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From The News-Courier staff
MUNDAY—The Munday Mogulettes claimed the girls title in last week’s Mogul Relays at Phillip McAfee Track, scoring 127 points to finish 50 ahead of runner-up Spur. The Knox City Houndettes finished third with 61 points while the Benjamin Lady Stangs took sixth with 50 points.
Munday placed fourth in the boys varsity division with 67 points, trailing Spur at 178, Baird at 90 and Newcastle at 78. Knox City finished seventh with 29 while Benjamin finished 11th with 15.
In the boys junior varsity division, Munday and Knox City finished fifth and sixth with 34 and 20 points as Crowell took the title with 86.
Strength in the relays paid off for the Mogulettes as they finished first in the 4×200 (1:59.12) and 4×400 relays and second in the 4×100 relay (54.61). Alexa Vega, Alyssa Willison, Elizabeth Hunter and Carlie Willison posted 4:37.70 in mile relay. Names of runners on other units were not listed with results.
Carlie Willison claimed firsts in the 800 (2:35.20) and 3,200 (12:41.02) while Myers placed second in both the 1,600 (6:18.03) and 3,200 (13:51.90) and Alyssa Willison captured third in the 300 hurdles (56.34)
In the field events, Ashia Swearengen took second in the discus (97.5), Madelyn Mendoza second in the high jump (4-10), Aleeya Urbanczyk third in the shot put (28-7.5), Hunter fourth in the long jump (14-8.75), Vega fifth in same event (14-7.5) and Hunter sixth in the triple jump (28-4.75).
The Lady Stangs’ foursome of Braleigh Blanchette, Tyann Jones, Carla Teixdo and Savannah Hawkins finished second in the 4×400 relay with a 4:49.35. Benjamin took third in the 4×200 relay (2:03.58).
Blanchette had the best finish in individual events, a second in the 300 hurdles (54.43) while Hawkins took fourth in the 200 (30.38), Breanna Pryor fourth in the 3,200 (15:31.05) and Madison Barrientez fourth in the 800 (2:49.93) and fifth in the 1,600 (5:40).
Knox City’s Mona Hacker swept the jumping events with a leap of 15-2 in the long jump and a 34-3.5 in the triple jump while Devon Herrandez took second in the shot put (29-3.5) and Kaylee Kinney third in the 3,200 (15:00.24). In the same long race, Andrea Reyes too fifth (16:41.43) and Gabbi Espinal sixth (16:19.17).
The Moguls did pick up a pair of first places as Kameron Redder threw the discus 129-1 and Jaxon Bowman cleared 5-8 in the high jump. Bowman also placed fifth in the 110 hurdles with a 19.59, finishing just ahead of teammate John Cooke.
In other field events, Kolton Carver took fourth in the pole vault with a jump of 9-6, Christian Hernandez placed sixth in the long jump at 17-1.25 and Corbin Rogers sixth in the shot put with throw of 37-3.5.
Angel Marmolejo finished fourth in the 800 (2:19.95), 1,600 (5:16.99) and 3,200 (12:15.75) races while Jacob Alvarado took third in the 3,200 (12:12.59) and fifth in the 1,600 (5:38.41).
The Moguls’ foursome of Christian Hernandez, Junior Martinez, Bowman and Christopher Garcia ran a 3:47 in the 4×400 relay for fifth place.
In the JV division, Keon Taylor and Kevin Martinez finished 1-2 in the shot put while Tavion Fulcher took seconds in the sprints.
Coach Josh Ralston indicated the Greyhounds were shorthanded because of a conflict with a baseball game and the fact some were sick.
The Greyhounds picked up a third in the 4×100 relay (47.26) and a fourth in the 4×200 relay (1:38.95) with a foursome of Andrew Casillas, Tyler Delosrios, Anthony Hernandez and Austin Hacker, who stepped in to fill the shoes of a missing link. “They all performed well and we were all able to find ways to improve,” Raulston said. “The students are excited about competing in upcoming meets and are working hard towards repeating as district champs.”
Hernandez placed fourth in the 400 with a 57.30 while teammate Casillas was sixth at 60.62 in that race.
Gage Morrow and Hacker got fifths in the 3,200 (12:22.87) and 300 hurdles (50.88)
In the JV division, Ao Tianyi won the 100 and placed fourth in the 200 while Jacob Gross finished third in the 400.
Jalen Barrientez led the Mustangs with a second in the 800 in 2:10.23 while Grant Jackson finished fourth in the 300 hurdles (51.98), Braden Garza fifth in the shot put (32-11.75) and John Wolfforth sixth in the discus (107-5).
The Benjamin track teams will compete in the Eagle Relays in Chillicothe Friday while Knox City and Munday compete in the Golden Spur Relays in Spur.