If there is any question as to the future of Shawnee track and field, look no further than the freshman teams. Both the Wolves and Lady Wolves dominated in capturing Suburban Conference ninth-grade titles Saturday at Deer Creek.


If there is any question as to the future of Shawnee track and field, look no further than the freshman teams. Both the Wolves and Lady Wolves dominated in capturing Suburban Conference ninth-grade titles Saturday at Deer Creek.
The Lady Wolves earned 176 points and left second-place Noble in the dust at 102 points. Harrah finished third with 63 points.
Shawnee had 10 first-place finishes, including a sweep of all four relay events.
Erinn Shaughnessy captured two titles in sprint action. She won the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.6 and the 200 with a mark of 27.2.
Crissy Woodward crossed the tape first in the 400 in 1:07. In the 800, Ashley Oswald finished second and teammate Tyneeka Brannon was third.
In the two distance races, Sarita Jenkins had a first- and second-place day. She won the 3,200 with a run of 13:45.3 and came in second in the 1,600. She ran that race in 6:22.1.
Shawnee captured a first and two third-place finishes in hurdles. Aubrey Milburn won the 100 hurdles with a time of 18.6, while Taylor Fluke came across third at 19.9. Courtney Gable finished third in the 300 hurdles in a time of 56.8.
Fluke captured first place in the high jump with a 4-2 leap.
In the relays, Milburn, Oswald, Fluke and Donna Nutt won the 400 at 56.76. In the 800 and 1,600, Gable, Brannon, Nutt and Woodward won. Gable, Woodward, Brannon and Jenkins won the 3,200 relay with a time of 11:30.86.
The SHS boys weren’t lacking in first-place finishes, either. Grant Barrick had a big day, winning two individual titles to go with a first in the 3,200 relay with Michael Cole, Derrick Roubideaux and Joel Curtis.
Barrick won the 800 with a time of 2:09.66 and the high jump at 5-2. He finished second in the 1,600-meter run.
Roubideaux won the 110 hurdles with a time of 18.39 while Cole won the 300 hurdles with a mark of 45.24. Curtis won an individual title in the 3,200 (11:36).
Jerry Atkinson took the shot title with a throw of 43-6 and Keiondre Roberts finished third, throwing it 37-8.
The team of Cole, Roubideaux, Dennis Murphy and Shevin Patton won the 1,600 relay. Patton finished second in the 200 with a 24.1 mark.
The Wolves captured two other third-place finishes as Roubideaux timed out at 47.5 in the 300 hurdles. Joel Curtis finished third in the 1,600.
The Wolves finished with 167 points while second-place Guthrie managed 85. Noble came in third with 70 points.
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Note: Report compiled by Keven Scrutchins.