Cleburne track hosted the annual Marshall Young Invitational on Thursday at Cleburne High School as 18 schools were in participation.

Last year, only nine schools competed at the meet.

Schools participating in the track and field meet were Abilene Cooper, Abilene Wylie, Aledo, Arlington Seguin, Brownwood, Burleson, Burleson Centennial, Everman, Grapevine Faith, Irving, Joshua, Kennedale, Lake Ridge, Red Oak, Royse City, San Angelo Central and Stephenville.

The Cleburne boys came in fifth place as a team with 56 points.

Abilene Cooper came in first place with 109 points, Aledo was second with 85 and Mansfield Lake Ridge rounded out the top three with 75 points.

Cleburne’s Cannon Martyniuk’s high jump leap of 6 feet, 2 inches earned him first-place honors while Kibo Grant’s time of 21.73 seconds in the 200-meter dash gave him a first-place finish.

Cleburne’s Kendall Nettick came in second place in the pole vault with a height of 13 feet. Reagan Mead came in second place in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 10:22.32 and third place in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:44.58.

Joshua’s K.J. Evans was the only other Johnson County male athlete to place in the top three as he came in third place in the discus with a throw of 129 feet, 3 inches.

On the girls’ side, the Lady Jackets came in 11th place with 24 team points.

Mansfield Lake Ridge was first place with 90 points, Burleson Centennial came in second place with 75 points and Abilene Wylie came in third with 66 points. Joshua placed sixth with 48 points.

For Cleburne, Torameshia Robinson came in first place in the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 2 inches and Brianna Reband came in third place with a jump of 5 feet. Taya Berry finished third place in the triple jump with a distance of 33 feet, 5 1/4 inches.

For the Centennial Lady Spartans, Morgan Seawright placed in the top three in three different events. She had first-place finishes in the girls’ 400-meter dash with a time of 1:01.22 and the girls’ triple jump with a distance of 35 feet, 6 inches. She also came in second place in the long jump with a leap of 16 feet, 9 1/2 inches.

Centennial’s Delaney Vance came in first in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 12:04.60 and Allison Milam placed third in the discus with a throw of 102 feet, 4 inches.

Burleson’s Jessica Prickett placed first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:25.87 and Morgan Schwarz was second in the high jump with a leap of 5 feet.

Joshua’s Zoe Broadway came in second place in the discus throw with a distance of 114 feet, 2 inches.

Up next for Cleburne and its fellow District 8-4A counterparts is the district meet Wednesday and Thursday in Joshua.

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