Flora athletics dominate intra district combine

AC Flora athletes pose after winning the overall competition at the intra district combine Saturday at Benedict College.

COLUMBIA (WACH)- A.C. Flora athletics has done it again. The Falcons won the overall competition for the boys and girls at the intra district combine for Richland One on Saturday at Benedict College.

Athletes competed in strength, speed and agility drills including bench press, vertical jump and 40-yard dash to name a few.

"It's unbelievable how dedicated these guys and girls are to the weight room," Flora strength coach Micah Kurtz said.

Tyrell Goodwin took first place in bench press with 21 reps at 225 pounds. Denzel Johnson claimed first in the 40-yard dash with a time of 4.47 seconds.

For the girls, Shauna Webb won first in bench press, Taylor Smith took home pro agility and Tarnisa Capone grabbed first in vertical jump.

"I love working with these kids," Kurtz said. "You see why, the results speak for themselves."