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Track & Field Mitchell, Reid lead Lady Roos to win in Waco ISD Invitational

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Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:04 am

Before making a trip down I-35 to Austin for the Texas Relays, Brittany Mitchell and Genesis Reid went up I-35 for one last meet. 

The pair helped the Lady Roos get five wins in eight events and finish first in the Waco ISD Invitational Relays on Friday at Hart-Patterson Stadium on Saturday.

The Lady Roos accumulated 178 points, 54 more than second-place Temple.

Temple took the boys title with 128 points to edge out Harker Heights, which finished with 119. The Roos came in fourth with 112.

Killeen girls

Mitchell, a West Texas A&M signee, excelled in the distance runs while teammate Reid ran and jumped past the competition in the 400-meter run and 100 hurdles.

Mitchell won the 1,600 run with a time of 5 minutes, 22.63 seconds and the 3,200 with a time of 11:31.39. Reid took the gold in both the 400 dash (1:01.49) and 100 hurdles (16.08).

Sinoda Emanuel was a two-time winner and two-time runner up after winning the long jump with a distance of 16 feet, 7 inches. She finished second in both the 200 (25.91) and triple jump (34-4¾) and was a part of the Lady Roos’ winning 800 relay team (1:43.39).

Emanuel was joined in the 800 relay by Amber Ellis, Ariel Walton and Shianne Johnson.

Winter Hobley sprang to a victory in the 300 hurdles (49.91) and took third in in the 100 hurdles (16.68).

Amber Ellis got the gold in both the 200 (25.75) and as a part of the 800 relay team.

Kaitlyn McVeigh and Remecca Jackson finished second in the 3,200 (13:24.21) and discus (97-1), respectively.

The Lady Roos relay team of Reid, Chante Pinkey, Kairra Ervin and Decara Walters took silver in the 1,600 (4:20.30).

Harker Heights boys

Heights’ Scott McEwen scored a double victory in both the 1,600 (4:44.67) and 3,200 (10:17.11).

Darius Mitchell was the top finisher in the 200 (21.69) and was a part of the Knights relay team that won the 1,600 relay (3:26.02).

Jack Zumwalt took the gold in the pole vault (12-6) while Giovanni Vega-Torres took silver in the 800 (2:04.28).

Joseph Galvan placed second in the 1,600 (4:47.44) and third in the 3,200 runs (10:32.06).

Killeen boys

T’Mond Johnson captured a gold medal and was one of eight Roos to finish in the top three.

Johnson dominated the discus (146-6½), winning by more than 7 feet.

Daniel McCants was 0.01 seconds away from a win in the 100, but had to settle for second (11.00).

Devyn Williams (21.90) and Keondre Parker (46-6¾) took silver in the 200 and triple jump, respectively.

McCants and Parker were a part of the runner-up Roos relay team in the 400 (41.75) while McCants and Williams teamed up for the second-place 800 relay team (1:26.97).

Brandon Olwell took silver in the 300 hurdles (41.00) as did Anthony Oliver in the high jump (6-0).

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