Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

April 22, 2013

Panthers get revenge at Rhea County meet; Lady Panthers hold strong

CROSSVILLE — On Thursday the Panthers of Stone Memorial went to Rhea County and extracted some revenge, from an early season embarrassment, on two of the better AAA schools in the area. The Panthers would put up 140 points to Rhea County’s 136.5, followed by Soddy Daisy with 130, Sequatchie County (45),  McMinn Central (34), and Sequoyah (23.5).  The Lady Panthers fell to third place with 111 points behind Rhea County with 176 and Soddy Daisy with 148 points, the remaining teams were Sequoyah (47), McMinn Central (14), and Sequatchie County (12).

The Panthers were led by John Mathis in 1,600 meter (1 mile) race with a third place  and Jordan Schroeder in sixth place. In the 3,200 race (2-mile), John Mathis pulled into second place.  Blu Shillings got the Panthers 10 points with a first-place finish in the 300 hurdles with a time of 44.66 seconds.

Justin Simmons tied for first in the high jump at 5’10” after a tie on all criteria.

Senior Cory Myers won the long jump at 19'1."

Blu Shillings once again scored the Panthers points in the Triple Jump with a solid third-place finish. In the 4x100 meter relay the Stone “A” Team of Simmons, Brian Frye, Myers, and Shillings pulled away a victory with a time of 45.85 seconds. Once again the 4x200 Simmons, Frye, Shillings and George Sampley won with a time of 1:37.62.

In the 4x800, the Panthers were just edged out of first place with a time of 9:55.93. The team consisted of Mathis, Tyler Garrison, Schroeder and Andrew Sampley.

In the 100 meter sprint the Panthers took third places in the top 5. In first was Brian Frye at 11.54 seconds, second was Simmons at 11.56, and in fifth was Myers at 12.02 seconds. In the 200-meter dash, Simmons got revenge on Frye with a 23.04 time and Frye took second with a time of 23.33.

On to the discus, Brady Wattenbarger threw 109’8”, which got him fourth place and Nick Bohannon got in a throw of 101’3” and finished fifth. In the shot put, Sam Caballero continued his streak of dominance with a throw of 43’11” for first and Brady Wattenbarger threw 38’7” for fourth place.

“For our boys to come out today and compete and win is huge. I am so proud of them. They have come in everyday to practice and own their own and gotten better. To beat both Soddy Daisy and Rhea County for the first time in school history is awesome,” said Head Coach Matt Bates.

The Lady Panthers got off to a good start in the 1,600-mater race with a win by Kerigan Smith. In the 3,200-meter race Pribanich and Hutson went 2-3 and finished with consistently good times. Kerigan Smith came out in the 800 meter race and ran a 2:43.82, that time put in the school record books for first place in the 800-meter event.

100-meter hurdles scored more points for the Panthers as Aly McNulty finished fourth overall. McNulty scored more points in the long jump with a fourth-place finish and Laura Chavez finished fifth.

The 4x100 relay team finished second with a time of 55.85 seconds. The team consisted of Abby Griffin, Lacey Melton, Faith Van Ruden, and Kayli Priestwood. In the 4x200 the Lady Panthers finished second again with a time of 2:00.58.

The team consisted of Abby Griffin, Tiffany Cokkinias, Faith Van Ruden, and Lacey Melton. 

The Lady Panthers 4x400 team of Faith Van Ruden, Tiffany Cokkinias, Abby Griffin, and Caroline Pribanich went out in 4:41.86 and were just nudged by the foursome from Rhea County for first. In the 4x800, the foursome of Smith, Van Ruden, Hutson, and Cokkinias finished in third with a school record time of 11:14.84.

In the girls discus Makayla Kington had a throw of 85’7”  that got her first place and Brett Suggs threw 81’6” to finish second. Kington once again won the shot put with a throw of 30’10.5”.

“Our girls are doing great. We still need to make a few line up changes but we are starting to get the girls in the right spot to get them to state,” add Coach Bates.

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