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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON - Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, April 27, 2000 1 9 won seven events and in five others as it Apple Valley League girl's p by some 40 OVer second place tag the Lady Eagles in were Martinsburg, rsburg Academy, Berkeley Springs, and was a double win- won both the short the 100-meters edge teammate who was clocked in then taking the 200- her time of 27.0 Who didn't participate in "Meet, won the long jump of 15-feet-6 inches. Lawson gave the Lady place in a distance en she won the 3,200- in a time of 12:34.97. not pushed and she a winner by some 20 'different Jefferson relay wins. Malika b dison Capital City at Laidley Field there have been meets held to be able here the state's best likely to be at the state meet in Carleton Wilcox has time turned in by in the Charleston, Parkersburg, as a 10.72 in the 100- the best in the other the state is a 10.8 by ;ide. ran only a 11.48 in SeCond to Capital's Der- (11.19) in the Capital 's best time thus far has ~.Pencer (Parkersburg Southall (Ripley), (South Charles- Dunnigan (Beckley), (Point Pleas- least a 11.14 in The shuttle hurdles foursome ot Genelle Botje, Patricia Willauer, Nowell, and Jennifer Boyer edged the field with their winning time of 1:12.16. The 4x200 relay team won in 1:49.79. That foursome consisted of Janelle Bradley, Boyer, Scott, and Morris. And the 4x100 relay unit pre- vailed over Martinsburg by more than a second as Malika Wilcox joined Bradley, Scott, and Morris to win in 52.22. Besides Scott's second place in the 100-meters, other Jefferson seconds were turned in by the 4x800 relay unit, by Boyer in the 100-meter hurdles, by the ever-im- proving Jiketta Underwood in the 1,600-meter run, and by Wilcox in the high jump. Wilcox jumped 5-feet--- the same as the event's winner--- but she had more misses at lower heights to give her second place. Sheron Yates was third in the discus. Wilcox was third in the 200- meters. Wilcox Cabell Midland last year. In the 4x800 relay, Capital again owns the best time with a 8:32.27. Next is Nitro with a 3:32.73 in finishing second to Capi- tal last week. The shuttles hurdles race has belonged to Nitro this spring. It has times of 58.07 and 58.63 in winning several meets. Chris Nunn of Riverside has throw of 55-feet-1 1/4 inches in the shot put. Ohio State football re- cruit Darrien Scott of Capital has a best of 48-feet-3 inches. Matt Morris of Beckley has been winning every week in the discus and has throws of 149-feet-7 inches and 148-feet-7 inches. Matt Moses of George Washing- ton has improved every time out and placed second behind Morris with his heave of 146-feet-9 inches at the Capital City Classic. Three high jumpers--- Taurean Jones (Princeton), Teen Saunders (South Charleston), and Gabe Casdorph (Nitro) have taken turns winning meets to date. Jones jumped 6-feet-6 inches in And Botje was third in the 300- meter hurdles. There were five fourth places re- corded by Lady Cougars or a relay team. Botje finished fourth in the 100- meter hurdles. Lynnsey Carrell was fourth in the 3,200-meter run. Marquita Smith had a fourth place in the shot put. Rebecca Clark took fourth place in the 800-meter run, while the 4x400 relay team also finished in fourth place. Rebekah Muck was fifth in th 1,600-meter run and China Gonzalez was fifth in the high jump with her 4-feet-10 inch effort. Yates finished fifth in the shot put and Alia Ford was fifth in the 400-meter dash. Recording sixth places for the Lady Cougars were Jill Morton in the 800-meter run and Ferguson in the discus. The Lady Cougars had won the Cumberland Valley Athletic League championship only four days before this AVL crown was se- cured in Berkeley Springs. Josh Dailey Hunter boasts a 5:18.91 in the 1,600-meters where last week she beat Taylor, who was right behind with a 5:19.52. 