Wildcats run away from competition at MSU Meet
by Scott Brown, Sports Editor Email Scott
May 25, 2005 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Trigg County nearly doubled their competition at the Fill the Lanes Track Meet May 19 at Murray State University.

The Wildcats claimed eight first place finishes and totaled 167 points in the 11-team event. Mayfield (86.5) was second, and Murray (70) was third.

Jeremy Jones, who set a school record earlier in the week by clearing 6-feet, 5-inches in the high jump, won the event at Murray with a height of six feet.

Jones also took second place in the long jump at 20-feet, 9-inches.

Scott Mayes won the 200-meter dash in a time of 23.41 seconds, edging second place Frank Russell by a nose.

Mayes also won the long jump with a distance of 21-feet, 10-inches.

Stephon Smithers won the triple jump with a distance of 38-feet, 10-inches and was second in the high jump at 5-feet, 10-inches.

Dennis Acree won the 400-meter run in a time of 51.87 seconds and was sixth in the 100-meter dash in 11.77 seconds.

Aaron Acree won the 300-meter hurdles in a time of 46.43 seconds and was third in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 17.72 seconds.

Dane Bolton finished second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 17.36 seconds and was third in the 300-meter hurdles in 47.78 seconds.

Rozelle Boyd was third in the triple jump with a leap of 38-feet, 3-inches.

Steven Wadlington was second in the discus throw at 146 feet.

Frank Russell finished fourth in the 100-meter dash in 11.39 seconds.

Greg Acree finished third in the 400-meter run in a time of 53.46 seconds.

Taylor McGee finished fourth in the shot put with a toss of 42-feet, 4-inches.

Barron Adams was tenth in the 800-meter run in 2:24.

Trigg County’s 400-meter relay team won in a time of 44.53 seconds, but the 800-meter relay team suffered their first loss of the season, finishing tied for second in 1:35, about three-quarters of a second behind first place Mayfield.

The 1600-meter relay team won easily by ten seconds, crossing the finish line with a time of 3:36.

On the girls’ side, Trigg County posted a respectable third place finish with 77 points, trailing only Mayfield (91) and Fulton County (80).

Janada Acree came in fourth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 28.37 seconds and was fifth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.69 seconds.

Melanie Want finished second in the long jump at 15-feet, 4-inches. She also finished sixth in the high jump at 4-feet, 4-inches.

Laquisha Boyd finished second in the shot put with a heave of 27-feet, 9-inches.

Crystal Bacon came in second in the discus throw with a distance of 81-feet, 7-inches. She was also fourth in the shot put with a toss of 26 feet.

Lanika Mayes finished fifth in the 400-meter run in a time of 1:06. Mayes also finished seventh in the 100-meter dash in 14.38 seconds.

Taylor Bryant was fourth in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 19.45 seconds.

Latoshia Woods was fifth in the discus throw at 74-feet, 3-inches.

Annie Woods finished seventh in the 110-meter hurdles in a time of 20.25 seconds.

Brittany Rexing finished tenth in the 800-meter run but no time was available.

Trigg County’s 400-meter relay team finished second in a time of 54.60 seconds, and the 1600-meter relay team also finished second with a time of 4:43.

Trigg County’s 3200-meter relay team was fifth with a time of 13:22, while the 800-meter relay team was eighth in 2:01.

Both Trigg County teams will participate in the Class A, Region I Track Meet Thursday and Saturday at Murray State University.
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