Sulphur Springs High School held its annual Sulphur Springs Track Meet last Thursday, Feb. 25, with the Wildcats taking first and the Lady Cats second. The meet also featured athletes from North Lamar, Paris and Mount Pleasant.
For the Wildcats, Luke Caton was second in the discus. Devin Franklin took first in the high jump clearing 5-feet 8. Landon Fields leaped his way to first in the triple jump getting 38.8 feet. The Wildcats swept the long jump getting first, second and third. Franklin was first at 19.8 feet. Robbie Hanks took second and Malachi Roland was third. In the shot put, Somjai Pryor was third and Sean Dial fourth. In the 100-meter dash, Roland was first with a time of 11.46. Brady Driver was second and Adam Beckham was fifth. The the 200-meter dash, Roland was second and C.J. Williams was third. In the 800-meter race, Alex Flecker was second and Jonathan Scott was fifth. In the 1600-meter race, Flecker was third and Scott was fifth. In the 110-meter hurdles, Landon Fields was second. Fields took first in the 300-meter hurdles. The Wildcats were first in the 4X100-meter relay and the 4X200-meter relay. The Wildcats were second in the 4X400-meter relay.
For the Lady Cats, Kerie Wright was first in the discuss with a toss of 86.3 feet. Isabelle Thesing was second and Jacie Haire was third. In the high jump, Dalanee Myles was fourth. In the long jump, Myssiah Dugan took sixth. In the shot put, Mia Jones was first with a throw of 30-feet-4 inches. Jayden Holley was second and Machelle Allen was fifth. In the 100-meter dash, Bre’Asia Ivery was first with a time of 12.65 seconds. Vanessa Wayne was third and Dugan was fifth. In the 200-meter dash, Savanna Nowlin was seventh. In the 400-meter race, Myles was fourth. Laney Hurst took first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:49. Penny Emerson placed eighth. Kenia Herrera took second place in the 1600-meter run. In the 3200-meter run, Haylee Shultz won the race with a time 12:46. Herrera was fourth, Emily Soto was fifth and Beida Palomino was seventh. In the 100-meter hurdles, Hannah Bowman took fourth. In the 300-meter hurdles, Claire Bybee took first with a time of 51:37. Makayla Jimmerson took fourth and Lorelai Lilley placed sixth. The Lady Cats team of Myles, Dugan, Wayne and Ivery were second in the 4X200-meter relay race. The Lady Cats team of Hurst, Jimmerson, Lilley and Herrera finished third in the 4X400-meter relay race.
The Wildcats and Lady Cats compete at a Royse City meet Thursday with JV and Varsity teams involved.