Alma athletes collected seven first-place finishes.

Alma was third in both the men’s and women’s division of the 5A West Conference championship on April 27 at Morrilton.

Eli Howells won the 200-meter run (23.39 seconds) and was second in the triple jump and fifth in the long jump.

Marta Wolczynska nabbed first in the 300-meter hurdles (45.96) and finished second in the 100 hurdles.

Caleb Worst collected first in the 110 hurdles (15.89) and sixth in long jump.

Rae Smith seized first in the triple jump (35 feet, 10 inches) and was third in the long jump.

Cooper McGhee earned the top spot in the 300 hurdles (42.1) and second in the 110 hurdles.

The relay teams had success in garnering points for both teams.

The Airedalettes won the 1,600-meter relay (4 minutes, 13.11 seconds) and were second (400 relay) and third (3,200 relay) in the other two events.

Parker Edwards placed in four events has he was third in the high jump, fourth in both the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles and eighth in the triple jump.

Alyssa Hoyle secured spots in three events after taking second in the long jump she was also third (high jump) and fourth (200).

Allie Freeman seized fourth in the 400 and Martie Shockley was fifth in the 100 hurdles. Shelby Ramsey finished seventh in the discus.

Kayla McCain (400), Heather Padilla (800) and Emma Folkerts (discus) were eighth in their events.

Zach Martin earned fourth in the discus.

Riley Mitchelle placed in both the 200 (fifth) and the 100 (sixth), while Chris Belt picked up a spot in the high jump (fifth) and pole vault (tied for sixth.)

Mark Brumley (discus) and Migeal Marroquin (shot put) were fifth in their respective events.

Levi Prestidge (discus), Hunter Rhoads (pole vault - tied) and David Mullins were all sixth. Prestige was also seventh in the shot put.

Joey White captured eighth in the 800.

The Alma men’s team clinched first in the 400 (44.53) and took third (1,600 relay) and fourth (3,200) as well.

Vilonia won both divisions. The men’s team finished with 176 points, well ahead of Harrison (138.5) and Alma (129). The Lady Eagles had 193.5 points and edged out Maumelle (182.5). The Airedalettes finished with 92.