The North Port High School girls track & field team took home first place at the 11th annual Bobcats Relays on Friday with 112 points, just edging out Riverview by four points.
The 4×200 relay team of Abey Nottingham, Armani Seale, Jaden Murray and Emani Jefferson set a new school record with a time of 1:50.10 en route to a first-place finish. North Port’s 4×800 relay team of Kaley Boethig, Kayla Dennis, Lindsay Boethig and Shelby Cutchineal also took home first place.
North Port’s Alexis Francavilla stole the show in the solo events, grabbing first place in the triple jump and long jump. Her teammnate Morgan Gloster also won the pole vault.
Riverview took home first place on the boys side with 113 points. North Port’s boys finished in fourth with 67 points, led by a first-place finish in the 4×800 relay (Evan Weisberger, Louie Dietrich, CJ Moody, Javi Amaya).
Norlend Henry also took home gold in the long jump for the Bobcats and his teammate Daniel Gonzalez won the discuss throw.
Lemon Bay was the only other area team to compete in the six-team meet. The girls and boys both finished in fifth.
The boys were highlighted by Brayden Curry’s first-place finish in the shot put. The girls were led by a second-place finish in the distance medley (Sheridyn Craft, Chloe Mitchell, Kelsi Ogilvie, Maddison Welch).