Several Ben’s Ford athletes competed at Overall Meet

Published 10:23 am Monday, May 15, 2023

Several Ben’s Ford Christian School athletes competed at the Class 3A Overall Meet.
The field events and 3,200 meters were held on May 5 at Canton Academy with the rest of the track events on May 6 at Jackson Preparatory School.
Avery Dantin came in sixth place in the 3,200 meters with a time of 17 minutes, 6 seconds. Benton Academy’s Lindsey Hogue won in 12:43.
Andie Grace Hughes came in sixth place in the 100 hurdles at 20.94 seconds, as Desoto School’s Anslee Barnes won in 17.59.
Ben’s Ford Christian School’s 4×800 relay team was sixth with a time of 12:54. The team had Dantin, Ella Hall, Ava Mitchell and Matilda Golby. Benton Academy won in 11:12.
Delaney Perrette was sixth in the triple jump at 28 feet, 6.5 inches. Wilkinson County Christian Academy’s Kylie Bolden won at 33-5.
Maddie Willis came in seventh for the 300 hurdles with a time of 58.23. Desoto School’s Kirkley Ann Rawls topped the event in 51.84.
Ben’s Ford Christian School’s 4×200 and 4×400 relay teams were both seventh with times of 2:05 and 4:58. The 4×200 team had Hughes, Leah Rachel, Olivia Norwood and Perrette. The 400 team had Maddie Willis, Leah Rachel, Ella Hall and Perrette. Desoto School captured both races after clocking a 1:50 and a 4:23.
Perrette came in eighth place in the 100 and 400 after running them in 14.05 and 1:17. North Sunflower Academy’s Rihanna Love won the 100 in 12.62 and Desoto School’s Claudia Pittman captured the 400 in 1:01.
Hughes was eighth in the 800 at 3:09 with Wilkinson County Christian Academy’s Ann Patin winning in 2:34.
Ben’s Ford Christian School’s 4×100 relay team was eighth at 1:09. The runners were Ashlyn Dantin, Willis, Norwood and Perrette. Desoto School won in 52.91.