EL DORADO — Texarkana swept the 6A South Conference track and field meet that concluded on Friday. The meet began on Thursday.

EL DORADO — Texarkana swept the 6A South Conference track and field meet that concluded on Friday. The meet began on Thursday.

The Pine Bluff boys team finished in third place with 117.50 points. Texarkana had 172.50 points and Sheridan scored 10 and finished in eighth.

The Fillies finished in fourth place with 70 points as Texarkana won with 211 points. Sheridan was seventh with 18.

Patrick Grady led the Pine Bluff boys with a first-place finish and two second-place finishes. Grady won the 3,200-meter run in 10 minutes, 33.92 seconds. He was the runner-up in the 800-meter run (2:01.70) and the 1,600-meter run (4:31.07).

The Pine Bluff girls 400-meter relay team won the event in a time of 51.23 seconds.

Pine Bluff finished in second place in the boys and girls triple jump. Maryma Stewart was runner-up in the girls event with a jump of 33-feet, 4-inches. Lamarcus Taggert was second for the boys with a jump of 43 feet.

Deandre Gridley finished in third place in the boys 110-meter hurdles (15.79) and the 300-meter hurdles (42.13).

Other third place finishers for the Pine Bluff boys includes Jamison Murry (discus, 132-8) and Davarious Rice (100-meter dash, 11.57).

For the girls, Endya Allen finished in third place in the 200-meter dash (26.90).

Chandler Kelly was Sheridan’s highest finisher as she finished in second-place in the 100-meter hurdles in 16.60. Mackenzie Williams claimed third-place in the girls pole vault (6-6).

For the Sheridan boys, Justin Rose was third in the shot put with a throw of 45-9.

Star City boys, Warren girls win 8-4A

HAMBURG — Led by Lavonta Gardner’s 110-meter hurdles victory and Keondra Jackson’s win in the discus throw, Star City won the 8-4A Conference boys track and field championship Thursday night.

Star City had 197.5 points, outdistancing runner-up Lake Village Lakeside by 69.5 points. Dollarway was third with 103, followed by Hamburg (80), McGehee (69), DeWitt (51.5) and Warren (21).

Gardner ran 15.80 seconds in his race. Jackson’s throw was 123 feet even.

Star City gained plenty of points largely by placing in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs and taking second through fourth places in the 300 hurdles, where Gardner was third. The Bulldogs also were second in the 4x100 and 4x800 relays and fared well in the field events, taking the top two spots in the discus throw with Cody Bolen coming in second.

Dollarway earned victories in the 4x800 relay (8:48.73), triple jump (Josh Liddell, 44 feet, 8 inches) and shot put (Mark Jynes, 45-5). Dale Bass of McGehee won the high jump with a 6-0 height.

In girls action, Warren narrowly beat Lakeside 221-215 for the team title. Hamburg (47), Star City (41), DeWitt (35), Dollarway (16) and Dumas (10) rounded out the standings.

Ty’Shina Smith (52.59 seconds) and Chelsea Duncan (54.66) of Warren went first and second in the 300 hurdles. The Lady Jacks also won the 4x100 (51.56) and Smith added a triple jump victory (32 feet, 9 inches).

Akkeva Howard of Dollarway was the only shot putter to break 30 feet in winning her event (31-2). Also, Dumas’ KaJauna Miller won the discus throw (81-4), Star City took first in the 4x800 (10:57.12), and Star City’s Octavian Reedy took the 400 dash victory (1:02.93).


Fordyce 13, Drew Central 2

FORDYCE — Fordyce beat Drew Central 13-2 in five innings on Friday.

Daniel Harris, Brayden Chambers and Dane Kemp all had two hits for Fordyce (12-6, 4-3 in 8-3A Conference). Seth Freer pitched four innings for the win.

Amon Brose took the loss in Drew Central’s (4-16, 0-8) final game of the year. J.C. Adair had a run scored and Justin Brixie had a double.

Fordyce plays Monday at Hamburg.


Monticello 10, Dumas 0

MONTICELLO — Monticello held Dumas to two hits in a 10-0 win in five innings on Friday.

Halley Ryburn got the win for Monticello (19-6) as Morgan Searcy and Parker Palsa each hit a three-run home run.

Monticello plays at 4 p.m. on Tuesday at Watson Chapel.

Other scores: Fordyce 16, Drew Central 14