MCHS Boys’ Track Team Wins 2018 Cassville Relays
The McDonald County High School boys’ track team scored in 15 of 19 events to win the 2018 Cassville Relays held April 17 at Cassville High School.
McDonald County won only two events but used its depth to score points in 15 of 19 events, including several instances with two Mustangs scoring points in the same events.
Elliott Wolfe won the discus with a throw of 128-6. Teammate Peyton Barton was second in the event with a throw of 127-4. Wolfe added a fourth place in the shot put with a toss of 43-5.
The Mustangs’ other win was by David Lazalde in the 3200 in a time of 10:40.41. Alex Guadarrama added a third place (11:11.59) in the event and also ran a leg on the 4x800 relay that took third place (9:02.64).
Other members of the 4x800 relay were Elijah Habert, Cale Adamson and Garrett Spears.
Corbin Jones placed in four events. The sophomore speedster was second in both the 100 (11.32) and 200 (23.57) meter dashes and was third in the triple jump (39-0) and fourth in the long jump (38-3).
Fellow sophomore Michael Williams also scored in both jumps, taking third in the long jump (19-11) and fourth in the triple jump (38-3).
Pole vaulters Zack Woods and Huechi Xiong took second (12-6) and third (12-0), respectively.
John Howard was third in the 400 (53.37), while Adamson was fourth (54.34). Both ran a leg of the 4x400 relay that took sixth in 3:55.90. Habert and Drew Landers ran the other two legs, while Landers added a fifth in the 800 (2:25.14).
Rounding out the scoring places for the boys were Dylan Allison, sixth, triple jump, 36-8; Eh Doh Say, Logan Renner, Cole DelosSantos and Howard, fifth, 4x200, 1:38.87; and DelosSantos, fifth, 300 hurdles, 44.69.
McDonald County totaled 110 points to easily outdistance second-place Pea Ridge with 91. Monett was third with 84, followed by Reeds Spring 83, Cassville 75, East Newton 69, Aurora 35, Miller 14, McAuley 11, Seneca 7, Blue Eye 4, Glendale 4 and Southwest (Washburn) 2.
The McDonald County girls’ team settled for third place. Monett scored 144 points to take first, followed by Pea Ridge with 98, McDonald County 89, Cassville 85, East Newton 63, Reeds Spring 33, Seneca 26, Aurora 24, Miller 13, Glendale 4, Blue Eye 3 and McAuley 3.
Ragan Wilson picked up the Lady Mustangs’ only win, taking the 800 in a time of 2:30.89. Wilson also ran a leg on two relays that finished second. The 4x800 (10:48.26) and the 4x400 (4:26.84) team of Wilson, Cassadi Dowd, Adyson Sanny and Addy Mick took second in both events.
Mick also placed in two
individual races. The sophomore was second in the 3200 (13:12.85) and third in the 1600 (6:03.68).
Ruby Palomo placed in four events. She was fourth both in the 100 hurdles (17.50) and 300 hurdles (52.65) and ran a leg on the third place 4x200 relay (1:55.57) and the 4x100 relay (54.52) that took fifth.
Joining Palomo on both relays were Erin Cooper, Rita Santillan and Caitlyn Barton.
Barton added a second in the pole vault (8-6), while teammates Chloe Teague and Kelli Brennand were fifth (7-6) and sixth (7-6), respectively.
Rounding out the girls’ scoring places were Jordan Witt, fifth, long jump, 15-5, and fourth, triple jump, 31-10.5; Emily Landers, fourth, discus, 87-10; Jackie Grider, fifth, discus, 84-10; Brittanie Serr, sixth, discus, 83-11; and Brooklynn Winters, sixth, 1600, 6:33.13.
McDonald County was at the Monett Relays on April 24 before returning home to host the Big 8 Conference Track and Field Championships on May 3.