Oak Hill High School will host the County Shop Invitational track and field meet today at 4 p.m. at John P. Duda Stadium. Shown here is current Red Devil senior Michael Beasley as he won the state long jump championship last spring.

Both Oak Hill High School track and field squads registered runner-up finishes in the Sherman Tide Open on March 25.

In the girls division, the Red Devils scored 96 points to trail winner Buffalo (116). In the boys events, the Red Devils fell to Ravenswood, 78-74, in the race for the top spot.

For the Red Devil boys, Michael Beasley was victorious in the long jump (20 feet, 1/4 inch) and was second in the high jump (5-8). Logan Broyles had second- and third-place finishes, respectively, in the 200 (24.02 seconds) and 100 (11.66) dashes. In the distance races, Ian Bibb was second in the 800 (2:07.57) and Mason Harp was fourth in both the 1600 (5:01.31) and 3200 (11:02.7), while teammate Seth Crosier was fifth in the 1600 (5:02.77).

Oak Hill was also second in both the 4x400 (3:56.71) and 4x800 (8:59.94) relays, third in the 4x200 (1:41.63) and fifth in the 4x100 (48.21).

For the girls, Shannon Farrow was a two-time individual winner, capturing the 100 (13.11) and 200 (27.88). Samiah Lynch won the 400 (1:06.06), Amanda Flint placed second in the high jump (4-6), Kiya Babkirk was third in the 800 (2:36.12), and Marcayla King was third in the long jump (13-8).

Oak Hill was victorious in the 4x200 (1:51.74) and 4x800 (11:04.63) relays, second in the shuttle hurdles (1:19.18), and third in the 4x100 (54.62) and 4x400 (4:58.72). Members of the winning 4x200 quartet included King, Courtney Smith, Georgia White and Tori Mackowiak. The 4x800 unit featured Smith, Babkirk, Lynch and Morgan Wills.

Additionally, King was fifth in the 200 (29.36), Destiny Minor placed fifth in the high jump (4-4), Smith was sixth in the 800 (2:43.27), and Flint was sixth in the 100 hurdles (19.01).

Fayetteville and Valley also competed in the Sherman Tide Open.

Hurdler Jack Ellis paced the Pirate boys, placing third in the 300 hurdles (46.44) and fourth in the 110 hurdles (17.71).

Liz Rahall scored in two distance races for the FHS girls, finishing third in the 3200 (13:58.21) and fifth in the 1600 (6:16.77).

Kaylee Nickoson led Valley with a third in the high jump (4-6).

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Midland Trail competed in the Herbert Hoover Invitational on March 29.

For the Patriot girls, Amber Fleshman placed third in the 100 hurdles (18.16).

On the boys side for Midland Trail, Roger Carte was second in the discus (131-5), Joshua Cooper was fifth in the 200 (24.29), and the 4x100 (47.6) and 4x200 (1:41.51) relay squads were both sixth.

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Oak Hill will stay home Tuesday, as the annual County Shop Invitational will be held at Oak Hill High School on April 2 beginning at about 4 p.m.

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