De­catur, Gen­try fare well in Black­hawk Re­lays

Westside Eagle-Observer - - SPORTS - MIKE ECKELS meck­els@nwadg.com

PEA RIDGE — Both Gen­try and De­catur boys’ and girls’ track teams fared well dur­ing the April 5 Black­hawk In­vi­ta­tional Re­lays track meet at Black­hawk Sta­dium in Pea Ridge. This was a chance for ath­letes from both schools to qual­ify for the state track meet com­ing up in May.

In ad­di­tion to De­catur and Gen­try, 19 track teams, in­clud­ing Pea Ridge, Green­land, Farm­ing­ton, Siloam Springs, Elkins, West Fork and 11 other schools from around Arkansas, com­peted.

De­catur and Gen­try re­sults:

Team Re­sults

Girls: 4. De­catur, 57.50; 8. Gentr y, 30.

Boys: 5. Gen­try, 74.50; 6. De­catur, 45.50.

Girls

100m: 5. Desi Meek (De­catur) 13.77; 16. Heidi Rubi (De­catur), 15.16; 27. Tabby Til­ley (De­catur), 18.70.

200m: 5. Meek (De­catur), 28.79; 13. Stephanie San­doval (De­catur), 31.80; 15. Paige Vann (De­catur), 31.89.

400m: 6. San­doval (De­catur), 1:10.41; 10. Des­tiny Me­jia (De­catur), 1:12.58. 100m Hur­dles: 3. Meek (De­catur), 17.61; 6. Heidi Vin­son (Gentr y), 18.93. 300m Hur­dles: 3. Meek (De­catur), 50.80; 6. Vin­son (Gentr y), 54.68. 4x100m: 6. De­catur (Rubi, Me­jia, San­doval, Vann), 57.94. High Jump: 1. Me­jia (De­catur), 5-01; 10. Vann (De­catur), 4-02. Pole Vault: 3. Meek (De­catur), 7-06; 5. Me­jia (De­catur), 7-06. Long Jump: 5. Me­jia (De­catur), 15-01.58.

Triple Jump: 3. Meek (De­catur), 33-02; Me­jia (De­catur), 29-04; 9. San­doval (De­catur), 28-04. Shot Put: 1. Chastery Fua­matu (Gen­try), 40-09.50. Dis­cus: 1. Fua­matu (Gen­try), 117-08.50; 6. Vin­son (Gen­try), 71-05.50.

Boys

100m: 8. Tay­lor Hais­man (De­catur), 12.24; 9. Johnny Bran­don (De­catur), 12.29; 18. Tra­vor Cain (Gen­try), 12.66.

200m: 5. Hais­man (De­catur), 24.59; 7. Bran­don (De­catur), 24.67; 13. Cain (Gen­try), 25.79; 24. Trent Gore (Gen­try), 27.51; 28. Hunter But­ler (Gentr y), 28.03.

400m: 4. Hais­man (De­catur), 54.13; 5. Sam San­ti­ago (Gen­try), 54.46; 21. Gore (Gen­try), 1:02.32.

800m: 17. San­ti­ago (Gen­try), 2:27.19. 1,600m: 5. Ja­cob Tru­man (Gen­try), 5:12.51; 17. Hunter Fra­zier (Gen­try), 6:01.17.

3,200m: 5. Tru­man (Gen­try), 11:39.14. 110m Hur­dles: 9. Cay­den Bing­ham (De­catur), 19.49; 10. Cain (Gen­try), 20.74; 14. Gore (Gen­try), 22.08; 15. Ryan Ross (De­catur), 22.53.

300m Hur­dles: 16. Ross (De­catur), 53.05. 4x100m Re­lay: 5. Gen­try (San­ti­ago, Fra­zier, John Faulken­berry, Cain), 47.95; 6. De­catur (Bran­don, Gerry Wood, Seth Rich, Jimmy Men­doza), 48.52.

4x400m Re­lay: 2. De­catur (Bran­don, Men­doza, Rich,

Hais­man), 3:47.50; 5. Gen­try (San­ti­ago, Fra­zier, Faulken­berry, Blake Wilkin­son), 3:55.83.

4x800m Re­lay: 5. Gen­try (San­ti­ago, Tru­man, Fra­zier, Ethan Ham­mond), 4:37.35.

High Jump: 4. Wilkin­son (Gen­try) 5-10; 6. Men­doza (De­catur), 5-08. Pole Vault: 7- Cain (Gen­try), 9-06; 7. Hais­man (De­catur), 9-06; 9. Bran­don Jones (Gentr y), 9-06.

Long Jump: 4. Wood (De­catur), 18-10; 5. Men­doza (De­catur), 18-09; 9. Faulken­berry (Gen­try), 18-04; 17. But­ler (Gentr y), 16-06.

Triple Jump: 1. Men­doza (De­catur), 39-09; 2. Faulken­berry (Gen­try), 39-03; 10. Wood (De­catur), 36-04; 12. But­ler (Gentr y), 35-11.

Shot Put: 1. Clark Ma­son (Gen­try), 50-01; 5-Ker­lose Ruzek (Gen­try), 36-05.50; 11. Faulken­berry (Gen­try), 35-06.

Dis­cus: 1. Ma­son (Gen­try), 139-08; 2. Ruzek (Gen­try) 12311.50; Faulken­berry (Gen­try), 111-07.50; 15. Javier Perez (De­catur), 84-04.

West­side Ea­gle Ob­server/MIKE ECKELS

De­catur’s Jimmy Men­doza pushes up a wave of dirt af­ter land­ing dur­ing the long jump at the Blackhawk In­vi­ta­tional Re­lays in Pea Ridge on April 5. Men­doza placed sixth in this event and first in the triple jump for De­catur.

West­side Ea­gle Ob­server/MIKE ECKELS

De­catur’s Des­tiny Me­jia clears the bar in the girls’ high jump. Me­jia won the event with a 5-feet, 1-inch jump.

West­side Ea­gle Ob­server/MIKE ECKELS

Gen­try’s Jon Faulken­berry sails over the pit to­wards a land­ing in the long jump. Faulken­berry placed ninth in the event.

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