KEYSER - The Golden Tornado boys have competed in 2 meets and they have come away with 2 victories so far this season. On Thursday afternoon the skies cooperated long enough to squeeze in a track meet and the Keyser boys totaled 166 points to take home the win over Frankfort (128.5), Hampshire (85.5), East Hardy (70), Moorefield (52), and Paw Paw (40).
The Lady Trojans of Hampshire took home first place on the girls side scoring a total of 182 points. Frankfort girls took home second place (122), then Keyser girls finished in third (78). East Hardy scored (66), Moorefield (35), and Union (27) to round out the field.
In the field events for the boys Frankfort’s Logan Crock won the long jump with a distance of 19 feet 4 inches. Keyser’s Connor DelSignore finished 2nd with 17 feet 4.5 inches.
Keyser took top spots in Pole Vault with Brendan Pattison clearing 9 feet 6 inches, Tanner Staggs 9 feet 6 inches and Jacob Welch at 8 feet.
Reggie Redman won the High Jump clearing 5 foot 6 inches.
Shayden Daugherty threw a personal best in Discus, 144 feet 11 inches, which was good enough for 2nd place.
Keyser finished 2nd in Shot Put as Steven ‘Scooba’ White threw a distance of 44 feet 10.5 inches.
In the 4x800 Relay Keyser’s team of Jacob Biser, Philip Biser, Connor DelSignore, and Hyuma Kori took home first place with a time of 9:36.35.
The combination of Jacob Biser, Connor DelSignore, Reggie Redman, and Christian Ravenscroft won the 4x400 Relay with a time of 3:47.72.
Frankfort won the 4x200 Relay as the team of Jonathan Beachy, Briar Cessna, Nick Marley, and Logan Crock posted a time of 1:38.46.
The same group of guys (Beachy, Cessna, Marley, Crock) won the 4x100 Relay as well with a time of 47.60.
Reggie Redman showed his elite hurdling skills winning the 300m Hurdles in 43.16 and taking first in the 110m Hurdles in the time of 18.30, a personal record.
Derek Alt finished first for the Falcons in the 3200 Meters with a time of 11:18.32 barely beating his teammate Zachary Dalonges who ran a 11:18.60.
Zachary Dalonges was the top Mineral County runner in the 1600 Meters running a 5:16.96 which was good enough for 3rd place.
Jacob Biser ran a 2:20.61 and finished in 2nd place in the 800 Meters.
Frankfort took home first place in the 400 Meter Dash as Briar Cessna posted the top time of 53.46.
In the 200 Meter Dash Christian Ravenscroft ran a 25.23 which earned Keyser a 3rd place finish.
In the 100 Meter Dash Falcon runner Nick Marley crossed the finish line first with a time of 12.37 while his teammate Kolton Kelly finished 3rd running a 12.75.
On the girls side of the meet, Kayla Grose of Frankfort was the fastest runner in the 100 Meter Dash with a time of 13.77. Grose was the fastest in the 200 Meter Dash as well with a 27.89. Kayla took home 3rd place in the 300m Hurdles with a 50.70.
In the 800 Meters the Falcons took home 2nd place as Abby Beeman ran a 2:47.02. Abby took home the top time in the 1600 Meters running a 5:57.20.
Frankfort’s Alexis Pendergast ran 14:33.09 in the 3200 Meters which was good enough for 1st place. Keyser’s Leann Baker ran 15:17.14 which took home 2nd place.
The Falcon combination of Lily Cessna, Alyssa Raley, Alexandra Griffith, and Karleigh Sabers ran a 57.71 to take 2nd in the 4x100 Relay.
The Golden Tornado combination of Mya Purvis, Delta Wheeler, Clarissa Ravenscroft, and India Grubbs posted a time of 2:02.43 which took home 2nd place in 4x200 Relay.
Keyser came out on top in the 4x800 Relay with a time of 12:01.37 ran by Cortney Butts, Leann Baker, Rachael Brinkman, and Paige Durr.
In the field events Keyser was led by Kayla Willison who won the Shot Put with a toss of 34 feet 8.5 inches. Kayla took home 2nd place in the Discus with a throw of 82 feet 4 inches.
Lily Cessna took home 2nd place for the Falcons in High Jump clearing 4 foot 4 inches.
Kayla Grose won her third event of the day in Long Jump posting a personal record of 14 feet 1.5 inches while her Falcon teammate Abby Beeman took 3rd place with 13 feet 10 inches.
Keyser won the Pole Vault as Emmy Stickley cleared 6 feet which was the highest mark of the meet.