JONESBORO — Annie Camp prevailed in the boys’ division while Greene County Tech claimed the girls’ team title Thursday night in the Jonesboro Junior Invitational track and field meet at Cooksey-Johns Field.
Annie Camp rolled up 177 points to win the boys’ team title, with MacArthur finishing second at 141 points. Valley View was third with 74 points, followed by Marion (63), Nettleton (59), GCT (53) and Paragould (42).
The GCT girls won with 166 points. MacArthur was second with 119 points, followed by Annie Camp (106), Valley View (91), Nettleton (70), Paragould (29) and Marion (29).
Markeice Stafford won the 200-meter dash and the long jump to lead the Annie Camp boys. Other event winners for the Whirlwinds included Jordan Daniels in the high jump, Jakylon Hancock in the triple jump and Anthony Reynolds in the 100 meters.
MacArthur’s Ben Wewers finished first in the 800 and 1600 meters, while teammate Matt Cooper won the shot put and discus competitions. William Felipe, Brian Acosta, Wewers and Mathew Morris combined to win the 4x800 relay for the Cyclones.
Valley View’s Lance Cooper won the pole vault while teammates Kodie Austin, Timmy Fox, Zahki Ervin and Zaelon Ervin combined to win the 4x400 relay. Paragould’s Kaden Calhoun won the 300 hurdles.
Sophia Gonzalez won both the 800 and 1600 for the GCT girls, while Kinlee Ring was first in the 100, Kaylee Biggs won the triple jump, Marley Speer took top honors in the discus, and Mylie Harris prevailed in the 400. GCT also won the 4x800 relay (Ring, Katelyn Dixon, Sky Hill and Gonzalez), the 4x100 relay (Abigail Chaffin, Ring, Eva Williams and Keely Drope) and the 4x400 relay (Gonzalez, Harris, Ring and Drope).
Valley View’s event winners included Annika Wilbanks in the shot put, Emma Finley in the pole vault and Emma Jarrett in the 300 hurdles. Annie Camp’s Jimaria Jackson was first in the long jump and teammate Kenziya Ketchum won the 100 hurdles. MacArthur’s Alexandria Washington finished first in the 200, while Nettleton’s Taylor Green won the high jump.