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The Melissa High School Lady Cardinal Track and Field team traveled to Farmersville on Thursday, taking second place as a team and capturing numerous medals with personal- and season-best times.
“The Lady Cards showed a great amount of character,” said Coach Ted Mackey. “The coaching staff was extremely proud of the way our student-athletes competed!”
Freshman Alison Kocsis ran a personal best of 12:35 in the 3200m run, and captured the gold medal, while freshman Camille Bogdan placed fifth.
Senior Gill Gray captured the silver medal in the triple jump.
Sophomore Sally Clemmons finished fourth in the long jump with a jump of 15’4”, setting a personal best.
Junior Marissa Brunson vaulted 8’6″, earning the silver medal in pole vault and almost surpassing her personal best.
Freshman Brenna Sheriff grabbed the silver medal in the 100m hurdles with a personal best of 16.82.
Senior Karrington Lewis took home the gold medal in the 100m dash, while senior Bryanna Hernandez secured the silver medal.
For the 4x200m relay and 4x100m relay, the Lady Cardinal team included Natalie Courtney, Sally Clemmons, Patti Sparks, and Ashanti Johnson, and placed fifth and sixth.
Senior Gill Gray captured the gold medal in the 400m dash, with a season’s best 1:00.26.
Freshman Brenna Sheriff placed sixth in the 300m.
Senior Karrington Lewis won the Gold Medal in the 200m dash with a season’s best of 25.45. Senior Bryanna Hernandez grabbed the bronze medal with personal best of 26.72.
In the 1600m run, freshman Alison Kocsis ran a personal best of 5:55 and took home the silver medal. Junior Erin Eichel ran personal best of 6:25, and placed sixth.
For the 4x400m relay, the Lady Cardinal team included Bryanna Hernandez, Karrington Lewis, Sally Clemmons, and Gill Gray, and earned the bronze medal with a season’s best time of 4:09.
The Lady Cardinals compete next at the Melissa Invitational on March 23.
Contributor: Ted Mackey. Photo by Buzz Photos.
Media Contact: Maddie Coe, Community Relations