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Seven Lady Cats and Five Wildcats Qualify for Area Meet at District Meet Last Week

 At the District 15-5A Track Meet held last week (March 31-April 1), 5 Wildcats and 7 Lady Cats qualified for the Area Track Meet on April 15 at Whitehouse. Athletes and relay teams had\to finish in the top four to qualify at district. Top six finishes scored points.

For the Wildcats, who scored 45 points finishing 7th, Alex Flecker qualified with a 4th place finish in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:06.169. Korderrian “Bull” Turner won the long jump to qualify with a leap of 21′-6”. Turner also qualified in the triple jump getting 4th with a mark of 43′-2 1/4”. Raydon McCormick was 4th in the shot put to qualify with a throw of 42′-10 1/2”.

Devon Franklin took 3rd in the high jump to qualify clearing 5′-10”. Corde Mayo tied for 3rd in the pole vault to qualify clearing 11′. Also scoring points for the Wildcats were Kaden Eaton with a 5th place in the 100-meter dash, Landon Fields who got 6th in the 300-meter hurdles, the 4X100-meter relay team of Brady Driver, Malachi Roland, Franklin and Weston Fields with a 6th place finish, the 4X200-meter relay team of Franklin, C.J. Williams, Weston Fields and Roland finishing 5th, Jermaine Cleveland with a 5th in the triple jump and Eaton with 6th place in triple jump.

For the Lady Cats, who tied for 5th with 65 points, Bre’Asia Ivery qualified with 2nd place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.450. Haylee Shultz qualified in the 1600-meter run with a 3rd place finish and a time of 5:46.902 and in the 3200-meter run finishing 2nd with a time of 12:48. Claire Bybee qualified in two events finishing 4th in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 49.416 and by winning the pole vault clearing 11′. The Lady Cats 4X100-meter relay team of Dalanee Myles, Vanessa Wayne, Ivery and Janine Yamaguchi qualified in 4th place with a time of 50.954.

Also scoring points for the Lady Cats were Kerie Wright with 6th place in the discus, Yamaguchi with 6th in the 100-meter dash, Laney Hurst with 5th in the 800-meter run, Kenia Herrera with 6th in the 3200-meter run and the Lady Cats 4X200-meter relay team of Wayne, Ivery, Myles and Yamaguchi with 6th.

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Author: Ross LaBenske

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