Centennial sweeps titles at Johnny Perkins Relays
For the second consecutive week, Centennial’s girls and boys track and field teams claimed a title.
The Lady Spartans and Spartans swept the varsity crowns at Thursday’s Johnny Perkins Relays in Granburuy.
The Lady Spartans scored 188 points to easily outdistance second place Weatherford (130 points). Everman and Joshua each scored 73 points to tie for third place. The Spartans tallied 177 points to top second place Everman (95 points). Brock finished third with 72 points.
In the 3,200-meter run, Harli Woolsey took first place in a time of 12 minutes, 12.28 seconds. Sarah Trammel finished second in a time of 12:25.51 and Ashley Campbell was third in a time of 13:02.41. In the 1,600, Trammel finished second in a time of 5:46.00. Kayla Whitmire placed third in a time of 5:53.29 and Rainey Southall was sixth in a time of 6:02.27.
Victoria Brown won the 300 hurdles in a time of 50.26 and Rebbeca Halbert was sixth in a time of 26.72. Halbert finished sixth in the 300 hurdles in a time of 18.42. In the 200, Kertisa Amos took first place in a time of 26.72 and Ne’Kharia Rogers placed seventh in a time of 27.96.
Amos was second in the 400 in a time of of 1:01.00. Savoria Anderson finished third in a time of 1:01.21 and Toni Howard placed fifth in a time of 1:04.14. In the 100, Jaelyn Tucker finished third in a time of 12.83.
In the high jump, Sam Ufkes cleared five foot, four inches to win. Anderson cleared 5-2 to place second and Maddie Hutchins cleared 4-6 to finish eighth. Tucker was second in the triple jump with an effort of 34-9.25 and Anderson was third with an effort of 34-9. In the shot put, Tiana Stevenson finished second with an effort of 30-5 and Courtlynn Montgomery was fifth with an effort of 29-11.5. In the pole vault, Sydney Hays cleared 9-6 to finish third. Tucker turned in an effort of 16-9.5 to finish third in the long jump and Montgomery was eighth in the discus with a throw of 75-8.
The Lady Spartans team of Anderson, Howard, Trystan Clark and Woolsey won the 1,600 relay in a time of 4:12.86. In the 400 relay, the team of Tucker, Brown, Hillary Garlington and Rogers finished second in a time of 49.83. The team of Tucker, Anderson, Howard and Rogers placed second in the 800 relay in a time of 1:48.79.
The Spartans showed their strength in the distance race Thursday.
In the 800, Ryan Valdez finished first in a time of 2:03.05. Nick Newby placed second on a time of 2:05.73 and Caleb Conrad was fifth in the time of 2:10.35. Trenton Kelly finished second in the 3,200 in time of 10:27.25. Trevor Pennington placed third in a time of 11:04.55 and Andy Shue finished fourth in a time of 11:07.33. In the 1,600, Newby was second in a time of 4:38.15. Kelly placed third in a time of 4:39.30 and Andy Shue was fifth in a time of 5:09.04.
Trevor Corliss won the 110 hurdles in a time of 14.91 and Corey Price placed third in a time of 15.57. In the 300 hurdles, Price finished second in a time of 41.20 and Corliss was third in a time of 42.37. Randon Gray finished second in the 100 in a time of 11.36. Jaylon Jackson placed fourth in a time of 11.57 and Jeff Kirven was seventh in a time of 11.69. In the 400, Maddux placed third in a time of 52.20. Wellington Bridges was fourth in a time of 53.60 and Matiroyn Easley finished fifth in a time of 52.92.
Myron Easley placed fourth in the 200 in a time of 23.82 and Matiroyn Easley was sixth in a time of 24.26.
In the field events, Randon Gray cleared 15 feet to win the pole vault. Jacob Farmer finished second in the discus with a toss of 129-8. In the shot put, Trevor Suggs placed second with an effort of 45-9 and Jacob Jackson was third with an effort of 42-6.5. Pennington placed seventh in the high jump after clearing 5-6. Grant Brown was eighth in the long jump with an effort of 18-8.
The Spartans team of Maddux, Matiroyn Easley, David Robinson and Bridges took first place in the 1,600 relay in a time of 3:35.10. In the 800 relay, the team of Kirven, Myron Easley, Jackson and Robinson placed second in a time of 1:33.03. The team of Kirven, Myron Easley, David Robinson and Jackson finished sixth in the 400 relay in time of 45.41.
Burleson competes at Pioneer Relays
Burleson’s track and field team competed Thursday at the Boswell Pioneer Relays. The Lady Elks second 33 points to place seventh and the Elks finished ninth with 11 points.
The Lady Elks had a good showing in the field events. Virginia Davis finished second in the long jump with an effort of 15 feet, 8.5 inches. In the triple jump, Davis placed fourth with an effort of 33-7.75 and Jailah Ivory was fifth with an effort of 33.7.5.
In the 100 hurdles, Icis Young finished fifth in a time of 17.75 seconds and Tylee Prater was sixth in a time of 18 seconds. Elizabeth Robertson placed fourth in the 200 in a time of 27.78. The Lady Elks finished fourth in the 400 relay in a time of 53.46.
In boys competition, Burleson’s Iver McCauley finished third in the triple jump with an effort of 41-56.6. In the 400, Willie Stevenson placed fifth in a time of 53.82. Jahbril Edwards was sixth in the 100 hurdles in a time of 16.87. The Elks finished sixth in the 1,600 relay in a time of 3:39.34.