Saturday March 24, 2012
Field Events 8:00 a.m.
Running Events 2:30 p.m.
Except 4x1600 is at 9:10 a.m. and 3200m
is the last event of the morning prelims
There could be several vaulters go 16+ if the weather cooperates.
Dylan Bell, Alvarado, 16-7
last year; 2nd UIL-3A State Meet, (US#5i)
Session 2 starts at 11:00 a.m.
Jordan Roos, Celina (pr Discus 176-7, Shot Put 63-2 ) led the state in the Shot last year. 2011 UIL-3A State Meet champion
Cornelius McCastle, McKinney Boyd, Roland Sales, Arlington Bowie and LaQuivionte Gonzalez, Cedar Hill have all gone 6-8 or better in the High Jump
Elite Girls 1600m
With the top ranked area girls in the field and those from out-of-state and the Rio-Grand Valley, you can expect this race to be another crowd pleaser.
Maggie Montoya from Rogers, Arkansas
(AR#1-4:58.60 in 2011); ESPNHS/Gatorade State Girls Cross
Country Runner of the Year and
Rebecca Ulrich, Melissa - 2nd
in 2011 UIL-2A State Meet
* Three of the
top 5 finishers in last year's UIL-4A State Meet are in this
Elite Girls 1600m starts at 4:05 p.m.
Four of the top 6 hurdles in Texas are entered in the 110m Hurdles - Bryce Grace, Bryan Adams (TX#1) placed 2nd in 2011 UIL-4A State Meet; Tequille Jackson, Lancaster (TX#3); Jaron Thomas, Midlothian (TX#4); Brandon Crear, DeSoto (TX#6) along with standout hurdlers Micah Nelson, Celina; Reggie Davis, South Grand Prairie and Jordan Bracy, Mesquite.
Bryce Grace, Bryan Adams; Ben Thiel, Celina; Tequille Jackson, Lancaster; Brandon Crear, DeSoto; Reggie Davis, South Grand Prairie all come in to the meet with low times on the 300m Hurdles.
Hurdles finals start at 3:00 p.m. /
Hurdles finals start at 3:55 p.m.
4A and 5A divisions run together in these races with the top seed in one "hot" heat
Nine coming in with times of
1:57.7 or better. Look for records to fall as
Frisco Liberty; William
Stovall, DeSoto (TX#2 indoor); Trevor Walker, McKinney Boyd,
Clay Stocker, North Dallas (TAPPS
State Meet Champion) and others compete
with Hector Hernandez, Killeen Ellison for a medal.
Hernandez placed 2nd in the 2011 UIL-5A State meet with
a time of 1:51.35.
800m starts at 2:40 p.m.
This race is
loaded with Trevor Gilley, Southlake Carroll who ran a
4:09.37 at the 2011 State Meet;
Troy Taylor (TX#3) and Zack
Brady Turnbull, Frisco Liberty (TX#5); Cody Campbell,
Gunter; and Houston Strake Jesuit runners
1600m starts at 4:25 p.m.
Aldrich Bailey, Mansfield Timberview - finished the indoor season ranked (US#2i) in the 400m - 46.07 and (US#1i) in the 200m 20.99 (US#2 All-Time). 2011 UIL-5A State Meet Champion
Duncanville ran an outdoor pr last year 46.79. Ranked (US#6i) and
(TX#1) this year. Placed 3rd at UIL-5A State Meet.
400m finals start at 3:40 p.m.
Eric Hawkins, Longview
- placed 2nd in the 2011 U.I.L State Meet with time of 21.10
Plano West ran a (US#9) - 21.38 on 2/23/12.
200m finals start at 4:15 p.m.
Seven of the top 10 times in Texas this year.
Abraham Hall, South Grand Prairie Ranked (US#3) - 10.41 on 3/12/12
Tremayne Acy, DeSoto - 10.45 (US#6) on 2/25/12
Ridge Jones, DeSoto - 10.48 (US#8) on 3/12/12
Corey Bassett, Plano East - 10.59 (US#15) on 3/17/12
Jonathan Gray, Aledo - best time last year 10.61
100m finals start at 3:15 p.m.
DeSoto leads the nation with the best time in the 4x100 - 40.74 (US#1), 4x200 -1:24.99 (US#1) and 4x400 - 3:14.88 (US#1)
and challenging will be national ranked teams from;
Timberview - 3:17.72 (US#10)
Southlake Carroll, the U.I.L. State Meet cross country team champions and Houston Strake Jesuit who was runner-up to Carroll have already said that they will be out to be number one in the nation in the 4x1600 meter relay after this meet. Unofficial National Record is 17.04.7 by McCullough High School, March 1, 1986.
There may be some new meet
records and new national rankings after the relays in this
4x100m starts at 2:30 p.m. / 4x200m starts at 3:25 p.m. / 4x400m starts at 4:55 p.m.
2012 Honorary Referees - Bill Melton and Michael Carter
Bill Melton, longtime Texas Relays announcer, is Announcing his 6th and final Jesuit-Sheaner Relays before retiring at the end of this Season to spend more time at his home in Colorado. His Track and Field Announcing career covers 47 years.
Michael Carter is the American national high school record holder in the shot put with a mark of 81 feet 3½ inches. He is the only athlete to win an Olympic medal and a Super Bowl ring in the same year and he still holds the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays shot put meet record set in 1979 with a throw of 70-0Ό.
See full bios at http://jsrelays.org/referee.htm
Entries are open through Friday so the entry list remains
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