Lady Cats Track Coach Derek Tyson Comments on SaDavia Porter Sixth Place Finish in 100-Meters at State Last Friday
Lady Cats Track Coach Derek Tyson said Lady Cat sprinter SaDavia Porter did a great job finishing sixth in the Class 5A 100-meter dash Friday night at UT Austin. Coach Tyson said conditions were different and added that few athletes managed personal bests. He said he worked with Porter on her start and he called her starts Friday night dynamic. Just like at regional, Porter had to start twice at state due to a restart called when someone’s blocks slipped during the first start. Coach Tyson said everyone in the 100-meter race were very fast. He called them a truly elite group. Porter ran a time of 12.03. Coach Tyson said the crowd was huge but he added Porter handled it well. He said she scored a point by finishing sixth. Coach Tyson said anyone scoring a point at the state meet is one of the elite. He said he was excited by Porter’s future in track at UT Arlington.