The Harker Heights boys won four individual gold medals and medaled in 10 other events to win the Kangaroos Relays at Leo Buckley Stadium on Friday.
Brandon Hill won the 200-meter dash, James McGraw won the 400, Ramone Houston won the long jump and Jack Zumwalt won the pole vault for the Knights, who totaled 141 points and walked away with six silver medals and four bronze.
Scott McEwan and Darrin Garrett finished 2-3 in the 1,600-meter run and McEwan and Joseph Galvan did the same in the 3,200 meters.
Also finishing second for Heights were Darius Mitchell (100 meters), Darius James (shot put), Nathaniel Leota (discus) and the Knights 400-meter relay team.
Finishing third were Giovanni Vega-Torres (800 meters) and the Knights’ 800-meter relay.
Shoemaker finished second with 121 points, Copperas Cove was third with 103 and Killeen and Ellison were fifth and sixth, respectively.
The Harker Heights girls won seven events to win the girls’ title with 197 points.
Brittany Adkins won the 100 meters and JoVanna Jones won the 200 for the Lady Knights. Ambrya Mack, Karissa Hegens and Laleea Bonnell finished 1-2-3 in the 300-meter hurdles and Heights’ 400- and 1,600-meter relay teams also won. Mack picked up a second individual gold medal with her win in the high jump and a silver medal in the 100-meter hurdles. Lizz Crosby won the pole vault.
Tadrian Rose and Victoria Burt placed second in the 100 and 400, respectively; Charlotte Fleming won silver in the 3,200; Lauren Reynnells finished third in the 1,600; Hegens also placed third in the 100 hurdles. Vivian Walters finished second in the long jump and triple jump and Alyson Mullins placed second in the pole vault.
The Shoemaker girls were second with 99.5 points, Copperas Cove was third with 93.5 points and Killeen finished fourth with 92 points.
The Shoemaker boys won two of three relays and finished with four individual medals, including Quasan Hill’s win in the high jump to finish second with 121 points.
The Grey Wolves’ 400- and 800-meter relay teams both placed first and their 1,600 relay finished second. Johnny Jefferson placed third in the 100 and the shot put and anchored both winning relays. Taron Lloyd placed second in long jump.
Copperas Cove, which won its own Bulldawgs Relays last week with just a single gold medal, had three gold medals Friday to finish third. Cameron Woodberry won both the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs. Tyler Agnello won the discus and Thed Harris finished third. Winning silver medals were D’Anthony Graham (400 meters), Eric Martinez (300 hurdles) and Justin Maple (pole vault). Daniel Ruff finished third in the 100 as did Cove’s 1,600 relay.
Killeen finished fifth with 70 points and Ellison sixth with 61.
Devondre Daniels and Efrain Hernandez finished 1-2 in the 800 meters for the Eagles and Bryant Farmer won both the 110- and 300-meter hurdles for Killeen.
Brandon Olwell placed second in the 110-meter hurdles and third in the 300-meter hurdles and Dominic Dungca won the triple jump also for the Roos.
Ellison’s 1,600-meter relay won gold medals and Josh Leverett placed third in the 110-meter hurdles.
Cion Hicks won the shot put and discus and Maya Little won the 400 meters and finished third in the 100 to lead the Lady Grey Wolves. Aloysia Young won the long jump and Shoemaker’s 800-meter relay finished second.
Fabby Andujar won the 3,200 and finished second in the 1,600 to lead the Copperas Cove girls.
Briana Johnson, who finished second in the 800, and Andujar helped the Lady Bulldawgs’ 1,600-meter relay team finish second and Ciara Cheadle and Mikayla Blount finished third in the triple jump and the pole vault, respectively.
Amber Ellis, Christine Powers and Sinoda Emmanuel finished 2-3-4 in the 200 meters, Brittany Mitchell won both the 800 and 1,600 and Tiare Dugger won the 100-meter hurdles and finished third in the long jump to lead Killeen.
Decara Walters placed third in the 800 meters, Allie Rios also received a bronze for her finish in the 3,200. The Lady Roos’ 800 relay placed third as well.
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