The Neosho seventh grade girls track and field team dominated on Friday at the Willard Track Meet, while the boys also turned in a top five performance in a solid showing for both squads.

The Neosho seventh grade girls track and field team dominated on Friday at the Willard Track Meet, while the boys also turned in a top five performance in a solid showing for both squads.

The Lady Wildcats won five overall events, and finished with a total medal count of 14.

Individual first-place winners for the Lady Wildcats were Caitlyn Jordan in the 800 meter run (2:50), Makayla Hayes in the discus (77’4) and Laken Schnackenberg in the 200 dash (29.3). The 4x400 relay team of Lauren Gammons, Jordan, Ashley Talley and Emilee Anderson took first in 4:53, and the 4x100 relay of Allison Burr, Talley, Schnackenberg and Anderson won in 57.1.

Other medalists for the Lady Wildcats were:
75 hurdles -- 2. Schnackenberg 13.8.
1600-meter run -- 3. Tori Frazier 6:23.
400 run -- 2. Anderson 1:08.
Triple jump -- 2. Anderson 28’8. 3. Burr 27’2.
Long jump -- 2. Julia Houk 12’11.
Pole vault -- 2. Jessica Van Lear 5’6.
Shot put -- 2. Hayes 25’9.
4x200 relay -- 3. Talley, Burr, Maddie Rea, Jordan 2:06.

The boys, meanwhile, took four overall as a team with one individual champion and five medalists.

Johnsper Septey was dominant again in the pole vault as his height of 7-foot won the event. Meanwhile, Jared Scribner and Jarvis Funk each took second place while Grant Guillory finished with two individual thirds.

Scribner was runner-up in the triple jump with a distance of 30’5, while Funk ran the 400 dash in 1:02. Guillory medaled in the 100 hurdles (20.06) and triple jump (30’2).