Paris Triangular Track Meet
The Paris boys and girls track team hosted the “Paris Triangular 3” this past Tuesday with Tuscola and Georgetown Ridge Farm. The boys finished with 86.5 points, with Tuscola netting 65.5 and Georgetown-Ridge Farm with 41. The girls finished a half point behind Tuscola with 66 to the Warriors’ 66.5, with G.R.F. ending with 50.5
Calista Winninger finshed first in the 100 meters at 13.50 followed by Hannah Emberton in fourth at 14.49. Emberton also grabbed third in the 200 meters at 30.65 and Kaylee Landsaw placed fourth in the 400 meters at 1:13.82. Sarah Isaf claimed first in the 800 meters with McKayla Watson finishing right behind her at 3:04.74. In the 1600 meters, Hailey Underwood grabbed another first place spot with a 6:50.37 time, followed by Courtney Devers in third at 7:10.11.
Even though the team did not place in the relays, Grace Joseph and Payton Block were third and fourth in the 100 meter hurdles at 18.40 and 19.28. Joseph also palced fourth in the 300 hurdles at 58.43.
In the field events, Sarah Wells was first in the pole vault at 8’6”, with Payton Block in second at 8’3”. The girls took the top two spots as well in the high jump, with Hailey Underwood first at 4’10” and Calista Winninger second at 4’8”. Emma Pinkston was second in discus with a 99’11” heave and Alexis Moran was third in long jump at 14’1”.
Paris Girls Head Coach Stasi Myers felt it was a great showing after some of the cancellations earlier in the year. “We had been looking forward to get a meet in, and a lot of our girls stepped up. This should give us a boost as the season goes on”
For the boys, after Parker Gann’s second place finish in the 100 meters at 11.74 and Trevan Land’s fourth place time of 26.87 in the 200 meters, the boys placed first in the remainder of the individual races.
Paris got first place finishes from Brady Wiseman in the 400 meters at 59.38, followed by Austin Entrican at 1:00.05. Kyle Bauermeister completed the 3200 meters at first place with a time of 12:18.81, followed by Jeffrey Bennett in second at 12:18.37. Alan Millis finished first in the 800 and 1600 meters with times of 2:11.08 and 5:18.43.
In addition, the boys grabbed second in the 4x100 at 47.30, and first in the 4x800 at 9:40.84. In the field events, Colby Kindred had a second place triple jump of 33’6” and got third place in the pole vault at 9’6”. Alex Brock and Colton Underwood finished first and second in the high jump with 5’6” and 5”4” jumps. Caleb Mullenix placed first in the long jump at 18’10”, followed closely by Dustin Creech at 18’5.5” in second. Mullenix also swept the hurdle runs with a 16.52 110 high hurdle, and a 42.95 run in the 300 meter high hurdles.
Head Coach Jordan Stallings commented on the day “Really happy with the boys performance as we were able to finish first above a Tuscola team that finished 13th in the State last year. Dustin Creech also set two new PRs in Long Jump 18'5.5" and Triple Jump 37'1". Those both helped with the team overall placement."