It was a strong day for Palestine-Hutsonville's track teams Monday (April 1) at Casey-Westfield, as the Lady Pioneers finished first and the Pioneers came in third in tightly-contested four-team meets.
In the girls' meet, Palestine-Hutsonville won four events and totaled 68 points, edging Casey-Westfield, who came in second with 66.5. Marshall finished third with 55.5 and Oblong was fourth with 23.
Winning events for the Lady Pioneers were Kaylee Pettigrew in the 100 hurdles with a time of 20.63, Grayce Hightshoe in the high jump at 4-6, Summer Agan in the shot put with a throw of 32-8.5 and the 800 relay team of Macy Biggs, Megan Burton, Kendra Biggs and Paige Matthews with a time of 2:07, while finishing second were Matthews in the 100 (14.27) and long jump (13-5), Kendra Biggs in the shot put (31-7.5) and discus (104-2), Burton in the 200 (31.46) and the 400 relay team of Macy Biggs, Burton, Allison Dunlap and Matthews (1:00.42).
Top finishers for OHS were Shyanna Chapman in first in the discus (122-11) and third in the shot put (27-6), Madison Newman in second in the 400 (1:16), Alyssa Potts in second in the triple jump (26-4) and fifth in the shot put (25-7.5), Jalyn Collier in third in the triple jump (25-3.5) and fifth in the long jump (12-5.5) and Casci Sheridan in fifth in the discus (65-9.5).
In the boys' meet, Palestine-Hutsonville won six events and finished with 57.5 points, but finished ahead of only Oblong, who had 10. Marshall won the meet with 84 points, while Casey-Westfield was second with 81.5.
Nick Booth won three events for the Pioneers, finishing first in the 100 in 11.65 and long jump at 19-8.5, while tying for first with teammate Colton Hayes in the 200 with a time of 23.85. Chase Knoblett also won a pair of events, finishing first in the 110 hurdles in 16.44 and 300 hurdles in 44.96, the 400 relay team of Booth, Hayes, Blaize Dedrick and Knoblett also won in 45.24 and finishing second were Knoblett in the high jump (5-8) and Dedrick in the long jump (17-7).
For Oblong, Tristan Sablone was second in the shot put (35-7) and fifth in the discus (91-3) and Garrett Tracy was third in the triple jump (32-9) and fourth in the high jump (5-2).