AUSTIN — Lampasas junior Cameron Everts improved on his sophomore season in the 300-meter hurdles.

After placing second in the event last season at the Class 4A state meet last season, Everts captured a gold medal Saturday night, crossing the finish line in 38.07 seconds. Sophomore teammate Ace Whitehead placed fifth in the event with a time of 39.02.

The showing came on the heels of frustration after the Badgers’ 800 relay team failed to finish the race after missing a handoff on the race’s final exchange an hour earlier.

Lampasas concluded the state meet with a strong showing, though, placing second in the 1,600 relay. The quartet of Luke Palacios, Brady Carroll, Whitehead and Everts had a time of 3:20.26.

The Badgers tied for fifth in the team standings with 28 points.

4A BOYS 300-METER HURDLES

  • 1. Cameron Everts, Lampasas, 38.07
  • 2. Demetrius Uplegger, Venus, 38.31
  • 3. Kobe Savage, Paris, 38.91
  • 4. Timothy Carr, Waco La Vega, 38.98
  • 5. Ace Whitehead, Lampasas, 39.02
  • 6. Carter McKee, Rockport-Fulton, 39.69
  • 7. Tommy Bowden, Brownwood, 39.81
  • 8. Griffin Brosowske, Perryton, 39.84
  • 9. Kevin Callahan, Dallas Carter, 49.90

4A BOYS 1,600-METER RELAY

  • 1. Waco La Vega, 3:18.08
  • 2. Lampasas (Luke Palacios, Brady Carroll, Ace Whitehead, Cameron Everts), 3:20.26
  • 3. Liberty Hill, 3:20.31
  • 4. Celina, 3:23.00
  • 5. Decatur, 3:23.36
  • 6. Andrews, 3:23.46 
  • 7. Argyle, 3:24.97
  • 8. Carthage, 3:25.65
  • 9. Texarkana Liberty-Eylau, 3:26.53
 

Contact Clay Whittington at clayw@kdhnews.com

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