Morales, Corbett Place in Top Five at Pepsi Florida Relays

Arnaldo Morales clears the high jump bar.
Arnaldo Morales

Youngstown State men's and women's track and field athletes concluded a busy two-day stretch competing at the adidas Raleigh Relays and the Pepsi Florida Relays. 

Florida Relays | Results

Arnaldo Morales and Jaynee Corbett led the way for the Penguins at the Pepsi Florida Relays on Saturday at the Percy Beard Track.

Morales was third in the high jump clearing 2.11m. He cleared the height on his third attempt and was one of three athletes to conquer that height.

Corbett was fourth in the shot put with a toss of 15.64m. She had four tosses of 15.39m or longer at the meet.

The women 4x100m relay team of Taylor Thompkins, Keishawnna Burts, Teneisha Myers and Jaliyah Elliott won their heat with a time of 46.35 seconds. The men's 4x100m relay team of Carl Zallow, Collin Harden, Brendon Lucas and Chad Zallow ran a time of 41.25 seconds to finish 25th. 

In the women's high jump, Abby Jones was eighth clearing the bar at 1.70m. 

Raleigh Relays | Results

YSU concluded action at the two-day adidas Raleigh Relays at NC State's Paul Derry Track. The Penguins had athletes compete in two running events, three relays, two throwing events as well as the pole vault and the triple jump.

In the running events, Josh Beaumont ran a time of 22.21 seconds in the 200m dash. In the 400m hurdles, Myron Anderson ran a time of 56.91 seconds.

In the 4x1500m relay, the women ran a time of 19:32.83. In the 4x800m relay, the women had a time of 9:34.81 while the men had a time of 7:48.96.

In the women's hammer throw, Reshanna Simon had a toss of 36.41m. Matt Monroe placed eighth in the hammer throw with a toss of 55.16m.

In the javelin, Ethan Wilson had a throw of 45.22m while Ben Wilson had a toss of 44.23m.

In the pole vault, Caitlyn Trebella and Shelby Marken each cleared heights of 3.35m.

Chandler Killins had a leap of 10.31m in the women's triple jump. In the men's triple jump, Chibuike Obinnakwelu had a leap of 12.73m, Daiquian Watson had a mark of 12.71m and DuJuan Taylor jumped 12.25m. 

YSU is next in action next Saturday at the Northeast Quad hosted by Akron.