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2021 Carehaven Invitational Track Meet

By Staff | May 5, 2021

Magnolia grabbed third place among a tough field of 13 teams in the annual Carehaven invitational track meet held at St. Marys high school on Friday, April 30. Tyler Consolidated also gave a good showing finishing fourth among the teams.

In the boys 100 meter dash final Jason Beisel ran a fast 11.58 to start the meet out right for Magnolia grabbing first place for 10 Blue Eagle points. Paden City got a point in the event with sophomore speedster Zane Yeater coming in sixth with a 12.24 all of the top six finishers were neck to neck to the line.

Beisel once again outran the field in the 400 meter dash as he held on to grab first place in 51.81 seconds good for 10 more individual and team points. Tyler Consolidated’s Austin Timmons managed third place for six points while Magnolia got four more points from Gavin Postlethwait who was next across the line.

Beisel then became the meets top individual scorer as he won the 800 meter in a 209:19 to clip Tyler’s Spencer Corley who grabbed second with a 2:12.36. The win gave Beisel 30 individual points on the night and lifted Magnolia’s total. Corley added eight points for the Silver Knights with his effort. Gavin Herrick of Magnolia added two more points for the Blue Eagles as he crossed the line in fifth place in a time of 2:14.39. Brady Renner of Magnolia was the only local scorer in the 1600 meter run as he finished in fifth place for two points.

In the 300 meter low hurdles the Silver Knights Timmons added 10 points to their total with a blazing 44.95 finished over the number two hurdler from Point Pleasant. Also finishing in the scoring was Paden City’s junior Jasup Spragg who ran a nice 50.02 for two Wildcat points.

The Magnolia 4X200 relay team of Marcus Barnes, Damon Shimp, Logan Beegle, and Postlethwait took fifth place in the event with a time of 1:42.20 good for two team points. The Blue Eagles 4×400 meter team came up big again with a top spot finish in a time of 3:48.07 with a team of Herrick, Brady Renner, Trevor Williamson, and Beegle, to add 10 points for the Blue. Tyler Consolidate was right behind in the second place spot with a time of 3:51.73 good for eight Silver Knight points with a team of Issac Rush, James Streets, Sage Landis, and Spencer Corley.

Magnolia and Paden City both scored in the 4×100 meter shuttle hurdle race with the Blue Eagles coming in secon at 1:11.90 with a team of Damien Gatian, Chase Glover, Marcus Barnes, and Logan Beegle for eight team points. The Wildcat team was right with on their tail with a 1:11.97 good for six points. The team consisted of Spragg, Yeater, Logan Smith, and Shane Anderson.

The Silver Knights came up big in the high jump taking the top two spots for 18 team points with Hadyn Brown clearing he bar at 6-02.00 to edge out Spencer Corley who also finished with a 6-02.00. Magnolia’s grabbed third with Gavin Postlethwait clearing 6-00.00 for third and six points.

Tyler Consolidated added 10 more points as Justin Bowman won the long jump with a leap of 19-06.50 as the only scorer from local teams. Magnolia’s Chase Glover gave the Blue Eagles six more team points in the shot put as he got a toss of 39-09.00 good for third place among the 34 throwers in the event.

Team Scoring had Point Pleasant winning the meet with 135 points, with Doddridge County in second with 78. Magnolia with 71 was third with Tyler Consolidated fourth with 59. St. Marys was fifth, Ripley sixth, Ritchie County seventh, South Harrison eigth, Wheehing Central ninth, Preston High 10, Wood County Christian 11, Roane County 12, and Paden City 13.

Magnolia girls finished sixth, Tyler Consolidated ninth, and Paden City 11th among the 12 teams scoring

The Silver Knights Jocelyn Foltz was the third place finisher in the 100 meter dash with a time of 13.34 in a mirror finish for the top three spots. She got six points for her effort. However she came back strong in the 200 meter dash to take the number one spot with a nice 28.03 win giving her 10 more points and adding to the Knights total. She was nearly a second ahead of the second place runner.

The Silver Knights girls 4×100 meter relay team of Makayla Haught, Caitlyn Northcraft, Victoria Yost, and Fotz came in secon in the event with a time of 56.75 good for eight team points. Magnolia with Kalleigh Beisel, Kierston Miller, Bre Herrick and Julia Lilze was third with a 58.76 for six Blue Eagle points.

