Claremore Daily Progress

April 6, 2013

Wolfe, Zebras leap to 1st at Oologah

FROM STAFF REPORTS
Claremore Progress

OOLOGAH — Claremore’s Anthony Wolfe doesn’t mind sharing the spotlight with sprinter Tyler Jackson.

On Friday, the Zebra hurdler collected a pair of first-place finishes to help spark Claremore to the team title at the Oologah Invitational.

Wolfe and the Zebras scored 168 points to out-distance second-place Catoosa, who finished with 119, and third-place Shawnee. The Oologah Mustangs tallied 54 points for sixth place, while Claremore Sequoyah had eight points for 11th place.

Early on, Wolfe had to fend off his teammate, Nathan Hammack, for top honors in the 110-meter hurdles. Wolfe won first place with a time of 16.62 seconds, while Hammack ran a 17.24 for second.

Then, in the 300-meter hurdles, Wolfe was three seconds faster than his teammate Walker, finishing in first with a 42.44.

Claremore’s Jackson also continued his impressive quest toward multiple Class 5A state titles with first place showings in the 200-meter and 400-meter dash.

Jackson held off second-place Long from Tulsa Hale for top honors in the 200-meter dash with a 21.54. Long finished with a 21.66.

In the 400-meter dash, Jackson glided to a first-place finish with a 48.47, beating Catoosa’s Metcalf by six seconds. Metcalf finished with a 54.55.

Oologah’s Tristan Owens added a pair of first place medals to his resume, winning the 1,600-meter run with a 4:40.00 and the 3,200-meter run with a 9:53.77.

Catoosa picked up first place in the 400-meter relay, beating second-place Claremore with a 44.06. Claremore ran a 45.66 and third-place Collinsville finished third with a 46.00.

Claremore rebounded with a first-place finish in the 1,600-meter relay with a 3:25.92 to beat second-place Tulsa Hale, who ran a 3:32.06. Catoosa placed third with a 3:38.31.

Claremore also tallied first place honors in the 3,200-meter relay with a 8:27.76. Shawnee was second with a 8:46.40 and Catoosa placed third with a 9:14.97.

In the field events, Claremore sophomore Reid Joyner finished first overall in the high jump at 6-0, while teammate Hunter Garroutte tied for second with Collinsville’s Kendall Curtis at 5-10.

Catoosa’s Fowler and Shipley placed second and third in the pole vault at 13-0 and 12-6, respectively.

In the discus, Claremore senior Grady Caton was fourth behind Oologah’s Peyton Craig with a toss of 125-8. Craig finished with a throw of 127-7.

Catoosa’s Presley took second place in the long jump at 19-1 1/4, and Oologah’s Brayden DeSpain was third at 18-11 1/2.

Oologah’s Jackson and Hertel placed first and second in the shot put with tosses of 29-5 1/2 and 28-1, respectively.