Dominant is what the Oxford Lady Chargers were Saturday in the Region 1-5A meet held at Oxford’s Bobby Holcomb Field. Oxford finished first in the meet with 212 points, almost 100 more than second-place finisher Center Hill (117). The Lady Chargers also finished with seven first-place finishes and a bevy of seconds to earn the title. First-place finishes garner 10 points, while second-place finishes garner eight.
Oxford’s boys had several first-place finishes but were edged out by Center Hill, 158-156, to finish second in the region meet.
The Region 1-3A meet was also held at OHS Saturday. Ripley won the girls title with 125 points. Alcorn Central was second with 118, while Mooreville was third with 71. Booneville won the 1-3A boys title with 94 points. Holly Springs (86) and Aberdeen (81) followed in second and third place.
Water Valley girls finished 10th in the 1-3A meet with five points, while the Blue Devils were seventh out of 10 schools with 55 points. The top four finishers in each of the 17 events scored advance to the North Half meet which will be held Saturday. (April 30, 2012, Page 8)