CABOT — The Bryant White seventh grade girls track team of Bryant Middle School, sparked by first-place performances from Colleen Johnson and Jayla Anderson, finished fourth at a meet at Cabot on Monday, April 5.
Johnson won the high jump by clearing 4 feet, 5 inches. Anderson won the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 13.34.[more]
“We had a great meet,” said coach Angel Dale. “There is a lot of talent in this team. Our relay teams were strong with second, third and fourth place finishes. I am very proud of our girls. They have worked very hard this season.”T
he second-place relay came in the 4×100 with Jaela Hilliard, Johnson, Anderson and Claire Henderson combining on a time of 57.31.
Anderson picked up an individual second place for her 1:07.10 clocking in the 400 as well. She also contributed a leg to the mile relay team with Johnson, Henderson and Lindsey Butler producing a time of 4:56 which was good for third.
Butler and Henderson also furnished legs to the 3200 meter relay, joining Brittany McDonald and Briana Rutherford on a time of 13:12 which garnered fourth place.
Butler provided one of the most impressive performances, according the Dale.
“She fell down at the start,” Dale said of Butler’s run in the 1600 meter run. “She was trampled. They didn’t start the race over but she overcame last place to finish sixth. She was all scraped up. It was very impressive.”
Butler finished with a time of 7:04.
The Lady Hornets picked up third-place points from Henderson in the 300 hurdles. She finished in 1:03 with McDonald eighth in 1:15.
In the shot put, Mallory Curry and Makayla Nguyen finished third and fourth, respectively. Curry’s toss went 30-8 and Nguyen’s went 58-1.
Johnson scored in two other races. In the 100, she was fourth in 13.34. In the 200, she was fifth in 29.62. Rutherford added sixth-place points in the 800, finishing in 3:02.
In other field events, Curry was fourth in the discus with a toss of 60-4 while teammate Oabia Patillo placed seventh with a throw that went 58-1.
Taylor Lindberg finished fifth in the triple jump, covering 25-0. Katie Kitchell had a leap of 21-6.
In the long jump, Mariah Aguilar finished eighth with a leap of 12-11. Scarlet Pense’s long jump covered 12-1.