The 4×200 meter relay team from Paden City finished third in the event with a team of Maggi Still, Mallory Yeater, Jocelyn Sawinski, and Brandis Dalrymple with a nice time of 2:01.08 good for six Wildcat points. Magnolia finished fifth for two team points with a time of 2:03.6 with a team of Herrick, Kaylee Cline, Synecka Simmons, and Lilze. The Silver Knights came in sixth for a point in 2:09.42 with a team of Northcraft, Raylynn Roberts, Caitlyn Hayes, and Trinity Kanz.

Magnolia girls finished in the sixth spot in the 4×400 meter relay with a team of Cline, Simmons, Jazlyn Ingold, and Herrick in a time of 4:54.61. The Blue Eagles shuttle hurdle relay team of Emma Spitzer, Lauren Gaiser, Leneica Grimm and Shaela Holliday finished second in the event with a time of 1:19.62.

The Blue Eagles got two more points in the girls high jump with Jaci Rohe finishing fifth with a jump of 4-08.00 good for two points. Tyler got a point from Kanz who jumped 4-06.00 for sixth place. Rohde out jumped the field in the long jump with a leap of 16-03.25 good for 10 points. Fotz was fourth among the 18 jumpers with a leap of 15-04.50 good for four Silver K night points. Paden City added two points on a 15-00.00 leap from Mallory Yeater.

In the Girls shot put Magnolia senior Mady Winters came up big over the 26 throws winning the even with a toss of 40-08.00 good for 10 more oints for the Blue Eagles. Paden City senior Hope Weber got off a nice toss and landed in the fourth place spot with a 33-03.00 good for four more Wildcat points. In the discus throw Winters came in second with a 112-03 for eight points, while Weber was third with a throw of 99-06 good for six points. Syndey Deaton of Tyler Consolidated got in on the scoring with a hrow of 84-08 good for sixth place among the 26 throwers and adding a point for the Knights.

Ripley high won the event with a team total f 100 points followed by Ritchie County with 69.33 points. St. Marys was next with 66, Preston with 65, South Harrison with 52, Magnolia 49.33, Point Pleasant with 45, Doddridge with 35.33, Tyler Consolidated with 31, Roane County 20, Paden City 18, and Wood County Christian with 4.

Area Teams Compete in WTTL

The Wetzel/Tyler track league kicked off on Tuesday April 27, with five teams competing. Doddridge County took first place in the girls and boys divisions with Magnolia high school landing in second place in both.

Jason Beisel senior sprinter for the Blue Eagles finished came in first in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.49, good for 10 points. Doddridge County took second and third place, while Paden City sophomore Zane Yeater ended fourth with a 12.15 for four points. Magnolia senior Allen Collins added a point for the Blue Eagles with a sixth place time of 12.67.

In the 200 meter dash Collins grabbed second place in 25.16 for eight Magnolia points. Doddridge took first and Paden City’s Yeater came in third with a 25.95 for six points. Magnolia junior Damien Gatian was sixth for a point with a time of 26.70.

Beisel earned another first place finish for the Blue Eagles as he outran the field in the 400 meter in a time of 52.00, over four secons ahead of the field. His effort gave the Blue 10 more points. Doddrige finished second, while Tyler grabbed the third and fourth spots with Issac Rush getting six points on a run of 56.58, and freshman Sage Landis coming in at 59.81 for four more Silver Knight points.

The 800 meter run had Trent Gola of Doddridge in first for 10 points with a 2:10.24. Magnolia junior Brady Renner locked up second place with a close behind 2:10.39 for eight points. Gavin Herrick gave Magnolia six more in the book as he crossed the line in 2:11.48. Austin Timmons added four points for the Knights with a fourth place run of 2:14.60. Magnolia’s Trevor Williamson also got on the board finishing fifth with a run of 2:15.84. Sixth place went to Paden City with junior Brandon Hizer crossing the line in 2:21.87, good for a Wildcat point.

The 1600 meter run was won by Doddridge in 5:21.36. Lucas Zombotti of Magnolia finished second with a 5:59.01 good for eight points. Tyler Consolidated received six points as Cody Jones came in third with a 6:41.68.

Doddridge County won the 3200 meter run and the boys 110 meter hurdles. In the 300 meter hurdles the Silver Knights Timmons took first place with a time of 46.32 for 10 points, while Paden City got eight points from a second place finish by Jasup Spragg in a time of 50.53.

Doddridge won the 4×100 meter relay with a time of 46.21 with a team of Burnside, Jenkins, Ash, and Stinespring.

