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Top Honors at State Track

August 6, 2015

After having secured District and Sectional titles, the girls track and field team claimed the Class 3 State title, and the boys team finished second in state. Specific highlights include

  • Lailah Elliott ’17 took first in triple jump and long jump.
  • Jordan McClendon ’15 took first in discus and second in shot put.
  • The 4x100 relay team (Perry Julien ’15, Zavy Miller ’17, John Moten ’15 and Charlie Plax ’15) and the 4x200 relay team (Christopher Booker ’16, Perry Julien ’15, Zavy Miller ’17 and John Moten ’15) finished first in state.
  • John Moten ’15 took first in the 100-meter dash and third in the 200-meter dash. Ronald Smith ’16 took second in the triple jump. 

And honors extended upwards, as  Coach Daniel Harris was named Missouri's girls track coach of the year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association.

For a summary of spring sports, click HERE.