SHS athletes qualify for state track meet

E-T staff report
Stephenville High School's Victoria Cameron was the Regional Champion in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash to be a double state qualifier after the regional meet on Saturday in Lubbock.
Stephenville High School's Jaylee Matthews qualified for state in the discus on Friday at the regional track meet held in Lubbock. She finished second with a distance of 128-02. Matthews also placed third with a time of 46.20 in the 300 hurdles to earn a medal in that event.
Stephenville High School's Logan Davis qualified for state in the shot put on Friday at the regional meet held in Lubbock. He fished second with a throw of 48-5.
Stephenville High School's Brayden Garcia placed third in the high jump to earn a medal at the regional track meet on Saturday in Lubbock. Garcia had a jump of 6-02.
Stephenville High School's Livi Leinhauser earned a third-place finish in the long jump to medal at the regional track meet on Saturday in Lubbock. She jumped a distance of 16-06.75

The Stephenville High School Bees and Jackets track and field teams competed this past week at the Region 4/5A meet held in Lubbock.

Three SHS athletes qualified for the state track meet set for Thursday, May 6 through Saturday, May 8 at Mike A. Myers Stadium at The University of Texas at Austin.

Victoria Cameron was a double state qualifier by winning both the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash with times of 12.12 and 24.81, respectively.

Also headed to state for the Bees is Jaylee Matthews, who took second in discus with a throw of 128-02. Matthews also placed third in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 46.20 to medal in that event.

Logan Davis will be representing the Jackets at the state meet after a second place finish in the shot put with a distance of 48-05.00.

Two other SHS athletes medaled at the meet including Brayden Garcia, who placed third in the high jump with a jump of 6-02; and Olivia Leinhauser, who placed third in the long jump with a distance of 16-06.75.

Complete regional track results for the Jackets and Bees are as follows: 

• Eduardo Juarez, 15th place, 3200-meter run, 11:07.63

• Alex Loyola, 12th place, 800-meter run, 2:09.15

• SHS women's 4x100 meter relay team, 4th place, 49.17

• K'Ce Johnson, 6th place, 100-meter hurdles, 16.56

• Victoria Cameron, 1st place, 100-meter dash, 12.12

• Victoria Cameron, 1st place, 200-meter dash, 24.81

• SHS men's 4x200 meter relay team, 8th place, 1:32.37

• Jaylee Matthews, 3rd place, 300-meter hurdles, 46.20

• Gavin Rountree, 7th place, 200-meter dash, 23.18

• SHS women 4x400 meter relay team, 4th place, 4:04.89

• Jaylee Matthews, 2nd place, discus, 128-02

• Alexandrea McClendon, 6th place (multi-way tie), high jump 4-10

• Allie Decker, 6th place, high jump (multi-way tie), 4-10

• Brayden Garcia, 3rd place, high jump, 6-02

• Olivia Leinhauser, 3rd place, long jump, 16-06.75

• Landri Withers, 4th place, long jump, 16-04.00

• Keidra Mills, 4th place, pole vault, 11-06.00

• Madilyn Durant, 3rd place, shot put, 35-01.25

• Diana Estrada, 4th place, shot put, 34-01.00

• Creece Brister, 4th place, shot put, 46-02.25

• Carson McKinney, 7th place, shot put, 44-00.75

• Logan Davis, 2nd place, shot put, 48-05.00

• Olivia Leinhauser, 6th place, triple jump, 34-04.50