HAUGHTON — The final meet before district proved to be a great tune-up for the Lakeside Track teams.
The Lakeside Lady Warriors took fourth place out of 14 teams scoring 40 points. The Warrior guys finished sixth out of 12 teams scoring 34 points.
Shanae Collins had an outstanding day for the ladies as she scored 24 of the 40 points. Collins set a new school record in the long jump winning it with a leap of 17'0". Collins took second in the 100 meters at 12.91. Collins also set a personal best of 26.99 to finish third in the 200.
Jasmine Turner continued her undefeated season in the discus with a winning toss of 102'4". Alissa Lander was fourth in the 1600 running a 5:47. Deedee Quarles ran a personal best 18.01 for the fifth win in the 100 hurdles.
For the Warriors, Maurice Moore had a memorable day. Moore set a personal best of 6'2" to finish third in the high jump. Moore also had a personal best long jump of 20'9" for a fifth place. Moore also ran two great legs on the 400 and 1600 Relay.
The 400 Relay made up of Moore, Darryl Moore, Chris Lewis, and Howard Roberts set a new school record of 42.669 to finishing second to Haughton. The 1600 Relay of Moore, Moore, Lewis and Enrique Soto was third at 3:30.58.
Soto placed fourth in the 800 at 2:00.35. Sophomore Deangelo Joiner, running the 400 for the first time, ran 54.09 for fifth place. James Taylor finished the scoring for the Warriors as he finished third in 3200 with a time of 10:28.32.
The Warriors will host the District 2A meet on Friday, April 19th. The field events will begin at 2 p.m with the running slated for 3:30 p.m.
Jonesboro, Ferriday, Lake Providence, Sterlington, Homer, and Lakeside will compete for District honors. The top four finishers in each event will qualify for the Regional meet at ULM next week.
Seniors Jasmine Turner, Deedee Quarles, Enrique Soto, and James Taylor will be making their final appearance on the Lakeside Track. The Lakeside boys will beg oing after their fourth straight District title.