The Pointers edged out Russellville by seven points to win the Leonard Daniel Memorial Airedale Relays on April 30 in Alma.

Van Buren finished with 94 points while runner-up Russellville had 87. Siloam Springs was third (81) and Alma finished fourth (79.5).

The Lady Cyclones won the women’s division with 109 points and Siloam Springs finished second with 106. Alma (91) and Van Buren (87) took third and fourth respectively.

Sophomore Taylar Christensen finished with 28 points to be the high-point winner for the meet. Alma’s Kylee Sims was tied for sixth (19.5).

Primo Agbehi was the high-point winner in the men’s division (36.5). Alma’s Cooper McGhee was third (22.5).

Van Buren won the 3,200-meter relay in 10 minutes, 28.10 seconds with Julia Clark, Amberlie Ming, Carson Morgason, Connor.

Alma had a one-two-three punch in the 100-meter hurdles with Sims winning the event in 17.08 seconds. Krystal Wise was second and Lakin Scott took third.

Alma also won the 400-relay with Scott, Martie Shockley, Wise, and Sims. The quartet completed the run in 54.97 seconds.

Christensen won the 100-meter run (13.26). She also secured third in the long jump, fourth in the 300 hurdles, fifth in the high jump, and sixth in the 100 hurdles.

Shockley earned first in the 300-meter hurdles in 47.6 seconds.

Van Buren’s Daisy Connor won 800 in 2 minutes, 33.53 seconds, and Clark took first in the 3,200 (12:06.89).

The Pointers won the 3,200 (9:01.82) with Dawson Freeman, Travis Cooper, Khanh Truong and Zach Hewett.

Cooper McGhee and Caedmon Johnson provided their own one-two punch for the Airedales in the 110-meter hurdles. McGhee won the event (16.35) followed by Johnson. McGhee also won the 400 (53.81).

Alma won the 1,600-meter relay (3:47.22) with Cole Spencer, Joey White, McGhee and Dakota Caplena.


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Ming was also second in the 1,600-meter run.

Sydney Woith took third in the shot put and fourth in the discus.

Samara Camyn picked up sixth in the 200, seventh in the 100 and eighth in the long jump.

Morgason captured sixth in the 1,600, and Shayna Bernard secured eighth in the 200.


Sims was also fifth in the 100 and sixth in the 300 hurdles.

Annika Duncan finished second in the triple jump and fifth in the 800.

Rane Orick earned fourth in the high jump.

Placing fifth was Josephine Meinardus in the high jump, Whitney Higgins (pole vault), and Heather Padilla (3,200 run).

Chole Gilmore collected seventh in both the 1,600 and the 200.

Scott captured seventh in the high jump, and Joleen Grober was also seventh in the discus.

Michelle Wells took eighth in the 100.


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The Pointers picked up second in the 400-relay with Green, Isaac Davis, Kolton Lloyd, and Hewett.

Freeman was second in the 800 and Cooper took third in the 800.

Eric Marcos took third in the 300 hurdles and fourth in the 110 hurdles.

Garrett Standifird captured third in the discus and seventh in the shot put.

Truong took fourth in the 3,200.

Geoffrey Scott finished fourth in the high jump and fifth in the triple jump.

Tyler Lemley earned fourth in the 1,600.

Placing fifth was Cameron Rush in the 1,600, Miles Kuykendall (discus), and Guillermo Palafox (110 hurdles).

Lloyd secured sixth in the 200. James Gibson placed sixth in the 3,200.

Hewett was seventh in the 200. Davis picked up seventh in the 100.

Caleb Lawley captured eighth in the 3,200.


Riley Mitchelle took third in the long jump and sixth in the triple jump.

Johnson placed second in the 300 hurdles. Cole Spencer earned third in the 400. Joey White captured fourth in the 800. Logan Ingram picked up sixth in the discus.

Keegan Rosebeary tied for seventh in the high jump. Dakota Caplena earned eighth in the long jump.