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Sikeston eighth grade track wins Malden Invitational

Thursday, April 14, 2005

MALDEN - The Sikeston eighth grade boys track and field team captured first place in the nine-team Malden Invitational on Wednesday while the Sikeston girls team placed second in the meet.

On the boys side, Dominic Fondon was the top point-getter for the Bulldogs as he finished first in the 200 meter dash, second in the 100 meter dash and second in the long jump.

The Bulldogs also got a first place run from Demetrius Jackson in the 400 meter dash and a first place vault by Jordan Williams in the pole vault.

The 4 x 200 meter relay team took third place with Dwayne Harris, Eli Jackson, Tyrone Bateman and Anthony Olgesby running the event.

The 4 x 400 meter team, run by Kelvin Davis, Demetrius Jackson, Olgesby and Ishmael Johnson finished in second place.

Johnson took third in the 1600 meter run.

Michael Brown took second in the 100 meter hurdles. Eli Jackson took third on the long jump and Derek Hahn took second in the pole vault.

On the girls side, the Lady Bulldogs took first place in both the 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 meter relays.

The 4 x 200 team consisted of Micah Johnson, April Allen, Jordan Rodgers and Tiah Atchinson. The 4 x 100 team was run by Rodgers, Michel'le Flye, Allen and Whitney Watson.

The Lady Bulldogs' 4 x 400 meter team -- run by Atchinson, Amber Meese, Olivia Burrows and Jasmine Lane --

took second place.

Flye also took first in the 200 meter dash and third in the 100 meter dash. Atchinson took third in the 400 meter dash.

Watson took third in the long jump.

Camery Davis and Alexia Williams took first and second respectively in the pole vault.

Jamyra Ware was second in the discus.

Sikeston's junior high will compete in the Poplar Bluff Invitational today at 4 p.m.

SIKESTON - Martin Schaefer led the Sikeston golf team to a victory over Jackson and Notre Dame in a Wednesday tri-meet.

"It was nice to play a match after being rained out at the Bluff Invitational Monday and a tri-meet with Jackson and Dexter was canceled due to severe weather Tuesday," said Sikeston coach Rick Oetting. "Today's weather was fierce but dry."

Schaefer was medalist in the field with a score of 39 at the Sikeston Country Club course. Atchison's 41, Butler's 45 and Hagen's 47 rounded out the team's score of 172.