Wildcats second at Tribe Relays


Whitehouse collected 149 points to finish second in the team standings at the Tribe Relays in Jacksonville Friday, March 2. The Wildcats will participate in the Bulldogs Relays at Chapel Hill Thursday, March 8, and at the Tommy Miller Relays in Hallsville Friday, March 23.

At Jacksonville, Theron Franklin-Cobb tied a Whitehouse High School record in the high jump with a leap of 6-8. He also was first place in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.38 seconds.

Cameron Johnson, Logan Ward, and Nick Means swept the pole vault finishing first, second and third. Johnson cleared 14-0 for first. Ward jumped 13-6 and Means cleared 12-6 for second and third, respectively.

The foursome of Jalen Williams, Carter Adams, Cole Strother and Chaez Spurlock placed second in the 400 relay with a time of 43.46 seconds and the team of Caleb Moran, Tad Nackos, Zach Cox and Jared Keels recorded a third place time of 3:33.53 in the 1,600 relay. In the 800 relay, Williams, Adams, Strother and Keels placed fourth with a time of 1:33.90.

Nackos also won the 800 run with a time of 2:04.26. Spencer Otero was third in the event with a time of 2:09.53, and Zach Cox placed fifth with a time of 2:14.42.

In the 100 dash, Williams recorded a time of 11.31 seconds for third place and Adams was sixth with a time of 11.41 seconds. Strother was fourth in the 200 with a time of 23.63 seconds, and in the 400 run, Marcos Young and Joseph Vera placed fifth and sixth, respectively with times of 55.21 and 56.00 seconds.

A trio of Whitehouse runners placed third through fifth in the 1,600 run, including Bladimir Tarrango (5:02.06), David Nason (5:08.06) and Anthony Hernandez (5:10.71). Hernandez was fourth in the 3,200 with a time of 11:21.00 and Tarrango recorded a fifth place time of 11:38.00.

Caleb Moran placed second in the 300 hurdles with a time of 43.53 seconds and Bryce Wacha placed fifth with a time of 46.93 seconds.

Mason Rice also placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 40-5 and his leap of 17-9 was sixth in the long jump.

In the junior varsity division at the Tribe Relays in Jacksonville, Whitehouse posted 83 points for fourth place.

Austin Barron placed first in the 300 hurdles (44.75) and Kendall Wood was first in the high jump (6-0). Hunter Pacheo placed second in the pole vault (11-0) and Andy Nguyen placed third in the long jump (18-2½).

The foursome of Trevor Theiring, Trey Hawkins, Braiden Miller and Wood placed fourth in the 400 relay (46.97); Wood, Michael Johnson, Ben Horn and Hawkins placed fifth in the 800 relay (1:46.91) and Marlon Castillo, Brad Green, Jack Lathrop, Hudson Herring placed fourth in the 1,600 (4:09.69).

Also for Whitehouse, Hawkins was fourth in the long jump (17-11½); Theiring placed fifth in the 100 (12.22); Jack Lathrop placed fifth in the 400 (58.66); Hudson Herring was fourth in the 800 (2:24.6); Brad Green was fifth in the 800 (2:25.6); Xande Borja was fourth in the 1,600 (5:36.18); Austin Green was fourth in the 3,200 (13:00); Barron was fifth in the 110 hurdles (19.15); Braiden Miller was fourth in the triple jump (35-8) and Brandon Grogan was sixth in the triple jump (34-1½).

At the Earl Milner Relays at SFA March 3, Whitehouse placed sixth with 53 points.

Franklin-Cobb placed first in the high jump at 6-6 and he won the 110 hurdles with a time of 15.14 seconds.

Also, Otero was second in the 3,200 with a time of 10:20.38; Moran placed second in the 300 hurdles with a time of 42.51 seconds; Nackos placed sixth in the 400 with a time of 52.67 seconds; Darius Trimble was third in the shot put with a toss of 51-10½; and in the pole vault, Johnson was second at 15-0 and Means was fifth at 12-6.