Pictured: Seventh-grade girls take Runner-Up plaque at Booneville Track Meet
Once the rain and cold winds took a bit of a break, the Mansfield seventh grade track team took to action for the first time this spring. Pitting their skills against prep teams from across the local area, the Tiger rookie runners, throwers and jumpers made their mark with a trophy trip to Booneville.
Led by high point winner Kynslee Ward, the Mansfield seventh grade girls claimed the runner-up plaque at the Bearcat Invitational. The MMS boys also had success but were short of the top two team awards
Teammate Emile Nelson added to the point production by finishing runner up in the pole vault and fourth in the triple jump.
Both boys followed that with solid finishes respectively in the 100m hurdles and 200m dash. Martin crossed the line in the 110m hurdles in 22.20 for his second place prize. Turnipseed cruised the 200m sprint in 27.75 for his red ribbon honor.
Mansfield’s Harlie Fuller joined in the scoring for the Lady Tigers with a third place position in the pole vault. She was also the seventh fastest girl to cross the 200m sprint finish line. She also joined in a pair of scoring relays.
Eden Mounts, Kalie Sysakayavong, and Ward teamed with Fuller to run
Raine Hecox and Charity Crowe passed the baton with Nelson and Scott to form the 4x800m relay squad for the MMS ladies. Their collective effort was good for a fifth-place win.
Martin and Turnipseed along with twin brothers Ethan and Donovan Walker sent the sprint baton around the track in the 4x100m relay for the Tiger boys. They finished seventh. The Walker twins, Turnipseed, and Zach Hayslip upped their game in the 4x400m relay to bring home a fifth-place award.
Hayslip also scored a point in the triple jump. Dakota Langford added to the point parade with a
Kadence Mathisen and Kadynce Robinson increased the Lady Tiger point total with top eight performances in the discus. Mathisen went 58 feet for third place. Robinson threw 53 feet 7 inches for seventh. Hecox added a fifth-place triple jump for the girls at 22’ 7”.