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Polk County Middle School track teams set records

Published 7:37pm Friday, April 11, 2014

Though April 1 brought many foolish pranks and fun teasers, Polk County Middle School track teams setting many records at its home meet was no joke. Mariah Overholt hit a triple. Hitting a triple in track means assisting the team in setting three new school records. Overholt took first place in the girl’s long jump and set a new school record of 14-3.5.

The girl’s 4×200 relay (Overholt, Teon Mullins, Julianna Robbins and Aislin Salerno) took first place in 2:03.39 and the 4×400 Relay (Overholt, Izzy Jackson, Sadie Allen and Salerno) took fourth in 5:04.86, both performances were new PCMS records.  Cheyenne Hipp set a new record in the 100-meter hurdles in 19.52.

Arnie Twitty cleared 5-6 to win and set a new school record in boy’s high jump.

Boys Performances: 

110 Hurdles: TJ Hurst 19.16
Zak Abril 23.38
Austin Geagley 26.22

100 Meter: Geagley 16.38
Jeffrey Weaver 16.52

4×200 Relay: 2:09.14 fifth

1600 Meter: Caleb Potter 5:52.14
Zach Lambert 6:29.29

4×100 RelaY: 53.93 fifth

400 Meter: TJ Hurst 58.10
Javen Mings 1:09

800 Meter: Al Russell 2:44.20

600 Meter: Potter 1:59
Kalob Jackson 2:27
Tyler Lawrence 2:29

200 Meter: Jackson Hanson 31.54
Weaver 33.73

4×400 Relay: 4:34.74 second.

Discus: Austin Heffner 77-2.5
Hayden Shumate 59-8

Shot: Shumate 29-4
Heffner 26-2.5
Matthew Mullis 19-8

Long Jump: Twitty 15-6.5
Kendall Wilkins 14-3.5
Kaleb Eubanks 13-2

Triple Jump: Eubanks 26-8.5
Jon Cantrell 22-10
Lawrence 22-7

Girls Performances:

100 Meter: Izzy Jackson 14.54
Jailine Hernandez 15.62
Kaithyn Anthony 17.34

4×100 Relay: 58.21 third

400 Meter Dash: Nicole Mott 1:17.28
Sara Cooper 1:18.01

800 Meter Run: Haven Dufford 3:14.11
Hipp 3:14.89
Morgan Hudson -
3:25.26

600 Meter Dash: Allen 2:02
Salerno 2:05
Nicole Mott 2:14
Elyse Nolan 2:20
Ashlyn Green 3:47

200 Meter Dash: Mullins 30.12
Hernandez 32.38
Monique Williams 36.27

Discus: Makayla Staley 34-10
Tori Rouse 30-4
Bethany Bruce 29-7

Shot: Bruce 16-9
Rouse 16-4
Staley 16-9

Long Jump: Cooper 12-1

– article submitted 

by Jenny Wolfe

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