The competition increased a lot for the Wildcats’ track team at a Gilmer meet last Friday. Wildcats Track Coach Matt Young called it the Northeast Texas Junior Olympics featuring Gilmer, Pittsburg, Carthage, Liberty-Eylau, Marshall and Tatum. Still several Wildcats did well.
In the 3200-meter run, Landon Thornton won the race and Peyton Vickery came in third. Mason Cleveland scored in pole vault clearing 9 feet.
The Wildcats 4X100-meter relay team of Damiyon Dugan, D’Corian Young, Cason Goodson and Lawrence Worth took fifth place. Eli Sellers was second in the 800-meter run. Terrell Turman finished sixth in the 110-meter hurdles. Ryan Humphries was third in the 100-meter dash and first in the 300-meter hurdles. The Wildcats finished 1-2-3 in the 1600-meter run. Vickery was first with Thornton second and Sellers third. The Wildcats 4X400-meter relay team got sixth. It was made up of Landry Tyson, Michael Jefferson, Tiesan Goodson and Lawence Worth.
The Wildcats and Lady Cats will compete in a Lindale meet next Thursday.