Four on MVHS track team qualify for state

Bullard Panther junior varsity hurdler Cameron Baldwin elevates over an obstacle during the Boys Junior Varsity 110 meter hurdles event at the Doug Jordan Relays Friday March 23 at Rusk High School. Baldwin finished fifth in the event with a time of 20

The Person High School track team tied for first in a quad meet Wednesday at Eastern Alamance.

Houston County was the boys meet champion with 129.5 points, followed by runner-up Bleckley County's total of 77 points.

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

The Eagles took control of the meet from beginning to end as they secured a first-place finish in the men's and women's teams.

In field events, Luke Sendaydiego (G) won both the long jump and the high jump; Silvio Amate (B) won the discus; Andy Gibson (B) won the shot and Jack Turner (W) won the triple jump.

Georgetown's Logan Doss won the boys long jump with a leap of 19-08.5.

The Rockets swept the top three places in the 300-meter hurdles, with Peyton Allen posting a winning time of 47.02 and Demtre Morton coming home in third (50.61).

While Seguin's Michael Mickles placed first (51.87) in the 400 M Dash, Jerry Garcia finished third with a time of 53.34. McKallip also finished second in the 3,200 yards with a time of 13 minutes, 14 seconds, almost one minute behind race victor Doster, who finished in a time of 12 minutes, 15 seconds.

The boys 4x100-meter relay team of TeShawn Ervin, Colin Polston, Bieker and Gentz took third, with a time of 45.08.

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Washington also had four third-place finishes on the day.

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. In the same event, Dreshawn Brooks finished second with a time of 11.09 and Clarence Tibbs ended in sixth place (11.81).

Meanwhile, the varsity girls team placed third with 126 points in the Matador Relays. She ran the 1,500-meter steeplechase, taking seventh, with a time of 9:39.30.

Freshman Treyson True took fourth in the 1,600-meter run, with a time of 4:52.91.

Jerry Everett completed the 800 meter run in 2 minutes 32.23 seconds, beating his time of 2 minutes and 55.11 seconds at the Wind River Invitational.

The Hawk boys will be joined by the Lynnville-Sully girls in hosted their annual Lynnville-Sully Co-ed Invitational meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Sully.

Washington's boys 400-meter relay team of Bender, Nate Busch, Johnny Duncan and Bryce Meyer also placed fourth.

The 4x200 relay team of Myah Kremer, Alexis Cole, Georgia Reemitz and Addison Rodel crossed the line fifth for five points.

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