Wildcats record season bests at Christian County meet
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Greg Acree finished fourth in the 400-meters
Greg Acree finished fourth in the 400-meters
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Trigg County faced their stiffest competition of the 2004 track season Thursday at a quad meet at Hopkinsville's Stadium of Champions.

Facing Hopkinsville, Fort Campbell, and Christian County for the first time this year, the Wildcats finished third, while the Lady Wildcats were fourth.

"You can't tell it by looking at the scores, but we had one of our better meets today. We had several people get their top time or distance today against some good competition," said TCHS track coach James Shelton.

Hopkinsville edged Fort Campbell 78-74 to win the boys' competition, followed by Trigg County (49) and Christian County (37).

On the girls' side, Fort Campbell (91) easily outdistanced Christian County (57), Hopkinsville (41), and Trigg County (19).

Steven Wadlington picked up Trigg's lone first place finish in the shot put. His toss of 44-feet, 3-inches bettered Fort Campbell's Gabe Wallace by nearly three feet.

The Wildcats also had three second place finishes.

Wadlington was second in the discus throw (127-feet, 9-inches), while Dane Bolton took second place in the 110-meter hurdles in 17.35, and Dennis Acree was second in the 400-meter run in a season-best time of 52.78 seconds.

Bolton was also fifth in the 300-meter hurdles with a season-best time of 47.22.

D' Angelo Cavanaugh took home a pair of third places in the 100-meters (11.2) and 200-meters in a season-best time of 22.68.

Others who placed for Trigg County included Jon Wilson, fifth in the 100-meter dash; Greg Acree, fourth in the 400-meter run (season-best time of 53.3); Landen Burcham, fourth in the 800-meter run (season-best time of 2:30); Dhayna Cavanaugh, third in the long jump; Taylor McGee, fifth in the shot put; Mason Meyer, third in the discus throw; and Stephon Smithers, fourth in the triple jump.

Trigg County recorded season best times in the 400, 800, and 1600-meter relays but fared no better than third place.

On the girls' side, Trigg County took 1-2-3 in the discus throw as Sharda Whitlock won with a heave of 85-feet, 6-inches. Crystal Bacon was second in 69-feet, 2-inches, and LaToshia Woods was third at 66-feet, 9-inches.

Bacon also took second in the shot put with a distance of 27-feet, 2-inches. Whitlock was fifth.

In other events, Jennifer Martin was fifth in the 800-meter run in 2:55.

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Crittenden County edged Trigg County by a point in a quad meet April 27 at Perdue Field.

The Rockets won nine individual events and scored 109 points, while Trigg County five individual events and three relays for 108 points.

Caldwell County (27) was third, and Dawson Springs (17) finished fourth.

In a close meet on the girls' side, Crittenden County edged Dawson Springs 65.5 to 63.5. Caldwell County (56) was third, and Trigg County (53) was fourth.

For the guys, Steven Wadlington won the shot put (42-feet, 3-inches) and discus throw (132-feet, 8-inches) and was fifth in the long jump (16-feet).

Tommy Woodall won the 800-meter run in 2:16, while Michael Moseley and Jon Wilson each cleared eight feet in the pole vault to tie for first place.

Wilson also finished second in the 100 and 200-meters.

Dennis Acree (54.45) edged his brother Greg (54.94) to win the 400-meter run.

Dane Bolton finished second in the 110-meter hurdles (18.2) and fifth in the 300-meter hurdles (48.92).

Eighth grader Scottie Mayes was second in the 300-meter hurdles (45.89) and second in the long jump (17-feet, 1-inches).

Other scorers for the Wildcats were Frank Russell third in the 100-meter dash; Landen Burcham fifth in the 800-meters; D'Angelo Cavanaugh third in the 200-meter dash; A.J. Bridges third in the 3200-meters and fifth in the triple jump; Taylor McGee second in the shot put; Mason Meyer third in the discus; Stephon Smithers third in the triple jump and fourth in the high jump; and Barron Adams took third in the pole vault.

Trigg County also took first in the 400, 800, and 1600-meter relays.

On the girls' side, Sharda Whitlock took first in the discus throw with a heave of 83-feet, 4-inches.

Crystal Bacon captured first in the shot put (27-feet, 8-inches) and third in the discus throw (65-feet, 1-inch).

Kerstin Skinner was first in the pole vault with a height of 3-feet, 6-inches.

Eighth grader Janada Acree also scored well for the Lady Wildcats, taking second place in both the 100 and 200-meter dashes and third in the long jump;

The Lady Wildcats also took first in the 800-meter relay and was second in the 400.

Other scorers for Trigg County were Annie Woods fourth in the 100-meter dash and fourth in the 300-meter hurdles; Jasmine Kale second in the 400-meter run; Jennifer Martin second in the 800-meter run.

Trigg County returns to action Friday at the Caldwell County Invitational.
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