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Titan boys first, girls second in junior high track & field


LEWISVILLE — Tri Junior High School boys and girls opened their season Tuesday evening by hosting Cambridge City Lincoln and Centerville in a three-way meet involving those Tri-Eastern Conference schools.

The host Titans won the boys meet with 56 points, followed by 44 points for the Golden Eagles and the Bulldogs had 26. In the girls meet, Centerville won with 70 points, followed by Tri in second place with 45 points, and Lincoln was third with 11.

Boys Meet

Parker Burk led the Titans’ victory by placing first in three events: the 100m dash, the long jump, and the high jump. Burk also ran a leg on Tri’s winning 4 x 100 relay team, which also included Mason Wilson, Nicholas Jones, and Evan Craft.

Blue ribbons also went to the Titans’ Wilson in the shot put, Jones in the 110m hurdles, and Gary Paull in the 400m dash.

Placing second for Tri were Sam Mondrush in shot put, Wilson in the long jump, Parker Glandon in the high jump, Paull in the 110m hurdles, and Jones in the 200m dash.

Third place went to the Titans’ Ryan Craft in the discus and Tyler Brooks in the 200m dash. Braden Reamer finished fourth in the shot put as did Grant Cash in the long jump.

Girls Meet

Tri girls garnered blue ribbons by finishing first in two events: Lilly Cox won the long jump with a leap of 12-9 and Stella Houchins placed first in the 400m dash with a time of 1:12.

Second place for the Titans went to Annabelle Searcy in shot put, Kennadi Knepley in the high jump, Paige Robertson in the 100m hurdles, Knepley in the 100m dash, McKaela Betsch in the 400m run, Cox in the 200m dash, the 4 x100m relay team of Robertson, Lexi Raley, Knepley, and Cox, and the 4 x 400m relay team of Betsch, Knepley, Cox, and Houchins.

Third place was earned by Mariah Wilson in discus, Houchins in long jump, Amber Rich in the 100m hurdles, Betsch in the 100m dash, and Houchins in the 200m dash. Searcy finished fourth in the 800m run.