Haughton’s Antonio Woodfork and Josh Lister were double winners in the boys division as the high school track and field season opened Thursday with the Shamocus Patton Benton Tiger Relays.
The event at Tiger Stadium was held in very windy conditions.
Woodfork, the Class 5A runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles last season, won the 110 hurdles and the long jump. He ran a 15.03 in the hurdles and went 21 feet, 5 inches in the long jump.
Lister swept the 100- and 200-meter dashes, taking the 100 in 10.55 and the 200 in 22.01.
Woodfork and Lister helped Haughton finish third in the 13-team boys division. The two-time defending District 1-5A champion Bucs scored 80.40 points falling just short of winner West Monroe’s 85. Ouachita Parish was second with 81.50. Parkway was fourth with 65.40.
Parkway finished second in the girls’ division with 78.20 points. Ouachita Parish won with 94. Haughton was fourth with 54.20.
Parkway’s Cole Billiot was the only other individual winner from a Bossier Parish school in the boys division. He won the 3,200 in 10:01.21.
Haughton won the 4X200 relay and finished second to West Monroe in the 4X100.
Haughton’s Inez Green and Benton’s Rheagan White were winners in the girls division. Green took the shot put with a toss of 38-8, almost seven feet farther than the runner-up finisher.
White captured the discus with a toss of 95-8 and finished third in the shot put.
Parkway won the 4X400 relay and finished second in the 4X200.
Other runner-up finishers from Bossier Parish schools in the boys division were Parkway’s Robert McKnight (100), Parkway’s Jacob Hammons (1,600) and Benton’s Collin Milton (javelin).
Haughton’s Savannah O’Neal finished runner-up in the girls 110 hurdles and javelin.
Other runner-up finishers in the girls division were Parkway’s Claire Carlyle (400), Benton’s Taylor Davis (high jump) and Haughton’s Caitlin Tibbits (pole vault).
Third-place finishers from Bossier Parish schools in the boys division were Bossier’s Juwan Wells (200), Haughton’s Duncan Smith (400), Parkway’s Andrew Robinson (1,600), Parkway’s Jackson Picard (110 hurdles) and Haughton’s David Leitnaker (pole vault).
Bossier finished third in the 4X100 and 4X400. Parkway was third in the 4X200.
Other third-place finishers in the girls division were Bossier’s Chloe Walker (100), Parkway’s Lindsey Hutcheson (800), Parkway’s Cassidy Cummings (3,200), Haughton’s Jenna Blank (pole vault) and Parkway’s Madison Brogan (long jump).
Haughton was third in the 4X100.
— Russell Hedges, firstname.lastname@example.org