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High School Track Teams Attend Mena Defeats Cossatot for First Victory BY MELANIE BUCK Mansfield Relays

igh School Track teams from around the region attended the Mansfield Senior Tiger elays on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 , including teams from Mena and Acorn and a couple of runners from Cossatot iver. n high school senior girls action, Mena senior Abbie Smith came home with a first place win in the 800 meter run in a time of 2 3 .3 . ayzlee Bahr of Mena placed second in the long ump with 1 ft. in. and second in triple ump with 31 ft. in. Other Mena girls results include taking th in both the x100m relay and x800m relay. elsey iggins took 8th in the 200m dash and Bahr took 8th in the 100m. Acorn s Faith Hill took second place in the 1, 00m run in 20. 1 and Morgan Fagan took 3rd in the 800m run in 2 1. 1.The Acorn senior girls x800m relay team took th in 12 10.1 . Mena senior boys fared well with onny Gunn taking second place in Mena senior Abbie Smith rounds the curve in the shot put with a 30 ft. 10. in. throw. the 800m while Coach Aaron Pennington cheers Landon Stidman took second in high her on in the Mansfield Senior Tiger Relays on ump with a ft. ump. The senior boys Tuesday, March , 0 . Smith took first place x800m relay team pulled out second in the event. place in 8 . 1. Cross Hughes took second place in the 00m dash in 3. with illiam Shaner right on his heals in third with . . Shaner also took fourth in the 200m in 2 .28. Clint Buck took third place in the 800m in 2 13. with Hughes coming in fifth in 2 19.01. Buck also placed third in the 1, 00m run in 01. 9 and fourth in pole vault with a 10 ft. vault. oe ooney placed seventh in the 3,200m run in 12 33. 1. Acorn senior boys had obe Hogan place fourth in the 300m hurdles in 9. and their x100m relay team took fifth in 8.23. Cossatot iver had two runners in the 00m dash with eelan oungblood placing sixth in .3 . Marco amirez took 28th in 1 08.8 .

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he Mena Bearcat baseball team traveled to Cossatot River last Thursday, March 30th, to take on the E agles. Mena scored the first three runs of the game in the top of the second, to take an early 3-0 lead. The Eagles answered back with a run in the bottom of the third. n the top of the fourth, the Bearcats scored their fourth run, to extend their lead to three. However, Cossatot scored two more runs in the bottom half of the fourth, to narrow Mena s lead down to one run. Pitching and defense played a factor for the rest of the game, as no more runs were and scored, and the Bearcats held onto their -3 lead to win their first ballgame of the season. n the same night, the Mena adycats softball team defeated aldron by a score of 12-0.

April 5, 2017  
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