Vincent claims high-point honor at McDonald’s Spectacular

CLARKSBURG – Cadence Vincent of the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Lady Bucs claimed high-point honors in the McDonald’s Eighth-Grade Spectacular track and field meet staged April 29 at Robert C. Byrd High School.

Vincent won the 400 meters (1:04.86), the 800 meters (2:38.81), the high jump (4-8), and led off the victorious 4 x 400-meter relay squad that turned in a time of 4:57.15.

The Little Lady Bucs captured 11 events and tacked on a trio of runner-up places, three thirds, a fourth, one fifth and a pair of sixths to compile 160 points.

No team scoring was kept since the meet was limited to eighth graders only.

Dezi Pugh, Chloe Cale and Catherine Neely each won two events, along with the 4 x 100-meter relay team.

Pugh’s triumphs came in the 100 meters (13.96) and the 200-meter hurdles (32.28); Cale took the 200 meters (29.50) and the long jump (15-8), and Neely claimed the shot put (31-2) and discus (91-8 ½).

Joining Vincent on the 4 x 400-meter unit were Madelyn Frye, Malia Bowers and Ashley Catlin.

The 4 x 100-meter foursome of Cale, Pugh, Madison Henderson and Gracie Ketterman clocked a time of 56.91.

The runner-up placers were Catlin in the 800 meters (2:47.61), Jessica Williams in the 3200 meters (13:48.87), and Pugh in the high jump (4-8).

Earning the thirds were Catlin in the 1600 meters (6:18.18), Haley Butcher in the 100-meter hurdles (19.15), and Henderson in the 200-meter hurdles (35.20).

Cale picked up the fourth in the 100 meters (14.46) and Williams got the fifth in the 800 meters (2:56.70).

The sixths were taken by Reagan McVay in the 100-meter hurdles (20.43), and Butcher in the 200-meter hurdles (37.30).


Shot put – Catherine Neely (1st, 31-2).

Discus – Catherine Neely (1st, 91-8 ½).

Long jump – Chloe Cale (1st, 15-8).

High jump – Cadence Vincent (1st, 4-8); Dezi Pugh (2nd, 4-8).

100 meters – Dezi Pugh (1st, 13.96); Chloe Cale (4th, 14.46).

200 meters – Chloe Cale (1st, 29.50).

400 meters – Cadence Vincent (1st, 1:04.86).

800 meters – Cadence Vincent (1st, 2:38.81); Ashley Catlin (2nd, 2:47.61); Jessica Williams (5th, 2:56.70).

1600 meters – Ashley Catlin (3rd, 6:18.18).

3200 meters – Jessica Williams (2nd, 13:48.87).

100-meter hurdles – Haley Butcher (3rd, 19.15); Reagan McVay (6th, 20.43).

200-meter hurdles – Dezi Pugh (1st, 32.28); Madison Henderson (3rd, 35.20); Haley Butcher (6th, 37.30).

4 x 100-meter relay – (1st: Chloe Cale, Dezi Pugh, Madison Henderson, Gracie Ketterman, 56.91).

4 x 400-meter relay – (1st: Cadence Vincent, Madelyn Frye, Malia Bowers, Ashley Catlin, 4:57.15).


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