The 4x 200 meter relay had Magnolia claiming first place with a team of Damon Shimp, Marcus Barnes, Logan Beegle, and Gavin Postlethwait, in a time of 1:41.26 good for 10 Blue Eagle points. Tyler Consolidated took second in 1:43.21with a team of Issac Rush, Peyton Hayes, Sage Landis, and Austin Timmons for eight points. Third place went to the Wildcats with a time of 1:45.26 with the team of Zane Yeater, Jasup Spragg, Brandon Hizer, and Shane Anderson, for six points.

Magnolia took another first place in the 4×400 relay with Beisel, Shimp, Williamson and Brayden Vargo running a 3:53.64 to add 10 points to their total. Doddridge came in second. Magnolia’s ‘C’ team and ‘B’ team came in third and fourth.

Doddridge won the 4×800 meter relay as the only team running. They also captured the 4×110 meter shuttle relay in a time of 1:11.64 good for 10 points. Magnolia grabbed second place in 1:12.79 good for eight points with a team of Chase Glover, Marcus Barnes, Gavin Postlethwait, and Damien Gatian. Paden City added six points to their total with a third place finish in a time of 1:14.02, with a team of Spragg, Yeater, Hizer and Anderson.

The Silver Knights took first place in the high jump with senior all-state jumper Corley Spencer clearing the bar at 6-00-00 good for 10 points. Magnolia’s Gavin Postlethwait had a nice jump of 5-10.00 good for second place and eight points. The Blue Eagles also managed seven points in the pole volt with Beegle getting a tie for third at 8-00.00 for five points and Zombotti clearing 7-00.00 for fifth and two points.

In the long jump Doddridge claimed first with a leap of 19-04.00, while Tyler’s Sage Landis leaped 18-6.00 for second place and eight points. Corley ended fourth with a 18-00.00 for four points for the Silver Knights, while Anderson went 17-08.00 for fifth for Paden City and two points. Hundred got a point when junior Colton Whitehill leaped 17-03.00 for sixth place.

Magnolia picked up a big 21 points in the shot put winning four of the top six spots with senior Chase Glover tossing the ball 38-00.00 for first place. Teamamte Joey Dawson grabbed second with a heave of 37-10.50 for eight points. Doddridge picked up third and Tyler Consolidated got fourth with Jason Holmes throwing 36-04.00 for four points. Magnolia took the fifth and sixth place spots with Brandon Flanigan 36-00.00 and Kolbee Cecil 33-10.50 comining for three points.

In the Boys discus throw Doddridge took first, but Magnolia ended second with a throw of 108-06 by Flanigan. Holmes threw 102-11.50 for third and Cecil threw 91-11 for fourth. Hundred added another point for the Hornets with a sixth place throw by Whitehill of 91-00.

Doddridge finished with 208 points, Magnolia 126, Tyler Consolidated 70, Paden City 33, and Hundred 2.

Rohde top individual scorer with 34 points

In the girls meet Magnolia junior Jaci Rohde was the meet high scorer with 34 individual points. She ended first in the 100 meter dash, first in the long jump, first in the high jump and fourth in the pole vault. Mady Winters added two first place finishes for the Blue Eagles as she captured the shot put and the discus throw.

Doddridge County also had a first place finisher in two events with Lexie Lamb winning the 800 meter run and the 1600 meter run.

In the 100 meter dash junior Rohde took first with 13:67. Tyler Consolidated junior Jocelyn Foltz got second place with a 14.00 good for eight points. Hundred junior Addie Tuttle came in a close third with a time of 14.46 good for six points. Bre Herrick of Magnolia grabbed fifth place with a 14.70 for two points and Hundreds freshman Ashlyn Peters took sixth with 1 14.76 for a point.

The Silver Knights picked up a first place in the 200 meter dash as Foltz came in at 28.16 for 10 points. Paden City senior Mallory Yeater took second place with a 29.87 for eight PC points. Hundreds Tuttle was a half step behind with a 29.89 good for six Hornet points. Bre Herrick finished fourth for Magnolia in a time of 31.48 for four points. Hundred picked up two more points on Ashlyn Peters dash of 31.63 for fifth place and Kaylee Cline grabbed the sixth place spot in 32.09 for another Magnolia Point.

