Lakeside boys edge out Calvary Baptist, 202-182.
SIBLEY — For the second straight year, the boys District 1-2A Track Championship was a battle between the Lakeside Warriors and the Calvary Cavaliers.
Once again, the Warriors prevailed scoring 202 points to Calvary’s 182. Evangel took third with 70 points. The Warriors, as they have done all year, had balanced scoring as they tallied 95 points in the field and 107 points on the track.
The girls’ championship boiled down to the 1600 Relay as Homer and Calvary entered the event tied at 133 a piece. Calvary won the relay thus winning the championship 143-141 over Homer. The Lakeside Lady Warriors placed third with 103 points.
Enrique Soto and Chris Lewis led the Warriors in the track events, as they combined to win five of the eight individual running events.
Lewis blazed to 10.51 (Fully automatic time) 100 meters victory and then finished his day with a 200 meter title at 22.12. Lewis also anchored the second place 800 relay, which ran a 1:30.48. Darryl Moore, Cody Poe, and Roy Doyle joined Lewis, who was running this event for the first time this season.
Soto had an incredible day as he won the 800 at 2:01, the 1600 at 4:37, and the 3200 at 10:17. He also anchored the third place 1600 Relay (3:39) which included Doyle, Cody Poe, and Brian Bickford. Scoring 31 1/2 points Soto was named high point man for the district.
Cody Poe took second place in the 110 Hurdles at 15.74 and 300 hurdles at 42.25. Brian Bickford running a personal-best time of 2:08, finished third in the 800. James Taylor with a personal-best of 5:02 placed fourth in the 1600. Zach Levesque with a personal-best of 10:43 finished second in the 3200, and Roy Doyle placed third in the 400 with a time of 53.99.
Michael Stephens led the Warrior guys in the field winning the shot with a personal best of 48’ 8” and the discus at 136’0”. Jecorey Lathan finished second in both of those events with throws of 44’8” and 128’0”.
Aubrey Miles claimed the javelin championship at 170’9” while T.J. Carpenter finished third with a throw of 156’2”. Carpenter won the high jump at 5’10” and Rodney Jenkins was second at 5’8”. Jenkins Also took fourth in the triple jump (39’2”) and sixth in the long jump (19’2”).
Darryl Moore was the long jump champion with a leap of 21’ 1 1/2”. Kameron Cawthon, with a personal-best vault of 14’6”, was the pole vault champion.
In all, the Warriors won six of the seven field events.
Jasmine Turner led the Lady Warriors in the field events, as she claimed the discus championship with a personal-best throw of 95’ 4’’.
Jessica Bridges placed second in the javelin at 85’ 8’’. Seanea Collins leaped 15’8’’ in the long jump for a second place finish, and Kimber Knotts finished fourth in the high jump at 4’4”.
The leading scorer on the track for the ladies was Anna Davidson who finished fourth in the 1600 (6:01) and 800 (2:46) and won the 3200 (13:10). Davidson also ran a leg on the fourth place 1600 Relay (4:40).
Deedee Quarles took second in the 100 hurdles at 18.8. Hannah Shively finished third in the 1600 at 6:00.
Heather Schenk, running a personal-best of 2:41, finished third in the 800. Seanea Collins placed fifth in the 100 and the 200. Davidson, Schenck, Tomondria Wallace, and Senea Collins made up the 1600 Relay.
The first four finishers in each event move on to the Region 1-2A meet at the ULM Track in Monroe on Tuesday, April 26th.
By winning the District title, Coaches Dan Grantham, David Kidd, and Roger Kirkland were named 1-2A Coaches of the Year for the second straight season.