With a week to get ready, the Weatherford Christian School track teams participated in the district meet. The junior high team traveled to Bedford on Friday while the varsity team went to Springtown Saturday.
In the TCAF District 2 division, the varsity boys finished in second place, while the varsity girls finished in third. The junior high boys finished second overall and the girls finished fifth overall.
Members of the varsity team who placed in the top four of their event advance to the TCAF state meet.
Results from the high school and junior high meets were as follows:
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4x100 Meter Relay- 1st Ashleigh Garvin, Kennedy Combs, Paige Wilson, Kaitlyn Fell
4x400 Meter Relay- 1st Hannah Floyd, Ashleigh Garvin, Kennedy Combs, Kaitlyn Fell
Scotlyn Ogle- 2nd Womens Shot Put, 3rd Womens Discus
Hannah Floyd- 4th Womens Shot Put
Ashleigh Garvin- 3rd Womens Long Jump
Kaitlyn Fell- 1st 100 Meter Hurdles
Hannah Burks- 3rd 800 Meter Run
Kennedy Combs- 2nd Womens Discus, 4th 100 Meter Dash
Junior high girls
Delaney McKeown- 2nd Womens High Jump
Bayleigh Garvin- 3rd Womens High Jump
Madison Fields- 3rd 1600 Meter Run, 4th 800 Meter Run
Shannon Travis- 4th Womens Discuss
Lacey Gibson- 6th Womens Shot Put
Julia Burks- 6th 800 Meter Run
Lily Wilson- 6th Womens High Jump
4x100 Meter Relay- 5th Bayleigh Garvin, Delaney McKeown, Lily Wilson, Vanessa Hernandez
4x200 Meter Relay- 5th Bayleigh Garvin, Delaney McKeown, Lily Wilson, Shannon Travis
4x400- 4th Julia Burks, Maddie McCormick, Lily Wilson, Bethany Ross
Junior high boys
4x100 Meter Relay- 1st Manning Marsh, Caleb Askins, Jed Sivley, Jackson Floyd
4x200 Meter Relay- 1st Manning Marsh, Caleb Askins, Jed Sivley, Jackson Floyd
Manning Marsh- 1st 200 Meter Dash, 1st Mens Long Jump, 3rd Mens Shot Put
Jed Sively- 1st 300 Meter Hurdles, 4th Mens Shot Put, 4th Mens Discuss
Caleb Askins- 2nd 400 Meter Run
Jackson Floyd- 6th Mens Long Jump
“Everyone gave a great effort,” said Coach Stephen Cox. “Everyone had a full load of events, but they laid it all on the line. With as few kids as we had, we were able to score lots of points.”
The state track meet will be held on Saturday in Springtown.
Members of the WCS tennis team participated in the Trinity Christian Academy Invitational held on April 1 at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center at TCU.
In the mixed doubles bracket, senior Matthew Adams and junior Savanna Thomas took third place. WCS beat Trinity in the first round, 8-4. Adams and Thomas played Westlake Academy in the semifinals, but lost 7-9.
WCS bounced back in the third place game against another team from Westlake Academy , winning, 8-4.
“We beat ourselves early on,” said Coach Gary Dickinson. “By the third match, they came out much better. There is still room for us to work on mechanics, but I like the way they’re playing together.”
WCS will compete for district on Monday at TCU. Those who place in the top two of their category will advance to state on Tuesday, also at TCU.