CPHS Track: Sandite relay team places 3rd at Kansas

While the majority of the Charles Page High School Track and Field team was competing at the recent John Jacobs Invitational in Norman, four Sandites traveled to Lawrence for the University of Kansas Relays.

Joseph Mattison, Joel Mackey, Jaelyn Jackson, and Aden Baughman placed third out of 24 teams in the 1600-meter medley, finishing in 3:36.1. Mattison and Mackey ran the 200-meter legs in 46.11, Jackson ran the 400 in 52.23, and Baughman finished the 800 in 1:57.77.

Mackey ran the individual 100-meter dash in 10.99 for 16th place, Jackson placed 27th in the 400 in 53.64, and Baughman placed 12th in the 800 in 1:59.17.

The Sandites will return to action at the 6A Regional Track Meet in Ponca City on Saturday where they are the defending Regional Champions in the 4x800. Mackey is the returning Regional Champion in the 100 and the Regional Runner-Up in the 200. Baughman is the returning Regional Champion in the 800 and Jackson was Runner-Up.