High school track and field: Airline sweeps team titles in Mansfield meet


Airline swept the boys and girls team titles in the Mansfield Wolverine Relays track and field meet Thursday.

The Vikings scored 124 points. Red River was runner-up with 98. The Lady Vikings won their division by more than 100 points. Airline scored 186 to 74 for runner-up Mansfield.

In the girls division, Airline athletes won every individual track event except the 800-meter run and 100 hurdles. The Lady Vikings also won three of the eight field events.

Sprinter Lauren Daley was a double winner, taking the 100 in 12.48 seconds and the 200 in 26.85.

Brittany Roberson continued her outstanding season. She won the 400 in 58.87 and the long jump with a leap of 15 feet, 4 inches. She also finished third in the 200.

Bethanie Dunn won the 1,600 in 6:03.58. Avery Meeks and Anneliese Jones finished 1-2 in the 3,200 in 13:32.09 and 13:45, respectively.

Jasmine Roberson was also a double winner, taking the 300 hurdles in 51.18 and the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 4 inches. The height in the high jump was her best this season by four inches.

Airline’s Morgan Randle and Shaderricka Edwards finished 2-3 in the 800 in 2:40.54 and 2:45.46, respectively.

Madeline Sweatman and Trinity Hall finished 1-2 in the pole vault.

The Roberson sisters combined with Daley and Randle to win the 4X400 relay in 4:13.77, improving their own parish-best mark.

Jasmine Roberson, Daley, Cynthia Williams and Michaela Greenly combined for a runner-up finish in the 4×200.

Airline swept the distance events in the boys divisions. Joshua Burns won the 1,600 in 4:55.15. Seth Papineau and Will Dart finished 1-2 in the 3,200 in 9:55 and 10:00.23, respectively.

Tommy Williams won the 300 hurdles in 41.61.

Patrick Dixon was runner-up in the 200 in 22.99. Dylan Nash finished second in the shot put with a toss of 43-0. Travacier Jeter was second in the javelin with a 136-4.

The Airline foursome of Brandon Rayburn, Brian Marshall, Brandon Marshall and Brian Feaster won the 4X400 relay in 3:52.40. Dixon, Jamal Johnson, Marshall and Marshall combined for a runner-up finish in the 4X200 in 43.74.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com