Mt. Vernon Register-News


April 25, 2013

Sports briefs

Centralia edges Mt. Vernon in dual meet

Mt. Vernon’s girls track team lost 68-58 in a dual meet Tuesday.

Charde Golliday tallied four of Mt. Vernon’s first-place finishes. Golliday won the long jump (15 feet, five inches); 100 meters (12.81 seconds); 200 meters (27.12 seconds) and 400 meters (1:04.5).

Aaliyah Palmer won the discus (97 feet, seven and a half inches) and shot put (34 feet, 10 inches). Ashley Paulson was the winner in the 800 meters (2:46.23). Zoe Mattingly was victorious in the 1,600 meters (6:11.86). The 3,200 meter relay team of Rebecca Rexing, Camilla Bauer, Ashley Paulson and Mattingly won with a time of 11:38.

Second-place finishers were: Allie Skobel in the 3,200 meters (13:17), Ashley Henry in the shot put (30 feet, a quarter inch) and Bauer in the 1,600 meters (6:19.94)

Third-place finishers were: Skobel in the 800 meters (2:53.74), Paulson in the 300 meter hurdles (55.08 seconds), Katelyn Rainwater in the 200 meters (32.71 seconds) and 400 meters (1:19.11).

Rams finish 4th in F/S meet

Mt. Vernon’s boys track team placed fourth in a freshman/sophomore meet.

The Rams finished with 70 points. Harrisburg won the meet with 81. Other team scores were: Centralia 74, Marion 72 and Herrin 64.

First-place finishers for the Rams were: the 3,200 meter relay team of Ethan Badger, Daniel Flood, Tyler Williams and Dylan Reeves (8:59.90); Drew Hester in the 110 high hurdles (16.1 seconds); Badger in the 1,600 meters (4:46); the 1,600 meter relay team of Hester, Korvea Meredith, Badger and Reeves (3:39); Luke Wilson in the triple jump (37 feet, 6 inches); Miller in the high jump (5-7).

Second-place finishers were: Thomas Spanbauer in the high jump (5-6) and Nate Williamson in the shot put (38-11).

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