Track teams compete at District 13-4A Meet

Photo by David Kapitan

Jacob Moore, along with teammates Brandon Smith, Nathan Johnson and Chase Phillips, finished fourth overall in the 4x100 relay.

Track and field teams from Canton, Van and Wills Point all faced their biggest tests of the season April 12-13, traveling to Rains High School to compete in this year’s District 13-4A Meet. Outside of the three county schools in the field, other competitors included athletes from Brownsboro, Emory Rains and Mabank.

Canton performed exceptionally well at the meet, pacing the field by winning first place overall in both the varsity boys and varsity girls division. Canton’s varsity boys athletes totaled 124 points for the two-day event, topping Emory Rains with 112, Mabank with 72, Wills Point with 64, Brownsboro with 47 and Van with 29.

Individual varsity boys results included:

-100: Cooper Bledsoe, Van, second; Brandon Smith, WP, third; Dalton Williams, Canton, fifth; Kyle Rose-Peterson, Canton, eighth

-200: Dylan Cox, Canton, first; Bray Doring, Van, sixth; Jacob Moore, WP, seventh; Brandon Smith, WP, eighth

-400: Bryce Wilkens, Canton, first

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