Headed into the 400-meter run Monday at the 6AA-3 district track meet hosted by Augusta and held at Beebe, the Palestine-Wheatley Junior Lady Patriots trailed Clarendon by 20 points.
Student athletesStudent athletes: P-W baseball coach Andrew Beck poses with Cole Fowler, who was awarded the outstanding student athlete award for baseball. In the bottom photo, Anna Knowlton poses with her awards recognizing her hard work in cheerleading and naming her blocker of the year for volleyball. Photo submitted
Runs were hard to come by Tuesday for the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots.
The complete results from the 6AA-3 district track meet held Monday at Beebe are not available yet, but one thing first-year Palestine-Wheatley junior girls track coach Bonnie Halbert knows for sure is that her Junior Lady Patriots are the district champions.
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots, 18-8 overall and 11-2 in the conference, will be the No. 3 seed into the 6AA-3 district tournament which begins today at Des Arc and were given a bye into the second round.
After being rained out Monday, the Palestine Youth Program will try to return to its season schedule tonight with home and away games scheduled with Brinkley.
It’s going to be a busy week for the Palestine-Wheatley junior high track teams. Hopefully, it will be a productive week as well.
Hopes for securing a first-ever junior boys conference track title for Forrest City fell short for the Junior Mustangs.
The Wynne Yellowjackets sailed to an easy 13-4 victory over Forrest City in a single 5A-East varsity baseball game played Friday at the Sports Complex.
Four hits by Palestine-Wheatley third baseman Caroline Jones and two long balls by Kenley Hawk, helped lead the Lady Patriots over England 17-2 in the final regular season non-conference varsity game played Thursday at England.
A double in the third inning helped England battle to a 4-4 tie with Palestine-Wheatley in the junior varsity non conference match up between the two teams.