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Lady Eagles win two gold medals

State meet held in Hewitt


Amberlie Daniels captured a pair of gold medals at the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Class 4A State Track and Field Meet in Hewitt on the weekend of May 6.

Daniels won one individual gold medal, winning the high jump by clearing 5 feet. She then joined Libby Tovar, Gracee Whiteaker, and Sophie Scott to win the 1600-meter relay with a time of 4 minutes, 7.46 seconds.

Also medaling for the Lady Eagles was Ella Cockrum with a silver in the discus. For the Eagles, the 800 relay of Matthew Sykes, Caleb Nelson, Evan Chrane and Hudson Quinn also brought home a silver medal.

TCA boys track and field seniors Caleb Nelson, Evan Chrane, and Hudson Quinn.
TCA boys track and field seniors Caleb Nelson, Evan Chrane, and Hudson Quinn.

At  the regional meet in Arlington on April 27, Ella Cockrum won a regional championship in the girls discus. She also qualified for state in this same event last season.

Reigning boys state discus champion Ben Camp finished third at regionals.

As a team, the Lady Eagles were the North Region runners-up and the Eagles were third.


TAPPS Class 4A State Track Meet

Hewitt, May 5-6

Trinity Christian Academy results
Running events in meters, field events in feet

Team score: 58, fifth place.
Individual results

  • 100: 7. Libby Tovar, 13.07.
  • 400: 7. Sophie Scott, 1:00.76.
  • 800: 5. Gracee Whiteaker, 2:25.63.
  • 100 hurdles: 4. McKenna Kelley, 17.33.
  • 1600 relay: 1. Tovar, Amberlie Daniels, Whiteaker, Scott, 4:07.46.
  • High jump: 1. Daniels, 5-0; 4. EmmaGrace Bolz, 4-8.
  • Discus: 2. Ella Cockrum, 126-0.
  • Shot put: 7. Addison Shoppach, 31-4.25.


Team score: 45 points, seventh place.

  • 110 hurdles: 5. Braxton Smith, 16.49.
  • 300 hurdles: 4. Smith, 42.84; 6. Landry Crumpler, 43.87.
  • 400 relay: 5. Smith, Caleb Nelson, Evan Chrane, Hudson Quinn, 44.38.
  • 800 relay: 2. Matthew Sykes, Nelson, Chrane, Quinn, 1:32.08.
  • 1600 relay: 6. Sykes, Kosta Luecker, Nelson, Quinn, 3:31.71.
  • High jump: 5. Jackson Sykes, 6-0.
  • Discus: 6. Ben Camp, 126-5.


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