JV Wildcats win third track meet of season

From Staff Reports

Mar. 28, 2007 - MOUNT VERNON - The Sulphur Springs JV track team won its third meet this year, scoring 182 points at the Tiger Relays on Thursday.

Preston Weaver won two distance events, the relay teams took home gold medals in two events, and Andrew Burton finished first in the shot put, Ben Barrows won the 200-meter dash in his first meet of the season and Demontra Morris took first in the high jump.

Weaver won the 800-meter dash in a time of 2 minutes, 13.68 seconds and the 1,600 in 5:23.35. He was followed in the 800 by Triston Crook, who was third in 2:19.77, and Bailey Booher, fourth in 2:24.05. In the 1,600, Ross Hicks was fourth in 5:24.83.

Hicks also placed second in the 3,200 in 11:47.9 and Garrett Gray was fourth in 12:01.45.

Burton set the pace for the Wildcats in the field events with a throw of 45 feet, 1/2-inch in the shot put, and Morris cleared 5-6 in the high jump. Burton also was second in the discus.

The Wildcats almost swept the 200-meter dash as Barrows was first in 24.19 seconds, Clayton Vaughn was second in 24.23 and Day Day Jackson was fourth in 24.63.

Taking first in the 400-meter relay was the team of Darrell Franklin, Jayden Wallace, Robert Askew and Lemarcus Kendricks in a time of 45.42. Franklin, Wallace, Kendricks and Barrows also won the 4x200 relay in a clocking of 1:37.69.

Askew, Vaughn and Kendricks came back to place 2-3-4 in the 100-meter dash.

The complete results are below:

Triple jump - 3. Day Day Jackson, 36-11.

High jump - 1. Demontra Morris, 5-6; 3. Robert Askew, 5-2.

Discus - 2. Andrew Burton, 112-5; 5. Dillon Verner, 105-9; 6. Mason Y'Barbo, 103-9.

Shot put - 1. Burton, 45-0 1/2.

3,200-meter run - 2. Ross Hicks, 11:47.9; 4. Garrett Gray, 12:01.45.

4x100 relay - 1. SS (Darrell Franklin, Jayden Wallace, Askew, Lemarcus Kendricks), 45.42.

800 - 1. Preston Weaver, 2:13.68; 3. Triston Crook, 2:19.77; 4. Bailey Booher, 2:24.05.

110 hurdles - 3. Jackson, 16.94.

100 - 2. Askew, 11.71; 3. Clayton Vaughn, 11.73; 4. Kendricks, 11.81.

4x200 relay - 1. SS (Franklin, Wallace, Ben Barrows, Kendricks), 1:37.69.

400 - 5. Seth Harris, 58.57; 6. Morris, 58.68.

200 - 1. Barrows, 24.19; 2. Vaughn, 24.23; 4. Jackson, 24.63.

1,600 - 1. Weaver, 5:23.35; 4. Hicks, 5:24.83.

4x400 relay - 5. SS (Askew, Harris, Morris, Wallace), 4:04.81.

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