MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

May 10, 2014

TRACK: Warner freshman captures 3,200 gold, goes for 1,600 title today

By Ben Johnson
Phoenix Staff Reports



Warner freshman Kailey Kilpatrick won the 3,200 meter run Friday at the Class 2A state championship which with Class A is being contested at Midwest City Carl Albert.

Kilpatrick, the 2A cross country champion in the fall, finished in 12 minutes, 5.67 seconds  and will go for her second individual gold in the 1,600 today. She’s also on Warner’s 3.200 relay team that finished second with a time of 10:22.47.

Also for Warner Raven Girty placed fifth in the state in the shot put at 35 feet, 3 inches. On the boys side, the Eagles’ Mekko Washington qualified for the finals in the 400 by posting the top time in the prelims, a 50.26.

In Class A, Alexa Miner of Midway qualified for the finals in two events. Miner had a 13  flat in the 100, qualifying second, and a 26.74 in the 200 for fifth overall.

Porum’s Randall Corbell ended up with a fifth-place honor in the long jump with a 20-2 1/2 jump and Lexi Livingston clocked a 1:03.06 spot in the 400 in qualifying, the fourth-best time.



Class 3A-4A at Moore

On the 3A side, Vian’s Eric Casey qualified for the finals in the 100 with a time of 11.50 and helped the 800 relay team grab a sixth-place state honor in 1:33.04.

Also for Vian, Mykala Rich finishing third in the state in the 3200 with a time of 12:17.42. Jennifer Hunter brought home sixth-place in the girls long jump, clearing 16-2.

Chase Girdner of Keys leaves the state finals with third in the long jump with a 20-09 1/2 leap.

Sequoyah’s girls were fourth in the 3,200 in 10:19.50.  Kyla Davis, Makayla Pritchett, Kyla Holmes and Cammie Copeland carried the batons. Sequoyah’s boys (Terrance Nofire, Cayden Salazar, Jordan Galvan and Cody Christie) came home with a sixth-place finish in the 3,200 relay.

In 4A, Checotah’s Dan Drew clocked the fastest time in the 200 meter qualifying with a 22.25. The Wildcats also qualified the boys 400 relay team for today’s finals, finishing sixth with a time of 44.22.

Coleman Crawley represented Fort Gibson in the 3,200 final with a time of 10:29.32 took sixth, while the Lady Tigers’ Kyla Martin was awarded fifth in the shot put with a 37-5.



6A-5A

Muskogee and Tahlequah will be at the 6A-5A regional hosted by Tahlequah today. Wagoner is in the 5A regional at Claremore.