Daily Staff Reports
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- With 44 points, Sherando finished well short of Hedgesville's (W.Va.) meet-winning 105 points in a quad at Washington High School (W.Va.). Washington took second (59 points) and Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) finished last (41).
Sherando's most impressive showing was in the most glamorous event: The 100-meter dash. Seniors Dalton Boyd (10.92) and Baxter Newman (11.18) took first and second, respectively, in the event.
Berham McDowell finished first in the 400-meter run (52.30), nearly two seconds faster than the second-place finisher.
McDowell's time of 2:02.6 was also the top time in the 800-meter run.
Sherando's 4x100 relay team (1:36.7) beat out Hedgesville's team by a quarter of a second to take first in the event.
QUICKSBURG -- Although the 800-meter run, the 200-meter dash and the 4x400 meter relay were canceled because of darkness, Stonewall Jackson still managed a convincing 64-40 win over Shenandoah County rival Central.
Dylan Shirley won three events for the Generals -- the long jump (18-11.5), the triple jump (42-2.75) and the high jump (5-8). John-Michael Pirtle finished second in the long jump and triple jump, and won the 110- (16.71) and 300-meter hurdles (46.13).
Michael Marston won the discus (113.5) for Central.
CHARLESTOWN, W.Va. -- Erin Dougherty won two events, and Lauren Wilkins and Chasity Malhin each won a single event, to bring Sherando within five points of Washington's 85-point first place finish.
Sherando (80 points) instead settled for second place, while Hedgesville (57) and Berkeley Springs fell far short (41).
Dougherty finished first in the 800- and 1600-meter runs (2:29.4, 5:33.2, respectively). Wilkins won the long jump (15-8), and Malhin won the 100-meter high hurdles (17.86).
Wilkins also finished second in the high jump (4-6), and Madison Morris took first in the discus (90-6.5).