Tucker’s Callaway wins 300 hurdles

PB’s Faulkiner finishes second in 100 and 200

CHARLESTON – Tucker County senior Ben Callaway captured first in the 300-meter hurdles Saturday in the Class A portion of the state meet at Laidley Field.

Callaway, who was also part of the Mountain Lions’ state champion shuttle hurdle relay team on Friday, turned in a time of 39.86.

Tucker County finished sixth in the team standings with 46 points. Doddridge County (84.33) held off Magnolia (82) to win the team title.

Will White also had a strong performance for the Mountain Lions, placing second in the high jump (5-10) and third in the long jump (20-03.50).

Corrick Ambrose, meanwhile, was fourth in the 110 hurdles with a time of 16.05 and Zane Myers was sixth in the shot put (43-00.75).

White and Callaway were also part of the 4×400 relay, along with Joseph Lewendowski and Raine McCauley that placed third. The foursome turned in a time of 3:36.73.

In Class AA, Tanner Faulkiner helped Philip Barbour to a fourth-place showing with 38 points.

Winfield took the team title with 80 points, followed by Fairmont Senior (62).

Faulkiner posted second-place finishes in both the 100 (11.01) and 200 (22.13).

Noah Ward placed fourth in the 800 (2:00.23) and 1,600 (4:33.09).

He was seventh in the 3,200 (10:01.35).

Elkins High School junior Mason Kimbleton was seventh in the 200 (23.38).

Spring Mills (71) edged Wheeling Park (68) to capture the Class AAA team title.

Buckhannon-Upshur had several athletes qualify for states but didn’t record a point in the team standings.