TCHS sweeps tri-meet in Elkins

Tucker County High School’s boys and girls track team captured a tri-match Monday night.

Tucker boys won with a score of 102, followed by Elkins, 55 and Tygarts Valley, 7.

Top finishers for the Mountain Lions include Tyler Snyder (200m, 25.33), (110m High Hurdles 16.98), Marshall Whisner (100m, 12.76), Andrew Hauser (1600m, 5:21.03) and Wesley Knotts (3200m, 12:01.32).

The Mountain Lions won the 4×1, 4×2, 4×4 and shuttle hurdle relay teams.

Elkins’ top finishers include Nate Simons pole vault (10′) and (400m, 56.38), Michael Beckwith (shot put 39’7.50″) and discus (113’11”), Matt Wallace (800m, 2:15.01), Tyler Vestal (300 Intermediate Hurdles, 46.73) and Daniel Crawford (Long Jump, 17’11.5″).

The Tigers also won the 4×8 relay.

Tygarts Valley was led by Jared Wegman, who placed second in the 110 meter hurdles (18.46) and 300 Intermediate Hurdles (47.24) and Michael Rader placed fourth in the 100 meter dash with a time of 13.44.

Tucker County won the girls meet with a score of 114, Elkins had 43 and Tygarts Valley had 11.

Top finishers for the Lady Mountain Lions were led by Ashley Cassidy (1600m, 5:47.86) and (800m, 2:45.44), Olivia Miller (200m, 28.95) and (High Jump, 4’10”), Amber Evans (100m High Hurdles, 17.11), Kesley Kyle (Long Jump, 13’11.50″), Kaylee Nedrow (400m, 1:12.85), Aiyana Kachmarek (Discus 113’8″) and Taylor Ambrose (3200m, 13″ 21.47).

Tucker also won the following relay events: 4×1, 4×2, 4×4, 4×8 and Shuttle Hurdle Relay.

Elkins’ top finishers were Jontasia Sitton, who placed first in the Shot Put (32’11”), and Paige Harrison, who placed first in the 300 Hurdles (51.59).

Tygarts Valley was led by Hannah Currence, who captured the 100 meter dash with a time of 13.99.

Elkins travels to Charleston Friday and Saturday for the Gazette Relays.

Tucker County will visit Parkersburg South on Saturday.