- Dylan Dudley
Vikings show potential at Chaparral Relays
Fort Worth, TX - Competing in one of the more talent laden fields of the season, the Vikings boys showed potential to win multiple sprinting events and be competitive in field events. Led by four first place finishes, the boys placed third overall in a meet featuring ten teams.
Senior Tre Parks-Vinson had a solid meet, winning the long jump with a mark of 20-06. Parks-Vinson also placed second in the 100M dash, finishing in 11.08 seconds.
Joe Jackman would continue his early season strong start, winning the 800M run in 2:04. Brian Larson placed second in the 1600M run and Alex Aleman ran second in the two mile race.
Phillip Spears won the high jump for the Vikings, clearing 5-8. Larson, winner of the pole vault competition, cleared 8-6.
Overall the boys scored 80 team points.
On the girls side, it was a slow day for the Vikings. The Vikings were able to score 41 points.
Senior Da’Sha Davis placed third in both the 200M dash and long jump. Betsy Weber finished second in the 3200M run and Adriana Small placed second in the triple jump with a mark of 29-7.
Next week the Vikings will host a practice meet and then face off against outside competition April 2 as they head back to Fort Worth Country Day School for another meet.