Photo by Mark Goodson

First-place form

Gatesville high jumper Sarah Brock clears the bar on one of her attempts at the District 18-4A track and field meet at Lorena High School. Brock took first with an effort of 5-2. She has made three personal record leaps at the height this season. She was first on least misses.

Photo by Mark Goodson

Personal record

Sage Carson unleashes a solid throw in the discus event Wednesday. Carson had a personal record of 110 feet in the discus. She took first in both the shot and the discus events. She qualifies for the area meet at Midlothian Heritage.

Photo by Mark Goodson

High enough

Kyle Stifflemire gets plenty of bend in his pole on a successful effort at 14 feet, six inches Wednesday in the pole vault. The senior advances to area in both the pole vault and the discus throw.

Hornets show strength in depth

Field events spark Hornet girls team to sizeable lead

More than halfway through the slate of events, Gatesville High varsity track and field teams were among the upper echelon at the District 18-4A meet at Lorena High School. It was a strong first-day showing on Wednesday for the Gatesville girls, who accumulated 73 points and lead that division by some 33 points over their nearest challenger. Everything went as planned for the Hornets. The day started with Katrina Thoms clocking a 12:27 to win the 3200 meters and just got better with the fi eld events. Sage Carson won gold in the shot put with a 34-10 1/2 and discus throw of 110-0. Sarah Brock won the high jump at 5-2 and Jordan Morse took first in the pole vault at 10-6. Other opening-day regional qualifi ers included: Kaylee Jaynes was second in both the shot put at 33-51/2 and in the discus at 104-2. Sydney Gilbreath was fourth in long jump at 15-5. Marlee Williams was fifth in pole vault at 6-6 and Tasha Thoms took sixth in high jump at 4-6. 


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