The boys track and field team claimed the District 9-5A title by a large margin with 197 points compared to second place Skyline’s 138. The boys qualified 13 athletes for the regional meet, May 3-4 at Baylor. The girls team will send three athletes to regionals.

The boys team won the title by achieving success in a variety of events and doing well in the relays. Meron Fessahaie, Ronnie Jordan, Leith Waithe, Jaymes Bearden and Isaac Grieder all placed first in at least one of their events.

The relays also contributed big points. The 800 and 1,600 relays both brought home gold medals and the sprint relay came in second.

On the girls’ side, Curry Young placed second in the 100 and  200 while Paige McCutcheon won the 400 and Kosi Ekwu was second in the shot put to give the girls a fifth place team finish.

Click on the jump for all the regional qualifiers and final team standings.


LAKE HIGHLANDS  REGIONAL QUALIFIERS    

 Meron Fessahaie 1600, 3200  

 Nathan Hogg 1600, 3200  

Isaac Grieder Pole Vault, 110H, 4X200, 4X100  

 Zack Knickman Shot Put, Discus   

David Green Triple Jump, 4X100, 4X200  

Derrick Anderson 4X100  

Reginald Gibson 4xX100, 4X200, 4X400   

Jaymes Bearden 100M, 4X100, 4X200, High Jump  

 Ronnie Jordan 110H, 300H, 4X400  

 London Johnson 110H, 4X400  

Ricky Zorn 4X200, 4X400  

Leith Waithe 400M, 4X400  

Mantez Stegall 4X400, 4X200, 4X100         

Curry Young 100M, 200M    

Paige McCutcheon 400M  

 Kosi Ekwu Shot Put

 

Boys Final Rankings

1) Richardson Lake Highlands  197       

2) Dallas Skyline            138  

3) Richardson Berkner          98       

4) Richardson                 97  

5) Dallas White                51    

6) Carrollton Creekview       28  

 7) Dallas Molina                2                                         

 

Girls Final Rankings

1) Dallas Skyline             187       

2) Richardson                125  

3) Richardson Berkner          98       

4) Carrollton Creekview       91  

 5) Richardson Lake Highlands   42     

 6) Dallas Sunset              30 &nb
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 7) Dallas White                 8