The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


April 19, 2014

Prep roundup: Lamar's Baily places third; relay team fifth in Kansas Relays

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Sam Bailey of Lamar placed third in the discus with a throw of 181 feet, 10 inches in the Kansas Relays, held Friday and Saturday at Rock Chalk Park.

Lamar placed fifth in the 4x100 relay with a team of Mark Bartlett, Luke Hardman, Jared Beshore and Cade Payne. Jenks (Okla.) won the event in 42.54 seconds, follwed by Olathe East, Blue Springs South and Shawnee Mission West. Lamar’s time of 44.08 seconds bested Olathe South and East St. Louis (Ill.) in the finals.

In the 4x200 relay, Lamar was 10th with a time of 1:33.09.

E.J. Morgan of Carthage was fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 45 feet, 2.25 inches, and his long jump of 20-10.75 was good for 14th place. Kennan Harrison (42-9.5) was 14th in the triple jump.

Ben Southwick was 12th in the 800 meters with a time of 1 minute, 59.22 seconds. Carthage was sixth in the sprint medley in 3:48.80.

Labette County’s Garett Britton was 11th in the 300 hurdles with a time of 40.73, and Ty Gatton was 15th in the javelin with a throw of 160-10.

In the girls’ division, Sierra Barrett of Carthage was 12th in the triple jump with a distance of 34-6.25 and Kim Teed was 15th at 34-0.25.


Carl Junctions wins at Kickapoo Shootout

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Taylor Beck scored two goals as Carl Junction defeated Springfield Catholic 3-1 in the championship match in the Brown Division of the Kickapoo Shootout.

Beck scored on a penalty kick 10 minutes into the match and scored late in the first half on a shot from about 30 yards.

Carl Junction took a 1-0 lead when Callie Degani scored with an assist by Kylie Roach one minute into the match.

The victory was Carl Junction’s first against Catholic, ranked No. 1 in Class 1, and was the Bulldogs’ second tournament victory this season. Carl Junction won a tournament at Ozark last weekend.

Carl Junction advanced to the championship match with a 3-0 victory against Nixa’s junior varsity in the semifinals. Degani scored two goals and Sydney Solberg scored on a free kick, all in the second half.

 In Friday’s first round, Carl Junction defeated Kickapoo’s junior varsity 9-0. Solberg and Kecia Houpt each scored two goals in the second half. Degani, Beck, Rebecca Wilson and Katie Wiele also scored for Carl Junction.

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