Red Bay, Vina excel at county track meet

By Bart Moss

For the FCT

The Red Bay boys and the Vina girls won the 2014 Franklin County Track Meet held annually at Red Bay.

The Tigers just edged out the Tharptown Wildcat boys’ team by two points, 224.5 to 222.5. Vina’s girls scored 253 points.

In the boy’s match-ups, Red Bay’s Reed Holt was the county’s top sprinter finishing first in the 100- and 200-meter sprints. Tyler Reach finished second in both the high jump and long jump. The Tigers 4×100 meter relay team finished first with a time of 47 seconds. The team was made up of Reed Holt, Austin Childers, Jesus Kelly and Tate Ozbirn.

Tharptown’s Zack Wilson was the county’s top jumper winning the high jump and long jump. Carlos Perez was the county’s lead distance runner winning the 1600-meter and 800-meter runs.

Daniel Wooten accounted for 32 of Vina’s boys’ points in the track meet. Wooten won the 400-meter run, finished second in the 200-meter run and was third in the long jump. He was also a member of the Red Devils 4×100 meter relay team that finished second to Red Bay.

In the girl’s match-ups, the Vina Red Devils mastered the intermediate and long distances and the field events. Morgan Humphres finished first in the 400- and 800-meter runs and the triple jump. She was also on the 4×800 meter relay team. Elizabeth Baty finished first in the 3200-meter run and third in the 1600-meter run. She was also a member of the 4×800 relay team and the 4×400 relay team.

Tharptown’s girls led the main sprint event with Kalee Bain winning the 100-meter sprint and Shelby Palmer coming in second.

The following are the individual results followed. Team results are listed at the bottom:


• 100 Meter Dash
Kaley Bain–Tharptown; Shelby Palmer–Tharptown; Katelin Robbins–Red Bay
Boys: Reed Holt–Red Bay; Tyler Reach–Red Bay; Hunter Haithcock–Vina

• 300 Hurdles
Allie Kennedy-Red Bay; Ashley Moomaw-Vina; Emma Humpres-Vina
Boys: Heath Hatton-Tharptown; Max Bullen-Red Bay; Tanner Wicker-Red Bay


• 1600 Meters
Girls: Savannah Shaw-Red Bay; Jessica Wilson-Tharptown; Elizabeth Baty-Vina

Boys: Carlos Perez-Tharptown; Riley Nolen-Tharptown; Keenan Sparks-Red Bay

• 200 Meter Dash
Reed Holt-Red Bay; Daniel Wooten-Vina; Hunter Haithcock-Vina
Girls: Katelin Robbins-Red Bay; Savannah Hamiliton-Tharptown; Dakota Elliot-Phil Campbell

• 800 Meter
Carlos Perez-Tharptown; Fred Nethery-Red Bay; Andrew Richardson-Red Bay
Girls: Morgan Humphres-Vina; Emily Renfroe-Vina; Skyler Smith-Vina

• 110 Hurdles
Jacob Risley-Tharptown; Heath Hatton-Tharptown; Max Bullen-Red Bay
Girls: Fallyn Shotts-Vina; Allie Kennedy-Red Bay; Harlee Raper-Red Bay

• 3200 Meters
Morgan Sharp-Tharptown; Dylan Pearson-Red Bay; Carson Petree-Tharptown
Girls: Elizabeth Baty-Vina; Anna Belle Humpres-Vina; Katie Burks-Red Bay

• Boys Long Jump
Zach Wilson-Tharptown; Tyler Reach-Red Bay; Daniel Wooten-Vina

• Girls Long Jump
Skyler Smith-Vina; Allie Kennedy-Red Bay; Danielle Creasy-Tharptown

• Girls High Jump
Brooke Daniel-Tharptown; Savannah Shaw-Red Bay; Carlie Lindley-Red Bay

• Boys High Jump
Zach Wilson-Tharptown; Tyler Reach-Red Bay; Max Nolen-Tharptown

• Girls Triple Jump
Morgan Humphries-Vina; Skyler Smith- Vina; Emma Hymphres-Vina

• Boys Triple Jump
Jacob Risley-Tharptown; Clay Hodge-Tharptown; Brady Petree-Tharptown

• Girls Javelin
Hannah Baggett-Vina; Brooke Brown-Vina; Kaitlyn Vandiver-Tharptown

• Boys Javelin
Elijah Crandell-Phil Campbell; Ricky Esparza-Red Bay; Blake Gray-Tharptown

• Boys Shot
Austin Belue- Red Bay; Barry Reach-Red Bay; Ricky Esparza-Red Bay

• Girls Shot
Anna Upton-Vina; Sydney Upton-Vina; Kathy Alfaro-Tharptown

• Girls Discuss
Kathy Alfaro-Tharptown; Anna Upton-Vina; Hannah Baggett-Vina

• Boys Discus
Jordan Turbyfill-Red Bay; Blake Gray-Tharptown; Ricky Esparza-Red Bay

• 4×100 Relay
Tharptown; Red Bay; Vina

Boys: Red Bay; Vina; Tharptown

• 4×400 Relay
Red Bay; Phil Campbell; Tharptown
Boys: Tharptown; Red Bay; Phil Campbell

• 4×800 Relay
Vina; Tharptown; Red Bay
Boys: Tharptown; Red Bay; Phil Campbell

*Overall scores for the meet were as follows:

Red Bay – 224.5; Tharptown – 222.5; Vina – 75; Phil Campbell – 51; Belgreen – 19

Girls: Vina – 253; Red Bay – 167; Tharptown – 132; Phil Campbell – 45

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