Lady Marksmen capture title

syeagle@demo-mo.comMay 10, 2013 

The Sherwood girls’ track and field team clinched the Class 2, District 7 meet trophy with a first place score of 131 points out of 14 teams. The meet was held May 6 at Holden.

The Lady Marksmen are also sending several athletes to the Class 2, Sectional 4 meet slated for May 11 at Holden. The top for individuals and relays from each event earn a spot to the sectional meet.

“I am very excited about this year’s girls’ results,” Sherwood head track and field coach Joe Parkhurst said. “They have worked very hard to win conference and districts. I am looking forward to seeing what boys and girls make it to state.”

Shelby Crusha took first place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.1 seconds and first in the long jump with a distance of 16 feet, 10 inches.

Samantha Hopkins placed first in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.84 and first in the high jump with a height of 4 feet, 8 inches.

The 4x100-meter relay team of Hopkins, Ashley Hayworth, Crusha and Brecklyn Mainard finished first with a time of 53.4, the 4x200-meter relay team of Mainard, Hayworth, Crusha and Hopkins placed first with a time of 1:53.3 and the 4x800-meter relay team of Krista Johnson, Cheyenne Cumpton, Shannon Feurt and Kaylee Adams took third with a time of 11 minutes, 1.41 seconds.

Cumpton finished second in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 12:59.8, followed by Feurt in third with a time of 12:59.9.

Feurt also took second in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:49.41, followed by Johnson in fourth with a time of 5:54. Johnson also placed third in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:39.96.

Britney Atkin took third in the discus throw with a distance of 95 feet and placed fourth in the shot put with a toss of 31 feet, 4 inches.

Hayworth finished fourth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:06.22 and Hailey Hutchison placed fourth in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 55.1.

The Archie girls’ track and field team took second in the district meet with a team score of 93 points, also qualifying several athletes to sectionals.

Mary Kurzweil finished first in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:48.62 and first in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 12:32.2. Jordan Schulte took first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:27.78.

The 4x400-meter relay team of Kara Fisher, KC James, Kurzweil and Schulte took first with a time of 4:22.17 and the 4x800-meter relay team of Kara Fisher, James, Kurzweil and Schulte placed first with a time of 10:33.83.

Halie Schaefer placed first in the shot put with a distance of 35 feet, 5 1/2 inches and took first in the discus throw with a toss of 107 feet, 1 inch. Fisher placed third in the shot put with a distance of 33 feet, 10 inches.

The Archie boys’ track and field team placed ninth out of 16 teams with a team score of 40 points.

Austin Reynolds took second in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:04.5. Ceasar Swiggart took second in the high jump with a height of 5 feet, 6 inches.

Luke Thomas placed second in the pole vault with a height of 9 feet, followed by teammate Will Cantrell in fourth with a height of 8 feet.

The 4x800-meter relay team of Reynolds, Swiggart, Austin Hill and Joey Wheeler finished fourth with a time of 9:03.35.

The Sherwood boys’ track and field team finished 10th overall with a team score of 39.5 points.

Brett Nigh placed second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.42 and second in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.77. Nigh also took third in the long jump with a distance of 18 feet, 9 1/2 inches.

Brandon Lindsey finished second in the discus throw with a toss of 117 feet, 2 inches.

The 4x200-meter relay team of Collin Atkinson, Nigh, Andrew Douglass and Lindsey finished third with a time of 1:37.26.

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