May 15, 2010 11:06:00 PM
PEARL -- Noxubee County High School''s Jasmine Little won the shot put Saturday at the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 4A State meet.
The Class 2A and Class 6A meets also were scheduled, but weather forced all three meets to be postponed until 2 p.m. Monday.
The Class 4A girls shot put was one of the few events that was completed. Noxubee County High coach Tyrone Shorter said Little won the event with a throw of more than 36 feet.
Felix Edwards also was fourth in the discus with a throw of more than 129 feet. Shorter said Anthony Clark finished in the top seven in the 110-meter hurdles.
Official results weren''t available at press time.
Caledonia High''s Jessica Comer took third in the 3,200. Her time wasn''t available.
On Friday, Arthur Gillespie won first place in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles to lead the East Oktibbeha High School track and field team to a third-place finish at the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 1A State meet.
The Class 3A and 5A meets also were Friday.
Gillespie won the 110 hurdles with a time of 16.33 seconds and the 300 hurdles with a time of 40.27 to help the Titans score 66 points. Ray Brooks won the meet with 82 points.
The East Oktibbeha 4x400 relay team also took first with a time of 3:38.36.
Those efforts were the only firsts for local competitors in the three classifications.
New Hope High''s Kelli Petty had the next best finishes in the girls Class 5A meet. The senior took second in the 100 (12.09), third in the 200 (25.49), and fourth in the high jump (5 feet).
In other girls Class 3A results, Aberdeen''s Precious Everett was fourth in the 100 hurdles (16.79), the Aberdeen 4x200 relay team was third (1:48.26), Aberdeen''s Mattie Scarbrough was fifth in the high jump (4-8), and Aberdeen''s Jameika Hoskins was third in the triple jump (35-8).
The Aberdeen girls were 13th with 21 points.
Other finishers in the girls Class 5A meet were: the New Hope 4x100 relay team (fifth, 50.86) and New Hope High''s Kia Edmonds (fifth, 300 hurdles, 49.21).
The New Hope girls were eighth with 27 points.
In the boys Class 1A meet, East Oktibbeha''s John Outlaw was fifth in the 3,200 (11:51.43), James Finley was fourth in the 100 (11.22) and fourth in the 200 (23.11), the 4x200 relay team was second (1:34.46), the 4x100 relay team was second (44.97), Kortland Petty was fifth in the 400 (55.15), and Jalen Peterson was seventh in the shot put (39-8).
In the boys Class 3A meet, the Aberdeen 4x200 relay team was third (1:31.65) and the 4x100 relay team was second (43.36), Aberdeen''s Johnny Wilson and Rashad Pargo were seventh and eighth, respectively, in the long jump (20-7 1/4, 20-3 3/4), and Pargo was seventh in the triple jump (30-3 1/2) and Mississippi School for Math and Science''s Courtlandt Perkins was fifth in the 200 (23.09) and Jamarius Waller was eighth in the discus (111-11).
In the boys Class 5A meet, West Point High''s Curtis Virges was sixth in the shot put (45-7) and fourth in the discus (131-6) and Justin Cox was third in the triple jump (45-6 1/2).
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