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Lakeside runs to Regionals with second place finish

by Minden Press-Herald

Using a mixture of youth and experience, the Lakeside Warrior track teams finished second at the District 1-2A meet at Lakeside.
On the girls’ side, Homer scored 175 points to Lakeside’s 112. Red River was third at 107.

Calvary was fourth with 68. Lakeview was fifth at 38 points and North Caddo was sixth at 35.

On the boys’ side Calvary scored 180 to Lakeside’s 141. Red River was third at 83. Homer was fourth at 77. Lakeview was fifth at 55 and North Caddo was sixth at 6 points.

Eighth grader Kelly Willis lead the way in the field by winning the javelin at 85’9″. Senior Heather Schenck finished second in the javelin at 84’5”. Yasmine Ferguson took the pole vault title with a 6’6″ clearance. Destiny Joiner took third in the long jump at 14’3″ and was fourth in the high jump at 4’2″. Alisa Lofton added a fifth place finish in the triple jump at 28’10”. Alexis Harvey placed fifth in the shot at 29’0″. Emily Maness threw the discus 58’2 1/2″ for sixth place.

Distance runners Alisa Lander and seventh grader Angelina Futch lead the Lady Warriors on the track. Lander won the 3200 (12:26) and was second in the 1600 (5:43) and the 800 (2:36). Futch was third in the 3200 (15:05), fifth in the 800 (3:09), and sixth in the 1600 (6:52). Destiny Joiner placed fourth in the 100 at 13.40 and Cayla McKinsey was sixth at 13.80. McKinsey placed fourth in the 200 at 28.34. Kelly Willis running the hurdles for the first time took third in the 300 hurdles (1:00.49) and was fifth in the 100 hurdles (21.20). The 800 relay made up of McKinsey, Johnson, Wright, and Joiner placed fourth (1:59.02). The 400 relay composed of McKinsey, Johnson, Thornton, and Joiner took second at 53.18. The 1600 Relay of Futch, Lander, Willis, and Schenck was fourth at 5:00.

The Warrior guys won three of the seven field events.

Darryl Moore soared 21’2″ to win the long jump. He would later finish fourth in the triple jump at 41’2″. DJ Harrison won the javelin with a toss of 148’3″. Frankie Miles won the shot with a 46’5″ throw. Miles would also take second in the high jump with a leap of 5’10”. Jamarion Teal went from sixth to third on his last triple jump at 41’3″. Ty Callendar was third in the discus at 103’8″ and was fifth in the shot at 35’4 1/2″. Austin Moss was second in the pole vault at 9’0″ while Adam Petty was fourth at 7’6″.
On the track Eric Greene and Cody Robinson were the leaders. Greene won the 800 (2:11.76) and 1600 (4:48), and was second in the 3200 (10:45). Robinson won the 3200 (10:35) and placed second in the 1600 with a personal best of 4:49 and was third in the 800 at 2:17. Darryl Moore ran a 23.90 for third in the 200 and a 11.88 for sixth in the 100. Jamarion Teal ran a 24.15 for fifth in the 200. In the 300 hurdles seventh grader Zac Sumlin finished fifth at 51.35. DJ Harrison was sixth in the 300 hurdles (52.84). The Warriors finished fifth in the 400 and 800 relays. Sumlin, Harrison,
Petty, and Moss made up these two relays.

The 1600 relay of Greene, Davis, Miles, and Robinson finished fourth.

The top four of each event will now move onto the Region 1-2A meet in Many scheduled for noon on Thursday, April 30, at the Many High track facility.
Region 1 is made up of 18 teams from Districts 1-2A, 2-2A, and 3-2A. The top runners at Regional qualify for the state championship meet at LSU.

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