CLAREMONT – Two members of the Cherokee High School track and field team won titles at the 1A West Regional Championship held at Bunker Hill Track in Claremore on Saturday, May 13. Hallah Panther took first place in the girls pole vault with a height of 9-6, and Darius Lambert won the boys 1600M Run with a time of 4:40.69.
Lambert also took third place in the 800M Run with a time of 2:07.71. Both Lambert and Panther qualify for the state meet set for Saturday, May 20 at the Irwin Belk Track at NC A&T State University in Greensboro.
Two Cherokee throwers qualified for the state meeting including Byron Locust who took third on Saturday in the boys shot put with a throw of 42-6 and Joaquin Layno who took fourth in the discus with a throw of 122-10.
Other Cherokee results from Saturday include:
200M Dash: Hallah Panther, 6th, 28.14
1600M Run: Dorian Reed, 12th, 6:35.94
4x400M Relay: Cherokee team, 10th, 4:59.75
4x800M Relay: Cherokee team, 5th, 11:54.69
Long Jump: Raylen Bark, 9th, 14-3
Discus: Me-Li Jackson, 5th, 31-2.75; Tiarra Toineeta, 11th, 27-5.25
110M Hurdles: Jordan Grant, 12th, 19.66
4x100M Relay: Cherokee team, 6th, 46.19
4x200M Relay: Cherokee team, 9th, 1:39.69
4x400M Relay: Cherokee team, 7th, 3:48.85
High Jump: Blake Smith, 7th, 5-8
Long Jump: Shane Swimmer, 5th, 19-6.75
Pole Vault: Cade Mintz, 5th, 10-6
Discus: Sterling Santa Maria, 10th, 103-3
Shot Put: Sterling Santa Maria, 7th, 40-3.5; Joaquin Layno, 8th, 40-1
– One Feather staff report