Local athletes shine in Toyota of Hopkinsville meet

Bryan Edwards | For The Eagle Post

Hopkinsville runner DeEvan Williams (left) sprints to the finish with his teammates looking on during a relay race on Saturday

Multiple athletes posted top-three finishes over the weekend as four local teams competed in the Toyota of Hopkinsville Invitational at the Stadium of Champions.

Hopkinsville's boys finished first overall for the meet. Christian County finished third, University Heights Academy finished sixth while Fort Campbell came through with an eighth-place finish.

While UHA's boys finished ninth, Isiah Pantiere continued his dominance on the track. Pantiere went three for three on the day, winning the 100, 200 and 400-meter races. He also took home a second place in the long jump.

The Tigers didn't have any individuals win on the track, but JeVon Leavell finished third in the 100- and 200-meter runs, while Xavier Bussell finished second in the 200 and 400-meter.

In the field, Keane Mumford finished first in the discus and second in the shot put.

County had success in the hurdles with Ethan Dooley winning the 110-meter hurdles and finishing second in the 300-meter. Kenyon Drayton was also in the running, finishing second in the 110 and third in the 300.

Ke'Ron Sherald also finished third in the 400-meter.

Hasai Powell was the only Colonel to finish on the podium in the field, taking home second in the discus.

Austin Keeling was the only Falcon to make the podium, and he was on the top. Keeling won both the long and triple jumps for Fort Campbell

In the boys' team events, Hopkinsville took home first in the 4x200 and 4x100-meter. Christian County posted second-place finishes in the 4x200 and 4x400 and Fort Campbell finished third in the 4x400.

On the girls' side, Fort Campbell was the highest finishing team in the area, finishing 2nd. The Lady Falcons were followed by Hopkinsville, which finished fifth. Christian County finished sixth and UHA took home ninth.

For Fort Campbell, it was all on the track. Dextiana Morris won the 100-meter hurdles and Jahlyn Mincey finished first in the 100-meter dash. Ty'Kevia Morris finished second in the 100-meter hurdles and finished third in the 300-meter hurdles.

Ayonna Daniels also finished third in the 100-meter dash.

Yogi McKnight took home first in the long and triple jumps for Hoptown. Allison Wood was the only other podium-finishing individual for the Lady Tigers, as she finished third in the 3200-meter.

Ariyonna Johnson finished second in the high jump for County. Cierra Ward took home second in the long and triple jumps and Autumn Bell finished second in the 200-meter.

UHA's only podium finisher on the girls' side was Evelyn Morales. She won the 300-meter hurdles and finished third in the high jump.

Hopkinsville and Fort Campbell were the only two teams to make the podium in the relays. The Lady Falcons had a first-place finish in the 4x100 and a third-place finish in the 4x200. Hopkinsville had had second-place finishes in the 4x100 and 4x400.

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