Patriots, Lady Patriots win ribbons in track meet
by Barry Burleson
Colby Curtis (left) of Marshall Academy competes in the 300m hurdles
The Marshall Academy junior varsity and
varsity boys had the best showings in last week’s invitational
track meet at Patriot Field.
The JV Patriots finished first with 84
points, ahead of Marvell with 77, Kirk with 70 and Magnolia Heights
The Patriots placed second. Their 66
points narrowly trailed Kirk’s 68. Magnolia Heights took third
with a score of 46. Other competitors included North Delta, 20; Delta,
10; and West Memphis Christian, 8.
The varsity Lady Patriots finished third
with 40 points. First went to Kirk with 75 and second to Magnolia Heights
with 69. West Memphis got 12 points for fourth.
The junor varsity Lady Patriots placed
fifth with 20 points, behind Kirk, 68; Magnolia Heights, 60; Marvell,
27; and North Delta, 23.
- 300m hurdles - second, Colby Curtis, 48.88;
- 110m hurdles - first, Liautaud Prophete, 23.38.
- 100m dash - first, Wesley Harris, 12.12.
- 200m dash - first, Wesley Harris, 25.08; second, Gene Alexin,
- Discus - second, Landon Fennell, 91-11.
- Triple jump - first, Brent Adams, 38-2.
- High jump - first, Brent Adams, 5-10; second, Liautaud
- Long jump - first, Brent Adams, 18-6; second, Gene Alexin,
- 800m relay - first, Jake Howell, Brent Adams, Wesley Harris,
Gene Alexin, 1:43.62.
- 400m relay - first, Jake Howell, Brent Adams, Wesley Harris,
Gene Alexin, 48.32.
Mary Louise Smith takes her turn in the 800m relay.
- 100m dash - first, Molly West, 14.55.
- 200m dash - second, Mary Louise Smith, 32.58.
- 3200m run - first, Traci Rodgers, 13:26.51.
- Long jump - second, Samantha Cody, 12-11.
- Shot put - second, Heather Tomlinson, 27-2.
- High jump - first, Kim Cunningham, 4-6.
- 800m relay - second, Mary Louise Smith, Chelsea Faulkenbery, Molly
West, Sam Cody, 2:04.
- 400m relay - first, Mary Louise Smith, Mandy Bolden, Chelsea Faulkenbery,
Molly West, 58.29.
Junior varsity boys
- Triple jump - third, Jordan Brock, 32-6.5.
- Long jump - first, Tyler Childers, 17-10; third, Jordan
- 3200m run - first, Jake Delashmit, 14:00.
- 300m hurdles - third, John Tomlinson, 51.29.
- 110m hurdles - second, John Tomlinson, 19.41.
- 100m dash - first, Tyler Childers, 12.16.
- 1600m run - third, Josh Thompson, 5:58.
- 400m run - first, Hank Owens, 1:00.21.
- 800m run - first, Neil Murphy, 2:30.
- 200m dash - first, Tyler Childers, 25.80.
- 800m relay - first, Joey Brock, Jordan Brock, Hank Owens,
Tyler Childers, 1:43.51.
- 3200m run - second, Andy Burleson, Aaron McAlexander, Josh
Thompson, Neil Murphy, 11:03.
- 400m relay - first, Joey Brock, Jordan Brock, Hank Owens,
Tyler Childers, 49.62.
- 1600m relay - first, Joey Brock, Jordan Brock, Hank Owens,
Tyler Childers, 4:12.06.
Junior varsity girls
- 100m hurdles - third, Emma Elgin, 22.80.
- 1600m run - second, Megan Isbell, second, 6:37.
- 400m run - second, Lauralee Fant, 1:15.
- 1600m relay - third, Brittany Deese, Sara Holloway, Casey
Gibson, Lauralee Fant, 5:14.
The junior high Patriots and Lady Patriots
will travel to Lee (Clarksdale) Saturday, April 14, for the district
meet. The senior high district meet is Saturday, April 21, at Lee (Clarksdale).
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