E-T Staff Report
Despite being short-handed at the Bluebonnet Relays in Brownwood, the Stephenville Honeybees finished fourth as a team.
Absent from the competition for Stephenville were big-point scorers Allison Woerner, Paige Chew and Stephanie McNeal, among others.
Still, the Bees were the top Class 4A finisher, scoring 67 points to place behind Abilene (98), Abilene Cooper (98) and Lubbock Coronado (75).
District 8-4A rivals Everman and Mineral Wells also competed, finishing fifh and 10th, respectively, in the 20-team field.
Sage Lasater was the top individual for Stephenville, finishing first in the pole vault (11-6) and second in the long jump (11-6). She joined younger sister Senna Lasater (2nd, 10-6) in the vault and teammate Claire Goodman (3rd, 16-3-1/2) in the long jump.
For the first time this season, Makayla Elliott did not win the discus. Her toss of 121-01 was seven inches short of winner Kalli Hickman of Abilene.
Other individual scoring for Stephenville was provided by Kaitlyn Endly (4th, 3,200m, 12:56.42), Mckenzie Parham (6th, 3,200m, 13:03.06), Kenzie Colegrove (6th, 800m, 2:36.76), Jessica Porter (5th, 100m, 12.59), Myra Castillo (6th, 400m, 1:05.57), Hillary Larson (5th, Shot Put, 32-7.01) and Elliott (6th, Shot Put, 32-7).
Stephenville did not place in the 4x100m or 4x200m relays, but did use three substitutes to place third in the 4x400m.
Colegrove, Castillo and Goodman teamed up with Charity King to finish in 4:16.50.
On the boys side, two Yellow Jackets placed in the top six in their respective events, and a third made the finals.
Brawnson Oliver took sixth in the discus at 131-3, while Aaron Donahue placed second in the 400m in 50.99 seconds. Brad Mills made the finals in the 100m with a time of 11.29.