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Four on MVHS track team qualify for state

01 April, 2018, 00:51 | Author: John Swanson
  • Dylan Irish throws the javelin his best was 111.09 feet

The C-Team Bulldogs will then have 10 days off before competing in the Area track meet at Spalding High School at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 7.

The Rockets and host Eastern Alamance amassed 94 points, followed by Northern Guilford (40) and Voyager Academy (22).

Menphis Smith surpassed his time in the 100 meter dash from the week before, finishing with 14.83 seconds.

"In the shot put competition, Jimmie Steffens threw 36'6" to finish in 13th place, while Jon Lace finished 20th with a throw of 32'9".

Brendan Goodson (99-5) and Daevon Wood (87-10) also picked up topfive finishes in the discus.

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The Bridgeport girls captured first-place in four events, including all three relays to finish with a team score of 59.

Chris Mathews brought home the second-place medal in the 400-meter dash, crossing the finish line in a time of 54.66. Natalie Suess '20 won both the 400 and 200 meters, and placed second in the high jump and third in the triple jump.

In the 4x100 M Relay, Priestly, Emily Rodriguez, Jade Ross and Carsyn Dietz finished in third place with a time of 52.75.

The Rockets picked up another victory in the field events with Justin Breeze's effort in the triple jump (37- 2.5). McCaskey's Alex Miller ran the 1,600-meter run at Warwick in 4:51.2 while Warwick's Nate Good cleared 5 feet, 10 inches, in the high jump.

Distance runner Logan Bates picked up points for the team with a sixth-place result in the 1,600 (5:28.78) and fifth in the 3,200 (11:57.94). She posted a time of 2:30.58. Person's 4X100 team of Bumphus, Carrington, Blackwell and Naz Dodson finished second with a time of 46.6. Person finished with 43 points.

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Junior Myles Livingston finished fourth in the discus, with a mark of 136-05.

Two of the L-L League's top sprinting programs powered their respective teams to wins when McCaskey visited Warwick for a Section One meet Wednesday.

Third in the girls 1,600-meter relay also went to Washington's relay team of Anna Schneider, Ayers, Colleen Kuchem and Mikayla Reed at 4:24.59. Vander Leest won the race in 15.94 seconds and Dunsbergen ran third in 17.61.

Lockwood placed fourth in the long jump with a leap of 12-01.50. McCoy won the 800 race in 2:08.8 and junior Ty Breeden ran fourth in 2:27.81. MP also took first place in the Distance Medley relay with a time of 11 minutes, 31 seconds.

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