4. It's Hunter almost all alone in the 3,200-meters. Her time of 11:54.7 has not been challenged anywhere. Briana Jones (Parkersburg) has blazed over the 100-meter hurdles in 15.75, with Erica Reese of Capi- tal the next best with a 16.03. The 300-meter hurdles find Jones with a time of 48.84 and Reese is again next with a 49.43. Capital owns the fastest 4x100 relay time with its 52.34, while East Fairmont has a 52.77 in fin- ishing second at the Capital City Classic. In the 4x200 relay, Capital has surged to a state best of 1:47.08, some 2.58 seconds better than Buckhannon's next-best time. Jefferson has beaten Buckhannon's time with its 1:49.07 at the CVAL Meet. Buckhannon owns the best 4x400 relay time with its 4:13.5. George Washington has a 4:21.02. another, the Capital Classic, while In the 4x800 relay, East i- Baldwin ran a 22.04 Casdorph has an earlier best of 6- Fairmont has 10:27.46, which no :~.~the 200-meters last feet-8, but could manage just 6- team has contested. Suckhannon nat time betters any of feet-4 in losing to Jones last Thurs-' has a distant 10:59.22. ~. tiraes Wilcox has pro- day. Capital has been stopped in r eason. Saunders has a long jump of 22- 1:07.2 in the shuttle hurdles and |'~aans of Beckley has a feet-3 and Casdorph has twiceParkersburg South shows a best of ~Ltlt.~ 400-meters, but was jumped 22-feet. Ryan Jones of Lo- 1:07.4. I~ i ~ bl.03 a week ago in win- gan has a one4imejump of 21-feet- Roxanne Ward of Parkersburg i~Iq~h in Cliarleston. 10 inches, has a shot put of 39-feet-6 1/4 PLqarrett of Capital has Josh Brookover has a 13-feet-6 inches and Allison Burner of ~ ~Stently around the 1:57 inch clearance in the pole vault. Parkersburg has a put of 37-feet-1 P-~'~ 800-meters. Justin Southall of Ripley has a 1/2 inches. i ~U~'raeters, Garrett has vault of 13-feet Burner has thrown the discus =" qt" M~ ln]es of 4:29.46 and The best of the girls times, ll7-fee~-ll inches and Illora |~ay's 4:37.89. jumps, and throws finds Clara Chic Cipolet of Beckley has a throw of ~kOWski of St. Albans of Riverside being clocked in 12.46 ll7-feet-5 inches. in the 100-m, eters. i![~ 3,200-meters with Roxanne Ward of Parkersburg I~ md 10:08. Jefferson s Danielle Scott and has a high jump of 5-feet-4 and -- t ~ (11.11 in the Kris Morris have both bettered Niki Daniel of Parkersburg is at 5- inthe 110 most of the other times in the feet-2. he has recorded (by far the state's all the way to had in winning the Classic. has flashed through hurdles in that just last week. s of Nitro has a 40.51. finishing second to City Clas- to Jefferson's pla- 43.3 time in turned in by consistent Flying has winged of 1:28.63 in the has a 1:28.71 time. reeled off times of in the 4x400 Kanawha Valley and elsewhere. Chic ran her state-best last week, while the second-place fin- isher (Milan Cary of Capital) ran only a 13.03. Both Scott and Morris have run at least 13.03 in at least one of the four meets the Jefferson girls have had. Chic also recorded her best time at the Capital City Classic in the 200-meters when she was stopped in 25.52. Cary was second with a 25.C~ic7~ again leads the sprinters in the 400-~heters with a clocking of 59.59. NO other runner in Class AAA has come within even a sec- ond of that time. The best 800-meter times in the state belong to Class AA or Class A runners, but Holly Hunter of East Fairmont has a 2:22.95 when being Jefferson's Malika Wilcox has consistently cleared 5-feet. Rosalyn Cary (Capital) leads the field