Winters Shines For Blue Eagles
Girls State MeetTrack results:
Magnolia Girls finished in fourth place overal in the the state Class A track meet with 45 points. Paden City finished in the number 13 spot out of 26 teams that scored. The Cat’s ended with 15 points while Tyler Consolidated ended with two points and finished 23rd.
In the 100 meter dash girls preliminaries Paden City junior sprinter Abbe Stackpole finished third with a time of 12.76 to qualify for the finals. In the finals of the event Stackpole came in fourth with a time of 13.10 to give the Wildcat girls four points.
Magnolia freshman Jaci Rohde finished fifth in th epreliminary race with a 12.82 to qualify and stayed in that spot in the finals with a 13.16. Right behind Stackpole. The Silver Knights freshman ran a 13.29 in the preliminaries for 12 place.
Stackpole also got fourth in the 200 meter dash with a preliminary time of 26.93 and a finals time of 27.18 to give the Wildcats four more points. Siler Knights freshman Jocelyn Foltz qualified for the finals with a run in the preliminaries of 27.99 for seventh place. She finished seventh in the finals with a time of 28.07. Magnolia had freshman Abrey Cross finish 12th in the preliminaries with a time of 28.59.
The Blue Eagles had freshman Bre Herrick compete in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:03.15, while junior Katrina Patel cometed in the 1600 and came away with a 13:47.56 time.
In the 100 meter hurdles preliminaries Paden City freshman finished first among the local girls AND 10th overall with a 17.44. Silver Knight Emily Lancaster competed with a 17.79 and Magnolia junior Liza Clegg had a 18.78. The event was won by Clay Battelle who took the top two spots.
Paden City picked up the silver in the 4×100 meter relay in a time of 51.86 to give the Wildcat girls six points for the team. Running for the Cat’s was feshman McDonald, sophomore Mallory Yeater, sophomore Maggie Still, and junior Stackpole. with the whole team returning the Wildcats should be top competition next season.
Magnolia also finished in the point race with a sixth place finish in a time of 53.10, from a team of Herrick, senior Kennedy Parsons, Cross, and Rohde.
Paden City added another team point with a sixth place finish of 1:53.09, in the 4×200 meter relay with a team of McDonald, Yeater, junior Cora Anderson, and Stackpole. another all underclassman team.
The Silver Knights finished 10th in the event with a team of Phillips, freshmanLandry Buchanan, freshman Victoria Yost, and Foltz, a four freshman team. They ended with a time of 1:54.88. Watch for these girls in the future.
Magnolia with a team of Herrick, Parsons, Cross, and Rohde, came in 12th with a time of 1:55.88. The Magnolia 4×400 meter realy team made up of senior Olivia Mensore, Herrick, junior Aubrey Hall, and Parsons, took fifth place to give the Blue Eagle two points with a time of 4:26.38.
Paden Cit’s team of McDonald, sophomore Hope Weber, Anderson, and Yeater finished 12th in the 4×400 with a time of 4:47.33. Magnolia took 10th in the 4×800 meter relay with a time of 11:10.82 with a team of Mensore, sophomore Mikalyn Renner, Cross, and Hall.
Tyler Consolidated girls got ninth in the 4×102.5 meter shuttle hurdles with a time of 1:13.52, from a team of junior Rachel Thomas, freshman Makayla Haught, senior Lancaster, and junior Rachal Hashman. The Blue Eagles finished 10th with a time of 113.91 with a team of sophomore Alyssa Kocher, freshman Sarah Morgan, sophomore Leneica Grimm, and junior Clegg.
Hundred high school got a big performance from senior high jumper Katerine Henderson as she cleared the bar at 5-00.00 to grab the silver medal and give the Hornets second place in the event.
Tyler Consolidated’s Emily Lanncaster gave the Silver KNights their only points of the meet when she pole valuted 8-06.00 for a fifth place finish to wrap up her sports career at Tyler Consolidated. Emily has been an extra hard worker and always put forth 100 percent.
In the long jump Magnolia got six points with a third place 15-07.50 leap from freshman Jaci Rohde. The top two finishers in the event were also freshmen from Ritchie and Doddridge Counties.
Magnolia picked up some huge points in the shot put and discus as Mady Winter brought home gold medals in both events winning the shot with a toss of 38-04.50 for 10 points and winning the discus with a throw of 124-05 for another 10 points. Winters was supported by teammate Kyndra Pilant who came in second for the silver medal in the shot put with a toss of 35-00.50 and third for the bronze in the discus with a 115-03. She added 14 points for Magnolia. Both girls will be back next year. Winters is a sophomore and Pilant a junior.
Valley High School had Brittany Kennedy representing her school in the girls shot put and she tossed the metal 27-09.00 good for 14th place.
Congratulations to all the area girls who made it to Charleston to compete against the best in the state in Class A competition.