The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

April 29, 2014

H.S. Track and Field: More Dogwood Circle athletes seek state tournament

By BRYAN URBACH
Palestine Herald-Press

PALESTINE — The Dogwood Circle had three more teams competing in regional track meets over the weekend.

Grapeland, Cayuga and Neches participated at the regional meet which was held at Palestine High School on Friday and Saturday.

Starting with the varsity girls, in the 1600M run, Grapeland’s Taylar Mullen placed sixth with a time of 6:10.94.

In the 3200M run, she redeemed herself and will be heading to state with a second place finish with a time of 13:02.52.

In the discus throw, Grapeland’s Arielle Lane placed fourth with a throw of 96-02.

In the 100M dash and 200M dash, Grapeland’s Rosalind McCoy dominated and finished in first place in both events with times of 12.78 and 26.51 respectively.

In the 400M dash, Cayuga’s Emma Ricard placed sixth with a time of 1:03.30.

In the 4x100M relay, Grapeland’s team came in third place with a time of 50.74.

In the long jump, Cayuga’s Anika Barbosa finished with a NWI.

In the shot put, Grapeland’s C’ymone Davis also qualified for state with a first place finish and a throw of 38-05.50.

For the boys, in the 800M run, Cayuga’s Tristan Davis finished in fifth place with a time of 2:11.95.

In the 1600M run, Neches’ Tanner Davis finished in sixth place with a time of 5:07.62 and Cayuga’s Matthew McNeil finished with an NT.

In the 3200M run, McNeil finished in sixth place with a time of 11:13.37.

In the 200M dash, Grapeland’s Kevin Campbell finished in sixth place with a time of 23.76.

In the 110M hurdles, Neches’ Nathan Lightell finished in third place with a time of 16.26.

In the 4x100M relay, Grapeland’s relay team finished in sixth place with a time of 44.56.

In the high jump, Cayuga’s Chris Wilson placed in fourth with a jump of 6-00.00 and Jacob Grasch (also from Cayuga) finished in 14th, just out of the five-way tie for ninth, with a jump of 5-06.00.

In the long jump, Cayuga’s Keshawn Jackson placed fourth with a jump of 21-00.50.

In the triple jump, Cayuga’s Grasch finished with a jump of 36-08.75 and an NWI.