LIBERTY — Monday evening, the Hagerstown High School girls and boys track & field teams traveled to Liberty for a triangular meet against North Decatur and host Union County, and both Tiger teams came away with victories.
Team scores for the girls were Hagerstown 70.5, Union County 51.5, and North Decatur 32. Scores for the boys were Hagerstown 95.5, North Decatur 32, and Union County 31.5.
Event winners for the Tiger girls included Mya Edwards (100 HH, 300 LH, 4 x 100), Hattie Hobbs (100, 4 x 100), Ella Nicholson (800), Kasiti Ferriell (200, 4 x 100), Ava Moore (3200), Maddie Pruitt (4 x 100), Grace Klein (shot put), and Maddy Ward (discus). The girls now have a cumulative record of 18-4-1.
Earning blue ribbons for the Hagerstown boys were Caleb Lovvorn (110 HH, 300 IH, 4 x 100), Quentin Osborne (1600, 3200, 4 x 800), Javin Payne (800, 4 x 800, 4 x 400), Mason Romack (200, 4 x 100), Carter Jenkins (400, 4 x 400) Gary Lehman (high jump), Kyler Shultz (shot put and discus), Kaden Young (4 x 800), Blake Creech (4 x 800), Gabe Warvel (4 x 100), Braelen Twine (4 x 100), Joey Auker (4 x 400), and Lowell Berger (4 x 400). The boys’ current cumulative record is 20-3.
Last Friday (April 16), the Tiger boys pulled out a narrow victory while the girls tied for third among 15 teams at Twin Valley South’s Fred Durkle Track and Field Invitational.
The boys’ contest was close all evening among Hagerstown, Tri Village, and Eaton, but HHS emerged first with 92 points to Tri Village’s 91 and Eaton’s 87.
Eaton’s girls far outpaced the girls’ field, earning 128 points. Arcanum was second with 85 while Hagerstown tied for third with Ansonia at 65 points apiece.
Leading the Tiger boys was Tyler Shultz who won both shot put and discus with personal best tosses of 47-11 and 132-6, respectively. The 4 x 800 relay team of Quentin Osborne, Blake Creech, Joey Auker, and Javin Payne placed second.
Earning thirds for HHS were Gary Lehman in high jump, Bryson Adams in shot put, the 4 x 200 relay team of Lowell Berger, Joey Auker, Caleb Lovvorn, and Mason Romack, and Lovvorn in the 300 hurdles. Lovvorn was also fourth in the 110 hurdles.
Ella Nicholson was the only individual champion for Hagerstown girls, winning the 800, but there were a number of top-four finishers for the Tigers.
Maddy Pruitt was second in high jump. Mya Edwards placed third in the 100 hurdles and also was lead-off runner for the third place 4 x 100 relay team which included Hattie Hobbs, Kasiti Ferriell, and Pruitt.
That same combination of girls earned fourth in the 4 x 200 relay, while Ferriell, Nicholson, Hobbs, and Pruitt placed fourth in the 4 x 400 relay. Ava Moor, Taylor Pass, Mary Lach, and Nicholson were also fourth in the 4 x 800. Hobbs capture fourth in high jump as well.
In earlier meets for Hagerstown this season, the boys and girls both lost to New Castle in the first dual meet on April 6.
The Tiger boys and girls both placed second to Delta in a four-way meet including Monroe Central and Union City.
The Hagerstown boys placed second to Wapahani and the girls were first in a four-way meet including Muncie Burris and Winchester.