Boys Varsity Track, Girls Varsity Track · Titan Track At States – Northcutt Takes Title

Northcutt Wins State Title

Rachel Northcutt of Cosby High School won the VHSL 6A state title in the 1600 meter run.  Her time in the event commonly known as “the mile” was 4:59.91.  Northcutt is only the second Cosby track athlete to claim an individual crown in track and field.  She joins Megan Moye as a state champion.  Moye graduated Cosby with seven individual state titles.  Northcutt, a sophomore, will continue to chase Moye’s records.  Cosby coach Bryan Still said “Rachel is a special talent and she showed tremendous heart today in her race.  She really showed up big in a big moment.  That’s what true champions do.”

Other Titan Finishers:

The Titans also had several other athletes to run well.  Senior Jarrett Barfield finished fourth in 55 meter dash and senior Trey Burleson finished sixth in the 3200 meter run.  Sophomore Bahiyyah Barnes finished seventh in the 500 meter dash and eighth in the 300 meter dash.  The girls 4×800 meter relay team finished seventh.  The 4 x 800 relay team consisted of Northcutt, Grace Ward, Jordan Elam, and Ashley Burleson.