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Eagles command at Bridgeport meet

By Clay Corbett | Published Saturday, March 23, 2013

The Decatur Eagles and Lady Eagles both cruised to victories at the Bridgeport Double B Relays Thursday.

IN CONTROL - Michael Smyers takes an early lead over teammate Taylor Clayton in the 3200 meter run Thursday at Bridgeport. Clayton went on to win the event while Smyers finished second. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

IN CONTROL – Michael Smyers takes an early lead over teammate Taylor Clayton in the 3200 meter run Thursday at Bridgeport. Clayton went on to win the event while Smyers finished second. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

The Lady Eagles put up a total of 239 points to claim first place, while Paradise took second with 138. Bowie captured third with 99.

The Decatur boys put up 199 points for the top spot. Bridgeport was second with 123, and Jacksboro took third with 107.

Decatur will host the Decatur Invitational on Thursday while Bridgeport and Paradise will head to the Boyd Track Meet.

Below is a list of the area’s athletes that finished in the top six:

TEAM STANDINGS (GIRLS)

1. Decatur 239
2. Paradise 138
3. Bowie 99
4. Jacksboro 60
5. Bridgeport 42

Long jump: 1. Compton, Decatur, 17-2; 2. Sides, Paradise, 16-0; 4. Rivas, Decatur, 15-6.

Triple Jump: 1. Compton, Decatur, 36-9; 2. Richards, Paradise, 33-6; 5. Sparks, Paradise, 31-5.

High Jump: 1. Clayton, Bridgeport, 5-0; 2. Berry, Decatur, 4-10; 3. French, Paradise, 4-8; 4. Neighbors, Decatur, 4-8; 5. Thompson, Decatur, 4-6.

Discus: 3. Walterscheid, Paradise, 84-10; 4. Doubrava, Decatur, 84-0.

Shot Put: 4. Denny, Paradise, 28-1; 5. Walterscheid, Paradise, 27-10.

3200: 1. G. Palomo, Decatur; 2. P. Palomo, Decatur; 3. Torres, Decatur; 4. Powers, Paradise; 6. Brinson, Paradise.

800: 1. Dennard, Decatur, 2:32; 2. Kyle, Decatur, 2:34; 4. Read, Paradise, 2:43; 5. Neighbors, Paradise, 2:48; 6. Torres, Decatur, 2:54.

PERFECT LANDING - Bridgeport's Sabrina Garza makes a nice landing during the long jump event at the Double B Relays Thursday. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

PERFECT LANDING – Bridgeport’s Sabrina Garza makes a nice landing during the long jump event at the Double B Relays Thursday. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

4×100: 1. Decatur, 51.52; 2. Paradise, 52.52; 4. Bridgeport, 54.75.

100 hurdles: 1. Neighbors, Decatur, 16.50; 3. Smith, Decatur, 18.25; 4. Rutledge, Paradise, 18.30; 5. Lamb, Paradise, 18.66.

100: 1. Beck, Paradise, 12.76; 2. Rivas, Decatur, 12.83; 4. Thompson, Bridgeport, 13.39.

4×200: 1. Decatur, 1:52; 3. Paradise, 1:57; 4. Bridgeport, 1:58.

400: 1. Sides, Paradise, 1:05.05; 2. Berry, Decatur, 1:05.16; 3. McMurry, Paradise, 1:06; 4. Muehlstein, Decatur, 1:07.02; 5. Walsh, Bridgeport, 1:07; 6. Davidson, Bridgeport, 1:08.

300 hurdles: 1. Neighbors, Decatur, 48.98; 3. Smith, Decatur, 52.70; 5. Rutledge, Paradise, 56.01; 6. Hicks, Bridgeport, 56.18.

200: 1. Compton, Decatur, 27.27; 2. Bedford, Decatur, 28.03; 3. Sparks, Paradise, 28.34; 6. McMurry, Paradise, 29.62.

1600: 1. Kyle, Decatur, 5:54; 2. G. Palomo, 5:55; 3. P. Palomo, Decatur, 6:02; 4. Corbin, Paradise, 6:14; 5. Powers, Paradise, 6:23.

4×400: 1. Decatur, 4:14; 2. Paradise, 4:19; 4. Bridgeport, 4:38.

TEAM STANDINGS (BOYS)

1. Decatur 199
2. Bridgeport 123
3. Jacksboro 107
4. Bowie 82
5. Paradise 58

FOURTH PLACE -  Paradise's Hope Dennie finished fourth in the shot put at the Double B Relays. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

FOURTH PLACE – Paradise’s Hope Dennie finished fourth in the shot put at the Double B Relays. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

Long jump: 1. Smith, Bridgeport, 21-9; 2. McDowell, Paradise, 20-8; 3. Collins, Bridgeport, 20-4; 5. Clinesmith, Decatur, 19-11.

Triple jump: 1. Clinesmith, Decatur, 43-9; 2. Smith, Bridgeport, 42-0; 3. McDowell, Paradise, 41-7; 5. Raby, Bridgeport, 40-2; 6. Wier, Decatur, 39-4.

High jump: 1. Kevetter, Decatur, 5-8.

Discus: 2. Funk, Bridgeport, 122-1; 4. Woodruff, Paradise, 116-1.

Shot put: 5. Edwards, Paradise, 42-1; 6. Carlton, Decatur, 41-11.

3200: 1. Clayton, Decatur, 10:16; 2. Michael Smyers, Decatur, 11:37; 3. Mitchell, Decatur, 11:46; 4. Norwood, Paradise, 11:55; 5. Dial, Paradise, 12:04.

800: 1. Rivera, Decatur, 2:04; 2. Daniel Smyers, Decatur, 2:07; 4. Hutchison, Bridgeport, 2:15; 6. Aldape, Decatur, 2:19.

4×100: 1. Decatur, 44.12; 2. Bridgeport, 44.30: 4. Paradise, 46.57.

110 hurdles: 2. Kevetter, Decatur, 15.52; 3. Carmichael, Paradise, 15.56; 4. Blattner, Decatur, 17:27; 6. Raby, Bridgeport, 17.83.

100: 2. Soto, Bridgeport, 10.94; 3. Collins, Bridgeport, 11.08; 4. Gantt, Bridgeport, 11.18; 5. Gage, Paradise, 11.22; 6. Medlin, Decatur, 11.34.

4×200: 1. Decatur, 1:32; 2. Bridgeport, 1:33; 4. Paradise, 1:37.

400: 1. Kyle, Decatur, 53.07; 3. Rivera, Decatur, 54.22; 4. Ramos, Decatur, 56.10.

300 hurdles: 2. Kevetter, Decatur, 42.12; 4. Carmichael, Paradise, 42.42; 5. Shetter, Decatur, 44.48; 6. Raby, Bridgeport, 44.78.

200: 2. Soto, Bridgeport, 23.57; 3. Parker, Decatur, 23.62; 4. Willis, Decatur, 23.83; 5. Torres, Bridgeport, 24.05; 6. Gantt, Bridgeport, 24.31.

1600: 1. Clayton, Decatur, 4:42; 2. Daniel Smyers, Decatur, 5:00; 4. Pearson, Bridgeport, 5:08; Hutchinson, Bridgeport, 5:15; 6. L. Mitchell, Decatur, 5:19.

4×400: 1. Decatur, 3:31; 2. Bridgeport, 3:32; 5. Paradise, 3:52.

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