BL stands tall in large field of public schools

Joseph McDonald's bronze medal in the 3200 meters helped the Friars to a fifth-place team finish at Saturday's Longhorn Invitational.
Joseph McDonald's bronze medal in the 3200 meters helped the Friars to a fifth-place team finish at Saturday's Longhorn Invitational.

Bishop Lynch made its presence felt Saturday in a field consisting primarily of public schools, earning a Top 5 and Top 10 team finish at the Longhorn Invitational at Loos Stadium.

In the group of 25 public and private schools, the Lady Friars finished fifth while the Friars earned a finish of eighth.

The girls earned 58.5 points, behind only Rowlett (71), Colleyville Heritage (75), FW Trimble Tech (80) and Dallas Lincoln (102).

 

Varsity medalists include:

1st – Madison White, High Jump

1st – Diana Effiom, Shot Put

2nd – Jane Onuoha, 100-meter hurdles

3rd – Monet Perry, Anna Schrader, Audrey Young and Jessica Taylor, 1600-meter relay

 

The boys earned 34 points, just one point behind FW Western Hills and less than 10 points from fourth place. Colleyville Heritage won the boy's title with 112 points.

 

Varsity medalists include:

3rd – Joseph McDonald, 3200 meters

3rd – Ty Ellard, High Jump

3rd – Ryan Huntress, Trey Thomas, Theo Uhrik and Sam Schuldenberg, 1600-meter relay

 

Bishop Lynch will compete again Thursday at the Cardinal Relays in Plano, hosted by John Paul II.