Cavaliers’ track performs strong at regional

Carman-Answorth’s Bryant Hudson qualified for the state meet.

Carman-Answorth’s Bryant Hudson qualified for the state meet.

TRAVERSE CITY — Success at the annual track and field regionals is nothing new for the Carman-Ainsworth track program, and at Friday’s Div. 1 regional at Traverse City Central, the boys placed third with 83 and the girls came in ninth with 35.

For the boys, Josh Johnson’s shot put toss of 46-feet, 1.75- inches qualified him for the state meet, as did Jaquin Jones in the high jump at 6-feet, 1- inch. Tyler Minor locked up a spot in the long jump, leaping 20-feet, 7.25-inches and Jones did the same in the long jump with a jump of 20-feet, 1.5- inches.

Bryant Hudson sealed a statemeet berth, finishing second in the 110 hurdles in 15.05 and Demarion Allen will accompany him in the 100 meter dash as Allen placed second in 11.31. The 400-meter relay team of Javonte Alexander, Kiyon Bush, Allen and Minor won the race in 43.47 and Antwon Curtis’ finish of 49.99 in the 400-meter dash sent him to the state meet.

Hudson then qualified in the 300 hurdles, taking second in 40.07 and Minor’s finish of 23.22 qualified him in the 200- meter dash. Curtis, Hudson, Alexander and Willy Bradford placed second in the 1600- meter relay in 3:25.17.

The Lady Cavs were excellent in the relays, placing first in both the 400 and 800 relays, as Harmony Williams, Italia Daniels, Alyssa Garcia and Randi Richardson crossed the finish line in 51.00 and 1:48.43, respectively. Williams placed fourth in the 100-meter hurdles in 16.21 and Richardson also placed fourth in the 400-meter dash in 1:01.34.

Carman-Ainsworth was back in action following our Wednesday deadline at the Saginaw Valley League meet at Bay City Western.

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