Como-Pickton; North Hopkins fare well in Grand Saline

From Staff Reports

Mar. 6, 2007 - GRAND SALINE - The Como-Pickton Lady Eagles and the North Hopkins Lady Panthers each had a strong showing in the Grand Saline Indians Relays on Saturday.

Como-Pickton finished second in the meet with 95 points, while North Hopkins finished third with 94.5 points. Hawkins was the champion with 115 points.


North Hopkins senior Ebbonye Johnson won medals in four events as she won the long jump with a mark of 16 feet, 8 1/2 inches, finished second in the high jump and in the 200-meter dash with a time of 27.67 seconds, and third in the 100-meter dash with a clocking of 13.3.

The distance trio of Jessi Mannis, Sabra Thomas and Rosa Fuentes also had a productive meet. In the 1,600-meter run, Mannis finished first with a 5:30, followed by Thomas in third at 5:52.38 and Fuentes in sixth at 6:22.91.

Mannis, Thomas and Fuentes were second, third and fifth, respectively, in the 3,200-meter run as Mannis led the way with a 12:17.71, followed by Thomas in 12:50.96 and Fuentes in 13:50.66.

Megan Lehr finished third in the shot put with a throw of 32-7 and fifth in the discus with a throw of 83-1 1/2.

In the 800 meters, Scarlett Lozano was fourth in a time of 2:45.38. She also tied for fifth in the 300-meter hurdles in a time of 57.18.

In the 4x400-meter relay, North Hopkins finished in second place with a clocking of 4:34.26.


The Lady Eagles were led in the distance events by senior Bethanie Stinson - who finished first in the 3,200-meter run and second in the 1,600, - and in the sprints by Samantha Jones.

Stinson ran a time of 12:16.43 in the 3,200 and then ran a 5:40.08 in the metric mile.

Jones, meanwhile, scored points in all five events she entered. She won the 100-meter dash in a time of 13.1 seconds, was second in the triple jump at 32-6 1/2, third in the 200 in 27.7, third in the long jump at 15-1 and was fourth in the high jump with a leap of 4-6.

Saxe Daugherty finished fourth in the long jump with a 15-0 effort, and Delandria Pryor came in fifth in the 100.

Deanna Garrett finished first in the pole vault at a height of 9-0, while the relay teams finished second in the 4x100 and third in the 4x400.

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