AC, Huntington girls finish second

Published 12:00 am Monday, May 9, 2005

PORT GIBSON &045; Adams Christian’s Lady Rebels came in second at the District 3-AA track meet Thursday at Chamberlain-Hunt thanks to a three first and quite a few seconds.

Ariana DeLaSalle won the high jump at 5-0, Katie Givens won the 300 hurdles in 53.7 seconds and Kaitlyn O’Quinn won the 3,200 in 14:07. The Lady Rebels tacked on three individual seconds, while all there relays finished in second as the team finished behind Riverfield in the team scoring.

&uot;Our kids have done well,&uot; AC head coach Warren Whitaker said. &uot;I was real pleased with them. In several places we improved our times. We’ve got some young runners. I was pleased. They did well. I was pleased with them, and that’s the only way to build a program.&uot;

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Givens came in second in the 200 in 29.5 seconds, O’Quinn was second in the 1,600 in 6:35, Alex Foster was second in the discus at 76-0 and the relay teams of Sarah Beth Fuller, Katherine Wedgeworth, Mallory Byrd and Givens came in second in the 400 relay in 57.3 seconds, the 800 in 2:02.06 and the 1,600 in 4:34.

Others qualifying for the South State meet were Fuller in third in the 400 at 1:13 and fourth in the 200 in 30.4 seconds, Byrd in fourth in the long jump at 13-4 1/2 and fourth in the 100 hurdles in 19.8 seconds and Lindsay Barber in fourth in the 3,200 at 15:05.

In boys, the Rebels put three individuals and one relay team in South State. Heath Williams won the shot put at 43-0 and took second in discus at 107 feet, while Duncan Guedon was third in the high jump at 5-4. Matthew Guedon was second in pole vault at 10-0.

The 3,200 relay team of Turtle Kelp, Ethan Rymer, Lee Swinny and Derek Braswell came in fourth.

District 7-A meet

MONROE, La. &045; Tensas Academy’s Lady Chiefs won the district meet with 71 1/2 points, while Huntington came in second with 59.

The Lady Hounds had four finish firsts Thursday with Krystal Arnold pulling in two with a first in the discus at 72-5 and another in the shot at 30-4. Marie Miller won the 3,200 in 15:15, and Jessie Lee won the 100 hurdles in 17.92 seconds.

Others qualifying for South State were Katie Moak in second in the discus at 70-2, Leslie Wagoner in third in the shot at 28-0, Katie Gray in second in the 3,200 in 16:16, Julie Moak in third in the 100 hurdles in 18.81 seconds, Amberlee Collard in third in the 100 in 14.07 seconds, Gray fourth in the 1,600 at 16:35.31 and Emily Anders third in the 400 in 1:09.14 and Sarah Loomis fourth at 1:12.03.

In relays, the 400 relay of Lee, Loomis, Anders and Collard came in third in 57.79 seconds. The mile relay team of Loomis, Mollye Ashmore, Miller and Anders came in fourth in 4:57.

The 800 relay team of Brittany Keahey, Anders, Ashmore and Collard took second in 1:59.08.