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TCHS Boys Take Second in Charleston

By Staff | May 3, 2017

Photos by Ed Parsons Clockwise from top left: Gavin Corley gives it his all; Hunter Wells getting prepared to compete; Tyler Consolidated Senior Track Members honored at senior night at the WTTL.

Tyler Anderson propelled the Tyler Consolidated boys track team to a second place finish with 30 individual points, winning all three dashes. He also helped the 4×100 relay team to a second place finish adding eight more points to the total In the 100 meter dash he finished with a 11.47, in the 200 his time was 23.04 and the 400 was 52.51. Mark Rucker also placed in the 100 meter with an 11.93 good for fouth place and four Knights points.

Gavin Corley ran his best time of the season at Charleston and finished fourth amounst the 13 teams competeing with a 4:55.56 in the 1600 meter run. He added four points to the Knights total. Joshua Frum added two points with a fifth place run in the 3200 finishing in 10:59.04.

In the 110 meter hurdles Nathan Barker got a fourth place finish with a 17.13 good for four points. The Silver Knights 4×100 relay team picked up eight points with a second place time of 45.67. The team consisted of Nicholas Gorby, Rucker, Jarrett Lemasters and Anderson. The Knights 4×200 team also finished in the money with a fourth place 1:40.18 good for four points. Team members were Zackary Placer, Cameron Ramsey, Gorby and Hunter Wells. The 4×800 meter team also got in on the action as they grabbed fifth place for two points with a 3:59.65. Team members were Dan Miller, Brandon Wise, Brandon Bonar, and Trey Keys. Tyler Consolidated finished well in the 4×800, coming in third at 9:20.88 good for six pointss, The team was made up of Corley, Miller Frum and Keys.

Adding eight more points for the Knights was the 4×110 shuttle team that came in second amoung the field with a very good 1:02.13. Barker, Ramsey, Lemasters and Wells made up the team. Ruckers high jump of 5-4 was good for fourth and added three points to the Knights score. Lemasters than came up big as usual in the pole vault with a 14-00.00 for first place and 10 points, right behind him in third place was the Silver Knights Levi Morgan who gained six points with a vault of 12-00.00. Rucker just a freshman than one the long jump with a 19-01.75 nearly two feet further than the second place jumper.

The Knights finished the two day event with a point total of 103 despite competing without their top sprinter who is nursing an injury and is expected back for the regionals or state.

The Silver Knights girls finished fourth overall out of 12 teams with 56 points. Katie Pratt added a point with a sixth place finish in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:07.36. The Silver Knights two freshmen Rachal Hashman and Rachel Thomas finished fouth and fifth in the 100 meter hurdles for six Knights points. Hashman had a time of 18.76 and Thomas came in at 19.08. The Knights took third in the 4×100 meter relay with a 55.96 addidng six points to the scorecard. Team members were Isis Moore, Hashman, Pratt and Emily Lancaster. The same team grabbed fourth in the 4×200 with a 2:01.15 and four points.

The Silver Knights than got a third place in the 4×400 with a 4:58.37 and six points. Running for the Knights was Pratt, Demery Nelson, Jahnvi Duncan and Thomas. Add to that eight more points for Tyler Consolidated when the 4×102.5 shuttle team came in second with a 1:15.24. Lindsay Streets, Thomas, Hashman and Lancaster made up the team. Lancaster also added eight individual points with a second place pole vault of 8-0. Moore added six points for the Knights with a long jump of 15-05.50 good for third place.

Tessa Boyd had a good day for the Silver Knights as she threw the shot put 27 for fourth place and four points while also heaving the discuss a season best 93-04 for six more points and a third place finish amoungst the 11 teams.

The boys and girls are both peaking at the right time and look to be contenders for the regionals while making a run for the state titles. Watch out for the boys if Shepherd gets over his injury.

Tyler Boys win final WTTL meet

The Tyler Consolidated boys’ track team, minus two of their premier sprinters, roughed up the competition on Tuesday, April 24, at Tyler Consolidated.

