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Lady Cardinals qualify for State in Track & Field, capture Runner-Up title at Regionals


May 2016
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Lady Cardinal Track & Field competed at the UIL Region 2-4A Championships (TAMUC) over the weekend. Inclement weather forced the Regional meet to a compressed one day Prelim/Finals schedule, which meant some had to run four races in one day. This did not discourage the Lady Cardinals, as they were confident in their mental and physical capability to recover from a tough qualifying preliminary round in the morning.

In the Finals, the Melissa Lady Cardinals put on a performance, nearly capturing a Regional Team Championship, and finishing Runner-Up! Next, they travel to the University of Texas at Austin to compete at State on May 13 and 14. (See Schedule)

Lady Cardinal Regional Results
  • 3200m Run – Skyla Mackey ran with heart.
  • Pole Vault – Both of these young Ladies represented us very well.
    • Marisa Brunson finished 11th, equaling her PB of 8’0″
    • Hannah Tenney finished 13th.
  • Discus – Priscilla Adejokun competed very well and finished 5th, enabling herself to get warm for the Shot Put.
  • Shot Put – Priscilla Adejokun CAPTURED A REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP with a Put of 41’4″!
  • 100m Dash – Karrington Lewis CAPTURED THE BRONZE MEDAL, giving herself a shot at the State Meet Wildcard!
  • 400m Dash – Gill Gray CAPTURED A REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP, leading the finalist for the entire race!
  • 300m Hurdles – Maddie Kane CAPTURED THE SILVER MEDAL, with another STRONG Performance!
  • 4x400m Relay – Team Comprised of Gill Gray, Karrington Lewis, Erin Eichel, & Maddie Kane (Alt: Joy Sparks) CAPTURED THE SILVER MEDAL with a thrilling , edge of your seat Performance!!

Lady Cardinal State Qualifiers
  • Shot Put – Priscilla Adejokun
  • 400m Dash – Gill Gray
  • 300m Hurdles – Maddie Kane
  • 4x400m Relay – Gill Gray, Karrington Lewis, Erin Eichel, Maddie Kane, Alts: Joy Sparks & Elise Hawn)

Official Meet Results

Region 1-4A Meet   Region 2-4A Meet   Region 3-4A Meet   Region 4-4A Meet

More From Regionals

Videos (Races & Awards)   Photos 

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