Melissa, Anna HS tracksters finish well at Area 9-10 track meet

By Rick Bailey
For the Anna-Melissa Tribune

Celina - The Melissa Cardinal track teams fared well at the Class 4A Area 9-10 meet and are sending a strong group of qualifiers at the Region II Class 4A meet at Texas A&M University in Commerce. The men’s team finished second at the area meet with 134 total points and the women’s team finished third with 92 total points.  

Men’s Regional Qualifiers (Melissa): 

Men’s 100 Meters - Chance Holiday 10-84 (1st); Men’s 200 Meters - Chance Holiday 22.28 (1st) and Carlos Branch 22.86 (2nd - personal record); Men’s 1600 Meter - Lucas Tauch 4:48.53 (1st); Men’s 3200 Meter - Lucas Tauch 10:18.56 (1st) and Logan Tauch - 10:20.93 (2nd - personal record); Men’s 4x400 Meter Relay - Melissa 43.35 (1st); Men’s High Jump - Matthew Sanford 6-00.00 (1st) and Christopher Johnson 6-00.00 (2nd);  Men’s Long Jump - Chance Holiday 20-05.00 (1st); Men’s Triple Jump - Nathan Adejoken 40-04.2 (4th).

Women’s Regional Qualifiers (Melissa): 

Women’s 100 Meters - Kaylee Lewis 12.18 (1st); Women’s 200 Meters - Kaylee Lewis 25.87 (1st); Women’s 400 Meters - Jayden Bullard 1:03.60 (3rd); Women’s 1600 Meters - Abigail Bass 5:41.19 (4th); Women’s 3200 Meters - Abigail Bass 12:04.01 (4th); Women’s 4x100 Meter Relay - Melissa 50.65 (2nd); Women’s 4x400 Meter Relay - Melissa 4:19.35 (3rd); Women’s Shot Put - Rachel Adejokun 32-01.75 (2nd); Women’s Discus - Rachel Adejokun 86-00.75 (3rd); Women’s High Jump - Malori Pletcher 5-02.0 (1st); Women’s Triple Jump - Kate DiFloria 31-05.75 (4th). 

Anna Coyotes Area Track Results:  

Celina - The Anna Coyotes track team competed at the UIL Class 4A Area 9-10 meet and qualified a hand full of tracksters. The men’s team finished fourth with 52 points and the women’s team finished eighth with 30 points. Anna’s qualifiers will compete at the Region II Class 4A meet at Texas A&M University in Commerce. 

Men’s Regional Qualifiers (Anna): 

Men’s 800 Meters - Kenny Bibb 2:07.45 (4th);  Men’s 3200 Meters - Kenny Bibb 10:25 (3rd - personal record); Men’s 4x100 Meter Relay - Anna 44.83 (3rd); Men’s Long Jump -  Zachareus Gentry 20-05.5 (2nd). 

Women’s Regional Qualifiers (Anna): 

Women’s 100 Meter Hurdles - Sydney Wagner 17.73 (3rd); Women’s 300 Meter Hurdles - Claire Bibb 48.97 (1st); Women’s 4x200 Meter Relay - Anna 1:49.89 (3rd); 4x400 Meter Relay - Anna 4:19.57 (4th); Women’s Shot Put - JaQualah Fisher 32-10-5 (3rd - personal record); Women’s Discus - Gabriella Gebert 84-09 (4th).