• Centennial’s Jacob Jackson, left, won the shot put with a personal best attempt of 46 feet, two inches at Friday’s Aledo Bearcat Relays. COURTESY PHOTO/JAMES JACKSON
  • Centennial’s Harli Woolsey, left, won the 1,600 meters at Friday’s Aledo Bearcat Relays. The Lady Spartans won the team title at the meet. COURTESY PHOTO/TONY EIERDAM THE COMMUNITY NEWS

Lady Spartans win Aledo Bearcat Relays

Centennial’s girls track and field team had an outstanding showing Friday at the Aledo Bearcat Relays.

The Lady Spartans scored 170 points to easily outdistance second place Keller Central (115 points) for the title. Aledo finished third with a 99 points.

The meet was the second to last for Centennial before competing at the District 9-5A Championships April 4-5 at Joshua Owl Stadium. The Lady Spartans and Spartans compete today at the Wolves Relays at Mansfield Timberview.

In the 100, Jaelyn Tucker took first place in a time of 12.59 seconds and Hillary Garlington finished second in a time of 13.21. Harli Woolsey won the 1,600 in a time of of 11:38.09. Sarah Trammel placed third in a time of 11:56.28 and Rainey Southall was fifth in a time of 13:22.09. In the 300 hurdles, Victoria Brown won in a time of 49.15 and Rebecca Halbert was fourth in a time of 51.79.

In the 1,600, Woolsey finished second in a time of 5:18.37. Kayla Whitmire placed sixth in a time of 5:52.30, and Southall was seventh in a time of 5:59.15. Savoria Anderson placed second in the 200 in a time of 26.11, and Toni Howard finished fifth in a time of 26.37.

In the 100 hurdles, Halbert was fifth in a time of 16.9, and Samantha Ufkes was eighth in a time of 19.37. Whitmire finished seventh in the 800 in a time of 2:42.09.

In the high jump, Kertisa Amos cleared five foot, two inches to win. Ufkes finished third after clearing 5-2. Tucker took first place in the triple jump with an effort of 36-7. Anderson was second with an effort of 34-5, and Howard finished eighth after an effort of 32-0.

Tucker finished second in the long jump with an effort of 17-5, and Howard was seventh with an effort of 16-0. In the pole vault, Sydney Hays cleared 9-6 to place fifth. In the shot put, Tiana Stevenson placed fifth with an effort of 31-2.25 and Courtlynn Montgomery was sixth with an effort of 30-10.

The Lady Spartans team of Tucker, Anderson, Howard and Amos won the 800 relay in a time of 1:45.81. In the 400 relay, the team of Tucker, Victoria Brown, Garlington, and Amos finished second in a time of 49.99. The teams of Anderson, Howard, Brown and Amos placed second in the 1,600 in a time of 4:06.15.

The Spartans scored 86 points to place fourth. Aledo won the title with 159 points. Waco was second (104 points) and Denton was third (89).

Trenton Kelly finished second in the 3,200 in a time of 10:33.02. In the 200, Stevie Gomez placed second in a time of 22.46, and Matiyron Easley was eighth in a time of 23.02. Wellington Bridges placed third in the 400 in a time of 52.24, and Logan Maddux was fifth in a time of 52.78.

In the 1,600, Trevor Pennington finished sixth in a time of 4:52.47, and Christian Berssuch was seventh in a time of 4:54.57. Pennington was eighth in the 800 in a time of 2:09.74. In the 100, Myron Easley finished seventh in a time of 11.24, and Randon Gray was eighth in a time of 11.31.

In the field events, Jacob Jackson won the shot put with an effort of 46-2. Grant Brown finished sixth with an effort of 40-6, and Jacob Farmer was eighth with an effort of 40-1.25. In the discus, Farmer took first place with a throw of 148-2.
Gray won the pole vault clearing 15 feet. Gomez placed eighth in the long jump with an effort of 20-5.

In the 800 relay, the team of Gomez, Myron Easley, David Robinson and Gray finished second in a time of 1:31.50. The team of Jeff Kirven, Myron Easley, David Robinson and Gomez placed third in the 400 relay in a time of 44.24. In the 1,600 relay, the team of Logan Maddux, Matiyron Easley, David Robinson and Bridges finished fifth in a time of 3:34.38.

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