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Staff Report

The 5A-South District Track and Field Championships are being held today at Cardinal Stadium on the Camden Fairview High School campus.

On May 3, Magnolia will host the Class 5A State Meet at Panther Stadium.

The Panthers competed in the annual Doc Walker Hog Relay at Arkansas High last Thursday and nipped the host Razorbacks.

Magnolia finished with 133 1/2 points, while Arkansas High had 131 1/2 points. Pine Bluff (84) was third and Nashville (54) fourth out of the 14-team field.

Ashdown (51) was fifth, followed Hot Springs Lakeside (42), Camden Fairview (39)k, De Queen (29), Ouachita (25), Arkansas High JV (22), Trinity Christian School (22), Prescott (11), Broken Bow, Okla. (2) and Mineral Springs (1).

For Magnolia, Dandrea Green took second place in the 100m (10.81) and 200m (22.22), while Steven Liberty was second in the 3,200m)(11:03.03).

Michael Wyrick placed second in the 300m hurdles (41.30) and the 4x100m relay team of Morgan Rogers, Green, Ta’Zion Banks and Jamarion Love took second with a time of 44.10.

The 4x400m relay team of Rogers, Banks, Sid Hampton and Eric Green was also second (3:40.98).

JaQualen Moore placed second in the high jump (6-0), while Tavvia Harris won the triple jump with a leap of 44 feet, 1 inch.

In discus, Magnolia finished first and second, with Keynan Davis (144-8) leading the way ahead of Rhiley Herring (137-0).

In the girls competition, the Lady Panthers (118 points) finished behind Arkansas High (207).

Other team scores included De Queen (94), Ashdown (81), Arkansas High JV (49), Pine Bluff (29), Hot Springs Lakeside (25), and Prescott (11).

Stajah Hayes won the shot put competition with a throw of 38 feet, 7 inches, while Shuntia Hunter was first i the triple jump with a leap of 33 feet, 4 inches.

Radasia Turner took the 400m dash in 62.51 seconds.

Jurnee Lowe (7-6) was second in the pole vault; Mynasia Crockett (4-6) second in the high jump; Janie Barham second in the 3,200m (13.43.93); and the 4x800m relay team of Grace Gore, Barham, Turner and Alexis Martin (11:38.49) placed second.

Several other Lady Panthers finished among the top eight during individual competition.

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