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Lady Panthers get fifth in Russellville meet

Cabot finished fifth overall in the Cyclone Relays at Russellville, thanks in large part to the relay teams and Lady Panther twins Tori and Lexi Weeks.

Tori Weeks had two second-place finishes and a tie for seventh, while Lexi Weeks won the pole vault for the Lady Panthers. The relay team also won the 4x400 race as the Lady Panthers finished in fourth place.

Lexi and Tori both vaulted over two feet higher than the next closest competitor.

Tori finished behind her sister in the Pole Vault, and was also second in the 300-meter hurdles. Tori finished seventh in the high jump.

Micah Huckabee also had a second place finish in the 3200-meter run, coming down to the wire just half a second out of first place.

Danielle McWilliams finished ninth in the 200-meter dash. Cabot took sixth in the 4x800-meter relay and eighth in the 4x100 relay.

On the boys side, the Panthers finished in eleventh place in a loaded field.

Jordan Burke had the highest individual finish for the Panthers, taking second in the 200-meter dash. Layton Alley also placed in the 200, finishing in eighth place.

Brothers Keith and Heath Pledger gave the Panthers some solid points in the field events. Keith finished fourth in the shot put, while Heath took fifth in the discus. Aaron Henry was right behind in the discus, with a sixth place finish.

The relay teams took eighth in the 4x800 and tenth in the 4x100 races.

Bentonville won the overall meet, with Bryant finishing second, Springdale Har-Ber third and Little Rock Central fourth.

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