MHS District Track Meet Results

Mavs Crown Three District Champs At 16-5A Track Meet
Posted on 04/06/2018
This is the image for the news article titled Mavs Crown Three District Champs At 16-5A Track MeetMarshall High School’s Varsity Boys crowned three district champions while finishing third overall in the team standings of the 2018 District 16-5A Track and Field Championships held at Pine Tree’s Pirate Stadium in Longview Wednesday and Thursday.

The Lady Mavs’ Varsity Girls finished sixth overall, while the Junior Varsity Boys managed a runnerup finish in their team standings. JV Girls finished seventh.

Marshall will send several athletes to the Area Track Championships April 19, also at Pine Tree. To qualify for area, athletes must finish in the top 4 of their respective event.

The Mavs had three district champions, led by DeTorian Hurd’s first-place finish in the triple jump and Selah Smith’s winning effort in the high jump. Marshall’s 4x200 relay team Rodarius Smith, Tahj Washington, Jared Washington and Jyerean Mapps won the district championship with a time of 1:28.743, edging second-place Texas High by less than one second at the finish line.

Also representing the Mavs at the area meet will be Jyerean Mapps, who finished third in the 100 meter dash; Marcus Bledsoe, who finished third in the 400 meter dash; and Tahj Washington, who finished second in the long jump. Marshall’s 4x100 relay team of Jared Washington, Tahj Washington, Eric Timberlake and Rodarius Smith finished third to qualify for area. The mile relay team of Jared Washington, Tahj Washington, J.J. Green and Marcus Bledsoe also advanced to the area meet after a third-place finish at district.

On the girls’ side, Marshall’s Khaliyah Anderson qualified for area with a third-place finish in the 200 meter dash. She will be joined by teammates Tinaya King, who finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump; Ry’an Sharpless, who finished fourth in the shot put; and Kaeleigh Clark, who was second in the pole vault.

Marshall’s 4x200 relay team of Khaliyah Anderson, Katelynn Jones, Tinaya King and Jakiah Robinson finished second overall, while the same quartet finished fourth in the 4x100 relay.

Below are individual results (top 6 finishes) for MHS athletes:

VARSITY BOYS

100 METER DASH
Eric Timberlake, 5th Place, 11.351

200 METER DASH
Jyerean Mapps, 3rd Place, 22.573

400 METER DASH
Marcus Bledsoe, 3rd Place, 53.082

4X100 METER RELAY
3rd Place, 43.234 (Jared Washington, Tahj Washington, Eric Timberlake, Rodarius Smith)

4X200 METER RELAY – District Champion
1st Place, 1:28.743 (Rodarius Smith, Tahj Washington, Jared Washington, Jyerean Mapps)

4X400 METER RELAY
3rd Place, 3:30.632 (Jared Washington, Tahj Washington, JJ Green, Marcus Bledsoe)

LONG JUMP
Tahj Washington, 2nd Place, 20’-11”

SHOT PUT
Adrian Jenkins, 6th Place, 43’-3 ¼”

TRIPLE JUMP – District Champion
DeTorian Hurd, 1st Place, 45’-5”

HIGH JUMP – District Champion
Selah Smith, 1st Place, 6’-4”


VARSITY GIRLS

200 METER DASH
Khaliyah Anderson, 3rd Place, 25.783

4X100 METER RELAY
4th Place, 50.466 (Khaliyah Anderson, Katelynn Jones, Tinaya King, Jakiah Robinson)

4X200 METER RELAY
2nd Place, 1:47.005 (Khaliyah Anderson, Katelynn Jones, Tinaya King, Jakiah Robinson)

4X400 METER RELAY
5th Place, 4:25.775 (Jakiah Robinson, Madalyn Page, Kiari Johnson, Tinaya King)

LONG JUMP
Tinaya King, 3rd Place, 17’-0 ½”

SHOT PUT
Ry’an Sharpless, 4th Place, 31’-11”

TRIPLE JUMP
Tinaya King, 3rd Place, 36’-1”

HIGH JUMP
Khaliyah Anderson, 5th Place, 4’-6”

POLE VAULT
Kaeleigh Clark, 2nd Place, 8’-0”


JV BOYS

100 METER DASH
Demarcus Williams, 3rd Place, 12.019

200 METER DASH
Jerry Davis, 4th Place, 24.743

400 METER DASH – District Champion
James Thomas, 1st Place, 52.728

110 METER HURDLES
DaQuavion Jackson, 2nd Place, 17.084

300 METER HURDLES
DaQuavion Jackson, 2nd Place, 42.778

4X100 METER RELAY
3rd Place, 45.711 (Eillean Leaks, Darius Williams, Damarcus Williams, Jerry Davis)

4X200 METER RELAY
2nd Place, 1:34.591 (Eillean Leaks, Darius Williams, Dominique Williams, Jerry Davis)

4X400 METER RELAY
3rd Place, 3:39.374 (DaQuavion Jackson, Elliean Leaks, James Thomas, Dearius Henderson)

LONG JUMP
James Thomas, 2nd Place, 18’-11”

SHOT PUT
Michael Washington, 2nd Place, 41’-0”

DISCUS – District Champion
Michael Washington, 1st Place, 112’-3”

TRIPLE JUMP – District Champion
James Thomas, 1st Place, 41’-5 ½”


JV GIRLS

100 METER DASH
Kailynn Smith, 3rd Place, 13.797

800 METER RUN
JarLessia Davidson, 5th Place, 2:49.858

4X100 METER RELAY
4th Place, 54.368 (Kitana King, Kailynn Smith, La’Maria Clay, Destinie Spearman)

4X200 METER RELAY
5th Place, 1:58.311 (Kitana King, Kailynn Smith, La’Maria Clay, Destinie Spearman)

4x400 METER RELAY
6th Place, 4:52.935 (La’Maria Clay, Kitana King, JarLessia Davidson, Shondalyn Moore)

SHOT PUT
Kitana King, 3rd Place, 29’-4”
Tyreanna Frazier, 6th Place, 27’-3 ¼”

DISCUS
Kitana King, 4th Place, 83’-2”