MHS Track District Meet Results

MHS Track Qualifies 18 For Area Meet
Posted on 04/17/2017
This is the image for the news article titled MHS Track Qualifies 18 For Area MeetThe Marshall High School boys and girls track teams saw 18 student-athletes qualify to advance to area competition during last week's District 16-5A Track and Field Championships at Pine Tree Stadium in Longview.

Marshall's Cheyenne Mann won the district championship in the pole vault, with a height of 9'6" to beat her next closest challenger by a half-foot. Teammate Kaeleigh Clark finished with a height of 8'6" to finish fourth and qualify to join Mann at the area championships.

The Lady Mavs' Shamya Washington also clocked a 59.605 time in the 400-Meter Dash to finish second. Washington's runnerup finish sends her to the area meet as well.

Washington was also a part of the Lady Mavs' 4x400 Meter Relay team, which finished second with a time of 4:08.193 to qualify for area behind only Texas High. Joining Washington on the mile relay were Kiari Johnson, Tashianna Gray and Jakiah Robinson. Maddy Page will serve as an alternate at the area championships.

On the boys' side, the Mavs' 4x200 meter relay team of Darius Williams, Demarcus Alexander, Selah Smith and Jered Washington qualified for area with a second-place finish with a time of 1:31.02. Marcus Bledsoe serves as alternate for the 800-meter relay team.

That same quartet also qualified for area with a third-place finish in the 4x100 Meter Relay, with a time of 43.270. Bledsoe also serves as an alternate in the sprint relay.

To complete the relay trifecta, the Mavs' 4x400 team of Derrick Jamison, Jacarrion Green, Jacyrin Coats and Marcus Bledsoe also qualified to advance with a fourth-place finish and time of 1.31.02.

Bledsoe qualified for area in the 400 Meter Dash with a time of 51.707 to finish fourth. Carrington Love also qualified for area in the Long Jump, at 20'-3", and Chasen Hines is an area qualifier in the discus with a throw of 124'-0" to finish third at district.

Detorian Hurd is an area qualifier as well for Marshall, with a fourth-place finish in the triple jump following his leap of 42'-10 1/4". 

The Marshall boys finished fifth in the team standings, while the Lady Mavs were sixth. 

Below are the complete, final results for Marshall:

JV BOYS

100 Meter Dash: Jerry Davis, 1st (11.855)
200 Meter Dash: Jerry Davis, 3rd (24.457)
4x100 Meter Relay: 3rd, Jerry Davis-Latavion Jackson-Joe Jordan-David Lucio (45.504)
Shot Put: Adrian Jenkins, 3rd (40'-10")
Discus: Christian Hood, 2nd (109'-8")

JV GIRLS

800 Meter Run: Maddy Page, 3rd (2:41.232)
100 Meter Hurdles: Khalia Anderson, 5th (19.184)
4x100 Meter Relay: 5th, LaTaviona Jackson-Keara Irving-Tara Jamison-Kyla McElhanon (54.700)
4x400 Meter Relay: 5th, LaTaviona Jackson-Keara Irving-Tara Jamison-Jasmine Mitchell (4:46.718)
Long Jump: Jasmine Mitchell, 5th (14'-5")
Discus: JaQualia Morris, 6th (75'-5 1/2")
High Jump: Keara Irving, 6th (4'-6")

VARSITY BOYS

400 Meter Dash: Marcus Bledsoe, 4th (51.707)
4x100 Meter Relay: 3rd, Darius Williams-Demarcus Alexander-Selah Smith-Jered Washington (43.270)
4x200 Meter Relay: 2nd, Darius Williams-Demarcus Alexander-Selah Smith-Jered Washington (1.31.02)
4x400 Meter Relay: 4th, Derrick Jamison-Jacarrion Green-Jacyrin Coats-Marcus Bledsoe (3:32.689)
Long Jump: Carrington Love, 5th (20'-3")
Shot Put: Chasen Hines, 6th (42'-2 1/2")
Discus: Chasen Hines, 3rd (124'-0")
Triple Jump: Detorian Hurd, 4th (42'-10 1/4") and Tahj Washington, 5th (42'-2 1/4")
High Jump: Selah Smith, 6th (5'-10")

VARSITY GIRLS

200 Meter Dash: Kahliyah Anderson, 6th (27.202)
400 Meter Dash: Shamya Washington, 2nd (59.605)
4x100 Meter Relay: 6th, Kahliyah Anderson-Shamya Washington-Jakiah Robinson-Tashianna Gray (50.546)
4x400 Meter Relay: 2nd, Kiari Johnson-Shamya Washington-Tashianna Gray-Jakiah Robinson (4:08.193)
Pole Vault: Cheyenne Mann, 1st (9'-6"); Kaeleigh Clark, 4th (8'-6")