BL has visions of gold heading into state championships

BL has visions of gold heading into state championships

A large group of Bishop Lynch athletes will head to Waco later this week with visions of gold medals when they compete in the 2016 TAPPS Track and Field Championships on May 6-7 at the Hart-Patterson Sports Complex.

Day 1 will consist of field events beginning at 11 a.m. and the 3200-meter final is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Day 2 will begin at 9 a.m. with running events, beginning with the 400-meter relay and ending with the 1600-meter relay.

Live coverage of the meet will be carried by the NFHS Network on both days at A subscription is required for viewing. Results will be updated after each event on the TAPPS website,

The Friars turned in an outstanding performance at the regional meet in late-April, during which the following athletes from BL qualified for the state meet:


Bri Kipp – High Jump

Amarachie Anozie – High Jump, Triple Jump

Kelly Nary – High Jump

Mie Somiari – Triple Jump, Long Jump, 800 relay, 1600 relay

Malen Hernandez – Discus

Ava Peeples – 3200 meters

• Joe Brockman – Pole Vault

Gage Tipton – High Jump

• Jaida Thomas – Long Jump, 400 relay, 400 meters, 1600 relay

Emma Williams – Long Jump, 400 relay, 800 relay

Cindy Ogunedo – Shot Put

Jermaine Mask – Triple Jump

Reagan Potts – 400 relay

• Kristen Phoenix – 400 relay

• Katy Steele – 800 meters, 1600 relay

Miguel Jasso – 800 meters

Jessica Taylor – 800 relay, 1600 relay

Chasady Johnson – 800 relay, 200 meters

Michael West – 800 relay, 1600 relay

Jacob Lewis – 800 relay

Tristan Smith – 800 relay

Jake Younger – 800 relay, 1600 relay

Drake Burciaga – 1600 relay

Alex Lara – 1600 relay


Live updates on Bishop Lynch results from the meet will be available on the athletic department's Twitter account: @blathletics. Recaps of each day will be published after the meet is finished.