From Staff Reports
The Eagle track and field teams competed at the District 9-4A Championships last Thursday and Friday at Little Elm. Several Eagle tracksters extended their seasons with 19 area-qualifying performances.
Girls district medalists and area qualifiers:
Meghan Barnes – 300 hurdles gold medalist and district champion. Barnes set a school and met record with a time of 45.42. She also placed third in the 100 meter hurdles.
4x100 Relay – second place silver medalists (Meghan Barnes, Brittany Pinder, Barb Pascale, and Autumn Brown).
Carnley Graham – 3200 meters, third place bronze medalist and 1600 meters fourth place and area qualifier.
4x200 Relay – third place bronze medalists (Krystal Sneed, Brittany Pinder, Praise Davidson and Autumn Brown).
Brooke Wright – High Jump, fourth place and area qualifier.
Kristen Howell – 3200 meters, fourth place and area qualifier.
Autumn Brown – 100 meters, fourth place and area qualifier.
Other Lady Eagle All-District Performances included
Kandyce Freeman – Discus – sixth place
Shalonda Eley – 400 meters – sixth place
Brittany Pinder – 200 meters – fifth place
The varsity girls ended up fifth overall in the team standings and return every single point-scorer for the 2014 season next year.
Boys district medalists and area qualifiers:
Grayson Barrett – long jump, second place silver medalist and a school record with a jump of 22’ 11.5". He also finished with a second place finish in the triple jump.
Randon Summers – 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles, second place silver medalist in both events
Xzavion Hunter – 400 meters, second place silver medalist and anchored the silver medal-winning 4x400 Relay with Scott Wallace, Jacob Gutierrez and Marquis Johnson, taking seven seconds off their previous season best.
George Harris (freshman) – 200 meters, second place silver medalist.
Ryan Cleary – 1600 meters, second place silver medalist
Ben Banogu – high jump, third place bronze medalist.
Scott Wallace – 800 meters fourth place and area qualifier.
Other All-District performers included:
Isaac Cordy – pole vault – fifth place.
4x100 Relay (Grayson Barrett, Xzavion Hunter, Marquis Johnson and Michael Rubin) – fifth place.
The Varsity boys finished in fourth place in the team standings, just 3 points out of third.
Junior Varsity Highlights:
Alisha Oliver – discus, district champion.
Kyra Drobny — 3200 and 1600 meters, district champion in both.
Rachel Birmingham – pole vault, third place.
Ryan Davis – high jump, second place.
TJ Graham – triple jump, second place.
Hunter Mann – 1600 meters, second place.
Houston Lamb – pole vault, third place.
Noel Sithole – triple jump, third place.
The Eagle Track teams will look to keep things rolling this Thursday and Friday at the area championships in Little Elm.