Scotland County’s Matthew Woods claimed a pair of conference titles on Monday, April 29th at Knox County High School. Woods won both the long jump and the 100 meter dash at the 2019 Lewis & Clark Conference Meet.
The senior set a personal best of 11.22 seconds to cross the finish line first in the 100 meter dash. Teammate Alex Long was seventh.
Woods then bested the field in the long jump with a distance of 19′ 10.75″. Long was also seventh in that event.
Woods capped off a big day with a second place run in the 200 meter dash. Kaden Anders finished eighth.
Woods, Anders, Spencer Kerkmann and Alex Long also took second in the 4×200 relay.
Hayden Long finished third in the triple jump with Anders in sixth. Hayden was also third in the discus and fifth in the 300 meter hurdles.
Grant McRobert finished fourth in the shot put and Jared Dunn was sixth in the high jump. Joe Whaley finished seventh in the javelin.
The 4×100 relay team of Anders, Kerkmann, Hayden Long and Alex Long finished third while the 4×800 team of Levi Briggs, Brant Frederick, Eli Kigar and Whaley was eighth.
The Tigers finished fifth overall with 61.5 points. Fayette claimed the boys conference title with 144 points. Knox County was second with 95 followed by Marceline, Salisbury, SCR-I, Harrisburg, Westran, Paris and Schuyler County.
The Lady Tigers finished in eighth place with 22 points. Marceline dominated the girls field with 184 points. Salisbury was second with 109 points followed by Harrisburg, Paris, Knox County, Fayette, Schuyler County, SCR-I and Westran.
Abby Blessing earned third place in the high jump. Katelyn Talbert finished fourth in the 300 meter hurdles. Aayla Humphrey finished sixth in the 100 meter dash.
The 4×400 relay team of Talbert, Shantel Small, Hailey Kraus and Humphrey finished fourth as did the 4×800 relay team of Talbert, Small, Curry and Kraus.
The 4×200 relay team of Small, Abigail Curry, Kraus and Humphrey finished fifth.
The 4×100 relay team of Emiley Dial, Kraus, Curry and Humphrey finished sixth.
Baileigh Phillips earned eighth place in the javelin and Curry took eighth in the triple jump.