CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A one-woman wrecking crew.
Ohio Valley Christian senior Rachel Sargent earned a quartet of top-two honors while single-handily accounting for a sixth place team finish Friday and Saturday during the 2017 Gazette/Friends of Coal Relays held at Laidley Field on the campus of the University of Charleston.
Sargent put together two individual titles and a pair of runner-up finishes in the Class A girls meet, which led to 36 points and a sixth place finish out of 12 scoring teams. For her efforts, Sargent proved to be the top point-scorer in the Class A girls competition.
Sargent — the lone OVCS competitor at the annual meet — won championships in both the 200-meter dash (26.65 seconds) and the 400m dash (1:00.34) events.
Sargent was also second in the 100m dash (13.26) and also finished the weekend as the long jump runner-up with a distance of 15 feet, 6.75 inches.
Doddridge County won the Class A girls meet with 176 points, while Buffalo (90) and Charleston Catholic (65) rounded out the top three efforts.
Doddridge County also came away with the Class A boys title after scoring 155 points. Tyler Consolidated (103) and Buffalo (67) rounded out the top three spots out of 13 scoring teams.
There were also Class AA and Class AAA meets held over the weekend.
Complete results of the 2017 Gazette/Friends of Coal Relays are available on the web at runwv.com
Bryan Walters can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2101.