Archive - May 12, 2014 - Sports Article
MOORE â€” It was quite a banner day for the Poteau Lady Pirates track team at the Class 4A State Meet at Lions Stadium. The capper was when sophomore Kandace Standridge not only won the state title in the 800-meter run but broke the Poteau High School record in the event by about two seconds. Standridge's winning time was 2:20.61, breaking the school record of 2:22.55 that was set nearly a quarter of a century ago.
MIDWEST CITY â€” Talihina High School senior Keisha Brown made the decision on May 3 to miss her graduation ceremony to jump at the Class 2A Regional Meet at Luther. She won the regional title in the high jump and was runner-up in the long jump to qualify for this past weekend's state meet at Carl Albert High School's Titan Stadium. The decision was a â€śgoldâ€ť-en one for the Lady Golden Tiger.
Brown won the state title in the high jump with a mark of 5-0. She ended up 11th in the long jump (14-10).
MOORE â€” Several LeFlore County high school track athletes and relay teams placed at the Class 3A State Meet, which took place this past weekend at Lions Stadium.
Heavener's Jodie Hill had two state runner-up finishes in the 100-meter (12.68 seconds) and 200-meter dashes (25.58), while finishing seventh in the 100-meter hurdles (18.08).
The Spiro Lady Bulldogs' foursome of Kaici Phillips, Jimmie Pool, Kanisha Hutchinson and Miriah Steele were second in the 800-meter relay (1:46.8), third in the 400-meter relay (51.25 seconds) and eighth in the 1,600-meter relay (4:18.91).