Two Ridgway teams come away state champs


WHITE HALL — On April 20, Ridgway Christian School hosted its second Arkansas Association of Christian Schools state track and field meet at White Hall High School.

Ridgway won the state championship in the elementary boys division, junior high boys division and was state runner-up in the junior high girls division. The team was led by head coach Patricia Y. McCullough and assistants Aubrey “Red” Goodwin, Peggy Easter and Jason Roberts.

Top three finishers for Ridgway:

8-under girls 100 and 200: 1. Hanna Blue

8-under boys 100: 1. Tripp Thornton; 2. Ezekiel Farris

8-under boys 200: 1. Ezekiel Farris; 2. Tripp Thornton

Elementary boys 100: 2. Luke Roberts; 3. Elijah Meachem

Junior girls 100: 1. Allison Carpenter; 3. Julia Taylor

Junior boys 100: 1. Jacob Andersen; 2. Jarvis Paylor

Elementary boys 200: 1. Luke Roberts

Junior girls 200: 1. Mya Ware

Junior boys 200: 1. Cody Andersen; 2. Jacob Andersen; 3. Jarvis Paylor

Elementary boys 400: 2. Luke Roberts; 3. Davis Bennitt

Junior boys 400: 1. Cody Andersen; 3. Jacob Dedman

Elementary boys shot put event: 2. Jack Tolbert; 3. Basha Hill

Junior boys shot put: 1. Jacob Dedman; 2. Jacob Andersen

Elementary boys discus event: 2. Jack Tolbert; 3. Basha Hill

Elementary boys long jump: 1. Elijah Meachem

Junior girls long jump: 2. Mya Ware

Junior boys long jump: 1. Cody Andersen; 2. Jacob Dedman

Senior boys long jump: 3. Demetrius McCullough

Elementary girls 4x100: Third place

Elementary boys 4x100: First place

Junior girls 4x100: First place

Junior boys 4x100: First place

Elementary girls 4x400: Third place

Elementary boys 4x400: Second place

Junior girls 4x400: Second place

Junior boys 4x400: First place