Abdullah-Muhammad 2nd at Riverdale
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CLEVELAND’S Qetuwrah Abdullah-Muhammad came in first in the sectional pentathlon, earning herself a trip to the state competition. Banner file photo, SARALYN NORKUS
CLEVELAND’S Qetuwrah Abdullah-Muhammad came in first in the sectional pentathlon, earning herself a trip to the state competition. Banner file photo, SARALYN NORKUS
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Cleveland’s Qetuwrah Abdullah-Muhammad finished first in the Section 2-AAA Pentathlon this week at Riverdale High School.

Qetuwrah came in first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:33.53, first in the high jump after clearing 5 feet, 1.75 inches and first in the long jump with a distance of 17 feet, 1.25 inches. She finished second in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.78 and came in 11th place in shot put with a throw of 26 feet, 11.25 inches.

With her first place overall finish in the Pentathlon, the MTSU signee will make a return trip to her future college for state competition.

At the Optimist meet, which was hosted by Walker Valley last week, Cleveland’s boys finished fifth overall with 50 points, Bradley Central came in 14th and Walker Valley finished 27th.

In girls’ track competition, Walker Valley finished seventh overall with 25.5 points, and Cleveland tied for eighth with Tyner Academy.

Cleveland’s Will Hilliker finished fourth in the 110M hurdles with a time of 16.05, while teammate Tyler Davis claimed fourth in the 100M dash with a time of 11.02.

Bradley Central’s Harold Smith and Collin Gwaltney came in seventh and eighth place in the 1,600M run with respective times of 4:33.64 and 4:33.68.

Cleveland’s girls 4x100M relay team claimed a fourth place finish with a time of 51.77, while their boys’ 4x100M relay team finished third with a time of 43.28.

Monica Allison earned Cleveland a sixth place finish in the 300M hurdles with a time of 49.91 and TJ Parker finished fourth in the boys’ 300M hurdles with a time of 43.04.

In the boys 800M run, Smith earned a first place finish with a time of 1:57.97.

The Raiders’ boys 4x400M relay team finished in sixth place with a time of 3:32.39.

Rachel Lawhorn earned Walker Valley a second place finish in the girls shot put competition with a throw of 35 feet, 5 inches, while Cleveland’s Hallea McClendon claimed third with a throw of 32 feet, 9.25 inches.

CyCy White, another Walker Valley shot put thrower, came in sixth place with a throw of 31 feet, 1.5 inches. White also tied for fourth place in the high jump after clearing 4 feet, 10 inches.

In the boys’ shot put competition, the Raiders saw Kevin Ha finish seventh with a throw of 40 feet, 7.5 inches, with teammate Dalton Mcdonald following in eighth place with a throw of 40 feet.

Cleveland’s Isaiah Beaty finished fourth in the discus event, with a throw of 128 feet, 2 inches.

The Raiders saw Chris Ofori finish third in the triple jump with a total distance of 41 feet, 6 inches.

Qetuwrah Abdullah-Muhammad came in first in the girls’ long jump with a distance of 17 feet, 8.5 inches, while Davis’ distance of 21 feet, 5.25 inches earned him third in the boys long jump.