Kennedale reaps 13 gold, 7 silver 7 bronze as Lady Kats win area track & Cats take second

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The Kennedale Lady Kats defeated ten other teams to secure an area track title while the Wildcat track team came in behind Carrollton Ranchview in UIL 4A District 9/10 Area results last week at Standridge Stadium in Carrollton, April 13. {{more: continue …}}
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Together the two Kennedale teams combined to earn 13 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze medals. Of that total, the Lady Kats earned 8 gold medals (out of a total 17 events), 3 silver, 6 bronze, 2 fourth and 1 fifth place. The Wildcats finished with five gold medals (out of a total 17 events), 4 silver, 1 bronze, 4 fourth places and 1 fifth place.
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team standings (top 5) …?
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Both team came in to the area meet as winner of District 9/4A. This time the Lady Kats finished on top with 180 points followed by #2 Carrollton Ranchview (133 pts), #3 Castleberry (98), #4 Benbrook (76) and? #5 Dunbar (45).

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The Wildcats finished with 136 points behind #1 Ranchview (182) and ahead of #3 Benbrook (112), #4 Castleberry (72) and #5 Lake Worth (48).?
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records and more …?
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The most decorated Lady Kats included senior Alexis Brown with 4 gold medals and sophomore Brianna Brand with 5 total medals. Most decorated Wildcats was junior Jordan Saunders with 3 gold and sophomore Darious Johnson with 3 total medals.?

Three Lady

Kats set new school records, Brianna Brand 100m (12.36a), Sarays Flores 3200m (12:06.88a) and Tamia Tubbs 400m

(1:02.59a).?

Eight

Kennedale tracksters set personal records including five Wildcats – Elijah

Williams, Antwon Watson, Eaden Bowman, Jordan Saunders and Tanner Coker. Three

Lady Kats improved their own personal best including Sarays Flores, Claudia

Louro, and Trinitee Warren.?

future remains bright …
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While seniors were key to some of the the medal haul including seniors Alexis Brown (4 medals), Trinitee Warren (1), Jacquira Ishmeal (1), Antwon Watson (2), De’Shaun Kirven, Kade Stephenson (1) and Jaden Smith (2), Kennedale has an abundance of younger talent.
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The junior and sophomore class represented the largest number of competitors which included Darrius Johnson (3 medals), Elijah Williams (2), Jordan Saunders (3), Marleet Joyner (1), Johnny Coffey (1), Tanner Coker and Jackson Jones (1) for the Wildcats. The Lady Kats 10th and 11th grade members included Sklar Lewis (3), Daniell Cooper (3), Brianna Brand (5), Tamia Tubbs (2) and Sarays Flores (2).??
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Future tracksters to watch who have already left their imprint on the 2019 Kennedale track team include freshmen Gracyn Reed (3 medals), Claudia Louro (1), Brandon Haub, Eaden Bowman (1) and Braden Gaston.??

Aaron

Wingfield (CTE ? Business) is head track coach for the Lady Kats. James Mapps (P.E. and Outdoor Education) is

the head track coach for the Wildcats.?

Lady Kat event results …

  • 100M – 1st Alexis Brown (SR) 11.68a, 3rd Brianna Brand (SO)
  • 200M ? 1st Alexis Brown (SR) 24.74a, 3rd Skylar Lewis (SO)
  • 400M ? 2nd Tamia Tubbs (SO)
  • 800M ? 3rd Claudia Louro (FR) 2:35.43a
  • 1600M ? 1st Sarays Flores (JR) 5:40.67a
  • 3200M ? 2nd Sarays Flores (JR) 12:06.88a, 4th Claudia Louro?(FR)13:03.33a
  • 300M Hurdles ? 1st Gracyn Reed (FR) 49.50a
  • 4X100 Relay ? 1st Kennedale: Skylar Lewis (SO), Alexis Brown (SR), Daniell Cooper?(JR),?Brianna Brand (SO) 47.54a
  • 4X200 Relay ? 1st Kennedale: Gracyn Reed (FR), Skylar Lewis (SO), Daniell Cooper?(JR),?Brianna Brand (SO) 1:43.71a
  • 4X400 Relay ? 3rd Kennedale:?Tamia Tubbs (SO), Daniell Cooper?(JR),?Sarays Flores (JR), Gracyn Reed?(FR) 4:21.08a
  • Shot Put ? 3rd Jacquira Ishmeal (SR) 28-07.75, 4th Trinitee Warren (SR) 28-02.75
  • Discus ? 3rd Trinitee Warren (SR) 89-08, 5th Jacquira Ishmeal (SR) 77-05
  • Long Jump ? 1st Alexis Brown (SR) 19-02.50, 2nd Brianna Brand (SO) 17-11.00
  • Triple Jump ? 1st Brianna Brand (SO) 35-06.00, 4th Gracyn Reed (FR) 32-06.00?

Wildcat results …

  • 200M ? 2nd Darrius Johnson (SO) 22.97a, 5th Elijah Williams (JR) 23.65a
  • 400M ? 1st Elijah Williams (JR) 50.53a, 2nd Antwon Watson (SR) 51.07a
  • 800M ? 3rd Eaden Bowman (FR) 2:07.45a
  • 3200M ? 4th Brandon Haub (FR) 10:58a
  • 110M Hurdles ? 1st Jordan Saunders (JR) 15.74a
  • 300M Hurdles ? 1st Jordan Saunders (JR) 41.47a, 4th Braden Gaston (FR) 45.98a
  • 4X100 Relay ? 4th Kennedale:?Marleet Joyner?(SO),?De?Shaun Kirven?(SR),?Kade Stephenson (SR),?Darrius Johnson (SO)?46.66a
  • 4X200 Relay ? 2nd Kennedale: Marleet Joyner?(SO), Johnny Coffey (SO), Kade Stephenson (SR), Darrius Johnson (SO) 1:34.68a
  • 4X400 Relay ? 1st Kennedale: Jordan Saunders (JR), Antwon Watson (SR), Jaden Smith (SR), Elijah Williams (JR) 3:31.39a
  • Discus ? 4th Tanner Coker (JR) 115-06
  • High Jump ? 1st Jackson Jones (SO) 6-00.00, 2nd Darrius Johnson (SO) 5-10-00
  • Triple Jump ? 2nd Jaden Smith (SR) 39-05.00

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