Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

April 22, 2013

SMHS competed in Vol Track Classic

CROSSVILLE — On Saturday, April 20, the Stone track and field teams attended the Volunteer Track Classic and competed in a minimum measure/ maximum time event against eight teams from the Southeast.

Those that participated were the boys 4x100 relay team, girls 4x100 team, girls 4x800 team, Tiffany Cokkinias and Faith Van Ruden in the 800 meter race, Kerigan Smith in the 1,600-meter race, Aly McNulty and Kayli Priestwood in the high jump, Sam Caballero in the boys shot put and discus, and Makayla Kington in the discus and shot put.

The boys 4x100 relay team of Cory Myers, Brian Frye, Blu Shillings and Sam Hagan ran a 48.42 second race.

The girls 4x100 team of Lacey Melton, Faith Van Ruden, Abby Griffin, and Kayli Priestwood ran a time of 55.63 seconds.

The girls 4x800 relay team of Kerigan Smith, Tiffany Cokkinias, Caroline Pribanich and Rachel Hutson ran in 11:17.88.

In the 800-meter girls race Faith Van Ruden ran a 2.56.94 while Tiffany Cokkinias ran a school record of 2:40.03.

In the 1,600-meter race, Kerigan Smith ran a personal best of 5:57.96.

Blu Shillings ran a 43.31 in the 300 meter hurdles and in nearing the school record and finished third in his heat.

In the High Jump Aly McNulty finished in sixth place while Kayli Priestwood finished in seventh.

Sam Caballero went into the shot put event seeded 15th and had a good day and finished eighth with a throw of 44’3”.

Makayla Kington had a rough start in the shot put finishing in ninth and then finished fourth in the discus with a school record throw of 110’6”.

“Anytime you have the opportunity to go to an event such as this one it's great for the kids. We had a chance to go to one on Nashville on Tuesday but we held out to go to this one. The Nashville event only had team from Tennessee. I wanted our kids to compete against the best from the Southeast. I am proud of my kids. They ran hard and went out and competed their hearts out,” added Coach Matt Bates.

The Lady Panthers' and Panthers' next action will be in the Inaugural King of the Mountain Meet on Friday, April 26. The meet starts at 3:30 CST and there will be teams from the Upper Cumberland, East Tennessee and Middle Tennessee competing at Panther Stadium for the title of King of the Mountain.

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