Marlow track teams take fourth at SOI

Posted in: Sports
Mar 14, 2013 - 9:00:13 AM

ACADEMIC AWARDThe Marlow girls track team had a successful debut despite having a limited number of participants last Saturday at the Southern Oklahoma Invitational in Duncan.
The Lady Outlaws combined for four first place finishes in three individual and one relay events to place fourth place overall in the 12-team field.
“I thought we ran well,” Marlow coach Brian Miller said. “We had better times than we did last year at this time.”
The Rich sisters of Maci and Rylee had a hand in all the top finishes. Rylee, a freshman, won the 3200 meters in a time of 13:19, while Maci won the 800 (2:31.79) and 1600 meters (5:38.29). They would also team up with Tiarah Nunley and Ashley O’Dell to win the 3200 (4 x 800) meter relay with a time of 10:45.
Jillian Cowley finished fifth in the 3200 meters (14:20).
Tiarah Nunley took fourth (2:45.77) and Tori Nations took sixth (2:47.15) in the 800 meters.
Rylee Rich took second, and Nunley was third to make it a clean sweep of the top three spots in the 1600 meters with times of 6:00.53 and 6:10.93.
In field events, Hannah Peters took third in pole vault with a vault of 8-6.
Lawton Ike took the team title edging out Altus, which had 134 points. Elgin was third, while Duncan took fifth.
Marlow will host a meet today (Thursday). Field events start at 9:30 a.m. and races begin a 10 a.m.
The Outlaws also took fourth place in the boys division, doing particularly well in the relay races.
The 3200-meter relay team of Tony Aguilera, Justin Brown, Colton Crowe and Nathan Crowson took first with a time of 8:56; the 400-,meter relay team of Kagan Blackburn, Logan Hanley, Brad Lowery and Braeden O’Dell finished with a time of 45.4 to finish in second place; the 800-meter relay team of Nathan Crowson, Hanley, Lowery, and O’Dell took second with a time of 1:36; and the 1600-meter relay team of Tony Aguilera, Colton Crowe, Hanley, and Lowery took fourth with a time of 3:44.
Aguilera was the highest individual winner in the track events with a third place finish in the 1600 meters with a time of 4:47. Chris Davis received a fourth-place finish in the 3200 meters.
In field events, Dean Howard took first place in pole vault with a leap of 14-0 with Jay Hornberger taking third with a vault of 12-6. Dalton Daubespeck took third in discus with a throw of 125-feet with Caden George taking five with a toss of 123-3.