While team gold might not have been in the cards at the 3A state track meet this past weekend, individual gold was spread around immensely among local athletes.

While team gold might not have been in the cards at the 3A state track meet this past weekend, individual gold was spread around immensely among local athletes.

Several new state champions were crowned as teams from across the state gathered at Catoosa High School on Friday and Saturday.

On the girls side, the Marietta Lady Indians finished seventh as a team with Kingston in 15th overall. Spiro ran away with the state title in the girls team division.

As for the boys, the Marietta Indians claimed third overall after entering day two with a lead at the top of the board. Heritage Hall and Oklahoma Christian went one-two in the standings.

The Dickson Comets finished eighth overall with Davis in 10th and Kingston in 29th.

In the girls events, Kingston’s Torin Brown ran in the 100 meter dash, but failed to qualify for the finals finishing with a time of 13.31.

Teammate Kylie Jones ran the 200 meter dash along with Brown, as the Lady Redskins pair finished with times of 27.46 and 27.58, with neither time making the finals.

KHS’ Aspen Thompson just narrowly missed qualifying for the 400 meter dash in ninth place at 1:02.83, just behind Annabel Hubner from Cascia Hall at 1:02.49. Dickson’s Sienna Young ran a 1:04.21 in the preliminary round.

Marietta Lady Indians runners Mandy Sykora, Mackenzie Muller and Gracie Cain all ran in the 800 meter run with the trio finishing sixth, 11th and 15th respectively with times of 2:23.32, 2:30.61, and 2:34.28.

Sykora did however strike gold in the 1600 meter run winning the state title with a time of 5:17.87. Cain finished in 10th at 5:43.95, with Muller 12th at 5:45.97. Kingston’s Gracye Werth was 15th with a time of 5:54.70.

In the 3200 meter run it was Sykora making it a double dose of gold as she won with a time of 11:28.24. Werth finished in fifth overall at 12:29.80. Sykora’s teammates Vegas Bell and River Pierce finished in 9th and 11th respectively with times of 13:02.09, and 13:07.41.

Kingston’s Saylor Lowe ran the 100 and 300 hurdles finishing with times of 17.34 and 51.86.

The 400 relay team from Kingston of Lowe, Thompson, Brown and Kes Reeves narrowly missed qualifying for the finals in ninth place with a time of 52.78. Perry claimed the final qualifying spot with a time of 52.53.

In the 800 relay, Thompson, Brown, Lowe and Kylie Jones finished in fifth with a time of 1:49.79.

Kingston’s team of Reeves, Thompson, Jones and Ellie Nickell earned fourth in the 1600 meter relay with a time of 4:08.79. Marietta’s team of Lakira Anderson, Cynthia De La Torre, Miriam Cecenas, and Hannah Taylor ran a time of 4:16.51.

MHS’ team of Sykora, Cain, Muller and De La Torre finished in fourth overall in the 3200 meter relay with a time of 9:56.89.

Kingston was represented by Dana Wagnon, Britany Henderson, Nickell and Werth in ninth place at 10:28.14. Hailey Collins, Cheyenne Reed, Kanda Mondragon, and Sydney Martin ran the race for Davis with a time of 11:46.21.

Kingston’s Stewart Mccuan and Jillian Hatfield tied for 15th overall in the high jump event clearing 4’6”.

Harley Bailey of Kingston claimed seventh overall in the pole vault event clearing 7’6”, with Dickson’s Sarah Huhman clearing 7”.

Davis’ Brinlee Dulaney finished in 11th in the shot put with a toss of 33’1.50”.

Gabby Jones of Davis and Hannah Pettitjohn finished in 14th and 15th overall in the discus throw with tosses of 93’4” and 93’1” respectively.

In the boys events, Dickson’s Austin Parker managed to qualify for the 400 finals after a fourth place finish in the prelims. He ran a 56.32 in the finals to claim 8th overall. Marietta’s Kile Ing failed to qualify for the finals in the 400 meter dash.

MHS runner Bolton Fortune claimed fourth overall in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:00.61, with Dickson’s Austin Parker seventh (2:01.48), Marietta’s Chase Waterhouse eighth (2:02.23) and Dickson’s Austin Hunter 15th (2:10.94).

Fortune did claim the state title in the 1600 meter run with a time of 4:34.19, with Dickson’s Clinton Bland in fourth (4:37.43) and teammate Waterhouse in fifth (4:38.77). Kingston’s Preston Wisenhunt was eighth (4:44.52) with Brenton Bland from Dickson in ninth at 4:45.94.

Clinton Bland claimed the silver in the 3200 meter run with a time of 10:02.38, with Fortune sixth (10:21.08), Brenton Bland eighth (10:28.65), Marietta’s Danny Sanchez 11th (10:40.02), Wisenhunt in 12th (10:44.20), Marietta’s Jesus Fernandez in 13th (10:44.43), and Dickson’s Jeremiah McMahan in 14th at (10:56.85).

Dickson did get a state champion in the 110 meter hurdles with Caelan Young winning with a time of 15.31, with Kingston’s Mason Rose in fifth at 15.82.

Marietta’s relay teams failed to qualify in the 400 or the 800 relay events.

In the 1600 meter relay events, Marietta’s team of Kile Ing, Carlos Whibbey, Alex Sanchez, and Zane Nutter finished in 10th at 3:33.94. Dickson’s team of Caelan Young, Samuele Dalla Fiore, Austin Hunter and Austin Parker finished in 14th at 3:36.08.

Marietta’s team of Waterhouse, Nutter, Sanchez and Fortune claimed silver in the 3200 meter relay with a time of 8:14.80.

Dalla Fiore, Mcmahan, Hunter and Parker finished in fifth for Dickson in the same event with a time of 8:30.84.

Davis’ team of Braden Britt, Trey Garrison, Matt Dickenson, and Tyson Hammons ran the race in a time of 9:07.31.

Nutter claimed gold in the high jump event clearing 6’6”, with teammate Chris Campos fourth clearing 6”.

Kingston’s Tanner Blanchard was 10th in the pole vault event clearing 11’6”.

Campos finished in fifth in the long jump event at 20’9”, while Caelan Young was 10th at 20’3.50”.

In the shot put event, Davis athletes went 1-2 in the standings. Maverick Mccaskill won the state title with a toss of 52’0.50”, with teammate Gunner Arms close behind at 49’0.50”.

Dickson’s Jadley Cox finished in third with a toss of 47’9”, with Caleb Mcgehee from Marietta fourth at 46’10.50”. Zak Bradley from Kingston finished in eighth at 43’8”.

Arms claimed third in the discus throw at 144’4”, with Mcgehee fourth (142’2”). Mccaskill was seventh with a toss of 136’6”, with Clayton Taylor from Kingston eighth at 136’4”.