Four firsts for Hickman track team at sectional

Saturday, May 23, 2009 | 10:16 p.m. CDT; updated 2:07 a.m. CDT, Sunday, May 24, 2009

The Hickman track and field teams won four events Saturday at the Class 4 Lebanon Sectional and qualified several others to the state championships next weekend at Lincoln University in Jefferson City.

Hickman's Wesley Leftwich won the boys 100 meters in 11.2 seconds, placed third in the boys long jump and took part in the Kewpies' 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 relays, which both qualified for the state meet with third place finishes. Khari Gant, Cody Rios and Marcus Whitt also ran the 4 x 100, and Terrell Shannon replaced Whitt in the 4 x 200.

Jimmie Garth, Al Cade, Jordan Flemming and Shannon ran on Hickman's winning 4 x 800 relay, and Garth, Whitt, Rios and Shannon ran on Hickman's winning 4 x 400 relay.

Hickman's Josh Harvey was second in the boys shot put and Matt Brumit was third in the boys high jump

In the girls portion of the sectional, Hickman's Victoria Jackson won the long jump at 17-4 1/2, was second on the 100-meter hurdles and ran with Nasia Stevenson, McKenzie Schimpf and Taalor Stevenson on the Kewpies' third-place 4 x 200 relay. Nasia Stevenson also placed third in the girls 400 meters.

Sarah Hall was second in the girls shot put with a school record 41-5 1/2 and placed third in the discus, and Alicia Wagner was fourth in the 100-meter hurdles.


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