The 53rd Region VI Outdoor Championship banner was earned by Barton Community College track and field program as the Cougars competed this weekend at the BG Products Veteran Stadium Sports Complex in El Dorado, Kansas.
The top ranked Lady Cougars won six of the twenty-two events for a forty-five point victory securing the women's fourth straight Region VI crown and the program's 32nd overall.
Barton picked up some big individual hardware on the weekend as well with Dave Schenek and Mark'Quis Frazier named the women's head coach and assistant coach of the year respectively. Heptathlon champion Arianna Hayde earned the Field Athlete of the Meet with Christal Mosley's 200m and 400m double achievement earning the Track Athlete of the Meet.
The fifth ranked Cougar men placed second in the region, matching their women's achievements of seven event victories as Coach Frazier added more coaching hardware voted the men's assistant coach of the year award.
Barton will have less than two weeks of preparation before heading to Hobbs, New Mexico, for the NJCAA Division I Outdoor Championships held May 16-18.
Heptathlon: Arianna Hayde (4455pts)
100 Meter Hurdles - Aquila St. Louis 14.62
200 Meter Dash - Maurina Prieto 25.70
Long Jump - Arianna Hayde 5.53m
Javelin Throw - Arianna Hayde 37.52m
100 Meter Hurdles: Yoveinny Mota 13.31
200 Meter Dash: Christal Mosley 23.72
400 Meter Dash: Christal Mosley 53.96
800 Meter Run: Cadeebra Calcote 2:17.22
Discus Throw: Fiona Richards 50.18m
Shot Put: Latavia Maines 15.45m
4x100 Meter Relay: (Nijah Roberson, Christal Mosley, Yoveinny Mota, T'Nia Riley) 45.39
Decathlon Discus Throw: Kaleb Ambrose 33.11m
110 Meter Hurdles: Stephon Torrence 14.00
400 Meter Hurdles: Kenroy Williams 51.46
200 Meter Dash: Dartez Hamlin 20.60
Discus Throw: Kevin Nedrick 53.43m
Shot Put: Kevin Nedrick 17.61m
Hammer Throw: Alencar Pereira CC 67.14m
4x400 Meter Relay: (Kenroy Williams, Nathan Hood, Adriano Gumbs, Dartez Hamlin) 3:09.06