with her long jump of 18- feet-2 inches. Ward (Parkersburg) has a leap of 17-feet- 9 1/2 inches. In the pole vault, Mary Beth Held of Parkersburg eclipses the state field with a vault of 10-feet. Only Angela Wallace of Parkersburg is close and she has a be~t of 8-feet-6 inches. The state meets for both the boys and girls takes place at Laidley Field in Charleston on May 26 and 27. Fairmont Senior is the defend- ing girls champion. For the first time ever, the Class AAA regional track meet takes place in the Eastern Panhandle. Both the girls and boys Leslie Lawson Jeff Gessler Danielle Scott Jefferson scored 162 points to far outpace the four other schools competing in the Cumberland Val- ley Athletic League tennis tourna- ment held Saturday in Shenandoah Junction. Fort Hill (64) was second, Hedgesville (46) third, Martinsburg (40) fourth, and Musselman (8) was fifth. No player could participate in more than one event of the five dif- ferent events held. Contested were boys singles, girls singles, boys doubles, girls doubles, and mixed doubles. Jefferson had no singles cham- pions but all the doubles cham- pions. Hedgesville's Brian Clarke was the boys singles winner as he decisioned Jefferson's Nell Bradley in the finals, 8-2. Bradley had defeated two oppo- nents to reach the finals. Jefferson's Casey Vogler won by forfeit and then lost his second round match. In girls singles, two players from Fort Hill faced each other in the finals giving the Sentinels gen- erous team points in that category. Ashley Portrey and Lauren Riley of Jefferson both lost in the first round. The Jefferson boys doubles team of John Egnor/Bryan Jones had to win four matches to be crowned the winner in that cat- egory. Egnor/ Jones played the Jefferson duo of Justin Blanc/Eric Duewel-Zahniser in the finals as the Cougars reaped a large amount of points. Blanc/Duewel-Zahniser won twice to enter the finals where they lost, 8-2. Ellen BrosldHolly Egnor won the girls doubles over another Jefferson pair, Jesse Welsh/Jenni- fer Kastle to give the Cougars an- other bonanza of points. Brosh/Egnor won three times to reach the finals while Welsh/Kastle won twice. The BrostdEgnor duo stopped Welsh/Kastle, 8-1, in the fi- nals. Mixed doubles was won by Jefferson's Parker Kohlhepp/Erin Lynch as they defeated Jefferson's Mike Nau]Amber Fellers, 8-2. Kohlhepp/Lynch had two wins en route to the title match while Nau]Fellers had two wins them- selves. Again, Jefferson harvested wholesale points with both final- ists representing Cougar tennis. Boys Best Jefferson's" boys tennis team readied for the CVAL Tournament by defeating visiting Hedgesville, 5-2, on Thursday. Bryan Jones won in singles at No. 2 after Hedgesville's Brian Clarke had beaten Jefferson's John Egnor in No. 1 singles. Parker Kohlhepp and Mike Nau gave the Cougars their other singles wins. Clarke/Jonathan Stocking won the No. 1 doubles match for the Eagles, but then Egnor/Jones won for Jefferson at No. 2 and Nell Bra- dley/Casey Vogler won at No. 3 doubles for the Cougars. Holly Egnor (left) teamed with Ellen Brosh (right) to win the girl's doubles at the CVAL. Bryan Jones (below) paired with John Egnor to win the boy's doubles. Girls Win Shutout The Jefferson girls toppled Hedgesville, 7-0, two days prior to the CVAL Meet on Saturday. In singles, Holly Egnor of Jefferson won at No. 1; then it was Ellen Brosh at No. 2, Ashley Portrey at No. 3, and Erin Lynch at No. 4 singles all sweeping to easy wins over the Lady Eagles. Egnor/Brosh won handily as the No. 1 doubles unit. Then Portrey/ Lynch had little trouble at No. 2, and Jesse Welsh/Jennifer Kastle gave Jefferson a clean sweep of all seven matches when they won at No. 3 doubles.