FAIRMONT – West Bladen’s Boys won Thursday’s five-team Three Rivers Conference track meet at Fairmont.
The Knights racked up 94 points in the meet to finish six points ahead of St. Pauls (88 points). Red Springs placed third with 61 points followed by Fairmont (23 points) and South Robeson (19 points).
Senior B. J. Drake won the 100 meter dash in 11.3 seconds. Drake edged out teammate Masai Carroway who also finished in 11.3 seconds. Drake also placed fourth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 23.7 seconds.
West Bladen’s Thomas Galin won the 1600 meter run in 5 minutes, 6 seconds. Galin also placed fourth in the 3200 meter run in 13:05.
The Knights’ 4×200 meter relay team took first place with a time of 1:37.4. West Bladen’s 4×800 meter relay team finished second (9:32).
Davion Willis-Howard claimed second-place for the Knights in the 110 meter hurdles (17.3 seconds). Willis-Howard also picked up a fifth-place point in the triple jump with a leap of 28 feet, 4 inches.
Teammate Tyre Boykin placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 39 feet, 7 inches. Boykin also finished second in the 200 meter dash (23.5 seconds).
Senior Dayvon Swindell posted a second-place finish for the Knights in the 400 meter dash with a time of 55.1 seconds. Swindell also received fourth-place points in the long jump with a leap of 18 feet, 9 inches.
Trenton Lyons finished second in the 800 meter run for West Bladen with a time of 2:20.
Senior Jonathan Robinson recorded third-place points for West Bladen with a discus throw of 97 feet, 1 inch and in the shot put with a heave of 40 feet even.
Jacob Bryan took third-place for the Knights in the 3200 meter run with a time of 12:43. Jacob Bryan posted third-place points in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:28 and claimed fifth-place in the 1600 meters in 5:10.
Other Knights scoring points were: James Nickle, fourth in the 800 meter run (2:38); Zion Barrett, fifth in the shot put (37-3); Andrew (A. J.) Brown, fifth in the long jump (17-7); Tyler Lyde, fifth in the 400 meter dash (1:02.4); Noah Bryan, fifth in the 3200 meter run (13:28).
The West Bladen girls finished fifth in their meet. St. Pauls (80 points) won the girls meet followed by Red Springs (69 points).
Tarea Lucy led the Lady Knights with a second-place finish in the 200 meter dash (27.7 seconds). Senior Patience Parker took fourth place in the 200 meters in 28.4 seconds.
Other West Bladen points came from Victory Crawford’s fifth-place finish in the 400 meter dash (1:16.3).Share: