GRAFTON—The Grafton High School boys and girls track teams hosted their second home track meet of the season, Tuesday night, at McKinney Field.
The Bearcats welcomed teams from Lincoln, Preston County, South Harrison and Philip Barbour.
In individual competition, Alyssa Wright placed first in the 100-meter dash for the Lady Bearcats, and Micah Collins finished first in the high jump.
In the 200-meter dash, Suzie Clelland placed first, with a time of 29.87. Sydney Keener kept her senior year rolling as she placed third in the 100-meter hurdles, 300-meter
In the relay events, the team of Rachel McKinney, Wright, Amber Poling and Clelland placed first in the 4x100 relay, while Shayna Boyle,
The Cats also finished second in the 4x800 relay and the 4x100 meter shuttle.
The 4x800 team consists of Kaycie Cochran, Josie Grass, Emily Knotts and Morgan Loomis. The 4x100 shuttle team consists of Brooklyn Perks, Loomis, Wright and Keener.
“I can’t tell you how impressed I am with this bunch of girls, and their desire to improve,” said
“Brooklyn Perks took a shot at the high jump clearing 4-6, just under leader Micah Collins’s jump of 4-8. Alyssa Wright, who finished first in the 100 meter, stepped up to fill a vacant spot in the shuttle hurdle
“Everyone is getting better, and overall our times are dropping,” said head coach Wes Norris.
The Bearcats will be back in action tonight, as they travel to Rachel, to run at North Marion High School.
The next home meet for the Cats will be May 2.
“We only have one home meet remaining