Crest, MV track athletes compete

BURLINGTON — Crest High’s Brandon Newton won three gold medals during Thursday’s Southern Coffey County High Invitational Track Meet at Burlington.
Newton took first place in the 100-meter high hurdles with a time of 16.01 seconds. He teamed with Todd Johnston, Tanner Strickler and Bryan Newton to win the 4x100-meter relay, in a season-best 45.89 seconds. Brandon Newton, Johnston, Strickler and Micah Smith also won the 4x400-meter relay with another personal best mark of 3 minutes, 40.69 seconds.
Meanwhile, Amanda Strickler won the girls’ javelin with a throw of 106 feet, 10.25 inches. Crest athletes finished 1, 2 and 4 in the javelin.
Individual results for Crest and Marmaton Valley high schools:

Boys

100-m dash-5. Brandon Newton (C), 12.1; 3200-m run-3. Zach Louk (MV), 11:04.38; 100-m high hurdles-1. Brd. Newton (C), 16.01, 2. Kurtis LaRue (MV), 17.53; 300-m hurdles-1. LaRue (MV), 45.68; 4x100-meter relay-1. Crest (Brd. Newton, Todd Johnston, Tanner Strickler, Bryan Newton), 45.89; 4x400-meter relay-1. Crest (Brd. Newton, Johnston, Strickler, Micah Smith), 3:49.69; 4x800-m relay-5. Crest (Strickler, Dakota Ramsey, Dustin Davis-Jones, Jayden Bown), 10:11; high jump-4 (tie). Bry. Newton (C), 5’6”; triple jump-5. Strickler, 37’10”, 6. LaRue (MV), 37’4 1/4”; javelin-4. Ramsey (C), 138’5”, 5. Mikael Hatfield (MV), 133’4 1/2”, 6. Shawn Storrer (MV), 129;9”; discus-4. Jake Tinsley (C) 107’0 (personal best).

Girls

1600-m run-5. Ashley Catt (C), 6:41.6; 3200-m run-3. Italy Loving (C), 14:18.69; 4x800-m relay-6. Crest (Caitlin Golden, Catt, Katrina Strickler, Loving), 12:36; 100-m hurdles-5. Sadie Davis-Jones (C), 19.66; 6. Kelsey Brantley (MV), 19.76; triple jump-3. Mercedes Trollope (MV), 29’3 3/4”; K. Strickler, 28’6 1/2”; javelin-1. Amanda Strickler, 106’10 1/4”, 2. Golden, 84’8 1/2”, 4. Cassie Smith, 82’9 1/2”; discus-5. A. Strickle, 88’3”.