Melissa High School Track and Field athletes sign letters of intent

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Apr 2017
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Melissa High School student athletes Priscilla Adejokun, Karrington Lewis, and Elijah Mackey signed letters of intent for track and field as part of National Signing Day on Monday.

Girls’ Athletic Director Claude Webb, along with coaches Ted Mackey, Clay McCarter, Kelley Pitzer, and Travis Roberson, introduced the athletes. Each spoke to the athletes’ achievements, character, and college plans.

Friends and family members joined Adejokun, Lewis, and Mackey as they each signed in the Melissa High School gym.

Priscilla Adejokun signed her letter of intent to Rice University.

Adejokun’s Records & Accomplishments

Adejokun’s 2016-17 Accomplishments:

  • Set School Records in Shot Put and Discus
  • UIL State Meet
  • Placed 4th in the Shot Put
  • UIL Regional Meet
  • Placed 1st in the Shot Put
  • Placed 5th in Discus
  • UIL Area Meet
  • Placed 1st in the Shot Put
  • Placed 2nd in Discus
  • UIL District Meet
  • Placed 1st in the Shot Put
  • Placed 3rd in Discus

Adejokun’s 2014-15 Accomplishments:

  • Advanced to Regionals in Shot Put and Discus

Karrington Lewis signed her letter of intent to Abilene Christian University.

Lewis’ Records & Accomplishments

Lewis’ 2016-17 Accomplishments:

  • Set School Records in 100m, 200m, 4x200m Relay
  • State qualifier in 4x400m Relay
  • Region 2-4A 100m Dash Bronze Medalist and 4x400m Relay Silver Medalist
  • District Champ in 100m and 200m Dash
  • Area Runner Up in 100m Dash and 3rd in 200m Dash
  • AAU for North Texas Jackrabbits
    • 100 – 12.1
    • 200 – 24.9
    • 4×100 2nd leg – Silver Medalist (AAU Junior Olympics)
    • 4×400 3rd leg – 56.9 split Gold Medalist (AAU National Champions)

Lewis’ 2015-16 Accomplishments:

  • Multiple Regional, Area and District Medals

Lewis’ 2014-15 Accomplishments:

  • State Qualifier in the 4x400m Relay

Elijah Mackey signed his letter of intent to Rogers State University.

Mackey’s Records & Accomplishments

Mackey’s 2016-17 Accomplishments:

  • School Records in 1600m, 3200m, 5K
  • XC – Placed 10th at State Meet
  • XC – Won District Region II-4A Meet
  • XC – Set School Record in 5K, with a 16:00 at his 3rd meet. Won 6A Meet
  • XC – Set School Record in 5K, with 16:21 at 1st meet. Won 6A Meet

Mackey’s 2015-16 Accomplishments:

  • XC Male MVP
  • UIL Track and Field Regional Championships – 6th in 1600m and 3200m, and set school record in 1600m 4:34
  • 2016 Track Field District Champion in 1600m and 3200m
  • UIL XC State Qualifier
  • UIL XC Regional Championship – 3rd
  • Set School record in XC 5K with 16:27

Media Contact: Maddie Coe, Community Relations

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