High school boys track and field: Airline wins third straight District 1-5A championship

first_imgThey defeated a Byrd foursome that included Thomas and 1,600 and3,200 champ Allen England by 19.23 seconds. The Vikings scored 133 points to 115 for runner-up Byrd. CaptainShreve was third with 113, Parkway fourth with 106 and Haughton fifth with 42. The top four finishers in each event qualified for nextThursday’s Region I meet at Northwestern State. Devin Bilbo and Williams finished 2-3 in the 110 hurdles in 15.13and 15.41, respectively. Shreve’s Latyler Hayes won in 14.95. Bilbo was alsothird in the 300 hurdles in 43.21. Brandon Marshall was second in the long jump with a leap of 20feet, 5 inches. Shreve’s Jamaria Hunter and Parkway’s Kaybian Smallwood alsowent 20-5. Hunter took first via the tiebreaker and Smallwood third. Marshall also finished third in the triple jump. Parkway’s Jamal Asberry, Jaquaylon Johnson, Morris and DariuszPatterson combined for a runner-up finish in the 4X100 in 43.22, just .05behind Shreve. Parkway’s Tommy Cook and Haughton’s Jake Pieri finished 1-2 inthe pole vault with vaults of 10-3 and 8-6, respectively. Asberry, Smallwood, Johnson and Donovan Jackson took second inthe 4X200 in 1:30.17. Byrd won in 1:30.06. Anyone who saw Haughton receiver/quarterback CJ McWilliams play football the last couple of seasons knows he’s fast. Thursday he showed just how swift he is. Tommy Williams, who won the 300 hurdles in 39.89, was Airline’sonly individual district champ. The Vikings used superior depth to win the teamtitle. The meet started at 4 p.m. despite heavy rain earlier in the day.About an hour into the meet, a line of thunderstorms rolled through, causing adelay. But the meet continued as skies cleared. The temperature dropped afterthe storms, especially when the sun set. Both times were faster than Thomas’ time of 1:57.44 in the statemeet last year. Airline won the District 1-5A boys track and field championshipfor the third straight year Thursday at Airline. Parkway’s Hunter Picard was second in the javelin with a 142.5,only a half-inch behind Byrd’s Jamarsha Huglon. Morris also ran on the Vikings’ winning 4X400 relay team withBrian Marshall, Gabriel Cole and Tommy Williams. They ran a 3:27.67. Byrd wassecond in 3:29.11. Other qualifiers from Bossier Parish schools were Haughton’sMatthew White (third, shot put), Airline’s Montrez Henderson (third, discus),Airline’s Gabriel Cole (fourth, 400), Parkway’s Clayton Wood (fourth, 3,200),Haughton’s Montoya Bonapart (fourth, high jump), Airline’s Daniel Brewer(fourth, pole vault) and Haughton’s Solan Culver (fourth, javelin). McWilliams, a standout baseball player who hasn’t been runningtrack, pulled out a third-place finish in the 100 in 11.26. Shreve’s LadarianFrieson won in 11.19 and Calloway was second in 11.24. Parkway’s Kentravious Morris finished second in the 200 in 22.93.Southwood’s Wesley Calloway won in 22.76. In the first running event of the day, Morris teamed with GoffreyCole, Gabriel Cole and Joshua Burns to win the 4X800 relay in 8:20.08. One of the meet’s top races was the boys 800 meters. Byrd’sLaDann Thomas, the defending 5A state champ, edged Airline’s Taejon Morris.Thomas ran a 1:56.61. Morris was only .09 behind in 1:56.70. Parkway’s Palmer Hearne and Kobe Gill tied for first in the highjump. Both cleared 6-0. Goffrey Cole and Burns finished second and third, respectively,in the 3,200 in 10:10.19 and 10:14.73. Gabriel Cole finished third in the 800 in 2:02.40. Joshua Burnsand Goffrey Cole went 2-3 in the 1,600 in 4:35.42 and 4:36.03, respectively. Airline’s 4X100 relay team qualified with a third-place finish.Parkway’s 4X400 and 4X800 teams also qualified with third-place finishes.Perfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAspireAbove.comRemember Abby from NCIS? Take A Deep Breath Before You See How She Looks NowAspireAbove.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNews gadgetThis watch takes the whole country by storm! it’s price? Ridiculous!News gadget|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery DisastersCelebsland.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img

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