The Senior High Boys Track Team won the 4A-2 Conference Track Meet at Heber Springs High School on Wednesday, April 25th. The Cougars won by the slimmest of margins, defeating Heber Springs by just half a point 170 to 169.5.
Keyon Burrell led the charge (27.5 points) for the Cougars earning the 4A-2 Conference Senior High Boys High Point Award, he won the 300 Meter Hurdles, was a member of the winning 4x400 Meter Relay, placed second in both the Long Jump and Triple Jump, placed third in the 110 Meter Hurdles, and placed sixth in the High Jump.
Justin Redmon brought in 27.5 more points for the Cougars, as he won the 400 Meter Dash, was a member of the winning 4x400 Meter Relay and the second place 4x100 Meter Relay, Justin also placed 2nd in the High Jump, 6th in the Long Jump, and 7th in the Discus.
Kylaun Anderson contributed 20 points to the victory as he won 1600 Meter Run, placed second in the 3200 Meter Run and was a member of the 2nd place 4x800 Meter Relay Team.
Other members of the Cougars Team who contributed points to the victory were Anthony Thompson (7th Triple Jump, 8th 200 Meter Dash), Makhi Armstrong (3rd Shot Put), Jakylan Cole (4th Shot Put, 8th 300 Meter Hurdles), Kyland Terry (6th Shot Put), Nathaniel Harvey (2nd 4x800 Meter Relay, 4th 800 Meter Run), Kendric Smith (2nd 4x800 Meter Relay, 8th 1600 Meter Run, 6th 3200 Meter Run), Joseph Robinson (2nd 4x800 Meter Relay, 8th 100 Meter Dash), Justin Rogers (7th 110 Meter Hurdles, 2nd 300 Meter Hurdles), DeMarcus Sheard (6th 100 Meter Dash, 2nd 4x100 Meter Dash, 7th 200 Meter Dash), Ne’cory Smith (2nd 4x100 Meter Relay, 4th 200 Meter Dash), Dalius Fields (2nd 4x100 Meter Relay), Tashaun Hawkins (4th 400 Meter Dash, 6th 200 Meter Dash, 1st 4x400 Meter Relay), Zirell Thomas (5th 400 Meter Dash, 1st 4x400 Meter Relay), Shamarcus Heard (5th 800 Meter Run), Devin Greer (7th 800 Meter Run, 7th 3200 Meter Run), and Deigarion Staten (8th 3200 Meter Run).
The Senior High Girls Team placed 3rd in the final team standings.
Brianna Guy won the 100 Meter Dash, 200 Meter Dash, was a member of the winning 4x100 Meter Relay Team, placed 3rd in the High Jump, and was 6th in the Long Jump.
Reyonna Anderson placed 2nd in the High Jump, was a member of the winning 4x100 Meter Relay Team, and was a member of the 3rd place 4x400 Meter Relay Team.
Alberneisha Brewer placed 2nd in the 400 Meter Dash and was a member of the 3rd place 4x400 Meter Relay Team.
Other girls who added points for the 3rd place finish were Tyeisha Bridget (3rd High Jump, 8th Long Jump, 3rd 4x400 Meter Relay), Jamya Pringle (3rd 100 Meter Dash, 1st 4x100 Meter Relay, 3rd 4x400 Meter Relay), Charla Jones (3rd Shot Put), Kirstin Benson (5th Shot Put), Ashaunte Goodall (7th Shot Put, 8th Discus), Jedidah Eaton (7th Discus), and Jekayla Thompson (1st 4x100 Meter Relay).
All of the athletes who placed 1st or 2nd will be competing in the 4A State Track Meet on May 1st at Pocahontas High School.