Frayer leads Jr. Lady Rebels to District track title

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Rebekah Frayer's individual high point performance highlighted Riverside's run to this year's junior high District Track Championship. Frayer took home four first place medals, including the 100 meter dash in a sterling time of 12.88.

Frayer, an eighth grader, also won the triple and long jumps plus the 400 meter dash. Frayer took second in the 110 meter hurdles and capped off her outstanding day with a third place finish in the 200 meter dash.

Kayleigh Wilson helped the Rebel cause with a pair of runner-up finishes in the 800 and 1600 meter runs. Wilson also was part of the runner-up 3200 meter relay team, along with Kyley Campbell, Taylor Boness and Teylor Hill. Wilson teamed with Boness, Hill and Amber Fletcher for a third place finish in the 1600 meter relay event.

Kyley Campbell scored in six events with her best performance being a second place finish in the 3200 meter relay. Campbell also picked up a third place finish in the triple jump, a pair of fourth place finishes in the long jump and 110 meter hurdles, a fifth place in the 400 meter run and rounded off her day with a sixth place finish in the shot put.

Taylor Boness scored in four events, including a second place in the 3200 meter relay and a third in the 1600 meter relay. Boness picked up a fourth place finish in the triple jump and finished fifth in the shot put.

Kelsey Boatman took home two bronze medals by finishing third in both the 800 and 1600 meter events.

Seventh grader Lauren Weaver took home third place in the discus and fourth place in the shot put.

Other Lady Rebels to score were Kendra Staggs, who finished fourth in the discus while Teylor Hill picked up a sixth place finish in the same event. Makayla Lyles and Leslie Lyles finished fourth and sixth respectively in the 200 meter dash. Lyles, Lyles, Fletcher and Hill teamed up for a third place finish in the 400 meter relay event.

Other team members were Brittany Frazier and Nikki Wilson.

The district meet was held May 5 on the campus of Greene County Tech High School.

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