Bobcat boys track team second in season opening tri-meet

MORENCI – Whiteford’s track and field team opened its 2019 season Wednesday with a tri-meet in Morenci. The Bobcat boys finished second behind Morenci and ahead of Hudson while the Whiteford girls finished third.

In the boys meet, DeShaun Williams won the shot put (38-5.5) and was third in the discus (86-1). Logan Murphy and Bradyn Clark-Gilmore went 1-2 in the 100 and the Bobcat 800 relay finished first. Ryan Oberle was second in the 3200 (14:08.4).

Whiteford compiled 53points, compared to 80 by Morenci and 42 by Hudson.

In the girls meet, the Bobcats finished with 35 points, third behind Morenci’s 65 and Hudson’s 62.

Macy Long was first in the shot put (23-8.5) while Paige Thomas won the 100 (13.5) and 200 (28.1). Nicki Moore placed third in the shot put and second in the discus. Ellie Duvall was second in the long jump (13-5.75).

The Bobcat track team is off until April 9.

 

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