GALENA - In the girls division of the Bulldog Relays held last Thursday in Galena, College Heights of Joplin won the meet with 96 points. Host Galena finished fourth with 44 points. Baxter Springs came in seventh with 30, and Riverton was ninth with 25 points. There was 14 schools competing in the girls division.
The only first place winner from the local schools was a 62.67 time from Matti Price of Riverton in the 400M Dash. Price also finished second in the 200M Dash. Ryleigh Willard of Galena tied for first place in the Triple Jump (31’ 11 ¼”) with Taylor Mailes of Seneca. Mailes also won the Long Jump with a leap of 16’ 8”. Willard finished third in the 100M Hurdles, third in the 300M Hurdles, and second in the High Jump.
Additional points for the Lady Bulldogs came in a pair of sixth place finishes by Jacie Jensen in the 800M and the 1600M Runs. Allyson Campion placed fourth in the Discus, and Madison Williams took sixth place in the 3200M Run. Galena also placed third in the 4X800M Relay.
Baxter Springs had multiple Lady Lions placing with Abi Kerr third in the Shot Put, Kassity Shafer second in the Discus, and Brylee Rice second in the 100M Dash. Sixth place finishes were from Neva McCoy in the 100M Dash, and Averi Wilson in the 100M Hurdles. McCoy, Hanna Draper, Autumn Holstrom, and Rice came in third in the 4X100M Relay. Shonda Rutledge and Sami Lynn finished fifth and sixth for Riverton in the Javelin.
Morgan Connell of College Heights was a double winner with a 13.56 in the 100M Dash, and the 200M Dash with a 27.69 time. Connell was also on the winning 4X100M Relay. Also of College Heights, Taylor Ross won the 800M Run (5:53). Grace Bishop won the 3200M Run, and was on the winning 4X800M Relay.
From Fairland, Oklahoma, Jessica Roberts won both the 100M Hurdles (17.57), and the 300M Hurdles (47.36). Tori Barker won the Discus with a throw of 95’ 9”, and the Lady Owls won the 4X400M Relay.
Additional winners were Jessica of Frontenac in the 1600M Run (5:53), Lydia King of Neodesha in the Shot Put (36’ 4 ½”), and Sophia Rohling from Neodesha in the High Jump (5’ 0”).