Lady Spartans Tucker wins three events
Centennial’s Jaelyn Tucker seems to like competing on the track at Alvarado’s Charles Head Stadium.
Tucker turned in a big performance Thursday winning three events at the Gayle Pruitt Indian Relays. Tucker won the 100 meters in a time of 12.37 seconds and also took first in a pair of field events.
The Lady Spartans had a great showing in the field events bringing home four gold medals.
Tucker was the top performer winning the long jump and high jump. Tucker’s effort of 17 feet, 4.25 inches won the high jump. Avery Neal finished second with an effort of 16-5.5. In triple jump, Tucker won with an effort of 33-0. Bailey Scott was third (32-3.75).
Bree Gustin took first in the discus with a toss of 102-1. Bennajia Anderson cleared 4-8 to place second in the high jump.
Maddie Hutchins was fourth (4-6). In the shot put, Molly McCallas finished third (29-11) and Katie Waits was fourth (28-10).
The Lady Spartans won the 400 relay in a time of 28:48 and finished second in the 1,600 relay (4:18.21) and 800 relay (1:50.78).
Centennial’s distance runners ran well Thursday.
In the 3,200, Sarah Trammel finished second in a time of 11:47.56 and Emily Terrell placed third in a time of 12:31.74. Abbi McCandless was second in the 1,600 in a time of 5:38.91. Ashley Campbell was third (5:47.28) and Kayla Whitmire placed sixth (5:52.69).
Karly Burson finished second in the 800 in a time of 2:27.56. McCandless placed third (2:29.12) and Ashley Campbell was fourth (2:32.99).
Hillary Garlington place second in the 200 in a time of 26.49. In the 400, Bailey Scott finished second in a time of 1:05.25 and Jordan Lamond was fourth (1:07.15). Gracie Mattinson placed third in the 100 hurdles (18.00) and Rebecca Halbert was sixth (18.49). In the 300 hurdles, Halbert finished fourth (53.33) and Mattinson was sixth (55.80)
Like the girls, Centennial’s boys scored big points in the distance races.
In the 3,200, Trenton Kelly won in a time of 10:12.52 and Trevor Pennington was sixth (11:11.44). Reed Vernon took first in the 1,600 in a time of 4:51.09. Nick Newby was second in a time of 4:51.50 and Pennington was sixth (04:59.12). In the 800, Newby placed fourth (2:08.47) and Ryan Valdez was sixth (2:09.53).
The Spartans swept up the medals in the 110 hurdles as Trevor Corliss won in a time of 14.92; Brayden Hirsch placed second (15.55) and Corey Price was third (15.82). In the 300 hurdles, Hirsch finished second (41.96), Price placed third (42.59) and Corliss was fourth (42.38)
Jonathan Reed won the 100 in a time of 11.27. In the 400, Wellington Bridges finished second in a time of 52.84 and Logan Maddux placed third (52.98). Jailon Freeman placed third in the 200 in a time of 22.99. Maddox was fourth (23.12) and Reed placed fifth (23.25).
Centennial won both the 1,600 relay in a time of 3:33.58 and the 800 relay in a time of 1:32.24.
In the field events, Garrett Parkhill finished second in the shot put with an effort of 46-1. Trevor Suggs was third (44-11) and Grant Brown was sixth (41-2). Jacob Rowan was second in the discus with a toss of 126-6. Jacob Farmer was third (124-2) and Parkhill placed fourth (121-4).
In the long jump, Freeman finished second (19-2.25) and Brown was fifth (18-3.5). Freeman placed third in the high jump clearing 5-8 and Bridges was fourth (5-6). In the triple jump, Brown placed fifth (28-10.5).
Centennial competes today at Granbury’s Johnny Perkins Relays. The need meet after that is the Aledo Bearkat Relays March 24.