Centreville captures AC relays

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 14, 2000

Centreville Academy’s varsity boys and girls track teams each came in first place at the Adams County Christian School Rebel Relays on Thursday.

Centreville’s varsity boys had a total of 47 points. Tensas came in second wtih 34 points. Huntington was third with 30 points.

Wilkinson County Christian Acadamy and Mount Olive tied for fourth with 24 points. ACCS finished fifth with 14 points.

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Trinity finished sixth with 12 points.

&uot;Centreville’s very strong,&uot; said ACCS track coach Bob Garnett. &uot;We had some good races out of Huntington and Tensas.&uot;

The Centreville team of Matthew Tolbert, Justin Simpson, John Vincent and Bales won the 800m relay with a time of 1.40.66 and the 400m relay in 46.76 seconds.

Another Centreville boys’ team, Tolbert, Handel, Bales and Simpson, won the 1600m relay with a time of 3.44.75.

Centreville also won the 200m dash (Simpson, 24.39), the 400m dashe (Handel, 54.09) and the 100-hurdles (Newman, 18.3).

Lee Watts of ACCS came in third in the 100m dash with a time of 12.19 seconds.

ACCS’s team of Wiley, Skates, Carter and Ellis came in third in the 800m relay with at time of 1.44.5 while the team of Wiley, Rollins, Carter and Ellis finished third in the 400m relay in 49.43 seconds.

ACCS won the half-ton relay.

Centreville’s varsity girls finished with 50 points to edge out Huntington, which finished second with 46 points, and Mount Olive, which was third with 45 points.

WCCA finished fourth with 19 points and ACCS was fifth with 12 points.

&uot;The varsity girls had a close meet with Huntington and Centreville,&uot; coach Garrett said, referring to how close the two teams finished overall.

Huntington’s Tiffany Ferguson won the 100m dash with a time of 13.84 and teammate Rachel Anders was third with a time of 14.07.

Anders also finished second in the 400-dash with at time of 66.6. Emily Hazlip was second in the 800 run with a time of 2.43.59.

Overall, Huntington’s girls had one first-place finish, four second-place finishes and six third-place finishes.

Centreville’s Anne Goudeau won the 400-dash with a time of 63.84 and the 100-hurdles in 16.59 seconds.

The team of Emily Knighton, Sarah Sullivan, Betsy Bell and Goudeau won the 800-relay with a tiem of 1.53.90 and the 400-relay in 54.48 seconds for Centreville.

Another CA girls team, Ashford, Sullivan, Knighton and Goudeau, won the 1600-relay with a time of 4.34.69.

Casey Etheridge of ACCS finished third in the 100m hurdles in 18.95 seconds.

Etheridge, Lindsey Smith, Beth Robertson and Jennifer Stowers finished third in the 800-relay with at time of 2.01.08 and third in the 400-relay in 56.27 seconds.

&uot;Our varsity teams can do a lot better,&uot; Garnett said.

ACCS’s junior varsity girls came in first place with 74 points, easily outdistancing second-place WCCA’s 34 points.

Huntington was third with 27 points.

Centreville was fourth with 16 points, Mount Olive fifth with six points and Tensas sixth with three points.

For the second meet in a row, ACCS’s JV girls squad did not lose a race.

Centreville’s JV boys team finished first with 77 points. WCCA was second with 53 points, ACCS third with 26 points.

Huntington came in fourth with 22 points, Tensas fifth with six points, Mt. Olive sixth with five and Trinity seventh with one point.