Track & Field

Lady Friars finish fourth overall after strong relay outings

Emma Williams and Monet Perry were part of the 800-meter relay team that finished fourth Saturday in Waco. Williams was also on the bronze-winning 400-meter relay team.
Emma Williams and Monet Perry were part of the 800-meter relay team that finished fourth Saturday in Waco. Williams was also on the bronze-winning 400-meter relay team.

WACO — Solid showings in a pair of relays helped the Lady Friars secure a fourth-place team finish Saturday at the TAPPS State Track & Field Championships.

The team of Emma Williams, Reagan Potts, Kristen Phoenix and Hanna Theodore sprinted to a season-best time of 49.97 seconds in the 400-meter relay, taking bronze in the event.

Williams joined Monet Perry, Jane Onuoha and Jessica Taylor to finish fourth in the 800-meter relay.

The Lady Friars finished the two-day meet with 74 points, just 11 points behind the third-place team. The girls also finished seventh in the 1600-meter relay and Onuoha was seventh in the 100-meter hurdles.

The Friars competed in just two events Saturday, finishing ninth in the 400-meter relay and suffering a disqualification in the 800-meter relay.

The boys finished 17th overall in the team standings.

 

2017 TAPPS Track & Field Championships

Clyde Hart Stadium, Waco

Day 2 – Saturday, May 6

 

Girls 400-Meter Relay

3. Emma Williams, Reagan Potts, Kristen Phoenix and Hanna Theodore (49.97)

 

Boys 400-Meter Relay

9. Jermaine Mask, Jaire Moore, Sam Schuldenberg and Jacob Lewis (43.75)

 

Girls 100-Meter Hurdles

7. Jane Onuoha (16.93)

 

Girls 800-Meter Relay

4. Emma Williams, Monet Perry, Jane Onuoha and Jessica Taylor (1:47.69)

 

Boys 800-Meter Relay

DQ. Sam Schuldenberg, Cole Johnson, Theo Uhrik and Jacob Lewis (N/A)

 

Girls 1600-Meter Relay

7. Jessica Taylor, Anna Schrader, Audrey Young and Monet Perry (4:11.93)

 

Team Standings – Boys

1st – Concordia Lutheran (109.5)

2nd – Bishop Dunne (92.5)

3rd – Brownsville St. Joseph (74)

17th – Bishop Lynch (3.5)

 

Team Standings – Girls

1st – Houston St. Agnes (161)

2nd – Liberty Christian (153)

3rd – Ursuline Academy (85)

4th – Bishop Lynch (74)