Claire Bybee Wins Pole Vault and Qualifies For State Track Meet at Regional Track Meet Saturday

Lady Cat pole vaulter Claire Bybee is going to the State Track Meet. Bybee took first place at the Region II Track Meet Saturday (April 24) at UT-Arlington.

Bybee’s winning mark was 12′ 9”. Bybee will compete at the Class 5A State Track Meet May 7-8 at UT Austin.

Three other Lady Cats and two Wildcats also competed at the Regional Track Meet.

Lady Cat Bre’ Asia took 5th in the region in the 100-meter dash on Saturday. To get to the finals, Ivery had to qualify in prelims earlier Saturday.

Ivery also competed in the long jump Friday but did not qualify for the finals. Dalanee Myles was in the high jump Friday. Myles cleared 5′ but did not place. Haylee Shultz competed in the 3200-meter run Friday but did not make the top six.

Wildcat Jermaine Cleveland was in the triple jump. During prelims Saturday, Cleveland made the finals. His best effort in the finals was 42’11” but he did not finish in the top six.

Korderrian “Bull” Turner competed in the long jump and triple jump but was unable to make the finals in prelims in either event.

Wildcats Track Coach Matt Young called it a very solid weekend for the SSHS’ teams.

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Author: Ross LaBenske

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