helped school sprint to victories

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea – It’s one thing for one track and field athlete to complete the difficult sweep of the 100-, 200- and 400-meter races during a full regular season and the district and state finals.

So two doing that at one school?

Tevijon Williams and Jaela Higgs each accomplished that feat for a Humphreys team that ran the regular-season table, won the Korea finals and became the first DODEA-Pacific school to sweep the Far East Division II banners one year and Division I the next.

Along the way, Williams, a freshman, went unbeaten and sliced at least one second off his times in the 100, 200 and 400, clocking the 100 in a Pacific-record 10.77 seconds at last month’s Far East meet, after which he retired the spikes he used.

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/1.585282

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