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College Notebook: James sets indoor track records at KSU

Kennesaw State University freshman Josh James set two school records during the Tom Jones Memorial Classic indoor track meet last Saturday at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla.

James, a standout hurdler and sprinter at Heritage, ran the 55-meter dash in 6.61 seconds, setting a new KSU record. He finished 32nd overall in the event.

In the 200-meter dash, James posted a new record with a time of 22.81 seconds. He placed 27th in that event.

Later, he was a part of a record-setting 4x400-meter relay team, which set a new school record for the Owls with a time of 3 minutes, 23.44 seconds. The KSU relay team finished 11th overall.

James' Heritage and KSU teammate, Michael Guntner, posted a 16th-place finish in the 800-meter run with a time of 1 minute, 59.25 seconds.

BASKETBALL

Burtts pulls down career-high 10 boards

Former Rockdale standout Angelique Burtts, set a new career-high with a 10-rebound performance in Middle Tennessee's 89-40 victory over North Texas on Jan. 26.

In 20 minutes of play, Burtts also collected a career-high six steals. She finished the game with eight points on 3 of 4 shooting from the field and a 2 of 2 effort from the foul line.

The redshirt freshman also had two assists and a blocked shot in the game.

Dobbs sparks Truett-McConnell to victory

Heritage product Jaquas Dobbs registered a double-double in Truett-McConnell's 80-65 victory over Albany Tech.

Dobbs scored a team-high 20 points and added a team-high 11 boards for the Bears.

Riggins scores 15 in loss for Northwest-Shoals

Rockdale standout Justin Riggins tossed in 15 points in Northwest-Shoals' 105-96 loss to Gadsden State on Jan. 28.

The freshman also had four rebounds, three assists and a steal in the contest.

May strong off the bench for South Carolina

Freshman Jewel May played 21 minutes during South Carolina's 60-57 loss to Florida on Jan. 27, recording a team-high six rebounds to go along with five points.

The former Heritage Lady Patriot also had a team-high two steals in the game.

BASEBALL

Heritage trio makes immediate impact at Darton

Former Heritage baseball standouts Taylor Whitenton, Trent Dooly and Brent Allen are making key contributions as freshmen at Darton College.

In the first game of the season against Okaloosa-Walton on Jan. 27, Dooly hit a two-run double in the top of the second and finished the game with two hits.

Brent Allen got the opening day nod on the mound for the Cavaliers. Despite suffering the loss, Allen had a strong performance, allowing only two earned runs in 42/3 innings.

Two days later, Whitenton and Dooly both had two hits and two RBIs in a 10-7 loss to Tallahassee Community College.

All three players were key performers on Heritage's Class AAAA state runner-up baseball team last spring.