MCHS Girls Finish Second At Relays
Wins by Cassadi Dowd and Caitlyn Barton led the McDonald County High School girls’ track team to a second-place finish at the Redbird Relays held April 27 at Webb City High School.
Dowd led a 1-2 McDonald County finish in the 800 with a winning time of 2:31.95. Teammate Ragan Wilson took second in a time of 2:35.26.
Barton won the pole vault by clearing 9-0. Chloe Teague added a third place in the event with a vault of 8-6.
McDonald County picked up a pair of seconds in relays. In the 4x100, the team of Barton, Erin Cooper, Ruby Palomo and Rita Santillan was second in a time of 54.44. The same four also took third in the 4x200 relay with a time of 1:56.68.
The 4x800 relay team of Dowd, Wilson, Adyson Sanny and Addy Mick took second in a time of 10:40.74.
Jordan Witt took second in the triple jump (31-10) and third in the high jump (5-4).
Palomo added a third in the 100 hurdles (17.61) and a sixth in the 300 hurdles (54.67).
Rounding out the results for the Lady Mustangs were Santillan, third, 100, 13:81; Mick, fourth, 3200, 13:10.42; Sanny, fifth, 400, 1:08.99; Andrea Creason, fifth, 300 hurdles, 54.66; Jackie Grider, third, shot put, 31-8 and fifth, javelin, 88-6; Emily Landers, sixth, shot put, 29-6.5; and Brittanie Serr, fifth, discus, 94-1.
Webb City won the team title with 200 points, followed by McDonald County with 104, Joplin 94, Neosho 75, College Heights 52, Thomas Jefferson 38 and Springfield Glendale 14.
Wins by Peyton Barton and Zack Woods led the boys’ team with two
Barton won the discus with a throw of 141-4, while Woods took the pole vault by clearing 12-6.
Cole DelosSantos placed in four events. He was fifth in the 300 hurdles (44.37), sixth in the 110 hurdles (18.39) and ran a leg on two relays. The 4x200 relay team of DelosSantos, Marshall Foreman, Saul Garcia and John Howard took fourth (1:41.71), while the 4x400 team of DelosSantos, Cale Adamson, Drew Landers and Howard was fifth (3:46.32).
Corbin Jones and Michael Williams placed in three events.
Jones was second in the 200 (24.07). The sophomore was also fourth in the 100 (11.46) and ran a leg on the 4x100 relay that took fourth (46.62). Others on the relay were Foreman, Garcia and Eh Doh Say.
Williams was second in the triple jump (40-0.25), fifth in the high jump (5-6) and fifth in the long jump (19-7).
Rounding out the boys’ results were Alex Guadarrama, sixth, 1600, 4:56.27; David Lazalde, sixth, 3200, 10:45.84; Elijah Habert, Garrett Spears, Guadarrama and Howard, third, 4x800, 8:40.63; Bucky Harrell, fifth, triple jump, 38-4.5; Huechi Xiong, fourth, pole vault, 12-6; and Elliott Wolfe, second, shot put, 46-11 and fifth, discus, 121-1.
Webb City made it a sweep by winning the boys’ championship with 188.5 points. Joplin was second with 175, followed by Neosho with 90.5, McDonald County 81, Springfield Glendale 27, College Heights 15 and Thomas Jefferson 11.
Jones and Guadarrama picked up wins to lead the McDonald County boys’ team to second place at the Monett Relays held April 24 at Monett High School.
Jones won the 100 in a time of 11.1, while Guadarrama won the 3200 with a time of 10:48.3.
Jones also took third in the 200 (23.35) and triple jump (39-0), while Guadarrama was second in the 1600 (5:04.4).
Rounding out the individual results for McDonald County were Joel Morris, fourth, 300 hurdles, 44.64 and sixth, 110 hurdles, 18.4; Howard, third, 400, 53.6; DelosSantos, second, 300 hurdles, 44.64; Landers, third, 800, 2:14.7; Williams, fifth, high jump, 5-6 and fifth, triple jump, 38-1.5; and Wolfe, second, shot put, 43-10 and third, discus, 121-9.
Monett won the team title with 138 points, with McDonald County in second with 121 points. Third place went to Pierce City with 83.5, followed by Cassville 64, Aurora 43.25, Nevada 41.75, Mount Vernon 32.5, College Heights 27, Miller 14, Everton 12, Seneca 4 and Hollister 1.
Dowd led the Lady Mustangs by winning the 800 in a time of 2:34.8. The senior added a fifth place in the 1600 in a time of 5:55.0.
Barton took second in the pole vault (8-6), while Teague added a fourth (8-0).
Rounding out McDonald County’s individual results were Palomo, third, 300 hurdles, 52.78 and fifth, 100 hurdles, 17.3; Serr, sixth, discus, 85-4; and Witt, third, triple jump, 31-7.5 and fourth, long jump, 14-10.75.
Monett won the girls’ team championship with 158 points, followed by College Heights with 75, Mount Vernon 68, Nevada and Cassville 58, McDonald County 53, Pierce city 38, Seneca 27, Miller 14, Aurora 12 and Hollister 8.
McDonald County’s next meet is the Big 8 Conference Track and Field Championships at MCHS on May 3.
Cole DelosSantos takes a handoff from John Howard during the McDonald County Mustangs’ 4x800 relay team’s second-place effort at the Monett Relays held on April 24 at Monett High School.