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BHS track and field teams first, second, at Oak Ridge Relays
FHS’s Cole wins pole vault; Ad boys win 3200 relay


By owning the relay events while winning the 100-meter dash and triple jump, the Bearden High School boys track and field team captured first-place at the Oak Ridge Relays Saturday, April 16, among a 14-team field representing many of Region I-AAA’s top schools. Beating out second-place West 122-99, the Bulldogs set meet records in both the 800 relay (1:30.6) made up of Bryan Webb, Nathan Grace, Jacob Loveday and Jay Oatts; and the 1600 relay (3:26.4), comprised of Webb, Oatts, Eric Pickle and Grace.

Though no record was set, BHS won the 400 relay with Webb, Grace, Mike Lewis and Oatts.


Webb sprinted his way to the 100-dash crown, followed in second-place by Grace.

In the field, MacKenzie Snoddy won the triple jump (40-feet-11).

Meanwhile, the BHS girls came painfully close to matching the Bearden boys, but came up 1 1/2 points short and settled for second-place (88 points) behind champ and host Oak Ridge (89.5).

While finishing among the top three in six events, the Lady Bulldogs set a meet record by winning the 800 relay in 1:44.2 with Jennifer Scott, Jeanna Davis, Danielle Elliott and Judy Johnson.

As for the Farragut girls, the top efforts came from pole vaulter Rebecca Cole, who won with a leap of 10-feet.

The FHS boys, meanwhile, captured first-place in the 3200 relay.

 

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