The Crossett Eagle Junior High track teams hosted and won the Junior High Crossett Relays last week at Yarborough Field.

Eight track teams for the region competed in Crossett last week and the Crossett junior high team finished first in both the girls’ and boys’ categories.

The boys finished with a total of 193 points with McGehee in second with 160 points.

The Junior Eagles won the 4 by 100-meter relay with a time of 47.27 with runners Dewayne Ashford, Jackson Moore, Devon Montgomery and Denzel Watkins.

McGehee was close behind with a time of 47.77.

Crossett also won the 4 by 400- meter relay with a 4:10:59 with runners Montgomery, Kameron Williams, Watkins and Tyrique Jones.

The DeWitt team finished in second place just eight seconds behind them.

In the individual events, Crossett runner Dewayne Ashford won the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.83 and the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.35. Watkins finished behind him in third place in both events with 12.44 in the 100-meter and 25.70 in the 200-meter. Fred Barnett, another Crossett runner, also finished in the top five in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.26.

Jones won the 400-meter dash with a 1:01:39 with his teammate, Moore, coming in fourth with a 1:02:27.

Colton Williams placed second in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:26:07, Moore placed second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 19.13 and Khamal Williams finished third in the 300-meter finals with a time of 52.24.

In the jump events, Ashford won the high jump with a 6-04 and his teammates Moore and Jones placed third and fourth.

Ashford also won the long jump with a 20-03 and the triple jump with a 42-04. Moore and Jones were among the top five in the long jump event and Jones placed second in the triple jump with a 37-09; Moore placed fifth.

In other events, Jayden Thurman won the boys’ shot put throw with a 47-11 and Brandon Mayweather placed second in the shot put with a throw of 40-06.50 and second in the discus event with a 112-09.00.

The junior high Lady Eagles won first out of eight teams with a total score of 172 with DeWitt falling in second with a 121 and Star City in third with 93.

The junior ladies won the 4 by 800-meter relay with runners Akassia Gist, Lilly Vargas, Trinity Keith and Raniya Smith, who had a time of 10:47.

They also won the 4 by 100-meter relay with runners Shenia Gavin, Harmony Green, CeCe Gilliam and Kali Terrell.

In the individual events, the Crossett junior girls won multiple categories.

Aaliyah Dodd finished first in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 59.36 and Stephey Moon finished second with a 59.59. In the 100-meter hurdles, Dodd finished second with a 19.15 and Moon third with a 20.74.

Harmony Green finished second in the 100-meter dash with a 13.53 and third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 29.36. Gavin was behind Green in the 200-meter dash with a 29.67.

In the 400-meter dash, Gavin finished second with a 1:09:35 and her teammate, Allie Thurmon finished third with a 1:11:98.

Gist finished second in the 800-meter run with a 3:08:56 and Vargas was behind her in third place.

Lynzee Watt finished third in the 1600-meter run with a 7:17:86.

In the jump events, Green finished second in the long jump with a 15-05 and CeCe Gilliam was right behind her with a 15-02. Dodd also finished in the top five with a 13-06.

Green finished third in the triple jump with a 29-05 and Gavin in fourth with a 28-10.

Charmone Scott own the shot put throw with a 30-09 and placed in the top five out of 20 competitors in the discus event.

The junior high teams will compete again on March 26 in the Cub Relays in Magnolia.

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