Pictured is Joseph Rogers
Competing in their first track meet of the season, the Waldron seventh-grade Bulldogs traveled to Mena to set their pace for future track meets. Coached by Cory Chambers, the boys’ team showed off their running and jumping skills and ended the event with some impressive times.
The seventh-grade boys earned the overall First Place victory at the meet. Helping to secure that triumph were the following: Robert Underwood earned second place in Discus with 63.6 feet and Gage Cox threw 55.11 feet. In Shot Put, taking first place was Gage Cox with 49.4 feet and in second place was Lucas Nix with 46.2.
Taking second place for the High Jump was Kason Davis with 4.4 and in third was Caden Husser with 4.2. In the Long Jump, Jeremy Brown made a score of 13.4 and Michael Grano made 12.5. Marco Mondragon earned a 20.1 in Triple Jump.
Jumping in the 110 Meter Hurdles and snagging second place was Joseph Rogers with .23.15. Seth Blankenship made a time of .24.9. In the 300 Meter Hurdles, Kason Davis made first place with .51 seconds while Joseph Rogers earned second place with .53 seconds.
Taking second place in the 100 Meter Dash with a time of 13:63 was Kason Davis. In third place with a time of 14:34 was Michael Grano. In the 200 Meter Dash was Joseph Rogers in second place with 29.17 seconds and in third place with 29.89 seconds was Jeremy Brown. Marco Mondragon took first place in the 400 Meter Dash with a time of 1:03 and taking second place with 1:10 was Konnor Marcellus.
Steve Grano took second place in the 1600 Meter Run with a time of 5:52 and Dakota Chalmers earned a time of 2:58 in the 800 Meter Run. The Bulldogs took second place in both the 4×100 Meter Relay and 4×400 Meter Relay. They also earned fourth place in the 4×800. The 7th-graders will compete in their next track m