5/10/2013 12:02:00 AM Tracksters medal at state meet Stanford wins high jump; Sasser sprints his way to podium
Perkins-Tryon’s McKenzie Stanford stands on the podium after receiving her fi fth place medal for her effort in the 100-meter hurdles at the Class 3A state track meet in Ardmore last weekend. She also won the high jump competition.
P-T sprinter John Sasser is all smiles on the fourth place podium during the medal ceremony recognizing the placers in the 200-meter dash. Sasser also earned a fifth place medal for his finish in the 100-meter dash at the Class 3A state track meet last weekend at Ardmore.
ARDMORE - Perkins- Tryon senior McKenzie Stanford brought home a state championship following last weekend's Class 3A state track meet at Ardmore High School.
Stanford won the high jump competition with a leap of 5-6. This was her highest jump of the track season and was two inches higher that the second place fi nisher.
With her championship finish, Stanford has qualifi ed for the Oklahoma Track Coaches Assocation Meet of Champions scheduled Tuesday at Yukon High School.
The field events will begin at 5 p.m. The meet will be for all state champions and runners-up in all events for Classes A-4A. Stanford also won a fifth place medal in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.37 seconds. She qualifi ed for the fi nals after posting a time of 16.31 in her preliminary heat race. For the Demons, junior John Sasser medaled twice in the sprint races. Sasser fi nished fourth in the 200- meter dash with a time of 23.28 seconds. His qualifying time was slightly faster at 23.25 seconds. Sasser also finished fifth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.26 seconds. His qualifying time was 11.25 seconds.
Also representing P-T at the state meet were sopho- Perkins-Tryon High School will be hosting an informational meeting regarding the new drug testing policy for extracurricular activities for the 2013-2014 school year.
The meeting will be held in the high school commons on Tuesday starting at 6 p.m. This policy will be in effect for students entering the seventh through 12th grades in August. Drug testing policy meeting Tuesday night CAMPS Lady Demon camp planned June 17-21 Demon cage camp slated June 10-14 Tracksters medal at state meet Stanford wins high jump; Sasser sprints his way to podium more Bailey Wensler and senior Cody Waitt. Wensler competed in the 800-meter run fi nishing 13 with a time of 2:40.55. She was 16th in the 1600-meter run with a time of 6:24.28.
Waitt finished 15th overall in the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.93 seconds. He was 11th in the 3200-meter run with a time 10.36.50.
Several area tracksters also medaled at the Classes A and 2 A state meet at Carl Albert High School in Midwest City.
In Class A, the Coyle Lady Bluejackets' 4x100- meter and 4x200-meter relay teams turned in second place fi nishes. The 4x100 team turned in a time of 52.18 seconds while crossing the fi nish line in 1.52: 89 in the 4x200-meter race. Members of those two relay teams were Anika Smalley, Taren Aska, Moshe Boyles, and Tyra Aska.
Individually, Tyra Aska fi nished third in the 200- meter dash with a time of 27.21 seconds.
For the Bluejackets, the 4x200-meter relay team fi nished fourth with a time of 1.36:87. The 4x100-meter team finished sixth with a time of 46.63 seconds. Those teams consisted of Fidel Simpson, Tony Aska, LaShay Johnson, and Gary Hunter Agra's Lindsay Leal-McBride finished ninth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:39.59.
In the Class 2A meet, Ripley's Shelby Akins medaled in two girls' sprint races. Akins finished second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.74 and fourth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.95 seconds.
On the boys' side, Abe Lincoln finished ninth in the shot put with a toss of 40-9.Davis reached on a leadoff