Bumpus student Sydney Steely, front, ran with theHoover High Indoor Track Team at the state meet.
R.F. Bumpus Middle School seventh grader Sydney Steely contributed tremendously to the Hoover High Indoor Track and Field team during the AHSAA State Indoor 1A-6A Championship in February.
Steely helped her 4x800-meter team finish in second place and ran a personal record of 11:09.38 in the 3,200-meter, placing fifth and improving her previous best time by 28 seconds. She also placed sixth in the 1,600-meter race.
Sydney scored a total of 15 points, all of this helping the girls’ team finish runner up in the State 6A. During middle school indoor-track competition, she ran the 1600-meter and 400-meter races.