Relay team

The Kaufman Herald/AMY WILLIAMSON

The Kaufman 800-meter relay team includes, from left, Sarah Schell, Katie Hayes, Kaylee Morrow and Keeleigh Leatherwood.


The Kaufman varsity girls and boys track teams competed at the Atlanta Runnin’ Rabbs Invitational on Saturday, March 17.

The girls placed second overall as a team, with a score of 129 points, to the meet champions’ Texarkana Liberty Eylau who had 145.5 points.

The Lady Lions had several personal records and/or season best marks.  

On Saturday, March 24, Kaufman High School will host the Kaufman County Relays at Lions Stadium.

The field events and the 3,200-meter run will start at 8 a.m. The running preliminaries will start at 11 a.m. and the running finals will start at 2 p.m. 

Teams attending include Kaufman, Crandall, Forney, North Forney, Kemp, Mabank and Terrell.

Charma Hall won the discus at 110’6” and was fourth in the shot put at 32’4”.

Alondra Campa won the 3,200 meters in 12:09 with Ellie Galan second in 12:16 and Amanda Rodriguez sixth in 12:51.

Galan won the 1,600 meters in 5:37 with Campa second in 5:44 and Rodriguez fourth in 5:53.

Galan also won the 800 meters in 2:29 with Campa second in 2:31 and Rodriguez fourth in 2:36.

Nicole Blevins won the high jump at 5’1” with Evelyn Ramos in sixth at 4’8”.

The 1,600-meter relay team placed third in 4:19.98 with Leslie Gonzalez, Aleisha Ford, Taylor Sandberg and Katie Hayes.

The 400 and 800 relay teams finished sixth, with Keeleigh Leatherwood, Kaylee Morrow, Hayes and Sarah Schell on both teams.

Avery Gunter was runnerup in the pole vault at 8” and Savannah Mitchell fifth at 7’.

Schell took fourth in the 100-meter dash with a 13:37.

Skyler Walker finished fourth in the long jump at 15’6”.

Nicole Blevins placed sixth in the triple jump at 33’5”.

Ford was fourth in the 400 meters at 65.0 and Leslie Gonzalez fifth in 65.39.

For the varsity boys, Christian Rivera won the 1,600 and 3,200-meter runs and took third in the 800. Times were 4:35.94, 9:53.8 and 2:01.42.

Noah McBride took second in the 3,200 in 10:14.1 and third in the 1,600 in 4:39.81.

Spencer Keith was third in the 3,200 in 10:15.40 and fourth in the 1,600 in 4:41.19. Edwin Olvera placed fifth in the 800 in 2:04.28.

Ryan Howard won the pole vault at 13’.

William Kerr was runnerup in discus at 136’1” and Justin Hicks placed sixth at 121’7”.

The boys finished fifth with 71 points. Atlanta won with 120.

Junior varsity boys

200 meters – 1, Kelvon Butler, 23.46; 2, Charleston Miller, 23.72.

800 meters – 1, Jayson Tucker, 2:10.64; 2, Ivan Flores, 2:13.88.

1,600 meters – 1, Jayson Tucker, 4:54.23; 2, Preston Williamson, 4:57; 3, Carlos Sanchez, 5:05.29.

3,200 meters – 1, Preston Williamson, 10:48.52; 2, Carlos Sanchez, 10:57.18; 3, Marshall Pate, 11:01.

110-meter hurdles – 2, Colton Roeder, 18.2.

300-meter hurdles– 1, Bernardo Aguallo, 44.27; 5, Colton Roeder, 49.17.

400 meter relay – 1, Kaufman, 44.74.

800-meter relay – 1, Kaufman, 1:34.97.

1,600 meter relay – 3, Kaufman, 3:48.21.

Long jump – 2, Charleston Miller, 18’9.5”.

Pole vault – 3, Santiago Rance, 8’.

Discus – 5, Max Terry, 91’5.5”.

Shot put – 1, Nathan Johnson, 38’3”.

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