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April 11, 2014

GC Track & Field Roundup: Kerens girls win district

Corsicana — The Kerens girls ran away with the District 18-1A track & field meet at Cayuga, scoring 134 points to beat Dawson (108), Cayuga (101), Cross Roads (93), Hubbard (91), LaPoyner (42) and Wortham (16).

The LadyBobcats qualified for the area meet in nine individual events and two relays. Breanna Baxter won the triple jump (35-0) and high jump (5-2), Hannah Hall won the shot put (80-6) and was third in the discus and Emmanuella Armant won the long jump (15-10) to lead the way.   Brooke Quinn finished second in the 3,200 and fourth in the 1,600 and Ashlie Thompson was second in the 200. Destiny Page took fourth in the 200 to advance to the area meet. Cambree Betts took third in the high jump and fourth in the triple jump. Kamiya Harris was third in the 100 and Tinesha Tolliver was fourth in the discus. Kerens' 4x100 relay team of Marqueshia Kelly, Thompson, Caroline Kemp and Baxter finished second and the 4x200 relay team of Kelly, Thompson, Armant and Baxter also took second.

District 14-2A

Boys


Buffalo won the meet with 151 points and Golden Circle teams Rice (fourth with 81), Blooming Grove (sixth with 67) and Mildred (seventh with 16) trailed the Bisons.

Blooming Grove's Hunter Hawkins won the 1,600 (4:48.24) and the 3,200 (10:22.27) to sweep the distance events and Tyler Baumgarten finished second in the 800, fourth in the 400 and fourth in the high jump to lead the Lions. Dylan Newland was third in the 100, and BG's 4x200 relay team of Landon Carpenter, Juanya Pyburn, Seth Haden and Josh Lindon took fourth.

The Rice boys qualified for the area meet in five individual events and two relays. Reece Whitt won the 800 (2:08.56). Chris Atchley finished second in the 200 and Frank Robles was second in the 3,200. Aaron Lurks was third in the 100 and Austin Pepper was third in the triple jump.

Rice's 4x200 team of Peppers, Atchley, Lurks and Adan Payne took first place (1:34.59) and Rice's 4x100 relay team of Peppers, Atchley, Lurks and Sergio Gonzalez took fourth.

Mildred was led by Trent Cecil, who won the pole vault (10-6) and finished third in the 800 to account for all 16 of the Eagles points.

Girls

Riesel won the meet with 123 points while GC teams Blooming Grove (fourth with 97), Mildred (fifth with 91) and Rice (sixth with 45) rounded out the field.

BG's Chelsea Callahan won the high jump (4-10) and was third in the 400, and Joyce Ramirez won the shot put (38-8 ¼) to lead the Lady Lions. Jesse Devries was third in both the long jump and triple jump, and Amy Curtis (shot put), Brittany Miller (discus) and Maddie Miller (pole vault) took home second in their events. Erin Plyer was fourth in the shot put and Pressley Atkeissen was fourth in the 400. BG's 4x100 relay team of Sydni Horner, Tre Wiggins, Mariah Horner and Jasmine Sutton finished fourth to qualify for the area meet.

Sarah Ballard won the 800 (2:31.02) and was second in the 400, Maddie Murrell won the discus (104-1) and was third in the shot put to lead Mildred. Allison Hierholzer took second n both the long jump and high jump and Alexis Ayers took second in both the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles.

Mildred's 4x400 relay team of Taylor Arnett, Kalie Morelock, Ballard and Hierholzer took third..

Rice was led by Erin Derden, who won the 1,600 (6:01.00) and was second in the 3,200, Nancy Saucedo, who won the 200 (27.68) and was third in the 100, and Karen Segura, who took third in the 1,600.

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