Regional GUMBO Games
The Morehouse GUMBO team racked up at the Regional track & field meet at Tioga High School, bringing home 29 blue ribbons and a total of 43 ribbons.
All 10 Morehouse Parish athletes qualified for the State Meet, which will be held at Tioga High in October.
Craymon Benton of Bastrop High, Ricky Logan and Jabeze Glosson of Oak Hill Elementary and Lundan Watson, Zayvion Mitchell and Ky'Ren Johnson of Delta Magnet won five events apiece.
Benton won the discus, shot put, 20-meter dash, 60m and 100m.
Logan took first place in the softball throw, discus, shot put, 60m and 100m.
Glosson was the winner in the softball toss, discus, shot put, 20m and 60m.
Watson captured the long jump, discus, softball throw, 60m and 100m.
Mitchell set the standard in the softball throw, shot put, discus, 20m and 60m.
Johnson earned first place in the softball throw, discus, shot put, 60m and 100m.
Alvin Higginbotham of Bastrop High finished second in the discus and third in the shot put.
Bobby Williams of Morehouse Junior High won the 200m dash, was runner-up in the shot put and third in the 400m.
Ja'Mya Lavender of Southside Elementary won the long jump and was second in the 60m, 100m, discus and softball throw.
Jordan Sykes of Delta Magnet was first in the 100m, second in the long jump and discus and third in the shot put.