Apr

19

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 19, 2017

Monitor Staff Reports
EMORY–The Mabank Panthers and Lady Panthers track teams are sending 13 athletes on to the area track meet after each placed fourth or better at the District 13-4A meet held April 13 at Rains High School in Emory.
For the Panthers, Jonah Armstrong is the district champion in the 100-meter dash, finishing with a season best time of 11.26 seconds. Kaleb Allen and Aaron Wilson finished second and fourth, respectively, in the 1600-meter run. Allen had a personal record time of 4:53.21 and Wilson also set a personal best mark of 4:55.95. Allen and Wilson will also be advanceing in the 3200-meter run. Allen ran a personal best 10:55. 97 to finish second, just ahead of Wilson’s personal best 11:18.15. Patrick Burcaw placed second in the 110-meter hurdles, running a 16.34.
Mabank’s 4×100 Relay team consisting of Chase Parks, Armstrong, Marcos Gallegos and Clay Conway finished third with a time of 44.84.
In the field events, Kolton Stephens set a personal record in the shot put to finish third with a throw of 39 feet one quarter inch. Stephens will also advance in the discus, setting another personal record of 105 feet seven inches to place fourth. Tanner Henderson placed third in the pole vault with a vault of 13 feet. Henderson actually tied for the highest vault, but placed third based on number of attempts.
On the girl’s side, Tamara Polk will represent the Lady Panthers in the 400-meter run after finishing fourth with a personal best time of 1:04.69. Aubrey Crow advanced with a fourth-place finish in the 800-meter run, setting a personal best time of 2:40.93. Crow also placed fourth in the 3200-meter run with a time of 13:08.33.
Mahala Bayless will also advance in two events. Bayless finished third in the 100-meter hurdles, clocking a time of 17.76, and the 300-meter hurdles with a personal record 50.57 seconds to finish third.
In the field events, Marissa Maraggia put a personal best 31 feet four and a half inches to place third in the shot put. Maraggia also set a season record in finishing second in the discus with a throw of 93 feet two inches. Hannah Hudson finished third in the high jump, setting a personal record with a jump of four feet 10 inches.
Carson Marsh rounds out the group of athletes for the Lady Panthers, finishing fourth in the long jump with a jump of 15 feet and three quarter inches and getting fourth place in the triple jump with a jump of 31 feet six and three quarter inches.
The area meet will be held April 20 at Atlanta High School.

Apr

14

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 14, 2017

Monitor Staff Reports
MABANK–The Mabank Panthers scored four first-inning runs in route to a 6-2 District 13-4A victory April 13 at theMabank baseball field.
Hunter Caves led Mabank by going 3-4 with a run scored, a stolen base and two runs batted in. Peason Johannesen pitched a complete game, scattering seven hits and giving up two runs, striking out six and walking two.
With Wills Point up 1-0, the Panthers answered with four runs in the bottom half of the first inning.
The Panthers added another run in the bottom of the fourth inning to go up 5-1 heading to the fifth.
The Panthers added an insurance run in the bottom of the sixth on Caves’ third hit of the game. Johannesen then retired the side in order in the top of the seventh, the last out being a fly ball to centerfield to earn the victory.
Pearson Johannesen reached base three times in the game, going 1-1 at the plate, with a run scored and an RBI. Dalton Penix finished the night 1-3 with a run scored and a walk. Trey Neighbors was 1-2 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI. Kobey Roberts was 1-2 with a walk, a run scored and drove in two runs. Clay Conway finished the night 1-2 with a run scored and an RBI.
The Panthers will playat 6:30 p.m. April 18 at home against Emory Rains

Apr

14

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : April 14, 2017


Monitor Staff Reports
CANTON–Both the Kemp girls and boys golf teams are heading to the UIL Class 3A Region II Golf Tournament after each team qualified at the District 12-3A tournament April 10-11 at Van Zandt Country Club in Canton.
The regional tournament for the Lady ’Jackets will be held beginning at 8 a.m. April 24-25 at Peachtree Golf Course in Bullard.
The Kemp Lady ’Jackets were crowned the District 12-3A golf champions by winning the two-day tournament in grand fashion, shooting 75 strokes better than the second-place finisher.
Kemp Lady ’Jacket junior Carly Delaney was the individual district champion and named the district’s best golfer after winning the tournament by 13 strokes.
The Lady ’Jackets golf team is made up of Sierra Weber, Hannah Hosch, Carly Delaney and Angela Hernandez.
The Kemp Yellowjacket boys finished the tournament second in the district and qualified for the regional tournament as well. The Kemp Yellowjacket golf team includes Richard Lowrie, Cameron Hosch, Boomer Irvin and J.R. Brooks.
The boys team will be participating in the regional tournament beginning at 8 a.m. each day April 24-25 at Oakhurst Golf Club in Bullard.