AUSTIN -- The East Texas area flexed its muscles with three gold medals and 16 total medallists on the first full day of the UIL State Track and Field Championships on Friday at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

Mount Enterprise's Justin Johnson took first in the boys Class A long jump with a distance of 21 feet, 2.75 inches. On the girls side, Douglass' Brittany Bobo struck gold in the Class A high jump with a height of 5 feet, 3 inches, while teammate Laney Mabus was a first-place finisher in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 16.26.

Silver medalists from East Texas were White Oak's Logan Rowe (boys 3A pole vault, 14 feet, 6 inches), and San Augustine's Ky'Ashlyn Price (girls 2A long jump, 17 feet, 2.75 inches).

The region also produced 11 bronze medals.

Boys third-place finishers included Lufkin Hudson's Sam Farrell (4A 3200 meter run, 9:33.52), Chapel Hill's Austin Railsback (4A high jump, 6 feet, 4 inches), Mount Vernon's Kevi Evans (3A triple jump, 45 feet, 2.5 inches), and Douglass' Braxton Berthot (1A 110 meter hurdles, 15.82).

Girls bronze medalists were Pine Tree's Gavyn Diviney (5A discus, 128 feet, 11 inches), Lufkin Hudson's Christina Hernandez (4A 3200 meter run, 11:15.65), Brownsboro's Amber Walker (4A high jump, 5 feet, 4 inches), Alba-Golden's Caitlin Lennon (3A high jump, 5 feet, 2 inches), Grapeland's Cymone Davis (2A shot put, 38 feet, 9.5 inches), and Beckville's Haley Gregory (2A pole vault, 10 feet, 9 inches).

Longivew's girls 4x200 relay team of Myshia Jones, Victoria Pierson, Daijia Carr, and Deja Moore also finished third with a a time of 1:40.13).

UIL State Track and Field Championships

At Mike A. Myers Stadium, Austin

THURSDAY/FRIDAY EAST TEXAS PERFORMERS
John Tyler's Cedric Mosley competes in the boys Class 5A 100 meter dash at the UIL State Track and Field Championships on Friday in Austin. (Scott W. Campbell, ETSN.fm)

BOYS

CLASS 5A

Shot put
  • Jassavia Reese, John Tyler (45-07.75) -- 8th

 

Long jump
  • Keke Coutee, Lufkin (21-06.25) -- 5th

 

800 meter run
  • Eric Hawkins, Pine Tree (1:55.37) -- 5th

 

100 meter dash
  • Cedric Mosley, John Tyler (10.69) -- 5th

 

CLASS 4A

3200 meter run
  • Sam Farrell, Lufkin Hudson (9:33.52) -- 3rd

 

Discus
  • Jacob Allen, Bullard (156-09) -- 5th

 

High jump
  • Austin Railsback, Chapel Hill (6-04-00) -- 3rd
  • Jhamonte Milton, Palestine (6-04-00) -- 5th

 

CLASS 3A

3200 meter run
  • Trent Phelps, Edgewood (10:04.26) -- 8th

 

Shot put
  • Dalton Wright, Alba-Golden (49-10.00) -- 4th

 

Pole vault
  • Logan Rowe, White Oak (14-06.00) -- 2nd

 

Triple jump
  • Kevi Evans, Mount Vernon (45-02.50) -- 3rd
  • Breyon Thurman, West Rusk (45-00.75) -- 4th

 

CLASS 2A

Pole vault
  • Mikel Carter, Shelbyville (14-00.00) -- 4th

 

Shot put
  • Collin Ferrell, Union Grove (49-05.50) -- 5th
  • Alberto Cuero, Timpson (45-10.00) -- 9th

 

CLASS A

3200 meter run
  • Dakota Carroll, Saltillo (10:59.50) -- 8th

 

Triple jump
  • Desmond Chism, Avinger (38-09.00) -- 8th

 

Long jump
  • Justin Johnson, Mount Enterprise (21-02.75) -- 1st

 

110 meter hurdles
  • Braxton Berthot, Douglass (15.82) -- 3rd

 

100 meter dash
  • Blair Warren, Mount Enterprise (11.20) -- 5th

 

4x200 meter relay
  • Avinger: Alex Perry, Desmond Chism, Antonio Neal, Travis Gonzalez (1:35.57) -- 8th

 

400 meter dash
  • Jeffery Cleveland, Chireno (52.62) -- 8th

 

300 meter hurdles
  • Braxton Berthot, Douglass (41.11) -- 5th
Brownsboro's Amber Walker competes in the girls Class 4A high jump at the UIL State Track and Field Championships on Friday in Austin. (Scott W. Campbell, ETSN.fm)

GIRLS

CLASS 5A

Pole vault
  • Mackenzie Bateman, Lindale (11-06.00) -- 5th

 

Discus
  • Gavyn Diviney, Pine Tree (128-11) -- 3rd
  • Hannah Higgins, Texas High (128-10) -- 4th

 

High jump
  • Travicia Acy, Lindale (5-07.00) -- 4th

 

4x200 meter relay
  • Longview: Myshia Jones, Victoria Pierson, Daijia Carr, Deja Moore (1:40.13) -- 3rd

 

CLASS 4A

3200 meter run
  • Christina Hernandez, Lufkin Hudson (11:15.65) -- 3rd

 

Discus
  • Leandrea Allison, Tatum (113-02) -- 8th

 

High jump
  • Amber Walker, Brownsboro (5-04.00) -- 3rd

 

CLASS 3A

3200 meter run
  • Chanda Westbrook, Eustace (11:40.91) -- 4th

 

High jump
  • Caitlin Lennon, Alba-Golden (5-02.00) -- 3rd

 

Shot put
  • Tierra Wilson, West Rusk (36-04.75) -- 7th

 

Pole vault
  • Kaylee Bizzell, Alba-Golden (10-06.00) -- 8th
  • Whitney Boerner, Eustace (10-00.00) -- 9th

 

Long jump
  • Ki'Audra Hayter, Garrison (17-07.00) -- 5th

 

CLASS 2A

3200 meter run
  • Summer Grubbs, Union Grove (12:49.72) -- 6th

 

Shot put
  • Cymone Davis, Grapeland (38-09.50) -- 3rd
  • J'Terian Washington, Groveton (34-01.50) -- 8th

 

Long jump
  • Ky'Ashlyn Price, San Augustine (17-02.75) -- 2nd
  • Summer Grubbs, Union Grove (15-08.75) -- 8th

 

Pole vault
  • Haley Gregory, Beckville (10-09.00) -- 3rd

 

Triple jump
  • Cleosha Jeter, Shelbyville (34-04.50) -- 6th
  • Breanna Lemons, Hawkins (32-11.50) -- 9th

 

Discus
  • Cymone Davis, Grapeland (119-11) -- 5th
  • Bailey Rabalais, Shelbyville (106-03) -- 9th

 

CLASS A

High jump
  • Brittany Bobo, Douglass (5-03.00) -- 1st

 

Pole vault
  • Christine Callens, Mount Enterprise (8-00.00) -- 8th

 

100 meter hurdles
  • Laney Mabus, Douglass (16.26) -- 1st

 

400 meter dash
  • Ryley Beckham, Gary (1:00.83) -- 4th

 

300 meter hurdles
  • Brooklen Butler, Chireno (53.99) -- 9th