, Port Arthur, Texas


April 11, 2014

21-5A track results

BEAUMONT — 21-5A track results


High Jump: 1. Jailynn Coward, Beaumont West Brook, 5-2; 2. Cierra Fentroy, Port Arthur Memorial, J5-2; 3. Taylor Crouch, North Shore, J5-2; 4. Jessica O’Brien, Deer Park, 5-0.

Pole Vault: 1. Dejah Hawthorne, Baytown Sterling, 6-2; 2. Khala Scott, North Shore, 8-6; 3. Jillian Turner, La Porte, 8-0; 4. Aysha Anderson, North Shore, 7-0.

Long Jump: 1. Michelle Linton, Deer Park, 18-10.25; 2. Chakaylin Gilbert, Port Arthur Memorial, 17-11.25; 3. Desiree Horn, North Shore, 17-8.75; 4. Jessica O’Brien, Deer Park, 16-10.75.

Triple Jump: Ty’Desha Lewis, North Shore, 37-03.00; 2. Michelle Linton, Deer Park 36-10.50; 3. Chardon Mucker, North Shore, 36-03.00; Taylor Crouch, North Shore, 35-01.50.

Discus: 1. Sidnee Land, Baytown Sterling, 130-08; 2. Taeylor Hanney, North Shore, 115-02; 3. Brittany Mohle, Deer Park, 106-06; 4. Bethanny Covington, Deer Park, 100-02.

Shot Put: 1. Sidnee Land, Baytown Sterling, 37-07.00; 2. Karessa Whitely, La Porte, 35-05.00; 3. Brittany Mohle, Deer Park, 35-02.75; 4. Bethanny Covington, Deer Park, 34-05.00.

3,200 Meters: 1. Ariel Price, La Porte, 11:51.75; 2. Taryn Surratt, North Shore, 12:04.68; 3. Samantha Beecham, La Porte, 12:17.08; 4. Jaylean Gonzales, La Porte, 12:47.04.

4x100 Relay: 1. North Shore, 47.55; 2. Ry’Yon Bruton, Channel Babineaux, Cassidy Carter, Chakaylin Gilbert, Port Arthur Memorial, 49.17; 3. La Porte, 49.61; Beaumont West Brook, 49.84.

800 Meters: 1. Adriiana Jackson, North Shore, 2:21.13; 2. Kelsey Ramirez, La Porte, 2:23.26; 3. Morgan Allen, Baytown Sterling, 2:25.60; 4. Jasmine Shaw, Port Arthur Memorial, 2:31.74.

100 Meter Hurdles: 1. Jillian Turner, La Porte, 15.23; 2. Aysha Anderson, North Shore, 15.35; 3. Kristi Reed, Port Arthur Memorial, 16.18; 4. Jailynn Coward, Beaumont West Brook, 16.45.

100 Meters: 1. Desiree Horn, North Shore, 12.24; 2. Jukendrial Harvey, North Shore, 12.81; 3. Are’Yana Johnson, Beaumont West Brook, 12.84; 4. Cassidy Carter, Port Arthur Memorial, 12.88.

4x200 Relay: 1. North Shore, 1:41.44; 2. Ry’Yon Bruton, Channel Babineaux, Cassidy Carter, Ayala Stevens, Port Arthur Memorial, 1:47.15; 3. La Porte, 1:49.08; 4. Deer Park, 1:49.28.

400 Meters: 1. Deja Hughes, North Shore, 58.04; 2. Zavier Fields, North Shore, 59.14; 3. Taylor Crouch, North Shore, 59.83; 4. Britnee Thomas, Baytown Sterling, 1:00.59.

300 Meter Hurdles: 1. Jillian Turner, La Porte, 45.48; 2. Kristi Reed, Port Arthur Memorial, 45.49; 3. Dejah Hawthorne, Baytown Sterling, 45.83; 4. Aysha Anderson, North Shore, 46.05.

200 Meters: 1. Ty’Desha Lewis, North Shore, 25.46; 2. Teshaye Berry, North Shore, 26.75; 3. Timara Simmons, North Shore, 26.78; 4. Dymonii Rai Jackson, Beaumont West Brook, 26.98.

1,600 Meters: 1. Ariel Price, La Porte, 5:14.10; 2. Taryn Surratt, North Shore, 5:22.28; 3. Samantha Beecham, La Porte, 5:35.99; 4. Jaylean Gonzales, La Porte, 5:39.76.

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