The Knights scored a team high 100 points to outdistance River, Magnolia and Paden City. Freshman Mark Rucker claimed first place in three individual events as he won the 100 meter dash in an 11.6, while also getting a 5-08.00 in the high jump and a season best 19-02.00 long jump to add points to the Silver Knights side. Rucker was also a member of the winning 4×100 relay team ,consisting of Nicholas Gorby, Rucker, Jarrett Lemasters and Hunter Wells finishing with a fine 47.4.

Gorby finished second in the 100 meter dash with a 12.4. The Knights had two runners pick up points in the 200 meter with Jonathan Miller grabbing second place 25.4 and Patrick Wright fifth with a 28.3.

Paden City’s Sth Bohrer finished the 200 meter dash in fourth place with a 27.3. The 400 meter dash had three Knights point makers with Brandon Wise, second at 58.3, Trey Keys, third at 59.1 and Trey Pittman fourth at 1:00.3.

Gavin Corley came in big in the 800 winning in a time of 2:20.2 followed closely behind by team mate Joshua Frum with a 2:22.1 second place good for more Silver Knights points. Frum added more points when he won the 1600 meter run in a time of 5:15.2.

The Knights’ Nathan Barker got a very good 16.5 first place finish in the 110 hurdles followed by River’s Drew Dietz with a 17.5. Paden City’s Wesley Smith finished third and Tyler’s Zackery Placer came in fourth both scoring points for their team.

The 300 meter hurdles belonged to Paden City’s Jake Pierce who zipped the course in a 43.3 four seconds a head of Tyler’s Barker who came in second with a 47.4 to edge out the third and fourth finishers who had 47.5 good for team points. Paden City’s Landon Smith racked up a team point for the Cat’s coming in sixth at 49.8.

Paden City won the 4×200 in 1:39.4 with a team of Cade Myers, Wesley Smith, Seth Bohrer and Pierce. While the Silver Knights took the 4×400 with Nathan Barker, Cameron Ramsey, Jarrett Lemasters and Hunter Wells in a winning time of 4:14.4.The Silver Knights edged out Paden City in the Shuttle hurdles with a 1:02.7 to 1:04.3.

Jarrett Lemasters who earlier in the day signed a letter of intent to run track at Wheeling Jesuit cleared 14-04.00 in the pole vault breaking his old mark of 14-0. His winning vault was followed by two other Silver Knights Levi Morgan with a second place 12-0 and Brandon Bonar at third with a 8-06.00.

The Silver Knights girls finished in third place with 60 points behind Magnolia and River. Melissa Chapman finished fourth in the 100 with a time of 14.4 while Rachal Hashman and Chapman finished third and fourth in the 200 meter dash with times of 30.6 and 32.2. Paden City’s Destiny Harrison got a point for the Wildcats with a sixth place time of 32.7

Katie Pratt finished third for the Knights in the 400 meter dash with a 1:08.5 and Rachel Thomas got fifth with a 1:15.9. Jahnvi Duncan grabed points in the 800 with a third place time of 2:52.4.

Emma Paden came in fourth in the 1600 with a 6:57.6. Duncan won the 3200 with a winning time of 14:11.8.

Carman Hinerman of River won the 100 meter hurdles over Magnolia’s Kristen Massey edging her out by a 17.4 to a 17.7. Tyler’s Thomas and Lindsay Streets came in third and fourth. Streets also finihed second in the girls 300 meter hurdles. Magnolia won the 4×100 with Tyler coming in second at 58.0. The Knights team was made up of Chapman, Hashman, Pratt and Emily Lancaster. The Knights also finished third in the 4×200 and 4×400. Magnolia won the shuttle hurdles with a 1:15.6 over Tyler Consolidated’s 1:16.7.

Magnolia’s Bailey Estep and Alayna Cline finished one and two in the high jump with a 5-02.00 and 4-10 and the Silver Knights Katie Pratt got fourth at 4-8.

The Knights’ Lancaster won the pole vault with a 7-06.00 and came in fourth in the long jump with a 12-10.50. Katie Miller picked up another Knights point with a fifth place jump of 11-08.50.

Abby Kemp got fifth in the shot put for Tyler Consolidated with a toss of 26-1. In the discus throw Tessa Boyd got off her best throw this year a 90-9 good for second place and adding points to the Knights total.