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April 14, 2014

North boys win Deer Creek Invitational; Memorial girls clear 200 points

OKLA. CITY — The Edmond North boys track squad used a strong showing in the relays to roll up 178 points and outpoint host Deer Creek at the annual Deer Creek Antlers Invitational Friday at Deer Creek High School. The Antlers claimed the runner-up trophy with 158 points.

It was more of the same in the girls division as powerful Edmond Memorial once again cracked the 200-point barrier en route a 203.7 total with North a distant second with 110 points.

The Huskies got off to a roaring start as they won the 400 meter relay in 42.25 for 20 points shortly before Mark Sharpton, Jaylon Jones and Reagan Harris added 20 more points with a 1-3-4 finish in the 100 hurdles. Sharpton took the gold with a time of 14.75, Jones was third and Harris fourth. Harris won silver in the 300 hurdles with a time of 40:50.

Next event, 800 meter relay, same result. Twenty additional points for a winning time of 1:29.96 but the Huskies weren’t through as Ezel McIntee (11.0), Antonio Williams (11.2) and Mike Jones (11.26) added 22 points with a 1-2-4 sweep of the 100 meters.

Jordan Prince continued the parade of gold as he won the 400 meters in 51.50 and Williams got his own gold with a 22.58 win in the 200 with McIntee a close second. Antonio Cole added the final gold touch with a 20-6.5 leap to win the long jump.

Blake Crouch finished second in the 3200 with a time of 10:20.37 and was fourth in the 1600. Fellow Huskies Luke Case was second and Jackson McCoy third in the pole vault as both cleared 12-0. North’s 1600 meter relay team was also third.

       

Antlers relay teams strike gold

Deer Creek got gold-medal runs from both the 1600 meter relay (3:25.63) and the 3200 relay (8:19.13) and their usual gold from Cole Verble, Bryce Balenseifen and Landon Huslig en route to their runner-up finish.

Balenseifen passed up the 800 but was an easy winner in the 1600 as he posted a time of 4:23.45. Huslig likewise skipped the short hurdles and delivered a spectacular 38.48 to win the 300s. Teammate Kyle Sander was third in 41.23 while Verble enjoyed his home field advantage as he cleared 14-0 to easily win the pole vault.

The Antlers got silver medals from the 400 meter relay team and Nicholas Robben, who cleared 6-0 in the high jump. Bronze-medal winners included the 800 meter relay, Adam Warren in the 3200, Austin Rochford in the 100 and Caden Sander in the 400 in 52.20.

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