Glasgow boys, girls win at home again in Larry Littrell Invitational

New Franklin senior Sara Montgomery (right) takes the baton from Saundra Perkins in the final exchange of the girls’ 4×100-meter relay Wednesday at the Larry Littrell Invitational in Glasgow. The Lady Bulldogs won the relay with a time of 55.25 seconds, beating second-place Glasgow by one second.

After winning the Glasgow Relays last week, the Glasgow boys and girls added another home sweep Wednesday in the Larry Littrell Invitational.

The Glasgow girls scored 168.5 points and the boys posted 167.5 points, winning comfortably over second-place Salisbury.

The boys won eight events, led by victories from Alex Mathews in the 100-meters (12.03 seconds) and the 200-meters (25.14 seconds). Mathews also ran with the winning 4×100-meter relay team, which posted a time of 48.75 seconds.

Blake and Hayden Hackman each had a couple of wins on Wednesday. Blake won the 400-meters in a time of 54.43 seconds and Hayden took first place in the 800-meters with a time of 2:14.58. They also won in the 4×400-meter relay, which posted a time of 4:02.34.

Bryant Hubbard also won the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 21.22 seconds and Landon Brand earned another home win in the pole vault, clearing a height of 11’-0”.

The Glasgow girls won three events Wednesday. In the field events, Devyn Yung won the high jump, clearing a height of 4’-10”. Alyson Fuemmeler also won the pole vault, clearing the bar at 8’-0”.

Julia Kramm added a win in the 400-meters, crossing the finish line in a time of 1:08.20. She edged fellow teammate Erin Reynolds by six-tenths of a second.

Although the Lady Jackets only won three events, they had a total of 16 individuals and relays earn top-three finishes.

Nikki Fuemmeler nearly broke her school record again in the discus, taking second place with a throw of 111’-2”. Maia Polson finished second in the triple jump (30’-3.75”) and Caitlin Yung took second place in the 1,600-meters (6:29.53). The girls’ 4×100-meter and 4×800-meter relays also earned second-place medals on Wednesday.

The New Franklin girls had three event wins as well. The 4×100-meter relay team of Madison Maupin, Nicole Sandner, Saundra Perkins and Sara Montgomery gave the Lady Bulldogs their first win of the day, posting their second-best time of the season at 55.25 seconds.

Madi Lyons won the 800-meters in a time of 2:36.70. The junior also ran with the winning 4×400-meter relay team to end the day. Along with Montgomery, Molly Lyons and Maupin, New Franklin clocked a winning time of 4:33.86, less than a second from breaking the school record.

New Franklin finished in the top-three with all four relay teams, taking second place in the 4×200-meter relay and third place in the 4×800-meter relay.

The New Franklin girls finished in third place with 95 points in the team standings and the boys came in 10th place with 15 points.

Kenneth Boggs took third place in the discus (121’-0”) and Ronnie Perkins placed third in the 200-meters (25.96 seconds) for the boys.

The Harrisburg boys took third place with 80 points and the girls tied for sixth place with 39 points.

Harrisburg’s most exciting finish of the day came in the boys’ 1,600-meters. Trailing by 25 meters in the backstretch of the final lap, Noah Strawn made a late push, sprinting all the way to the finish line. He nearly caught Cairo’s Zach McAdams, but Strawn finished a step shy of winning, losing by three-tenths of a second at 5:20.51.

Macy Arp and Gage Grooms each took second place in the pole vault.

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