Cody Hooten soars through hurdles to medal twice for the Junior High track team this week. (Photos by Austin Smith)

Sariah Vargas paired with Blair Dowell to place a total of three times in the high jump this week, as Dowell finished second and Vargas placed third and sixth in their two meets this week.

Junior High track places seventh at Ringwood Meet

Last week’s rain wasn’t enough to keep the Canton Junior High track teams from competing in a pair of meets in Okeene and Ringwood. While neither team was able to crack the top 10 on Monday in Okeene, both the girls and boys finished seventh in Ringwood on Thursday with 37 and 29 points respectively.

For the girls, Sariah Vargas collected a pair of medals in the high jump. She earned the Lady Tigers’ only points in Okeene when she tied for sixth with a jump of four feet, four inches. In Ringwood, Vargas jump of four feet, two inches was good enough for third.

Blair Dowell also competed in the high jump, and won second place in Ringwood with her height of four feet, six inches. In the long jump, Lea Vowell took third place with her leap of 12 feet, 10 ¼ inches.



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