Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

March 16, 2010

Elkins, Lady Longhorns finish seventh at Throckmorton Relays

By Tommy Wells

MINERAL WELLS — THROCKMORTON – Amber Elkins continued to dominate the area's track and field circuit, racing to gold medals in the 100-meter hurdles and the 200-meter dash at the Throckmorton Relays.

En route to remaining unbeaten in each event this season, she helped carry the Gordon Lady Longhorns to seventh in the overall team standings.

Elkins didn't have any trouble winning the girls' 100-meter hurdles. Despite gusty winds, she legged out a time of 14.66 seconds and won the race by almost three seconds.

Elkins' nearest competitor finished at 17.25 seconds.

She came back later to pick up another easy win. She won the 200 by almost two seconds – 1.83 to be exact – with a time of 25.64.