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July 3, 2014

Burke, Carter, Fisher among young standouts at early MW summer track meets


The summer track club next heads to Lewisville High School, July 12, for the Lake Cities Track Meet, followed by the Regional Meet at The Colony, July 18-19, and the TAAF State Track Meet in College Station, July 31-Aug. 1.

Mineral Wells sprinters posted the following additional finishes at the two meets:

Girls 8 and under

• Amaya Carter: fourth – 50 meters, fourth – 100 meters, fifth – long jump (TYSA).

• Ariana Carter: sixth – 100 meters, seventh – 50 meters, seventh – long jump (TYSA); fifth – 50 meters, sixth – 100 meters, seventh – long jump (LE).

• Cambria McGraw: fourth – 50 meters, sixth – 100 meters (TYSA.

• Jaylee Newman: sixth – long jump (TYSA).

• Piper Thomas: second – 100 meters, third – 50 meters (LE).

• Rylan Tarver: fifth – 50 meters, seventh – 100 meters (TYSA).

Boys 8 and under

• Brylei McMillin: eighth – 400 meters (LE).

• Charles Tippie: fifth – long jump, eighth – high jump (TYSA).

• Jordan Caywood: fifth – 100 meters, eighth – high jump (TYSA); third – long jump, fifth – 50 meters, seventh – 400 meters (LE).

• Jordan Fisher: fourth – 100 meters, sixth – 400 meters, eighth – high jump, eighth – long jump (TYSA); fourth – 100 meters, fifth – long jump, fifth – 50 meters, fifth – 200 meters, eighth – 400 meters (LE).

• Michael Knight: seventh – long jump, eighth – 100 meters (LE).

• William Sewell: fifth – 100 meters, sixth – 50 meters, sixth – long jump, eighth – 400 meters, eighth – 200 meters (LE).

Girls 10-9

• Cameron Greenwood: fourth – long jump, seventh – high jump (TYSA); third – 1600 meters, fifth – long jump, sixth – high jump (LE).

• Carson Greenwood: second – long jump, third – high jump, sixth – 400 meters (TYSA); third – high jump, fourth – long jump, fourth – 400 meters (LE). 

• Yulissa Smith: sixth – long jump, sixth – 100 meters, seventh – high jump (TYSA); seventh – long jump, eighth – high jump, eighth – 100 meters (LE).

Girls 12-11

• McKenzie Lawhon: fifth – high jump, seventh – long jump (LE).

• Viviana Granados: fourth – long jump, fifth – high jump, fifth – 100 meters (TYSA); fourth – long jump, fourth – 100 meters (LE).

Boys 12-11

• Keaton Burke: eighth – long jump (TYSA).

Boys 14-13

• Jamiah Fisher: third – 110 hurdles, seventh – 400 meters (TYSA); fourth – 110 hurdles, sixth – triple jump (LE).

Girls 16-15

• Kylie Burke: third – 400 meters (TYSA).

• Valerie Lord: fifth – pole vault (TYSA).

• Taylor Kuritz: fifth – 400 meters (LE).

Boys 18-17

• Jared Lord: fifth – pole vault (LE).

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