Ava Men’s Track Team Sets Excellent Times In Spring Meets
The Ava men’s track team competed in the Lebanon track meet on March 30 to kick off the season.
Notable finishes in the meet for Ava included:
Kyle Clinkingbeard placed second in the 400 meter dash with a time of 51.6 seconds; and Ava took second in the 4×800-meter relay. Team members were Chase Dixon, Dustin Womack, Jordan Dimerskey and Luke Shortt.
The 4×200-meter relay team of Alvin Stone, Caleb Miles, Dylan Clements and Chase Willis also placed second in the meet.
Ava competed in the Liberty High School track meet on April 3.
Taking first place were Clinkingbeard, Shortt, Dimerskey and Dixon as the 4×800 team. Tyler Emerick and Tyler Cox placed second in the high jump.
At the Marshfield track meet the team of Clinkingbeard, Shortt, Dimerskey and Dixon took first in the 4×800 relay; and Clinkingbeard placed first in the 400 meter dash with a time of 51.57.
Ava hosted a meet on April 16 and took first place with a team score of 197 points.
Outstanding performances included:
4×100 relay: 1st, Dalton Mudget, Caleb Miles, Sheldon Walker and Chase Willis (47.19).
4×800 relay: 1st, Clinkingbeard, Dixon, Shortt and Dakota Renner (9:04).
110-meter hurdles: Kane Thompson, 3rd (18.00).
1600-meter run: Chase Dixon, 2nd (5.02.73); Jordan Dimerskey, 3rd (5:09.46).
100m dash: Thompson, 1st, (11.75); Clinkingbeard, 3rd (11.91).
4×200: 1st, Stone, Miles, Willis, Clements (1:41.18).
4×100: 1st, Sheldon Walker, Mudget, Miles, Willis (47.19).
400m dash: Clinkingbeard, 1st (52.5).
300m hurdles: Tyler Cox, 3rd (47.72).
800m run: Dixon, 2nd, (2:13.61).
200m dash: Thompson, 2nd (24.0).
3200m run: Renner, 1st (11:50); Shortt, 3rd (11:55).
High jump: Tyler Emerick, 3rd (5’8”).
Shot put: Kolten Davis, 3rd (37’6”).
Discus: Zack Taylor, 3rd (108’).
Long jump: Cox, 3rd (17’8”).