Nickoson

Valley High's Kaylee Nickoson, shown competing in the 2018 state meet, won the high jump and was second in the long jump at last weekend's Gazette-Mail Relays in Charleston.

Valley's Kaylee Nickoson and Riverside's Trevor Carson were individual champions in last weekend's Gazette-Mail Relays track and field meet at Charleston.

Nickoson was victorious in the Class A girls high jump with a leap of 4 feet, 10 inches. She also garnered a second-place finish in the long jump (14-10 1/4) to give her 18 points on the weekend. Nickoson's teammate, Crystal Coleman, was sixth in the long jump (14-2 1/2) to score the Greyhounds' other point.

In Class AAA, Riverside's Carson continued his strong performances in the middle distance races. He crossed first in both the 400- (51.16 seconds) and 800-meter runs (1:58.47) to account for 20 of his team's 64 points, which was good for third place in the team standings.

Carson was also a member of the Warriors' victorious 4x400 relay team, which logged a clocking of 3:35.91. Other members of the quartet were Kane Young, Carson Casto and Trenton Green.

Riverside also got a second-place effort from Mack Lusk in the long jump (18-10 1/4) and a third-place showing from Casto in the 300 hurdles (42.71). The Warriors received points in other individual events from Young, Green, Dryden Holstein, Garrett Hammitt, Isaiah Osborne and John Taylor.

In the Class A boys division, Valley's Kaleb Crisp was sixth in the long jump (18-3 3/4) for the Greyhounds' lone point. Midland Trail, led by Joshua Cooper's runner-up showing in the 400 (52.66), tallied 18 points.

The Riverside girls placed fifth in the shuttle hurdles relay (1:18.51) and 4x200 relay (2:01.91) and sixth in the 4x100 relay (57.61) to score five points.

Team winners were Doddridge County (girls and boys) in Class A, Winfield (girls and boys) in Class AA, and Cabell Midland (girls and boys) in Class AAA.

For complete results, visit www.runwv.com.

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