Acorn High School hosted the 2A Region 4 District Track Meet last Wednesday, April 24. Teams from Acorn, Cossatot, Dierks, Foreman, Gurdon, Mount Ida, and Murfreesboro competed in the meet.
~ Sr. Girls
In the Senior Girls Division, Acorn placed 4th overall with 118.5 points, behind Gurdon (171.5), Foreman (144), and Murfreesboro (136). Dierks (32) and Mount Ida (16) followed Acorn in fifth and sixth place.
Ashlynn Bissell placed 5th in the Girls High Jump event, while her teammates Lexi Powell and Sophie Jackson placed 8th and 10th.
In the Girls Long Jump competition, Raeghan Weddle earned 4th, as Alyssa Warren placed 7th, and Halli Holland and Alli Strthers 14th and 15th.
Raeghan Weddle finished 3rd in the Girls Triple Jump event, while her teammate Halli Holland placed 9th.
Sunshine Butterfield placed 4th in the Girls Shot Put event, as her teammates JoJo Webb and Kaylee Tedder finished 7th and 15th.
In the Girls Discus Throw competition, Sunshine Butterfield qualified for the State Meet finishing 2nd. Sophie Jackson and Kaylee Tedder placed 3rd and 11th.
The Acorn Girls 4x800 Meter Relay team qualified for the State Meet with a 1st place finish.
Sydney Crawford qualified for the State Meet in the Girls 100 Meter Hurdles finishing 2nd, while her teammates Raeghan Weddle, Halli Holland, and Nyssa Norman placed 6th, 8th, and 12th.
Raeghan Weddle finished 4th in the Girls 100 Meter Dash, as Sarah Wallace and Kaitlynn Warren placed 14th and 15th.
Lexi Powell came in 3rd in the Girls 1600 Meter Run, while Mercedes Mowdy placed 8th.
The Acorn Girls 4x100 Meter Relay team finished 4th.In the Girls 400 Meter Dash, Sydney Crawford placed 3rd, as Lexi Powell , Kaylee Tedder, and Nyssa Norman finished 6th, 12th, and 16th.
In the Girls 300 Meter Hurdles, Raeghan Weddle qualified for the State Meet with a 1st place finish. Sunshine Butterfield and Halli Holland came in 8th and 9th.
Ashlynn Bissell placed 3rd in the Girls 800 Meter Run, while her teammates Alli Strothers and Alyssa Warren finished 6th and 7th.
Nyssa Norman placed 12th in the Girls 200 Meter Dash.
In the Girls 3200 Meter Run, Ashlynn Bissell finished 4th.
The Acorn Girls 4x400 Meter Relay team placed 4th.
~ Sr. Boys ~
In the Senior Boys Division, Acorn finished 2nd overall with 160.5 points, behind Gurdon (218), as Cossatot placed 6th with 8 points. Foreman placed 3rd with 152, followed by Murfreesboro (38.5) and Mount Ida 27), Dierks finished 7th with 3 points.
Tyler Lyle of Acorn tied for 5th in the Boys High Jump event, as his teammate Brady Hair of Acorn tied for 9th. Dakota Gentry of Cossatot also tied for 9th place.
Brian Kha of Acorn qualified for the State Meet with a 1st place finish in the Boys Long Jump competition, while his teammates Daniel Norman, Damian Bohlman, and Jacob Cottman placed 5th, 13th, and 15th. Koty Martin of Cossatot finished 8th.
In the Boys Triple Jump event, Brian Kha of Acorn placed 6th.
Mason Stout of Acorn finished 13th in the Boys Shot Put competition.
In the Boys Discus Throw event, Tyler Lyle and Mason Stout of Acorn placed 10th and 11th.
In the Boys Pole Vault competition, Brian Kha of Acorn qualified for the State Meet with a 1st place finish.
The Acorn Boys 4x800 Meter Relay team finished 1st and qualified for the State Meet.
In the Boys 110 Meter Hurdles, Brian Kha of Acorn came in 3rd, as his teammates Matthew Chaney, Jacob Cottman, and Tyler Lyle finished 5th, 6th, and 7th.
Trysten Richey of Acorn placed 6th in the Boys 100 Meter Dash, while his teammate Mason Stout finished 17th.
Justice Neufeld of Acorn qualified for the State Meet in the Boys 1600 Meter Run with a 1st place finish. Brady Lyle of Acorn placed 4th and Melchiah Hicks of Cossatot 6th.
The Acorn Boys 4x100 Meter Relay team finished 3rd overall.
In the Boys 400 Meter Dash, Justice Neufeld of Acorn came in 3rd, as his teammates Daniel Norman, Gage Mortimer, and Eric Mowdy placed 4th, 11th, and 14th.
In the Boys 300 Meter Hurdles, Matthew Chaney of Acorn finished 4th overall, while his teammates Brian Kha and Jacob Cottman placed 5th and 8th.
Both Justice Neufeld and Damian Bohlman of Acorn qualified for the State Meet in the Boys 800 Meter Run with 1st and 2nd place finishes. Brady Lyle of Acorn came in 4th and Melchiah Hicks of Cossatot 5th.
In the Boys 200 Meter Dash, Trysten Richey of Acorn finished 4th, as his teammate Mason Stout placed 15th.
Justice Neufeld of Acorn qualified for the State Meet in the Boys 3200 Meter Run with a 1st place finish. Brady Hair, Brady Lyle, and Matthew Chaney of Mena placed 3rd, 4th, and 6th.
The Acorn Boys 4x400 Meter Relay team qualified for the State Meet with a 2nd place finish.
Qualifying competitors from the Acorn Track team competed in the 2A State Track Championship on Tuesday, April 30, at England High School. Look for results in the Mena Star next week.