Sports

April 10, 2013

Prep roundup: Big blast by Mason leads Lions to win

(Continued)

Tennis

• Christian Heritage girls 4, Northwest 1: The Lady Lions (4-1) won the non-league matchup at Edwards Park in Varnell behind a singles sweep from No. 1 Tegan McEntire, 9-7 in pro-set play; No. 2 Claudia Brumlow, 8-5; and No. 3 Sarah Pippin, 8-4, plus a doubles win from No. 2 Courtney Pirkle and Sydney White, 8-3.

The lone court victory for the Lady Bruins (5-5) came from No. 1 doubles combo Sydney Wagner and Alli Wagner, who won 8-2.

• Christian Heritage boys 3, North-west 2: A singles sweep led the Lions (4-4) to victory, with Christian Heritage’s wins coming from No. 1 Phillip McClure, 8-3; No. 2 Evan Townsend, 8-2; and No. 3 Devin Sanders, 8-1.

Northwest (3-7) took both doubles courts with victories from No. 1 Chris Brown and Thomas Blackwell, 8-6, and No. 2 Cody Bourff and Blake Frankenberger, 8-4.

• Murray County did not report results from its scheduled boys and girls matches against Model by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

Track and field

• Calhoun’s boys and Dalton’s girls were the top teams in a five-team meet at Dalton High.

Calhoun’s boys finished with 85 points, followed by Northwest (77), Dalton (53), Gordon Central (33) and Murray County (6). For the girls, it was Dalton (81), Northwest (80), Gordon Central (36), Calhoun (32) and Murray County (5).

First-place finishers for Dalton’s girls included Caroline Norman (pole vault, 8 feet, 6 inches) and Susan Meinders (100 meters, 12.86 seconds; 300 hurdles, 46.3). Complete information for the Lady Cats’ winners were not available.

First-place finishers for Northwest’s girls were Natalie Williams (3,200, 13:44), Shelby Wilson (1,600, 5:39; 800, 2:28), Maggie Kalafut (400, 1:07), McKinley Hopkins (100 hurdles, 16.07; triple jump, 31-8) and the 4x400 relay team of Wilson, Kalafut, Hopkins and Samantha Wooten (time not available).

In boys competition, Northwest’s first-place finishers were Parker Cook (1,600, 4:53), Jonathan Willman (100, 10.9; triple jump, 41-3; long jump, 20-5), Jalen Lockett (200, 22.77), Alex Reynolds (300 hurdles, 42.01) and the 4x400 relay team of Lockett, Reynolds, Willman and Justin Palmer (4:33).

First-place finishers for Dalton’s boys were Tre Hurt (3,200, 11:03), Ethan Fromm (400, 51.5) and Jesus Torres (pole vault, 10-6).

• Coahulla Creek’s boys and girls teams swept a tri-meet with LaFayette and Ringgold.

The Lady Colts scored 74 points to win, ahead of Ringgold (49) and LaFayette (45). The Colts won with 76 points, with Ringgold (56) and LaFayette (35) following.

For the Lady Colts, A.T. Smith ran the 100-meter dash in 11.66, setting a Coahulla Creek record.

Smith also won the long jump (16-9) and triple jump (30-6). Other Lady Colts winners were Desaree Sardina (shot put, 31-9 1/2), Brysten Pippin (pole vault, 7-0), Ashton Patterson (discus, 82-6) and Elizabeth Holcomb (400, 1:04.34).

Winners for the Coahulla Creek boys were Cordarius Tarver (shot put, 44-1 1/2), Josh Foxx (long jump, 19-5; triple jump, 40-3 3/4) and Preston Pangle (800, 2:12).

• Southeast did not report results of its scheduled meet at Cass by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

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