Saturday’s Boys UIL State Track Meet Roundup: Alto Wins 1A D-I Title + Three 3A Athletes Claim Gold
AUSTIN -- The Alto Yellowjackets had a stellar performance in multiple events Saturday at the UIL state track and field meet in Austin en route to an overall team title for Class A Division I.
Alto, which clinched the title with a fourth-place finish in the 1600 meter relay, edged out runner-up Falls City by a find count of 66-64.
The Jackets' 400 meter relay team of Jaylon Clark, JaVie'Ontae Mumphrey, Jyran Shaw and Anfernee Black claimed gold with a time of 41.88. Alto also had four athletes claim either silver or bronze.
Jaylon Clark placed second in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.27 and third in the 100 meter dash at 10.82, a few ticks behind the event's champion Anwar Davis of San Augustine (10.74). Leroy Lewis won silver in the 800 meter run at 1:59.88, while David Berryman was runner-up in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 39.23.
Timpson's 800 meter relay team of Terence Garrett, Eric Gossett, Shakur Johnson and Devonta Thompson took bronze with a mark of 1:29.79.
In Class 3A, three athletes came away with gold medals.
Kilgore's LaDarrin Anthony won the shot put with a throw of 58-10.75, just ahead of teammate and runner-up D.Q. Scott's attempt of 55-11.75. Gilmer's Nick Smith won the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 38.34, while Chapel Hill's Kevone Kennedy took gold in the discus with a throw of 178-00, besting second-place finisher Morgan Knight of Spring Hill's distance of 173-09.
East Texas also racked up a trio of silver medals.
Liberty-Eylau's Denzel Green took second in the triple jump with a distance of 47-01.50, Gilmer's 400 meter relay team of Devin Smith, Dakeilan Nelson, Chase Tate and Kris Boyd was second with a mark of 41.79, while Carthage's Terian "Tee" Goree placed second in the 400 meter dash with a time of 47.79.
Gilmer's Boyd won bronze in the 100 meter dash after posting a mark of 10.62.
UIL State Track and Field Meet
At Mike A. Myers Stadium, Austin
SATURDAY'S EAST TEXAS BOYS RESULTS
- 800 meter relay -- Longview (JaMycal Hasty, Travin Howard, Khalil Williams, Deionte Wall), (1:26.66, 6th)
- Shot put -- LaDarrin Anthony, Kilgore (58-10.75, 1st) // D.Q. Scott, Kilgore (55-11.75, 2nd) // Joshua Hurst, Mineola (50-10.00, 4th)
- Pole vault -- Colin Millsap, Canton (15-06, 4th) // Gabe Meruelo, Henderson (15-00, 7th)
- Triple jump -- Denzel Green, Liberty-Eylau (47-01.50, 2nd)
- 400 meter relay -- Gilmer (Devin Smith, Dakeilan Nelson, Chase Tate, Kris Boyd), (41.79, 2nd) // Atlanta (Trevor Carroll, Jeremy Smith, Dequan Allen, Tyler Williams), (43.16, 9th)
- 800 meter run -- Jeremy Matlock, Carthage (2:02.09, 9th)
- 100 meter dash -- Kris Boyd, Gilmer (10.62, 3rd)
- 400 meter dash -- Terian "Tee" Goree, Carthage (47.79, 2nd)
- 300 meter hurdles -- Nick Smith, Gilmer (38.34, 1st)
- Discus -- Kevone Kennedy, Chapel Hill (178-00, 1st) // Morgan Knight, Spring Hill (173-09, 2nd)
- 1600 meter run -- Sam Farrell, Lufkin Hudson (4:29.63, 5th)
CLASS A DIVISION I
- 3200 meter run -- Francisco Parra, New Summerfield (10:38.91, 9th)
- Discus -- Anfernee Black, Alto (132-07, 8th)
- Triple jump -- Reshod Williams, West Sabine (43-01.50, 7th)
- 400 meter relay -- Alto (Jaylon Clark, JaVie'Ontae Mumphrey, Jyran Shaw, Anfernee Black), (41.88, 1st) // San Augustine (Dez Randle, Jarvis Smith, Jamikel Roberts, Anwar Davis), (42.96, 4th)
- 800 meter run -- Leroy Lewis, Alto (1:59.88, 2nd) // Mack Hamilton, Timpson (2:23.11, 9th)
- 110 meter hurdles -- Hunter Cabral, West Sabine (15.41, 5th) // L'Darius Pope, Alto (15.62, 8th)
- 100 meter dash -- Anwar Davis, San Augustine (10.74, 1st) // Jaylon Clark, Alto (10.82, 3rd)
- 800 meter relay -- Timpson (Terence Garrett, Eric Gossett, Shakur Johnson, Devonta Thompson), (1:29.79, 3rd) // San Augustine (Dez Randle, Jamikel Roberts, Jarvis Smith, Anwar Davis), (1:30.86, 5th)
- 300 meter hurdles -- David Berryman, Alto (39.23, 2nd)
- 200 meter dash -- Jaylon Clark, Alto (22.27, 2nd) // JaVie'Ontae Mumphrey, Alto (22.35, 4th)
- 1600 meter run -- Marcus Allen, Big Sandy (4:54.75, 8th)
- 1600 meter relay -- Alto (Michael Harvey, Leroy Lewis, David Berryman, Jyran Shaw), (3:27.49, 4th)
CLASS A DIVISION II
- Shot put -- Jacquez Anderson, Oakwood (47-06.75, 4th)
- 300 meter hurdles -- Braxton Berthot, Douglass (44.41, 8th)
- 1600 meter run -- Dakota Carroll, Saltillo (4:52.21, 6th)