Lady ‘Cats run through Klondike
Published March 05, 2013 4:00pm by
Wellman-Union’s pack of Lady ‘Cats opened their 2013 track season with 82 points at the Klondike Cougar Relays.
The meet put the Lady Cats in fourth place in the 12-team field.
Individual medalists included Tristan Baker, first in the 800-meter and 400-meter dashes; Kalynn Johnson, first in the Shot Put; Maria Gonzales, second in the 1600-meter run and third in the 3200-meter run and Rosa Olivas, third in the 800-meter dash.
Also winning medals were the 800-meter relay team of Rosa Olivas, Maria Gonzales, Breck Faught, and Sierra Wheatley, third place, and the 1600-meter relay team of Rosa Olivas, TristanBaker, Breck Faught and Sierra Wheatley, third place.
The rest of the Lady Cat points came from a fifth-place finish in the 400-meter dash by Lexi Olivas, a fifth-place finish in the 100-meter dash by Abi Lindsey and a fifth-place in the 400-meter relay by Abi Lindsey, Breck Faught, Kelsey Fulford and Sierrra Wheatley.
Naomi Longoria won golds in the shot and discus, a silver in the 400-meter dash and finished fifth in the 200-meter dash in the Junior Varsity Division.
"This was a good first meet for us, something we can hopefully build on,” said Coach Eric Erwin. "We next will compete in Loop on March 7, but we will have several girls missing for this meet and won’t be at full strength again till after spring break.”