Ashville sweeps Lincoln Meet No. 3


Messenger file photo by Chris McCarthy

By Chris McCarthy, Publisher/Editor

The Ashville High girls and boys track and field teams easily outdistanced the competition at the Lincoln Meet No. 3 on April 8.
The Lady Bulldogs’ point total of 194.50 was 70 points better than that of runner-up Lincoln, while the AHS boys finished with 211 points to second-place Lincoln’s 157. Ashville won 17 of the meet’s 24 events.
Two AHS girls won three events – Emma Drinkard (pictured above) in the 100, 200 and 400-meter dashes and Taylor Knight in the 800, 1600 and 3200-meter runs. Drinkard and Knight were also members of the girls’ first place 4×800-meter relay team.
For the Bulldogs, Joe Stevens and Grayson Simpson finished first in two events – Stevens in the 1600 and 3200-meter runs and Simpson in the pole vault and triple jump. Stevens and Simpson were also members of Ashville’s first place 4×800 and 4×400-meter relay teams, respectively.
Listed below are the top three AHS finishers for each event.
100-meter dash
1. Emma Drinkard, Ashville: 13.73
200-meter dash  
1. Emma Drinkard, Ashville: 29.10
400-meter run
1. Emma Drinkard, Ashville: 1:05.42
800-meter run
1. Taylor Knight, Ashville: 2:38.54
2. Kathleen McCarthy, Ashville: 2:41.94
1600-meter run
1. Taylor Knight, Ashville: 5:58.06 10
2. Emma Thompson, Ashville: 6:46.93
3200-meter run
1. Taylor Knight, Ashville: 12:23.10
2. Emma Thompson, Ashville: 14:36.18
300-meter hurdles
3. Lydia Northam, Ashville: 55.81
4×100-meter relay
3. Ashville A team of Lydia Northam, Jamika Lee, Abby Smith and Alora White: 1:00.64
4×400-meter relay
2 Ashville A team of Keely Massey, Riley Matthews, Lydia Northam and Alana Whiteman: 5:06.23
4×800-meter relay
1. Ashville A team of Emma Drinkard, Taylor Knight, Kathleen McCarthy and Emma Thompson: 10:56.98
2. Ashville B team of Sydney Worsham, Keely Massey, Anzlee Farmer and Alana Whiteman: 12:14.96
High jump
1. Lydia Northam, Ashville: 4-08.00
2. Alora White, Ashville: 4-06.00
Shot put
1. Mya Beason, Ashville: 27-06.00
2. Mya Beason, Ashville: 66-00
200-meter run
3. Ashton Vann, Ashville: 24.86
400-meter run
2. Ashton Vann, Ashville: 55.98
800-meter run
1. Wyatt Knight, Ashville: 2:15.24 2
3. Clayton Knight, Ashville: 2:17.75
1600-meter run
1. Joe Stevens, Ashville: 5:10.25
3. Clayton Knight, Ashville: 5:22.49
3200-meter run
1. Joe Stevens, Ashville: 11:03.95
3. Bruce Pantoja, Ashville: 11:59.85
4×400-meter relay
1. Ashville A team of Ashton Vann, Kanyon White, Greyson Simpson and Wyatt Knight: 3:50.13
4×800-meter relay
1. Ashville A team of Wyatt Knight, Clayton Knight, Joe Stevens and Ashton Vann: 8:37.81 3 2.

3. Ashville B team of Maddox Vann, Bruce Pantoja, Ryan Matthews and Auggie Lemonds: 9:54.17
High jump
2. Ashton Vann, Ashville: 5-06.00
Pole vault
1. Greyson Simpson, Ashville: 9-06.00
2. Carter Jones, Ashville: 7-00.00
Triple jump
1. Greyson Simpson, Ashville: 37-11.00
1. Jonah Carden, Ashville: 92-05
3. Ashton Mostella, Ashville: 82-06

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