Hanahan’s Samuel Denmark shines in Class AAA qualifying meet


Hanahan’s Samuel Denmark led the sprinters in the Class AAA qualifying track and field meet held Saturday at Lower Richland High School in Columbia. Top finishers move on to next week’s state meet.

Denmark qualified fourth in the 100 meters in 11.09 seconds, with teammate Quincy Mitchell also qualifying at 11.01. Citadel football signee Khafari Buffalo of Lakewood qualified in 10.97 seconds.

Denmark topped the 200 field in 21.70, with Mitchell again qualifying along with Buffalo, who also qualified in the long jump.

Hanahan’s Greg Casselman was third in the 400 hurdles at 55.23 seconds, and teammate Chas Pfaff was among the top pole vaulters at 12 feet. Hanahan’s Tre Smalls was among the top shot putters at 51 feet.

For complete results, see Monday’s Post and Courier.