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Junior Tornadoes stingy with points vs. Northview

Junior Tornadoes stingy with points vs. Northview

Union City didn’t leave many points for Northview.
The Golden Tornado boys dominated the Dyer Countians, outscoring the visitors 105-34, while the Lady Twisters piled up 70 points in a pair of duel meet wins Monday afternoon at War Memorial Stadium.
UC’s boys won 15 of the events en route to their high point total.
In the field events, Taeshawn Allen topped the long jump field, while Michael Warford had the best high jump.
Cooper Hurt had the best throws in the shot and discus.
Kalab Dowell gave Union City a win in the 110-meter hurdles and 400-meter run as the junior Twisters were strong in all the running events as well.
Jalen Crumble won the 100-meter, Jeremy Bumpus topped the 200-meter field, Jared Woodward won the 800 and Tripp Conley led the way in both the 1,600 and 3,200 runs.
UC won all four relays as well.
Allen, Warford, Quentrail Polk and Bumpus led the 400-meter relay, and Allen, Hurt, Polk and Bumpus topped the 800.
Hurt, Robbie Thomas, Warford and Dowell won the 1,600 relay, and Grant Kizer, Deonte Miller, David Long and Lazzarus Scribner teamed up for the 3,200 win.
The Lady Tornadoes accumulated several first-place finishes to contribute to their meet-leading 70-point total.
Brittany Dysart won the shot put, while Alivia Bishop placed first in the discus.
Cortteaira Monroe led all sprinters in the 100-meter dash and the 200 meter dash.
Decora Alexander took first place in the 800 meter run, while Journee Smith won the 400-meter sprint.
UC also fared well in the relay events.
The team of Monroe, Chynia Hyde, Audrey Adams and Ana’she Eskew combined to win both the 400 and 800 relays.
Kate Terrell, Tykesha Vaughn, Gussie Parks and Makale Speed teamed to win the 3200 meter relay, while Kate Terrell, Vaughn, Smith and Speed formed a foursome that took first in the mile relay.
The Twister teams will host Dyersburg and Northview in a tri-meet on Thursday.

Published in The Messenger 3.19.13

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