OCS Relays

Receiving 26 points from Drew George in the field events, the Sterlington Panthers finished in the middle of the pack among a salty seven-team field at the Ouachita Christian Relays on Thursday.

Neville was presented with the team trophy after totaling 116 points, followed by Bastrop with 107, Calvary Baptist with 104, Sterlington, Wossman with 57, Cedar Creek with 54 and OCS with 47.

George won the high jump (5-08.25) and long jump (18-08) and cleared 11-0 to place third in the pole vault.

Two teammates pushed George as the Panthers collected the maximum 18 points in the high and long jumps.

Semaj Colvin finished just .25 inches behind George in the high jump, while Jaylan King (18-02) was the primary challenger in the long jump.

Rounding out the Panthers' scoring in the field events, QuenTerrius “Peek” Gray was third in the triple jump (39-08).

Levi Chadwick paced the Panthers on the track, placing third in the 3200 meters (11:53.69) and fourth in the 1600m (5:26.24).

Highlighted by a third-place finish from DeVante Douglas, Gray, King and Colvin in the 4 x 200m (1:33.86), the Panthers scored in all three relay races.

Douglas, King, Gray and Wade took fifth in the 4 x 100m (44.90), while Calvin Clay, Brandon O'Claire, Xavier Willis and King were sixth in the 4 x 400m (3:52.85).

O'Claire was fifth in the 800m (2:19.62).

Sterlington also received sixth-place finishes from Colvin in the 200m (23.42), Luke Vaughn in the 110m hurdles (17.29) and Matthew Giddens in the 300m hurdles (44.88).

In the girls division, Sterlington placed in seven events.

Allison Willard and Mattie Woodhead accounted for fourth-place finishes. Willard cleared the bar at 8-06 in the pole vault, while Woodhead covered the 3200m in 15 minutes flat.

Sterlington totaled 5.5 points in the pole vault as Jenni Dupree tied for fifth at 7-06.

Taylor Akharume contributed the Lady Panthers' remaining two points in the field with a distance of 28-11.05 in the triple jump.

Locantro, Chloe Wallace, Anna Beth Guerriero and Dupree were fifth in the 4 x 400m relay (4:45.77).

Tacking on single points were Shinga Morrison in the 200m (29.63), Locantro in the 800m (2:56.81) and Guerriero in the 300m hurdles (55.97).

Back in action Thursday, the Panthers host the District 2-2A Meet.