GRAFTON—The Taylor County Middle School Knights held their first home meet of the year, last Tuesday night at McKinney Field. On a very cold and, at times, rainy night, the TCMS Knights welcomed teams from Mountaineer Middle (Harrison), Washington Irving and two teams from Bridgeport.
The Lady Knights had an excellent first meet, as they placed second as a team, while the boys team finished in fifth-place. Mountaineer Middle won both the boys and girls team competition.
Alyssa Satterfield was the top finisher for the girls, with a first-place finish in the 800 meter run. Also in the 800 meters, Maddie Moats placed fourth and Kelsey Massie placed fifth.
Meredith Maier continued from where she left off last year, as she captured second-place finishes in the 75 and 200 meter hurdles. Teammate, Anesia Taylor, finished right behind Maier in both events, as she took home two third-place finishes.
In the distance events, Kendra Rogucki placed second in the 1600, while Maddie Knotts placed fourth in the 3200. In the sprinting events, Leah Jackson placed fifth in the 200 meter dash.
In the relay events, the 4X100 team placed third, the 4x200 placed second, the 4x800 team placed second and the shuttle team placed second. The members of the relay teams are listed in the results section.
In the field events McKenzie Flohr placed fifth in the shot put, while Taylor Minard and Madison Minard placed fourth and fifth in the discus.
On the boy’s side of the track, the top finisher for TCMS was James Hoskins, as he placed second in the 100 meter dash. In the distance events, JT Veltri placed third in the 1600 meters, and Landen Hulley placed third in the 3200 meters.
The boys best events were in the relay events, as they took first-place in the 4x100 and 4x400, second in the 4x200 and 4x800 and fourth-place in the shuttle relays. The members are listed in the results section of the article.
The next event for TCMS will be on Thursday, as they travel to Preston County. The meet is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m.