Tarleton wraps up regular season at ACU Oliver Jackson Twilight

ABILENE— Tarleton Track & Field claimed two gold medals and an NCCA provisional mark at the Oliver Jackson Twilight hosted by Abilene Christian to close out the regular season Thursday.

Dalton Stidham took home a gold medal and marked a provisional time for the fifth consecutive time in the 110-meter hurdles. The junior hurdler from Boyd posted a career-best time of 14.21.

Brandon Reasoner ran a season-best 1:52.56 in the 800-meter run and earned a silver medal. The Texans boasted six of the top-eight finishers in the 1500-meter run. Johen Deleon (3:58.97) and Justin Botello (3:59.21) finished second and third while, Kyle Doty (4:01.97), Quenten Lasseter (4:05.97), Peyton Heinig (4:06.57), and Jarred Elizondo(4:07.63) finished fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth.

Rascellis Williams cleared 6′ 5″ in the high jump to finish fourth, Clashon Gaffney jumped a 44′ 10.75″ in the triple jump and came in fourth as well. Rylan Kaufman (10:53.96, 3000-meter steeplechase) and Michael Simcho (1:53.19, 800-meter run) both placed fourth on the day.

Cade Hitzfeld had a pair of seventh-place finishes at the meet, one coming in the 110-meter hurdles (15.81) and the other in the javelin throw (142′ 1″). Anterius Brown ran a time of 21.71 in the 200-meter dash placing seventh, and Jamel Anderson finished eighth in the race with a time of 21.75. Jared Steele rounded out the top-eight finishes for the Texans with a 1:58.21 in the 800-meter run.

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Taylor Richards had the best finish for the TexAnns Thursday evening as the sophomore won the 3000-meter steeplechase in a time of 12:14.11. Imani Williams came in fourth-place clocking a season-best 4:44.05 in the 1500-meter run. Roxana Hernandez (high jump, 5′ 3.75″) and Elena Reagan (discus throw, 138′ 6″) both placed fifth in their events.

The TexAnns had five athletes finish seventh-place at the meet to round out the top-eight finishes for Tarleton. Emily Castleberry tossed the javelin 112′ 7″, Robbie Clarke ran a 15.15 in the 100-meter hurdles, and Kylee Ponder ran a 58.73 in her first ever open 400-meter dash at the collegiate level. Gabriella Nunn cleared 5′ 1.75″ in the high jump and Gwyneth Garcia finished with a season-best time of 4:58.94 in the 1500-meter run.

This was the final tune-up of the regular season as the Texans and TexAnns will compete in the Lone Star Conference Championships on Thursday May 3 through Saturday May 5 in San Angelo.

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Full Tarleton Results

Women’s javelin throw

  1. Emily Castleberry – 112′ 7″
  2. Robbie Clarke – 101′ 11″
  3. Kara Bickham – 101′ 0″

Women’s 100-meter dash

  1. TaKehra Jones – 12.98

Women’s 100-meter hurdles

  1. Robbie Clarke – 15.15
  2. Emily Castleberry – 16.02

Women’s 200-meter dash

  1. Jasmine McQuirter – 25.42
  2. Kylee Ponder – 25.52
  3. LaQuishea Coleman – 26.26
  4. TaKehra Jones – 26.70
  5. Alexis Terry – 29.68

Women’s long jump

  1. Jasmine McQuirter – 18′ 9″
  2. LaQuishea Coleman – 17′ 6″
  3. Emily Castleberry – 15′ 75″

Women’s 400-meter dash

  1. Kylee Ponder – 58.73

Women’s hammer results

  1. Autum White – 136′ 6″
  2. Elena Reagan – 101′ 10″

Women’s shot put

  1. Elena Reagan – 36′ 5.75″

Women’s 3000-meter steeplechase results

  1. Taylor Richards – 12:14.11

Women’s high jump results

  1. Roxana Hernandez – 5′ 3.75″
  2. Gabriella Nunn – 5′ 1.75″
  3. Sydney Gainer – 4′ 9.75″

Women’s 800-meter run

  1. Karly Burson – 2:27.05
  2. Rebecca Spiegel – 2:29.46

Women’s 1500-meter run

  1. Imani Williams – 4:44.05
  2. Gwyneth Garcia – 4:58.94
  3. Emily Ayers – 5:01.97
  4. Lisa Flores – 5:04.84
  5. Amy Riera – 5:11.05
  6. Andelynn Carlton – 5:29.91

Women’s discus throw

  1. Elena Reagan – 138′ 6″

Men’s javelin throw

  1. Cade Hitzfeld – 142′ 1″

Men’s 100-meter dash

  1. Jamel Anderson – 10.89
  2. Hayden Dibble – 11.01
  3. Finis Smith – 11.19
  4. Brady Camp – 11.41
  5. Timothy Gowans – 11.84

Men’s 110-meter hurdles

  1. Dalton Stidham – 14.21 (NCAA provisional mark)
  2. Cade Hitzfeld – 15.81

Men’s long jump

  1. Jevon Wallace – 22′ 75″
  2. Clashon Gaffney – 21′ 11.5″
  3. Khoury Gaines – 21′ 11.0″

Men’s 200-meter dash

  1. Anterius Brown – 21.71
  2. Jamel Anderson – 21.75
  3. Zachary Martinez – 21.91
  4. Blake Eschbach – 22.71
  5. Jevon Wallace – 22.35
  6. Colton Troutman – 22.42
  7. Brady Camp – 22.58
  8. Hayden Dibble – 22.65
  9. Noah Weigant – 23.16
  10. Ikechi Iromuanya – 23.17
  11. Landen Gray – 23.48
  12. Timothy Gowans – 23.71

Men’s 400-meter dash

  1. Finis Smith – 51.08

Men’s shot put results

  1. Charles Smith – 44′ 2.75″
  2. Colton Wood – 39′ 1.75″

Men’s triple jump results

  1. Clashon Gaffney – 44′ 10.75″

Men’s 3000-meter steeplechase

  1. Rylan Kaufman – 10:53.96

Men’s 800-meter run

  1. Brandon Reasoner – 1:52.56
  2. Michael Simcho – 1:53.19
  3. Jared Steele – 1:58.21

Men’s high jump

  1. Rascellis Williams – 6′ 5″
  2. Kelvin White – 6′ 3.25″

Men’s 1500-meter run

  1. Johen Deleon – 3:58.97
  2. Justin Botello – 3:59.21
  3. Kyle Doty – 4:01.97
  4. Quenten Lasseter – 4:05.97
  5. Peyton Heinig – 4:06.57
  6. Jarred Elizondo – 4:07.63
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