, Muskogee, OK

May 5, 2013

Sequoyah medalists highlight state track

Phoenix Staff Reports

— A Sequoyah freshman medaled for the second time in the Class 3A track meet at Ardmore on Saturday.

 Brittany Poe double-medaled with her 107 feet, 1 inch discus throw. She was sixth in the shot put on Friday. The freshman  beat her pervious personal best three times today throwing into a stiff wind.

Kayla Davis of Sequoyah was third in the 400 in 1 minute, 2.79 seconds. Henryetta’s Aundrea Hamric won in 59.69. Davis had qualified fourth.

Sequoyah’s Terrance Nofire was a near-miss at a double medal day, finishing seventh in the 1,600-meter (4:49.38) and in the 3,200 (10:15.67), the latter on Friday.

Vian’s Erica Casey also barely missed the medal stand with a seventh-place finish in the 100, running a 13.7. Audrianna Morgan of Oklahoma Centennial won in 12.4, but Mykala Rich was sixth in the 1,600 in 5:44.18. Regan Ward of Beggs won in 5:12.79. Keys’ Ali Andrews, who was fourth in Friday’s 3,200 run, was one spot behind Rich with a 5:44.74.

In the long jump, Chase Girdner of Keys was fifth in 20-2 and Ryan Echelle of Stigler was sixth in 20-1 1/2. Frederick’s Alex Cardona was first in 21-9 1/2.

Winning the team titles were Lincoln Christian boys and Beggs girls.

Class 4A

Also at Ardmore, Checotah’s Katy Smith gave the Wildcats points, taking sixth in the 800 in 2:27.38. Kelsey McKee of Metro Christian won in 2:17.84. Smith was the lone points person from the area in this class.

Bristow boys and Vinita girls were team champions.

Class 2A

At Midwest City Carl Albert High, Warner’s Raven Girty had a 32-4 in the shot put to finish seventh. Shelby Crump of Hennessey was first at 35-10 1/2  Becky Kauffman of Warner was 10th in the 1,600, finishing in 6:05.36 and trailing champion Catherine Sawyer of Watonga, who finished in 5:36.41.

Warner’s Jessica Kauffman was 15th in 6:17.15. Both Kauffmans helped give the Lady Eagles their best finish of the meet, fourth in the 3,200 in 10:56.38 on Friday. Baylie Short and Allie Davis were also on that relay. Jessica Kauffman was fourth in the 3,200 on Friday as well.

On the boys’ side. Warner’s Mekko Washington took fifth in the 400 in 55.06. Chris Walker of Oklahoma Bible won in 53.47.

Jacob Johnson of Gore was fourth in the high jump at 6-2. Quinton’s Tysin Davis cleared 6-6 to win the event. Hulbert’s Travis Cook took fourth in the shot put with his 45-7 1/2. Shelby Webber of Hydro Eakly took first place at 48-7 1/2.

Hennessey swept the team titles.

Class A

The only area runner to place on Saturday at Carl Albert was Midway’s Alexa Miner, seventh in the 100, finishing in 13.26. Marian Muegge of Deer Creek Lamont won in 12.76.

Velma Alma boys and Crossings Christian girls were team champions.