Track and field: Haughton’s Larkins a quadruple winner in Byrd meet

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Russell Hedges

rhedges@bossierpress.com

 

Haughton senior Micah Larks was a four-time winner in the Byrd Yellow Jacket Relays Saturday at Lee Hedges Stadium.

Larkins, the reigning Class 5A 100-meter state champ, won the 100 and 200 and ran on the Bucs’ 4X100 and 4X200 winning relay teams.

Larkins ran a 10.95 in the 100 and a 22.44 in the 200. Haughton freshman Josh Lister finished second in 22.61.

Larkins and Lister teamed with D’Kovin Ware and Javonte Woodard to win the 4X100 in 42.86.

Larkins, Lister, Woodard and Antonio Woodfork won the 4X200 in 1:30.03.

Airline’s Jack Wilkes finished second in the 400, which is not his specialty, in 50.24.

Parkway’s Jacob Hammons was second in the 3,200 in 10:41.44

Parkway’s Alison Ringle finished second in the girls 800 in 2:25.08. Teammate Cassidy Cummings was the runner-up in the 3,200 in 13:02.72.

Haughton finished third in the boys division with 70 points. Evangel won with 127.

Elsewhere, Benton swept the boys and girls team titles in the Tioga Relays Saturday.

Individual results were not available at press time.