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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Lady Wolves just short of first place

  • Class 5A’s defending state champion Shawnee Lady Wolves were just two points off of first-place and host Tulsa Washington Friday at the Hornet Classic.
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  • Class 5A’s defending state champion Shawnee Lady Wolves were just two points off of first-place and host Tulsa Washington Friday at the Hornet Classic.
     
    Tulsa Washington was the meet champion at 169 points, and Shawnee came in second at 167. Bartlesville (70) was third.
     
    Shawnee’s 400-meter relay team and 800-meter relay team recorded top times on the day. In the 400, Jasmine Robinson, Paige Hughes, Maddie Rutherford and Kelsey Simmons finished the race in 4:04, and Hughes, Rutherford and Simmons were joined by Alyiah Busby for a first-place time of 10:45 in the 800.
     
    Rutherford was first in the pole vault at 9 feet, 7 inches, while Robinson won both the 100 hurdles (16.35 seconds) and 300 hurdles (46.85 seconds). Vanz Hurst was second in the pole vault at 9-2, and teammate Lynsey West was third at 8-1.
     
    Hughes finished first in the 800-meter run at 2:30, and Tate Mocabee was just 3 seconds behind her for second place. Shawnee’s Sadie Cullison was third in the 1600 run at 5:50, and Daylan Storie was third in the 3200 run at 12:50.
     
    Rutherford was third (49.83) in the 300 hurdles.
     
    Shawnee’s 4X100-meter relay team of Busby, Allegra Sloan, Tatyana Shaw and Adrein Sloan were second at 52.3 seconds.
     
    For the Wolves — who finished fifth as a team with 80 points — Javon York was first in the pole vault at 13 feet, 7 inches. Shadrach Smith was third in the 200-meter dash at 23.7 seconds, and was fourth in the 100 dash at 11.1 seconds.
     
    Devon Watts was fourth in the 400 dash at 55.2, and York was fourth in the high jump at 5-8.
     
    The Wolves were third in the 800-meter relay at 8:54. Those competing in that race were Josh Waite, Tyler Day, Josh Morgan and Seth Maston.
     
    The Wolves were fourth in the 100 relay, the 200 relay and the 400 relay.
     
    Tulsa Washington was the boys’ team champion at 161 points, while Claremore (139) and Bartlesville (98.5) were second and third, respectively.
     
    “Today was an all-around good day for both squads,” SHS coach Scott Wilkinson said following the events. “The girls returned to their vigorous rhythm, overcoming a few obstacles in their narrow defeat. The boys showed a renewed intensity as they competed to new best performances.”
     
    Shawnee is scheduled to compete in the conference meet Friday, April 26.
     
    Note: Report compiled by Jason Smith.

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