The Robert L. Bland Patriots track teams traveled to Ellenboro, on Saturday, April 22, to participate in the Ritchie County Middle School Pizza Box Invitational Track Meet.
The Lady Patriots would register an eighth place finish with 16 points scored. Buckhannon Upshur Middle School placed first with 132 points followed by Doddridge County in second place with 87.50 points and Ritchie County with
Gaining top finishes for the Lady Patriots included Emily Herron, Savanna King, Malena Brown and Abby Oldaker sixth place 4-by-400 meter relay, Emily Herron, Savanna King, Malena Brown and Abby Oldaker third place 4-by-800 meter relay, Emily Herron sixth place long jump and Bri Watson second place
The Patriots brought home a ninth place finish out of eleven teams with 24 points scored. Doddridge County and Ritchie County would tie for first place with 108 points each with Bridgeport finishing with 74 points. Cameron Lattea would win first place in the long jump with a leap of 16-08.75.
Other top finishing Patriots included Jacob Moore fifth place 1600 meter run, Jacob Moore third place 3200 meter run and Josh Burnside, Cameron Lattea, Isaac McCormick and Jacob Moore third place 4-by-800-meter relay.