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Kennedale Track headed to state with 3 top performances in 4A

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One Lady Kat has 12 golds from wins at district, area and region …
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The Kennedale High School varsity track teams after winning district titles have been whittled down to just a few competitors as the results of stiff competition at UIL area and region meets the last couple of weeks. {{more: continue …}}
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Don’t worry too much about the survivors though. They are the top contenders in their events at the UIL 4A State Championship Track and Field Meet coming next week in Austin.
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Earlier last month at the 7-4A District meet, both the men?s and women?s track team grab the district title. At the UIL Area meet at Springtown on April 18, the Lady Kats finished 3rd while the boys finished in 4th place. At the UIL 4A Region I? meet last week, the Lady Kats finished in 3rd place once again while the men placed out of the top 10.
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Elite performances by Lady Kats …??

KHS junior Alexis Brown has earned 12

gold medals in her last three track meets

The story? of the last couple meets has been the elite performances of the Lady Kat 4×100 relay team and Alexis Brown, who has won gold in each of the individual events she has entered from district to region along with gold as a member of the 4×100 relay team.?

The 4×100 team of Skylar Lewis (Fr), Alexis Brown (Jr), Daniell Cooper (So), Brianna Brown(Fr)?currently holds the top time in the 4X100 in Class 4A while Brown holds the top time in Class 4A in the 200 meter dash and the top distance in the long jump for Class 4A.

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Brown is the most highly decorated KHS competitor this year. If you just count the gold from the 3 UIL track meets, she has earned 4 at district, 4 at area and 4 at region.
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The following are the results for members of the Kennedale Track team at the Area and Region UIL Track and Field meets.
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Area Meet Springtown 4/18/2018
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MEN?

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  • 100 Meter Dash (W 10.74): 1st Jaden Knowles (Sr) 10.74; 6th JD Padgett (So) 10-99?

    KHS senior Jaden Knowles

    earned gold at the UIL Area track meet in the 100 meter dash (photo: intexastrack.com.)

  • 200 Meter Dash (W 21.81): 8th Spencer Roof 24.11
  • 400 Meter Dash (W 52.37): 4th EJ Williams (So) 53.96
  • 110 Meter Hurdles (W 14.45): 5th Jordan Saunders (So) 16.00
  • 300 Meter Hurdles (W 39.89): 5th Jordan Saunders (So) 42.05
  • 4×100 Meter Relay (W 42.73): 6th Kennedale 43.22
  • 4×200 Meter Relay (W 1:2.60): 7th Kennedale 1:32.95
  • 4X400 Meter Relay (W 3:26.18): 5th Kennedale 3:33.02
  • High Jump (W 6-06.00): 3rd Jackson?Jones (Fr) 6-00.00?
  • Long Jump (W 22-03.00):? 2nd Devan Mason (Sr) 22-01.75?
  • Discus (134-02.00): 3rd Ricardo Pina (Sr) 125-02.00?
  • Shot Put (W 45-10.75): 2nd Ricardo Pina (Sr) 45-09.75; 3rd Jamal Marshall (So) 45-02.50; 8th Chris Serwanga (Sr) 40-01.00
WOMEN??
  • 100 Meter Dash: 1st Alexis Brown (Jr) 11.74; 3rd Brianna Brand (Fr) 12.44; 4th Eryka Mcintyre (Jr) 12.70
  • 200 Meter Dash: 1st Alexis Brown (Jr) 24.46; 3rd Skylar Lewis (Fr) 25.55; 8th Danielle Cooper (So) 27.99
  • 1600 Meter (W 5:29.25):? 6th Sarayas Flores (So) 5:50.55; 7th Kylie Johnson 6:03.71
  • 3200 Meter Run (W 11:47.24):? 7th Sarayas Flores (So) 13:13.73)
  • 4×100 Relay: 1st Kennedale 48.45 – Skylar Lewis (Fr), Alexis Brown (Jr), Daniell Cooper (So),?Brianna Brown (Fr)
  • 4×400 Relay (W 4:01.65):? 3rd Kennedale 4:11.97 ? Daesun Pearson (Sr), Tamia Tubbs (Fr), Daniell Cooper (So), Eryka McIntyre (Jr)?
  • Long Jump:? 1st Alexis Brown (Jr) 18-03.00; 2nd Brianna Brand (Fr) 17-06.50
  • Triple Jump (W 36-10.00): 3rd Brianna Brand 35.03.25
  • Discus (W 105-02.00):? 5th Earlyna Morgan 93-09.00
  • Shot Put (W 33-05.75):? 5th Earlyna Morgan 31-11.75; 8th Trinitee Warren 29-09.25

Overall, the Wildcats finished in 4th place with 59 points. Midlothian Heritage was 1st with 119 points. Kennedale Lady Kats finished in 3rd place with 97 points with Life Waxahachie in 1st place coming in with 135 points.

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Region Meet Lubbock April 27-28?

The KHS varsity track team

before leaving for the the UIL Region 1 4A Track and Field Meet in Lubbock

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MEN?

  • 100 Meter Dash (W 10.70):? 6th Jaden Knowles (Sr) 10.92
  • High Jump (W 6-08.00):? 13th Jackson Jones (Fr) 5-08.00
  • Long Jump (W 22-08.50):? 5th Devan Mason (Sr) 22-02.00
  • Discus (W 174-00.00):? 7th Ricardo Pina (Sr) 138-00.00
  • Shot Put (W 51-05.75):? 8th Jamal Marshall (So) 45-11.50; 9th Ricardo Pina (Sr) 45-02.25
WOMEN?
  • 100 Meter Yard Dash:? 1st Alexis Brown (Jr) 11.64 Gold Elite Performance; 7th Brianna Brand (Fr) 12.58
  • 200 Meter Yard Dash:? 1st Alexis Brown (Jr) 24.17 Gold Elite Performance, best in state 4A; 3rd Skylar Lewis (Fr) 25.12
  • 4X100 Meter Relay:? 1st Kennedale 47.25 Gold Elite Performance best in state 4A -?Skylar Lewis (Fr), Alexis Brown (Jr), Daniell Cooper (So), Brianna Brown(Fr)
  • 4X400 Meter Relay (W 3:56.75);? 5th Kennedale 4:09.50 -?Daesun Pearson (Sr), Tamia Tubbs (Fr), Daniell Cooper (So), Eryka McIntyre (Jr)
  • Long Jump:? 1st Alexis Brown (Jr) 18-11.00 Gold Elite Performance, best in state 4A; 2nd Brianna Brand (Fr) 18-03.25
  • Triple Jump (W 37-10.00):? 5th Brianna Brand (Fr) 35-06.75

Overall the Kennedale Lady Kats finished in 3rd place at regionals with 70 points. Life Waxahachie finished in first place with 76 points.

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