Warriors runners share MVR Award
SIBLEY — Cold and cloudy weather conditions did not prevent some hot performances at the Richland State Bank Warrior Relays at Lakeside High School last Friday.
Seven teams competed in the event, with Ouachita Christian taking championships in both the girls and boys divisions. Lakeside was runner-up in each division.
Leading the Warriors on the track were co-Most Valuable Runners, Chris Lewis and Enrique Soto. The two runners completely dominated each event they ran, scoring 22 points a piece.
Lewis won the 100 (11.06) and 200 (23.04). Soto won the 1600 (4:29) and 3200 (9:43). Soto and Lewis joined Darryl Moore and Maurice Moore on the winning 1600 meter relay which posted a season best 3:32.91.
Darryl Moore earlier posted a personal best of 51.30 to easily win the 400. Eric Greene placed 2nd in the 1600 (5:05). Deangelo Joynced 3rd in the 200 (24.11). Cody Robinson was third in the 3200 (11:31).
Maurice Moore paced the Warrior guys in the field with a second place personal-best of 20'8" in the long jump, and a second place high jump of 5'10".
Darryl Moore placed third in the long jump at 20'6". Deangelo Joyner was sixth in the high jump at 5'6". Brandon Elliot, Tremindious Miller, and Trey Owens also posted personal bests. Elliot was second in the pole vault at 10'0". Miller tossed the shot 46'6" for second. Owens heaved the javelin 124'03" for sixth and 95'3" in the discus for sixth.
Del Kingsby was most valuable field performer. The Haynesville jumper won the high jump and was second in the triple jump.
Calvary's Halley Hesterman was named most valuable girls runner. She won the 800 (2:27), the 1600 (5:27), and the 3200 (12:42) scoring 30 points.
Leading the way for the Lady Warriors were Shanae Collins and Alissa Lander. Collins won the 100 (13.12) and was second in the 200 (28.17).
Lander was second in the 3200 (12:54) and third in the 800 (had a personal best of 2:39.63) Katelyne Collier placed thith in the 1600 (6:18) and Hannah Shively was fifth (6:27). Heather Schenck finished fifth in the 800 (2:45). Brooke Walker was fourth in the 3200 (14:02) and Rachel Vickers was fourth in the 400 (1:14).
Winning the ladies most valuable field award was Sadie Robertson from Ouachita ,Christian. Robertson, a member of television's reality family in Duck Dynasty, won the javelin (112,10"), was second in the discus (76'5"), and third in the shot (27'10").
Leading the Lady Warriors in the field was Shanae Collins. Collins won the long jump for the third time in 4 meets with a leap of 16'3". Destinee Joyner added third place points with a 4'2" high jump clearance. Ashley McKinsey took second in the shot put at 28'4".
Receiving the Excellence in Track Award for 2013 was Coach David Kidd. Kidd, who retired last year, is serving as a volunteer coach for Lakeside this year. During his coaching career he has coached numerous state champions on the track and in the field.
Next action for the Lakeside teams will be at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas, next Friday and Saturday. Chris Lewis will participate in the 100 meters and Enrique Soto will run the 1600.