Carson in 800

Riverside’s Trevor Carson is shown trailing Woodrow Wilson’s Miles Kominsky in last year’s state 800-meter championship. They finished in the same order. Carson is leading the state’s Class AAA 800-meter field so far this spring.

Host Woodrow Wilson captured team championships in the Beckley Relays track and field meet Friday.

The Eagles compiled 219 points in the girls division to get past Shady Spring (186.5) and the rest of the field. Riverside scored 19 to place fourth of six teams.

On the boys side, Woodrow scored 173, while runner-up Shady Spring tallied 121 and third-place Riverside had 78.

Trevor Carson logged a double-win for the Warrior boys. He claimed the win in the 400, racing the one-lap race in 51.31 seconds to defeat runner-up Justin Sexton (51.42), of Greenbrier East. Carson enjoyed a more comfortable win in the 800, registering a winning time of 1:58.12, which put him over five seconds ahead of second place. Carson's teammate, Trenton Green, was third in the latter race in 2:06.51.

In a statewide list of best performances compiled by www.runwv.com through last week, Carson leads the Class AAA boys 800 field with a fastest clocking of 1:57.18 this spring. He was second (1:58.06) in the 2018 state meet to Woodrow Wilson's Miles Kominsky (1:57.13).

John Taylor gave Riverside another individual win Friday when he was triumphant in the discus with a leading toss of 108 feet, 6 inches.

Other top showings by Riverside included Tristen Young in the 1600 (third, 5:05.13), Carson Casto in the 300 hurdles (third, 44.18), Mack Lusk in the long jump (third, 17-6) and the 4x100 relay team (third, 47.88).

For the Warrior girls, Jacque Arrington led the way, placing second in the 800 (2:47.54).

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