Indians' Mock adds more state gold to her collection

May 18, 2008

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Meghan Mock again was the class of Class AA at the West Virginia State Track & Field Championships, winning three individual events for the third straight year.

The Berkeley Springs senior won the 100-meter hurdles in 15.44 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 44.70 on Saturday, after winning the long jump and placing second in the high jump Friday.

Her time in the 300 hurdles was a meet record, surpassing the mark of 44.80 she set last year.

The Berkeley Springs girls, who finished a distant second to Winfield in the team standings, also got a third-place finish from Kelsey McCoy in the discus (104 feet, 11 inches) on Saturday.

Class AAA boys

Hedgesville, which finished second to Cabell Midland, won three events Saturday.

Denver Effland won the shot put at 51-5, while Adam Leonard, Taylor Hockman, Jonathan Chambers and Jordan Reed combined to win both the 4x100 relay (43.18) and 4x200 (1:29.37) for the Eagles. Reed also placed third in the 100 (10.95) and fifth in the 200 (23.47). Chambers was sixth in the 200 (23.55).


Also for Hedgesville, Maurice Newby was third in the shot put (50-4 1/2), Marquise Woods (15.42) and Chris Deaner (15.74) were fourth and sixth in the 110 hurdles and the 4x400 relay team finished fifth (3:30.04).

For fifth-place Jefferson, Brandon Hyler placed third in the 400 (50.23), David Acly (40.93) finished third in the 110 hurdles (15.24) and fourth in the 300 hurdles (40.93) and Cory Mason was sixth in the 300 hurdles (41.12). The Cougars also placed third in the 4x100 (43.52), fifth in the 4x200 (1:32.38) and sixth in the 4x400 (3:30.62).

For sixth-place Martinsburg, Khiry Timbers placed second in the 800 (1:56.59) and fourth in the 400 (50.72), and Dustin Peters, who won the discus Friday, finished fourth in the shot put (50-1). The Bulldogs were the runners-up in the 4x400 (3:25.95).

Musselman's lone placewinner was Louie Talbott, who finished sixth in the 1,600 (4:35.80).

Class AAA girls

Brittany Carr, Chelsea Flinchum and Nicole Himes led Jefferson to a fourth-place team finish.

All three ran legs of two winning relays -- the 4x100 (49.83) and 4x200 (1:44.49) -- and Carr (12.55) and Flinchum (12.56) went 1-2 in the 100.

Flinchum (26.56) and Carr (26.92) also were fourth and sixth in the 200, while Himes was sixth in the 400 (1:00.96). The Cougars also placed fifth in the 4x400 (4:14.33).

Alaina Pletcher was third in the 200 (26.55), fifth in the 100 (12.72) and fifth in the 400 (1:00.94) for 20th-place Musselman.

Martinsburg, which finished 11th after getting most of its points Friday, placed fourth in the 4x100 (51.61).

Class AA boys

Berkeley Springs' Lenny Roach placed second in the 1,600 (4:26.16) and third in the 800 (1:59.39) after taking third in the 3,200 on Friday.

Paul Truitt finished fourth in the 300 hurdles (40.36) and Sam Byrne was fifth in the discus (131-8) for the eighth-place Indians.

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