Pine girls, boys qualify for regionals

Published 10:46 am Friday, April 19, 2013

Pine’s Keeli Clark and Chelsea Willard won an individual event, while the Lady Raiders’ 4×100 team finished first at the District 8-2A meet held Tuesday at the St. Scholastica Academy Sports Complex in Covington.

Clark took the top spot in the long jump (15-7.25). Teammate Willard was best in the 100 meters (12.66).

The Lady Raiders’ 4×100 team (55.19), consisting of Clark, Willard, Aleea Barber and Megan Warren, also recorded a top-place finish.+

Tuesday’s meet was a qualifier. The top four finishers in each event advanced to regionals, which is Tuesday at SSA. The top six posted points for their team in the 10-8-6-4-2-1 scoring system. At regionals, the top three finishers advance to state.

The four who won the 4×100 were also members of the Lady Raiders’ 4×200 relay team (1:59), which finished runner-up behind St. Thomas Aquinas (1:49).

Clark also qualified for regionals with a third place 200-meter finish (29.20). St. Thomas’ Schuylar Ramsey (27.11) won that event.

St. Thomas’ Avrielle Steward won the 400 (1:00), with Pine’s Monique Roubilow (1:27) fifth.

STA’s Destiny Williams took the 800 (2:33) with teammate Bobbi Amar winning both the 1,600 (5:32) and 3,200 (12:57).

St. Thomas’ Courtney Dawsey won both hurdle events, the 100 (17.37) and 300 (49.33).

St. Thomas bested the 4×400 relay (4:13.16), breaking the old record (4:13.53) set by STA in 2003.

St. Thomas’ Madison Lymon (4-6) won the high jump with teammate Anna Miller (9-0) besting the pole vault.

St. Thomas’ Crystal Rock topped the triple jump (32-8) with Regan Bolton winning the shot put (29-7) and discus (86-0).

Pine’s Racheal Williams finished fifth in the shot put (24-2.75).

St. Thomas’ Addie Schaffer captured the javelin (119-7.5).

Rock was the girls’ overall MVP, while Bolton was the field MVP. Ramsey was selected for the track MVP.

St. Thomas won the six-team meet in lopsided fashion with 246 points.

Springfield (87) was second, followed by Pope John Paul II (65), Pine (48) and Northlake Christian School (23).