The Pryor Times

April 11, 2014

Three Tigers claim gold at Pryor Invitational

Chuck Porter
Sports Editor

PRYOR, OK — Three Pryor athletes claimed first place in events at the Pryor High School-Junior High Invitational track meet Thursday.

Hurdler Jaquwan Blaylock improved on his season-best time in the 110 meters, setting a 15.53 mark Thursday, besting Wagoner's AJ Freeth by .48 seconds.

Jabar Bennett picked up a first-place finish in the boys' 400 meters with a 51.98 clock, outpacing Glenpool's Sean Davis by .66 seconds.

Courtney Miller claimed gold in girls' shot put with a 35-foot, 8-inch throw.

Pryor's boys placed fourth in the team competition with 91.5 points. Glenpool won the meet with a total of 152 points. Wagoner and Coweta took second and third, respectively.

Brett Stevens took home a second-place finish in the 3,200 meters and placed fourth in the mile.

Scott Hill (boys pole vault) and Tiffany Atkins (girls long jump) picked up silver medals for the Tigers.

Blaylock took his second podium finish in the 300-meter hurdles, placing third with a time of 41.33 seconds. The Pryor boys 4x200-meter relay squad finished third as well.

Pryor distance runner Kendall Odle took fourth in the girls' 3,200-meter race and teammate Alyissa Harry nabbed fourth in the 400 meters.

The Pryor girls finished seventh overall, scoring 38 team points.

Locust Grove's Mason Fine placed highest in any event for the Pirates, finishing sixth in the boys' 200 meters.

Chouteau's Arlis Alsip placed ninth in both the boys 110- and 300-meter hurdles.

Pryor 8th grade takes first-place

PRYOR — The Pryor 8th grade boys track team took gold at the home meet Thursday, while the 7th grade boys team was the runner-up.

In the eighth grade, Dee Campbell won the 110-meter hurdles, Jacob David won the 800-meter run and the long jump, Will Considine took gold in the high jump, Jose Fuentes and Margarito Gomez went 1-2 in the pole vault.

Pryor finished with 171 points, ahead of runner-up Glenpool.

In the seventh-grade competition, Chris Rowland took first in the 800 meters and long jump, while Jace Wilhite won the high jump.