Lady Cardinal Track and Field brings home Area Championship title

Lady Cardinal Track & Field - Area Champs 2017


Apr 2017
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The Melissa High School Lady Cardinal Track and Field team competed in the Area 11/12-4A Track and Field Championships on Thursday and took home the Area Championship title.

“Each of our student athletes represented our school and community with a pride that could not be matched,” said Coach Ted Mackey. “We now set our eyes on next week’s UIL Region 2-4A Championships.”

  • Alison Kocsis advances to regionals in the 3200m Run (3rd, Setting a PR of 12:13) and placed 7th in the 1600m Run.
  • Priscilla Adejokun won Shot and Discus, advancing to regionals.
  • Gill Gray advances in the Triple Jump (1st) and 400m Dash (2nd).
  • Marisa Brunson advances in Pole Vault (4th).
  • Lilly Rogers placed 5th in Pole Vault.
  • Erin Eichel placed 6th in the 400m Dash.
  • Brenna Sheriff advances in 100m hurdles (2nd).
  • Karrington Lewis and Bryanna Hernandez both advance to regionals, capturing 1st and 2nd respectively in the 100m Dash.
  • Maddie Kane ran a season best of 45.8 (1st) in the 300m hurdles, advancing to regionals.
  • Our 4x200m Relay Team (Natalie Courtney, Gill Gray, Bryanna Hernandez, and Karrington Lewis) promoted the school to regionals with a 1st place finish.
  • Our 4x400m Relay Team (Gill Gray, Karrington Lewis, Bryanna Hernandez, and Maddie Kane) promoted the school to regionals with a 1st place finish.

Contributor: Ted Mackey

Media Contact: Maddie Coe, Community Relations

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