Lumberjacks Win 19th Mason-Dixon Team Title
The Lumberjacks won their 19th Mason-Dixon Track Championship April 17 at Clay-Battelle High School, with Tucker Cain scoring 34 of Valley’s 153 points. Cameron finish second with 109 points and Paden City was with 88 points. Hundred finished in seventh place with 36 points.
Cain, along with teammates Kale Lloyd and Trey Streets, earned first-team honors for placing in the top 10, while Paden City’s Deven Price finished fifth with 23.50 points. Teammates Cade Myers and Trey Streets also earned first team all-Mason-Dixon along side Price for scoring in the top 10 in individual scoring in the conference meet.
Cain won the high jump event with a leap of 6′, while placing first in the pole vault with 10’6 feet. Cain and Streets finished second and third, respectively, in the long jump. Cain placed second to teammate Wesley Dulaney in the discus, while Hundred’s Courtland Armstrong finished in the third spot.
The ‘Jacks’ Trey Streets and Kale Lloyd placed third and fourth, respectively, in the 100 meter dash, while Streets scored fifth in the 200 meter dash. Lloyd (38′) won the shot put over Brandon Cross (36’8) of Paden City, and the Hornets’ Ethan Geho (35’8).
Hundred’s Holden Moore finished third in the 400 meter dash, while Tyler Kiger of Paden City ended up fourth. Moore was also second in the 800 meter run. In the longer distances, Valley’s Nathan Arnolds finished in fourth place in the 3,200 meter run, while Wildcat teammates Cade Crislip and Kristopher Byers finished eighth and ninth in the 1,600 meter run.
In the hurdle events, the Deven Price of Paden City beat out Valley’s Joey Preat and Cade Myers in the 110 meter hurdles. Price and Myers finished one and two in the 300 meter hurdles, while Lumberjack Liam Midcap placed fourth.
The Paden City shuttle team of Dean Frye, Jacob Pierce, Cade Myers and Deven Price nosed out the Lumberjack squad.
In other relay events, Paden City finished second in the 4×200 meter relay, while the Lumberjacks placed third. The Valley 4×400 meter relay team finished second, while the Wildcat squad placed third. Valley also placed second in the 4×100 meter relay, while the Paden City 4×800 and the 4×100 meter teams finished in fourth place in both events.
Amy Mason and Samantha Roberts of Valley finished in the top 10 at the Mason-Dixon Track Championships, helping the ‘Jills claim third place with 98 points. Trinity (149) and Clay-Battelle (98) placed first and second, respectively. Paden City (48) ended up in fifth place, while the Hundred (9) squad placed seventh.
Mason was first in the pole vault, while finishing second in the discus and fourth in the shot put. Roberts won the discus event and placed second in the shot put. The ‘Cats’ Cydney Blatt won the shot put with a 29’1 heave, while finishing fourth in the discus. Ashley Miller of Hundred took third place.
Abigail Willey finished second in the long jump for Valley, while teammate Cassidy Price finished fourth. Price would garner a second-place finish in the high jump, while teammate Erin Brown finished third.
Paden City’s Abbey Still placed fourth in the 100 meter dash, while Brown placed fifth in the 300 meter hurdles. Lady ‘Cat Kayla Hizer finished third in the 100 meter hurdles, while Brown placed fifth.
The Paden City Shuttle Team finished second, while its 4×100 and 4×200 meter relay teams each placed third, and its 4×800 meter relay team took a fourth-place finish.