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Barton men runner-up at NJCAA indoor; women take 4th
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LYNCHBURG, Virg. – Placing near the top of the standings is common place for Barton track and field at the NJCAA Championships.
This year was no different as the men took second at the NJCAA Indoor Championships and the women fourth.
The Cougar men had five champions while the women finished with four. Both had a double gold medal winner.
Annia Ashley won two golds in jump events for the women while Shakwon Coke won a pair o jumping events for the men.
Iowa Central won the men’s title with 118 points while Barton was next at 99.5. South Plains was third with 72.5 and New Mexico Junior College fourth with 72.
New Mexico JC won the women’s title with 160 points, followed by Iowa Central with 115. South Plains edged out Barton for with with 98 to the Cougars 95.
For the men, Coke captured the long jump on Friday, going 25-6.25 then took the triple jump Saturday with a leap of 53-1.5. Tyrone Treadwell was seventh in the long jump.
On the track, Barton’s Davonte Burnett and Caleb Boger swept the sprints and Philip Lemonious won the hurdles.
Burnett took first in the 60m in 6.63. Jhonny Renteria was fifth.
Boger won the 200m in 20.68 while Burnett was in fourth in 21.05.
Barton went 1-3 in the 60m hurdles with Lemonious winning in 7.80 and DeShaun Jones third in 7.89.
Tyrese Ried rounded out Barton’s scoring on the track with seventh place effort in the 600m.
Phillipe Barnett matched the meet record heading into the weight throw with his throw of 68-6 but that was only good for silver as Andrei Romanov of New Mexico JC shattered the old record with a throw of 70-4.25. Fabio Hessling was third for Barton at 61-0.
Fred Moudani took third in the shot with a mark of 55-3.5 and Logan Caroll eighth at 52-0.75.
Kaleb Ambrose was fifth in the heptathlon with 4673.
The women almost matched the men’s point total but it was a crowded field at the top.
Ashley won a pair of jumping events for the women and almost made it three. Ashley captured the long jump Friday with a leap of 19-7. Teammates Shemia Odaine was third at 19-4 and Arianna Hayde eighth at 17-10.25.
Ashley started Saturday off with a win the high jump, taking gold on jumps as she tied for the top spot clearing 5-7.25.
She completed her Saturday with a runner-up spot in the triple jump. Ashley leap of 40-11.25 was good for the silver, well behind the winning jump of 42-1.25.
Hayde won the pentathlon for Barton with 3474 points and Christal Mosley won the 400m in 54.52. Cameron Hinton was fifth in the 400m in 55.82. Mosley was sixth in the 200m in 24.55.
Fion Richards picked up a runner-up finish in the shot put at 50-10 while Ana Da Silva was right behind her for third. Richards took fifth in the weight throw.
On the track, Barton had a pair of third place efforts as Sasha Brown took third in the 600m (1:35.69) and Yovienny Mota third in the 60m hurdles in 8.65. Aquila St. Louis was seventh in the hurdles.

Barton results
Team Scores (Top 10)
1 Iowa Central 118, 2 Barton 99.5, 3 South Plains 72.5, 4 New Mexico JC 72, 5 Cloud County 47, 6 Monroe 42, 7 Coffeyville 33, 8 Colby 30, 9 Mesa 29, 10 Butler 28.
60m – 1 Davonte Burnett, 6.63; 5 Jhonny Renteria, 6.79
60m H – 1 Philip Lemonious, 7.80; 3 DeShaun Jones, 7.89;
200m – 1 Caleb Boger, 20.68; 4 Davonte Burnett, 21.05.
600m – 7 Tyrese Reid, 1:20.81
4x400m – 3 Barton (Boger, O’Bryant, Feagin, Felix), 3:12.93.
Long jump – 1 Shakwon Coke, 25-6.25; 7 Tyrone Treadwell, 23-8.
Triple jump – 1 Shakwon Coke, 53-1.5;
Shot – 3 Fred Moudani, 55-3.5; 8 Logan Caroll, 52-0.75.
Weight throw – 2 Phillipe Barnett, 68-6; 3 Fabio Hessling, 61-0.
Heptathlon – 5 Kaleb Ambrose 4673.

Team Scores (Top 10 )
1 New Mexico JC 160, 2 Iowa Central 115, 3 South Plains 98, 4 Barton 95, 5 Cloud County 49.5, 6 Iowa Western 39, 7 Monroe 33, 8 Butler 29, 9 BSC 24, 10 Cowley 19.
60m H – 3 Yoveinny Mota, 8.65 7 Aquila St. Louis, 8.83.
200m – 6 Christal Mosley, 24.55.
400m – 1 Christal Mosley, 54.52; 5 Cameron Hinton, 55.82
600m – 3 Sasha Brown, 1:35.69
4x400m – 8 Barton (Hinton, Odaine, Brown, Riley), 3:54.36.
High jump – 1 Annia Ashley, 5-7.25,
Long jump – 1 Annia Ashley, 19-7; 3 Shemia Odaine, 19-4, 8 Arianna Hayde, 17-10.25.
Triple jump – 2 Annia Ashley, 40-11.5
Shot – 2 Fiona Richards, 50-10.75; 3 Ana Da Silva, 49-4.5.
Weight throw – 5 Fiona Richards, 53-11.
Pentathlon – 1 Arianna Hayde 3474