Pleasanton JV track opens season at Southeast

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

CHEROKEE -- The Pleasanton High School junior varsity track team got its season underway here Tuesday with a freshman-sophomore meet at Southeast High School.

Blu-Jay boys won eight events while the girls won three. In all, Pleasanton's boys brought back 21 medals as they won the meet with 149 points. Northeast-Arma was second with 137 points while Pittsburg Colgan was third with 50.

Pleasanton girls won 12 medals and finished fourth in team standings with 72 points. Northeast also won this side of the meet with 98 points. Only a few points separated second from fourth as Southeast scored 77 points and Baxter Springs finished with 75.

Pleasanton boys' event winners were:

* -- Skyler Martin in javelin with an effort of 129 feet, 4 inches and in discus with a mark of 98' 10 3/4"

* -- Dakota Kern in the 100 meters in 12 seconds flat and the 200 in 25 seconds.

* -- Tyler Myrick in high jump, clearing 5' 8".

* -- Kelly Wadel in long jump at 17' 0".

* -- Kern, Wadel, Gannon Coffman and David Sowards in the 4x100-meter relay in 48.2 seconds.

* -- Rance Schoenhals, Sowards, Coffman and Kern in the 4x400 relay in 4:41.9.

Girls' winners were:

* -- Cheyanne Reynolds in javelin with a mark of 80' 4".

* -- Kim Robinson in discus with a mark of 93' 2".

* -- Brytnee Streeter, Robinson, Rachel Landrum and Johnnea Saulsberry in the 4x100 relay in 58.43 seconds.

Pleasanton's varsity season begins Thursday when the Blu-Jays go to Archie, Mo. That meet is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.


BOYS

100-meter dash: 1. Dakota Kern, 12.0.

200-meter dash: 1. Dakota Kern, 25.0; 2. Gannon Coffman, 26.0.

400-meter dash: 3. Joey Shoopman, 62.0.

3,200-meter run: 5. Rance Schoenhals, 13:58.5.

4x100-meter relay: 1. Kern, Wadel, Coffman, Sowards, 48.2.

4x400-meter relay: 1. Schoenhals, Sowards, Coffman, Kern, 4:41.9.

4x800-meter relay: 2. Schoenhals, Marshall, Hui, Coffman, 11:38.0.

300-meter hurdles: 1. Tyler Myrick, 49.9.

High jump: 1. Tyler Myrick, 5' 8"; 4. Joey Hoopman, 5' 4".

Long jump: 1. Kelly Wadel, 17' 0"; 3. Joey Shoopman, 16' 9".

Triple jump: 3. Tyler Myrick, 32' 2".

Discus: 5. Reid Hein, 93' 2 1/2".

Javelin: 1. Skyler Martin, 129' 4"; 2. Reid Hein, 116' 11"; 5. Trevor Marshall, 86' 0".

Shot put: 3. Reed Hein, 35' 9"; 6. Skyler Martin, 32' 4".

GIRLS

100-meter dash: 3. Brytnee Streeter, 14.5.

200-meter dash: 4. Brytnee Streeter, 31.0.

400-meter dash: 4. Brytnee Streeter, 31.0

800-meter run: 1. Johnnea Saulsberry, 3:09.2; 4. Cheyanne Reynolds, 3:19.1.

4x100-meter relay: 1. Streeter, Robinson, Landrum, Saulsberry, 58.43.

Long jump: 4. Brytnee Streeter, 12' 7 1/2"; 6. Johnnea Saulsberry, 12' 3 3/4".

Discus: 1. Kim Robinson, 93' 2"; 2. Darla Snyder, 81' 3".

Javelin: 1. Cheyanne Reynolds, 80' 4"; 5. Rachel Landrum, 73' 8".

Shot put: 2. Darla Snyder, 28' 10 1/2".