Poplar Bluff places 10 in top 5 at Capital City Relays

Monday, April 15, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Poplar Bluff had 10 track and field athletes earn a top-five finish at Saturday’s 60th annual Capital City Relays.

Paige Bradley, Jaden Deaton and Kendrick Brown all finished in third place to lead the team.

Bradley got third in the pentathlon with 2,375 points. Deaton took third in the 1600-meter run in 4 minutes, 33.71 seconds and Brown got third in the high jump after clearing 5-feet, 10-inches.

Katie Pattillo took fourth in the 100 in 13.42 and fifth in the 200 in 27.53.

Gage Rowland also picked up a top-five finish in the pole vault with a height of 13-6.

The boys 4x100 team took fourth in 45.81, and the girls' team also got fourth in 51.66. The boys’ sprint medley relay took fourth in 3:42.12 and the distance medley relay got fourth in 11:13.53.

Emilee Cheek took eighth in the 100 in 13.76 while Kennedy Rowland was 13th in the 200 (28.85) and 22nd in the long jump (13-9.50) while Kenya Jones was 22nd in the 300 hurdles (55.85).

For the boys, Austin Tinsley finished 10th in the 100 (11.65) and recent Mineral Area commitment Dylan Cisne finished 12th in the 3200 (10:42.81).

Jadarius Pigg finished eighth in the 110 hurdles (16.01) and seventh in the 300 hurdles (43.16). John-Paul Godwin was 17th and 21st in the same events in 17.95 and 46.53 seconds, respectively.

Chad Casey took 10th in the triple jump (38-5.00) and 13th in the long jump (18-5.50). Luke Barousse was sixth in the pole vault (12-6.00) and Preston Taylor finished 10th in the shot put (43.5.50).

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