Local High School Sports Recap: April 26, 2021

Clinton High School Golfer Hits Long Drive

 

By Datti Jinkiri

This Week in Clinton Christian Academy Athletics

Track and Field

Here is the list of CCA’s South 3A Champions:

  • Christian Parks – Boys 800 Meters
  • Christian Parks – Boys 1600 Meters
  • Christian Parks – Boys 3200 Meters
  • Boys 4 x 400 Meters Relay Team
  • Joe Thomas – Boys High Jump

The girls’ track and field team finished in sixth in the South 3A meet, while the boys racked up a second-place finish.

Both teams will be in action at the MAIS Overall Track Meet on Friday and Saturday. Field events will be held at Canton Academy on Friday, and all track events will be held at Jackson Prep on Saturday.

Archery

The Warriors finished in third place in the AIMS MAIS 3A State Championship. Sadie Strickland was the team’s top scorer with 283 points. Alden Stephens followed with 268, and Blair Breland added a score of 267.

Baseball

The Warriors’ season ended after falling to Wayne Academy in their MAIS 3A First Round Playoff game.


This Week in Clinton High School Athletics

Track and Field

Here is a list of the Arrows’ 6A North State Champions:

  • Corshunna Hughes – Girls 100 Meter Hurdles
  • Girls 4 x 100 Meters Relay Team
  • Girls 4 x 200 Meters Relay Team
  • Girls 4 x 400 Meters Relay Team
  • Girls 4 x 800 Meters Relay Team
  • Kennedi McCord – Girls Pole Vault
  • Aniya Madkin – Girls Triple Jump
  • Kaitlyn Walker  – Girls Shot Put
  • Kaitlyn Walker  – Girls Discus
  • Ja’marea Briscoe – Boys 200 Meters
  • Justin Nave – Boys 110 Meter Hurdles
  • Boys 4 x 100 Meters Relay Team
  • Boys 4 x 200 Meters Relay Team
  • Boys 4 x 400 Meters Relay Team
  • Boys 4 x 800 Meters Relay Team
  • Tyler Nichols – Boys High Jump

The girls defeated second-place Tupelo by 109 points, while the boys defeated Oxford by 71 points. Both teams will be in action at the MHSAA Class 6A State Championship Meet on Saturday.

Golf

Both Arrow golf teams are headed to the MHSAA 6A State Tournament after finishing as the runners-up in their respective district tournaments. Nick Nixon finished as the boys’ top finisher, while Maddie McNeece finished as the girls’ top finisher.

Archery

The Arrows finished in 15th place in the AIMS MHSAA Class 3 State Championships. They were led by top scorer Jackson Powell who had 286 points. Ashley Archambault followed with 274 points, and Parker Cronin added 271 points.

Tennis

Arrow tennis players Mohit Kocher and Grayson Temple will be in action on April 27th in the MHSAA Class 6A Individual Tennis Championships. Kocher will face West Harrison’s Ryan Simmons in the boys’ singles tournament, while Temple will face Oxford’s Owen Wilkinson in the girls’ singles tournament.

Baseball

The Arrows dropped a road game against Germantown 11-3. Tyler Janos hit a two-run double, and Jack Collins went two-for-three with another RBI.

The Arrows will be in action tonight for Senior Night against Meridian before facing Desoto Central in the first round of the 6A Playoffs.

Softball

The Lady Arrows dropped their 6A First Round Playoff Series to Lewisburg 2-0. They ended the season with an 11-10-1 record.


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