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Verona track off and running

Monday, April 30, 2012

The Verona boys and girls track team opened their abbreviated track schedule with two meets last week.

On Monday, the boys and girls teams took fourth place in the 12-team Diamond relays.

Results for the Verona boys are as follows. Times and distances were not available.

Second place

* Shot: Spencer Shue.

* Discus: Shue.

* Triple jump: Jacob Short.

* 800-meter: Jonathon Tarkington.

* 100-meter hurdles: Ryan Butler.

Third place

* 4x100 relay: Butler, Short, Jimmy Jaime and Tarkington.

* 4x400 relay- Michael Short, Parker Mathews, Jacob Short and Tarkington.

Fourth place

* 4x200 relay: Michael Short, Landon Reid, Jaime and Mathews.

Results for the Verona girls are as follows.

First place

* Shot: Neva Calhoun.

Second place

* Shot: Melissa Martinez.

* Discus: Martinez.

* 800-meter: Fatima Jiminez.

* 200-meter: Tori Pinkly.

Third place

* Shot: Nichole Stephenson.

* Long jump: Hannah Hilton.

Fourth place

* 4x100 relay: Christianna Werner, Hilton, Keiana Gunther and Stephenson.

Sixth place

* Shot: Tristan Freiberger.

Pierce City

At the 17-team Pierce City Relays, on Tuesday, the Verona boys tied for eighth, and the girls earned a fifth place finish.

Results for the Verona boys are as follows.

Third place

* 4x400 relay: Mathews, Butler, Jacob Short and Tarkington.

* Discus: Shue.

Fourth place

* 4x100 relay: Butler, Jacob Short, Jaime and Tarkington.

* 100-meter hurdles: Butler.

* Triple jump: Jacob Short.

Results for the Verona girls are as follows.

Second place

* Shot: Martinez.

Third place

* Shot: Calhoun.

* Discus: Martinez.

Fourth place

* Shot: Stephenson

* 400-meter: Jiminez.

Fifth place

* Long jump: Hilton.

* 200-meter: Pinkly.

The Wildcats and Lady Wildcats will be in action on Tuesday in the Ozark 7 Conference Meet at Thomas Jefferson. Events are slated to begin at 4 p.m.



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