The Rattlers took only partial squads to Dardanelle on Thursday and to Alma on Friday but both meets turned out extremely well.
The highlights of the week included state-qualifying performances at Alma by Brittney Bryan with a state-leading throw in discus (92’3”) and Danielle Burr with a state-leading and qualifying performance (50.93) in the 300-meter hurdles.
Kaitlynn Ryan ran a personal best 6:03 1600-meters and Heather Bryan threw a personal best 28’10” in the shot put. Brittney Bryan finished off the day placing in the 8000-meter run (4th), triple jump (7th) and high jump (5th).
The boys finished 3rd overall at the 16 school meet at Dardanelle. Charly Moua won the 110-meter hurdles in 16.02 and finished with a career best 44 second 300-meter hurdles; Cheenew Yang hit a personal record 41’2” in shot put. Lee Simmers and Billy Yang finished 2nd and 4th in discus; Keith Dority placed 4th in the 800-meter run. The 4x800-meter relay team of Keith Dority, Abraham Dority, Jon Christensen, and Hunter Chastain placed 3rd.
Chastain also finished 2nd in 3200-meter run and 3rd in the 1600-meter run. Laddy Thompson ran a seaso -best 11.75 in the 100-meter dash. The 4x100-meter relay team of Charly Moua, Laddy Thompson, Caleb Shelton, and Billy Yang placed as well as the 4x400-meter relay team of Charly Moua, Billy Yang, Jon Christenson, and Keith Dority.