Magnolia took first spot in the 400 meter dash as Herrick scored 10 points on her run of 1:08.75. Doddridge took second place for eigth points. Tyler added six points to their total as Caitlyn Northcraft finished third in a time of 1:09.61. Cline added four points for Magnolia with a fourth place time of 1:11.33, and Blue Eagle freshman Myranda Moore finished fifth in a time of 1:11 for two points.

Doddridge County dominated the 800 meter run winning both first and second place, but Tyler got in on the scoring with a third place finish from Trinity Kanz in a time of 2:55.11 for six points. Magnolia claimed the fourth and fifth spots with Mikalyn Renner getting a 3:21.93 and freshman Emma Spitzer a 3:26.78 for a combined three points.

Doddridge also took the top two spots in the open 1600, while Hundred finished third as junior Rachel Snedden ran a 6:51.66 good for six points. Renner added four points to Magnolia’s total with a fourth place time of 7:25.31, and Tyler got two points from Haley Cremora who ran a 7:29.02.

Doddridge Won the only two spots in the 3200 meter run to gainn 18 points. In the girls 100 meter hurdles Doddridge took first in 19.35, but Magnolia gained eight points from freshman Reese Hale who was step for step with the winner and crossed in 19.57 to finish second. Hallie McDonald gave Paden City six points with a third place finish in a time of 21.02. Shaela Holliday of Magnolia added two points to her teams total with a fifth place finish of 21.50

The 300 meter low hurdles went to Doddridge with a winning time of 54.49. Paden City senior Mallory Yeater came in next with a 55.70 good for eight Wildcat points. Magnolia claimed the next three spots with sophomore Julia Lilze running 56.09 for third and six points. Hale was fourth with a 56.99 for four points, and Holliday was fifth with a 1:00.35 good for two points.

The Tyler Consolidated 4×100 meter relay team took top honors in the race with the all under classmen team of Makayla Haught, Caitlyn Northcraft, Victoria Yost and Jocelyn Foltz. They finished in 55.35 beating second place Doddridge by over two seconds. The Silver Knights also captured the 4×200 meter relay winning over Doddridge by nearly four seconds. Tyler had all sophomores running with Northcraft, Raylynn Roberts, Hayes, and Kanz winning in a time of 2:10.91 good for 10 points.

Doddridge had no competition in the 4×400 and 4×800 meter relays to gain 20 points. In the 4×102.5 meter shuttle hurdles Magnolia won the top two spots with the ‘A’ team of Hale, Lauren Gaiser, Lilze, and Holliday winning in 1:19.78

The field events showed Jaci Rohde winning the high jump with a jump of 4-10.00 for 10 points. Tyler got the next two spots with Kanz jumping 4-04.00 for eight points and Hayes ending third with a jump of 3-10.00 for six points.

Girls pole volt was won by Doddridge, but Magnolia got second behind a vault of 6-06.00 for seven points in a tie with Doddridge. Rodhe added four points for the Blue Eagles as she cleared the bar at 6-00.00

Rohde added 10 more points for the Blue as she soared 16-01.00 in the long jump to beat out second place Foltz from Tyler Consolidated who came in second at 15-10.50 for eight points. Paden City got four points from Mallory Yeater as she had a jump of 15-05.50. Hundred took the fifth and sixth place spots for three points on jumps of 13-10.00 and 13-03.00 from Peters and Tuttle.

The girls shot put was won by Magnolia all-state performer Mady Winters who picked up 10 points on a toss of 41-00.00. Second place went to Paden City’s Hope Weber who got a heave of 33-02.50 for eight points. Tyler junior Makayla Haught came in third with a toss of 29-03.00 good for six points. The Knights also got two points from freshman Syndey Deaton who had a fifth place throw of 27-05.00. Wildcat junior Alyssa Phillips picked up a point on a sixth place toss of 25-01.00.

In the discus Winters got her second win of the night and 10 more points for the Blue as she got off a throw of 121-06. Paden City senior Hope Weber took second place with a throw of 106-11 to give the Wildcats eight more points. Third place went to Doddridge while Tyler’s Sydney Deaton got off a throw of 83-00 good for fourth place and four Silver Knight points. Hundred’s Rachel Snedden came in fifth with a throw of 78-04 for two points, and Paden City picked up another point on a throw of 70-05.50 by Alyssa Phillips.

Doddridge County finished in the top spot with 161 points followed by Magnolia with 126. Tyler Consolidated ended in third with 86 while Paden City got fourth with 44. Hundred was fifth with 26 points.