Scott City boys track team opens with win

Friday, March 21, 2008

Scott City's boys captured first place and the girls took home third place during Thursday's season-opening track meet at East Prairie.

On the boy's side, Scott City's Craig Arnzen placed first in the high jump and triple jump, while Derek Gooden was part of the winning 3,200-meter and 1,600-meter relay teams and won the 300 hurdles.

Stephanie Essner and Beth Razer led Scott City's girls. Essner finished first in the 400 and helping the victorious 1600 relay. Razer aided the 3,200 relay and won the 800.

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1. Scott City 123, 2. Chaffee 117

Scott City results

3200 meter relay -- 1. SC, 8:51 (Chris Klinge, Derek Laxton, Matt Koehler, Derek Gooden)

1600 meter relay -- 1. SC, 3:45 (Klinge, Laxton, Koehler, Gooden)

High Jump -- 1. SC, Craig Arnzen 6-3

Triple Jump -- 1. SC, Arnzen 40-6

300 Hurdles -- 1. SC, Gooden 41.69

1600 -- 1. SC, Laxton

Girls

1. Chaffee, 2. Kelly, 3. Scott City 82

Scott City results

3200 meter relay -- 1. SC, 11:13 (Libby Miles, Andrea Backfisch, Melanie Lacey, Beth Razer)

1600 meter relay -- 1. SC, 4:29 (Lacey, Becki Holder, Razer, Stephanie Essner)

400m -- 1. SC, Essner 1:00.9

800m -- 1. SC, Razer 2:45, 2. Lacey 2:45.5

BOYS TENNIS Central 6, Marion, Ill., 3

Central posted a home victory during its season opener. The Tigers won four singles matches and two doubles matches.

Singles

1. David Berry (C) def. Johnathan Allen, 6-1 6-2

2. Micah Markley (M) def. Patrick Duffy, 6-1 1-6 7-5

3. Will LaFoe (C) def. Taylor Stroecklin, 3-6 6-3 6-3

4. Brandon Gonzales (C) def. Trace Myers, 6-3 6-1

5. Garrett McMillan (C) def. Felipe Cuartas, 6-2 6-4

6. Matt Power (M) def. Andrew Shupert, 10-2

Doubles

1. Berry-Duffy (C) def. Myers-Stroecklin, 6-1 6-2

2. LaFoe-McMillan (C) def. Allen-Power, 0-6 6-3 6-4

3. Markley-Cuartas (M) def. Gonzales-Shupert, 6-0 6-0

JV: Central won 13-3.

Singles winners: Josh Hubard, Cole Bradley, Jeremy Jernigan, Chris Nichols, Josh Wen, Zach Kyle, Prithiv Rudrappa, Owen Hill. Doubles winners: Hubard-Bradley, Dylan Thomas-Jernigan, Caleb Yeargain-Nichols, Wen-Kyle, Nick Hines-Rudrappa

-- From staff reports

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