Bobcats triumph on old cinder track still measured in yards

Monday, April 25, 2005
Sprinters in the 100yd. dash at the Berryville Bobcat Relays on Tuesday seemed to be racing sunbeams, along with each other. Green Forest's Tim Ellison, at right, won his heat of the race, and finished fourth overall. Berryville hosted the Junior High Relays on Thursday. Story and photos next edition. David McNeal / Carroll County News

CARROLL COUNTY ---- The Bobcat boys and girls track teams defended their turf Tuesday by winning their divisions of the annual Bobcat Relays, held on the old cinder track still marked in yards that was built in the 1960s.

A seventh-grade meet was held at the same time, with both Berryville squads also taking first place. The Green Forest boys were second, and their girls third.

Just 12 schools attended the meet, with the following team results:

BOBCAT RELAYS

Senior High Team Results

Boys- 1- Berryville- 131; 2- Gravette- 87; 3- Green Forest- 56; 4- Farmington- 51; 5- Jasper- 42; 6- Alpena- 27; 7- (tie) Decatur, Eureka Springs- 26; 9- Valley Springs- 17; 10- Lincoln- 9; 11- Yellville-Summit- 5; 12- Cotter- 4.

Girls- 1- Berryville- 134; 2- Gravette- 131; 3- Yellville-Summit- 76; 4- Cotter- 39; 5- Green Forest- 32; 6- St. Joe- 29; 7- (tie) Green Forest, Omaha- 19; 9- Western Grove- 18; 10- Eureka Springs- 8; 11- Decatur- 2; Lincoln- 1.

7th Grade Team Results

Boys- 1- Berryville- 95; 2- Green Forest- 88; ; 3- Gentry- 73; 4- Eureka Springs- 44; 5- Alpena- 40; 6- Lincoln- 38; 7- Decatur- 22.

Girls- 1- Berryville- 152; 2- Gentry- 105; 3- Green Forest- 46; 4- Lincoln- 34; 5- Decatur- 26; 6- Eureka Springs- 17; 7- Alpena- 16.

High Point Awards

Senior High- Berryville's Josh Kriesel scored 40.5 points to take another trophy.

High point for the girls was Courtney Capps of Yellville-Summit with 50 points.

Seventh Grade- Euerka's Tony Marquez scored 44 points. Berryville's Elise Holman scored 50 points.

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

SR. HIGH BOYS

(Only 1st place times,

distances were listed in the official scorebook)

Shot put- 2nd- Pinkley, ES. High jump- 1st- Bell, ALP- 5-8; 2- Henson, ALP; 3- Kriesel, BV; 4- Williams, BV. 2-mile relay- 1st- Berryville- 10:07. Discus- 1st- Pirkle, ES- 131-5. Pole vault- 1st- Holman, BV- 9-6; 2- Jones, BV; 4- Hanson, ES; 6- Cluer, ALP. 120yd. hurdles- 2- Ellison, GF; 3- Gott, BV; 5- Williams, BV; 6- Henson, ALP. 100yd. dash- 2- Berkley, BV; 3- Kriesel, BV; 4- Ellison, GF. Mile run- 3- Henry Pineda, GF; 5- Juan Pineda, GF. Long jump- 1st- Kriesel, BV- 20-5-3/4; 3- Watson, GF; 4- Hanson, ES; 6- French, ALP. 440yd. relay- 1st- Berryville- 47.45; 440yd. dash- 3- McCullough, BV; 4- Joubert, GF. 330yd. hurdles- 2- Gott, BV; 3- Williams, BV; 5- Henson, ALP. Triple jump- 1st- Kriesel, BV- 38-6-1/2; 2- Berkley, BV; 4- Watson, GF; 5- Cluer, ALP; 6- French, ALP. 880yd. run- 1st- Henry Pineda, GF- 2:14; 2- Grossman, BV; 3- Juan Pineda, GF. 220yd. dash- 2- Berkley, BV; 3- Kriesel, BV; 4- Watson, GF. 2-mile run- 5- Kerby, GF.

SENIOR HIGH GIRLS

Pole vault- 1st- Howze, BV- 7-6; 2- Whetsten, BV. Long jump- 4- Ray, BV; 5- Campbell, BV; 6- Camper, GF. Discus- 1st- Bell, BV- 113-9-3/4; 6- Reding, ALP. 2-mile relay- 2- Berryville; 3- Green Forest; 4- Alpena. High jump- 2- Tennant, BV; 4- Camper, GF; 5- McNair, ALP; 6- Wilcox, ALP. Shot put- 1st- Bell, BV- 33-0; 3- Worsham, BV; 5- Leathers, GF. 100yd. dash- 5- Camper, GF; 6- Moore, BV. Triple jump- 3- Campbell, BV; 5- Tennant, BV. 440yd. relay- 2- Berryville; 3- Green Forest; 4- Alpena. 440yd. dash- 2- Johnson, BV; 3- Knapp, ES; 5- Gibbons, ALP. 330 hurdles- 2- Tennant, BV; 5- Watson, GF; 6- Ruff, GF. 880yd. run- 3- Phillips, BV. 110yd. hurdles- 4- Tennant, BV. 200yd. dash- 3- Campbell, BV; 4- Bell, BV; 5- Knapp, ES. 2-mile run- 2- Recinos, BV; 4- Ruff, GF; 5- Poor, GF. Mile relay- 2- Berryville; 3- Green Forest.

Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration: