Tuesday, April 15, 2008

SPORTS >>Cabot boys capture first in Beebe meet

Leader sports editor

The Cabot Panthers boys team rode the individual performance of William Paschal and a perfect showing in the three relays to win the Beebe Badger Relays on Friday.

Paschal won the 100-meter dash and the long jump to lead the Panthers past second-place Lonoke by a wide margin of 28 points.

Paschal recorded a winning time of 11.25 seconds in the 100, and leaped 21 feet, 2.5 inches to win the long jump. Joe Bryant of Cabot won in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 43.40.

The Cabot boys team of Paschal, Powell Bryant, Joe Bryant and Chris Bayles won the 4x100, while Paschal, Powell Bryant, Joe Bryant and Hunter Hess teamed up to win the 4x400.

Jordan Simpson, James Santiago, Steven Herbert and Jordan Schnebly won the 4x800.

Batesville won the girls competition. North Pulaski and Beebe tied for fifth.

James Anderson of Beebe captured the high jump competition, allowing the Badgers to tie for fifth overall.

Jaksonville got two second-place finishes from Corey Bester — in the 100 and 200 meters.

Tyrone Dobbins of Lonoke earned a second in the high jump, while teammate Eric Graydon was second in the long jump.