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The Ava Middle School track teams participated in a 10-school track meet at Mountain Grove on Thursday, April 5. Individual results for Ava athletes who placed in the top six places in an event and team totals are listed below:
7th Grade Boys
100 meter dash: Cyprus Phillips 3rd.
4×200 meter relay: 4th (Michael Phillips, Eli Maggard, Davyn Orcutt, Brandon Johnson).
1600 meter run: Jacob Luebbering 4th, Maggard 5th.
High Jump: Michael Phillips 5th (tie).
800 meter run: Luebbering 2nd.
Discus Throw: Maggard 2nd.
200 meter dash: Cyprus Phillips 2nd.
4×100 meter relay: 1st (Chance Clevenhagen, Luebbering, B. Johnson, C. Phillips) 53.10.
4 x 400 meter relay: 2nd (Titus Pinckney, M. Phillips, Maggard, Blake Litwiller).
Team Results: Willow Springs 97, Mountain View-Liberty 63.5, Ava 61, Mountain Grove 59.5, Plato 50, Hartville 37, Houston 22, Gainesville 21, Mansfield 15, Bakersfield 0.
8th Grade Boys
100 meter hurdles: Colby McCollum 4th.
100 meter dash: Colton Overcast 4th.
Shot Put: Zach Hunsaker 4th, Cody Johnson 5th.
4 x 200 meter relay: 1st (Tod Roberts, Nate Bray, Overcast, Johnson) 1:52.65.
1600 meter run: Hayden Schuster 4th.
Discus Throw: Overcast 3rd
Long Jump: Schuster 4th, McCollum 5th (tie).
800 meter run: Schuster 2nd.
4×100 meter relay: 2nd (McCollum, Bray, Overcast, Johnson).
4 x 400 meter relay: 3rd (McCollum, Hunsaker, Roberts, Schuster).
Team Results: Mountain View-Liberty 86, Mountain Grove 84, Willow Springs 79, Ava 60, Houston 43, Plato 29, Mansfield 27, Gainesville 22, Bakersfield 1, Hartville 0.