Cougars collect four gold medals at Bishop McGuinness meet

Mar. 16—OKLAHOMA CITY — The Ada High School boys track team brought home four first-place medals from the 2024 Bishop McGuinness Clancy Classic held Thursday in Oklahoma City.

Ada junior Deante Lindsay collected three medals at the meet. He captured first place in the Long Jump with a leap of 21-6.25. Sukyiahre Rucker of Edmond Memorial and Kemeron Houston of Choctaw were next with identical jumps of 21-3.50."

Lindsay settled for second in the 300 Meter Hurdles with a time of 39.47. Sam Strauss of Edmond Memorial won that event in 39.26. Rucker finished third in 41.33.

In the 110 110-meter hurdles, Lindsay finished in third place with a time of 15.15. Strauss won the gold medal at 14.46 and Rucker was second at 14.85. Trae White of Edmond Memorial was right behind Lindsay with a time of 15.38.

Ada's Carter Colombe finished atop the standings in the High Jump with a leap of 6-8. Da Rique Cornegay of Lawton Eisenhower and Damontre Boykins of Northewest Classen followed with identical jumps of 6-4.

Gavin Gunter of Ada buried the competition in the Discus Throw with a toss of 158-01. He easily out-distanced runner-up Destry Lujan of Yukon, who had a top throw of 144-00. Jermaine Veu of Lawton Eisenhower was third at 143-01.

Ada's Xander Rhynes was up to his old tricks in the 400-meter run, capturing the gold medal with a time of 50.14. Riley Patton of Yukon was second at 51.03 and Demetrius Johnson of Choctaw was third with a time of 41.86. Camariee Richardson of Ada finished seventh in 52.78.

Gavin Hamilton, Lakevin Richardson and Rhynes joined Camariee Richardson to team up in the 4x400 Meter Relay and that group finished second with a time of 3:31.23. Yukon won the event with a time of 3:30.05 and Edmond Memorial finished third at 3:32.71.

Ada's Carver Gregory set a new PR in the Pole Vault with a jump of 10-3 and finished ninth. Gabe Prentice of Yukon won that competition with a jump of 13-09.

The next meet on the Ada High track calendar is March 29 at the Jack Hayes Invitational in Pauls Valley.