Track stars honored at homecoming
Two Hayti Indian track stars were recognized for excellence on the track at Hayti’s homecoming ceremonies Friday, Sept. 29. Hayti mayor Lisa Green, along with alderwoman Kathy Sanders and alderman Wendell Lockridge, presented current Hayti junior Tylor Wooden and 2017 graduate Dante’ Lewis with championship rings. Also in attendance was current head football coach and 2017 track coach, Dominique Robinson.
Wooden was 2017’s Class 2 state champion in the 110m hurdle with a school record in the event of 15.43. He was also a part of the Hayti record-breaking 4x100m and 4x200m teams. Additionally, Wooden holds the school record in the 300m.
Lewis, who is currently a member of the track team at Indian Hills College in Iowa, earned a 2017 Class 2 championship in the 200m with a time of 22.30. He broke the school record in the 100m with a time of 10.82. Lewis was also a part of the Indians’ record-breaking 4x100m and 4x200m teams. Additionally, Lewis holds the school record in the open 200m.