Lady Mustangs place second in district track meet
In their first year of competitive track, the Buffalo Island Central Lady Mustangs took home runner-up honors in the 2A-2 conference meet May 8 at Heber Springs.
Ashley Jines scored points in six individual events to lead the Lady Mustangs, who finished just eight points behind conference champion Riverside. Jines took home first place in the 300 Meter Hurdles with a time of 55 seconds. The junior had runner-up finishes in the 100 Meter Hurdles as well as the Triple Jump. Jines had third place finishes in both the High Jump and 3200 Meter Run, and capped off her day with a fourth place finish in the Long Jump.
Jenna Pike also had an excellent meet with third place finishes in the both the 100 Meter Hurdles and 300 Meter Hurdles as well as the 1600 Meter Run. The sophomore placed fourth in the High Jump and had a seventh place finish in the 200 Meter Dash.
Holly Dempsey came home third in the 800 Meters and placed fifth in the High Jump, the 400 Meter Run and the 100 Meter Dash.
Kalee James placed fourth in the 1600 Meter Run and took fifth in the 3200 Meter Run.
Shelby Qualls placed sixth in the 100 Meter Hurdles, seventh in the 400 Meters and eighth in the 200 Meter Sprint.
Whitlee Rolland placed sixth in the 400 Meters while Mallory Steele finished eighth in the Shot Put.
The Lady Mustangs picked up third place finishes in the 4x100, 4x400 and 4x800 Relay events.
Buffalo Island Central's boys placed seventh in the meet. Michael Beaird finished fifth in the 300 Meter Hurdles, came home seventh in the 110 Meter Hurdles and capped off his day with an eighth place finish in the 1600 Meter Run.