The Bearcat seventh grade boys finished second while the eighth grade came in fourth at the Nocona Track Meet on March 5. Both grades brought home gold medals in the 800-meter relays while the seventh grade also won the 400 and 1600 relays. The seventh grade remains undefeated in relay races this season.
Seventh Grade Boys
Kandon Bennett, Coy Patterson, Mason Hanson and Reed Latham combine to make up the 400 and 800 relay teams while Kevin Morales, Patterson, Hanson and Latham also run the 1600 relay. Morales also had a first place finish in the 400 meters.
Cody Franklin placed fourth in the 2400, Skyler Castro was sixth in the 400 and Corbin Douthitt placed sixth in the 300-meter hurles and third in the 110 hurdles. Dylon Flowers placed fifth in the 800 meters and 110 hurdles. Castro was also sixth in the 200 meters. Kandon Bennett finished fifth in the triple jump and Morales placed third in the 100 meters.
The Bearcats finished second as a team with 93 points, only nine points behind the meet winner, Montague.
Eighth Grade Boys
The 800 meter relay team consisting of Cody Fletcher, Nick Offield, Dellen Koetter and Colton Stewart finished first. It was the 1600 meter relay team of Fletcher, Offield, Riley Watson and Stewart running a good race only to finish behind Paradise. The 400 relay team of Fletcher, Offield, Watson and Stewart finished second.
Watson and Fletcher finished fourth and fifth respectively in the high jump. Layton Workman-Stewart placed fifth in the 300 hurdles and sixth in the 110 hurdles. Dellen Koetter place third in the 110 hurdles. Chance Edgett won the Discus with a throw of 124-11 and was also second in the Shot Put, only four inches behind the leader.
The Bearcats were fourth in the meet with 84.5 points.