The Wildcats’ track team finished in fourth place at the district meet this week in Pine Tree but had seven athletes in six events qualify for the area meet next week.
Landry Tyson came into the high jump just hoping to have his best day but then rose to the occasion and finished fourth to qualify for the area meet. Kylan Wade qualified by finishing fourth in the 100-meter hurdles. Ryan Humphries qualified with a third place finish in the 100-meter run and with another third place showing in the 300-meter hurdles. Mason Buck won the 300-meter hurdles to qualify. Monday Landon Thornton, who was second, and Peyton Vickery, who was fourth, both qualified in the 3200-meter run and Ian Blanch qualified in the shot put with a third place finish.
Several other Wildcats earned points by finishing either fifth or sixth. In the 1600-meter run, Peyton Vickery was fifth and Landon Thornton sixth. Josh Thompson was fifth in the discus. The 4 X 100-meter relay team of Damiyon Dugan, D’ Corian Young, Austin Dodd and Lawrence Worth ran their best time yet and finished sixth. Eli Sellers also ran his best time of the year and was sixth in the 800-meter run. Tyson finished fifth in the 110-meter hurdles. The Wildcats 4 X 400-meter relay team of Ricardo Torres, Tyson, Kylan Wade and Ryan Humphries finished sixth