Wildcats Track at Paris
With seven of their best athletes missing Thursday (March 22), the rest of the Wildcats’ track meet competed at a Paris meet Thursday. The seven will be at the Jesuit Relays Friday and Saturday. Wildcats Track Coach Matt Young said 12 athletes achieved personal bests in Paris. Jeremiah Roland took second in the high jump again clearing 6-foot-4 inches. Roland just missed at 6-foot-6 on several occasions. Competing in his first meet of the season, Dedric Godbolt was third in high jump at 6-foot-2. Damiyon Dugan was second in the triple jump with a personal best of 43-feet-7 inches. Tiesan Goodson took sixth in triple jump at 41-feet. In shot put, Ian Blanch threw well but scratched. Jermond Bryant-Amos took second with a throw of 45-feet. Logan Caton was fifth in discus. Distance runner Eli Sellers tried the pole vault and finished fifth battling strong winds. Sellers also won the 800-meter run with a time of 2:05and was second in the 1600-meter run. The Wildcats 4 X 100-meter relay team of Andy Eddins, D’Corian Young, Dugan and Austin Dodd took sixth. Ricardo Torres was sixth in the 400-meter run. Bryce McQueen was third in the 200-meter dash. Andrew Escobar was sixth in the 1600-meter run. Coach Young said Carter Monk in triple jump, Landry Tyson in high jump, 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles, Simeon Taylor in the 200-meter dash, Ryan Humphries in the 300-meter hurdles, Kylan Wade in the 110-meter hurdles and Christian Palomino and Landon Thornton in the 1600-meter run and the 3200-meter run would be competing in the Jesuit Relays Friday and Saturday. Coach Young said he hoped all of them have personal bests. In Paris, the Wildcats JV placed third in the meet.
Lady Cats Track at Paris
The Lady Cats’ track team, minus four of their best performers, took sixth place at a Paris meet Thursday (March 22). Lady Cats’ Imani Taylor, Sadavia Porter, Abbi Baier and N’Sya Dugan missed the Paris meet to compete in the Jesuit Relays on Saturday. In Paris, Sydnee Washburn finished second in the 1600-meter run and third in the 3200-meter run despite battling nagging injuries. Faith Hatley won both the 100-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles setting personal records in both events. Freshman Delaney Miles took fourth in the 400-meter run. In the discus, Danielle Godbolt took first and Abbi Beggs was second. Jadyn Booth was third in the pole vault with a personal best of 8-feet, 6 inches into strong winds. Lady Cats Track Coach Triston Abron was very pleased with his JV team, which finished second.