Coed Varsity Track · Spring–Track and Field– Wilson Central Hosts Wilson County Championships April 9


Article By: Abigale Oglesby    Photos by: Kaitlyn Hungerford , Abigale Oglesby, Rebeca Miu, and Lacie Urich

The Wildcat Track Team competed in the Wilson County Championships held at home on Tuesday, April 9th. Our athletes competed extremely well, and the meet went great. Mt. Juliet, Lebanon, and Watertown all competed. Both the boy’s and the girl’s team placed 3rd out of the schools with 52 points and 59 points respectively. The WCSN Broadcasting team live-streamed the whole event, so if you missed it, you can go back and watch it! Here are the rest of the results:

Men’s Field Events:

Garrett Todd placed 1st in the Long Jump with a 21’3″, and Nolan Edwards placed 7th in the same event with a jump of 17’7.5″.  Javon Weir placed 6th in the High Jump with a jump of 5’2″.  Matthew Campbell placed 4th in Discus with a personal record throw of 97’8″.  DeVonte McBroom placed 2nd in Shot Put with a throw of 38’3.25″.

Women’s Field Events:

Zoe Vlk placed 1st in both Discus and Shot Put with a throw of 117.5″ in Discus and a personal and school record throw of 43’4″ in Shot Put. Jaycie Hitt placed 2nd in Long Jump with a jump of 15’9″. Morgan Bailey placed 4th in the Triple Jump with a jump of 32’4″.

Women’s Running Events: 

Elina Malancea placed 3rd in the 3200 Meter Run with a personal record time of 13:16.83. Malancea also placed 3rd in the 1600 Meter Run with a time of 6:34.10. Bethany Farber placed 4th in the 1600 Meter Run with a time of 6:42.75.  Haven Thompson placed 5th in the same event with a time of 6:55.44. Makeena Merkley placed 4th in the 800 Meter Run with a time of 2:46.92, Kaitlyn Randolph placed 5th with a time of 2:53.5, and Mia Jones placed 6th with a time of 2:55.25.  Madeline Bittle placed 4th in the 400 Meter Dash with a time of 1:09.23, and Makeena Merkley placed 5th in the 400 Meter Dash with a personal record time of 1:12.14. Jaycie Hitt placed 3rd in the 200 Meter Dash with a personal record time of 28.33, and Madeline Bittle placed 8th with a personal record time of 29.57.  Morgan Bailey placed 2nd in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.92.  Bailey also placed 1st in the 100 Meter Hurdles with a time of 17.12.  Mack Abigt-Hansen placed 3rd in the 300 Meter Hurdles with a time of 55.75. In the 4×800 meter relay race our team placed 2nd with a time of 11:55.19. The 4×400 meter relay team placed 2nd with a time of 5:04.47. The 4×100 meter relay team placed 4th with a time of 55.48.

Men’s Running Events:

Alex Galligan placed 2nd in the 3200 Meter Run with a time of 10:37.91.  Jason Block placed 2nd in the 1600 Meter Run with a time of 4:52.16, Alex Galligan placed in the 1600 4th with a time of 4:54.31, and Austin Garcia placed 5th in the 1600  with a personal record time of 4:56.85. Russel Riggan placed 3rd in the 800 Meter Run with a time of 2:04.86, and Andrew Farber placed 4th with a personal record time of 2:08.48.  Javon Weir placed 4th in the 400 Meter Dash with a personal record time of 54.30, and Nolan Edwards placed 6th in the 400  with a personal record time of 56.67. Sterling Melancon placed 2nd in the 200 meter dash with a school and personal record time of 21.98.  Melancon placed 2nd in the 100 Meter Dash with a school and personal record time of 10.95, and Garrett Todd placed 6th in the 100 Meter Dash with a personal record time of 11.49. In the 4×800 meter relay our team placed 2nd with a time of 8:43.44. The 4×400 meter relay placed 3rd with a time of 3:50.34. The 4×200 meter relay team placed 3rd with a time of 1:35.60. The 4×100 meter relay team placed 2nd with a time of 44.66.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The next meet will be held at Montgomery Bell Academy competing in the Doug Hall relays on Saturday, April 13th. If you cannot be there, be sure to come back here then for the results. Let’s go cats!!