Future Red Raiders and Lady Raiders Shine at Texas State Meet
Texas Tech signees combined for 17 medals at the UIL State Track and Field Meet last weekend.
May 13, 2013
LUBBOCK, Texas - A strong contingent of future Red Raider and Lady Raider athletes put on a show last weekend at the Texas UIL State Track and Field Championships in Austin. Texas Tech signees combined for 17 medals and two team championships throughout the two full days of competition.
"What a great showing from our signees totaling 17 medals at the Texas State High School Meet this past weekend," Texas Tech Head Coach Wes Kittley said. "It gives me a lot of hope for the depth we are trying to create, especially at the conference meet and beyond for next year."
Both future Red Raider Dee Paul (Munday High School) and future Lady Raider Paetyn Revell (Desoto High School) helped guide their teams to state championships. Paul won gold in each the long jump, 300-meter hurdles, 4x100 relay and 4x400 relay. Meanwhile, Revell won silver in the triple jump.
Future Lady Raider Jessica Prickett (Burleson High School) also shined as she set a new 4A meet record in the 3,200-meter run crossing the line in 10:26.91. Prickett broke the previous record of 10:35.19 set in 2012 and nearly broke the state record of 10:25.33.
STATE CHAMPIONSDee Paul (Munday HS)- 1A Long Jump *1A Team Championship
Dee Paul (Munday HS)-1A 300 Hurdles
Dee Paul (Munday HS)-1A 4 X 100
Dee Paul (Munday HS)-1A 4 X 400
Darien Tennon (Ft Worth Trimble Tech) 4A 300h
Jessica Prickett (Burleson HS) 4A 3200 *New 4A Class Meet Record
Blake Wood (Hico HS) 2A Pole Vault
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SILVER MEDALISTSDayton Fisher (Sudan HS) 1A High Jump
Alex Cooke (Salado HS) 2A 1600
Paetyn Revell (Desoto HS) 5A Triple Jump *5A Team Championship
Andi Morgan (Sunnyvale HS) 2A 100 Hurdles
Andi Morgan (Sunnyvale HS) 2A 300 Hurdles
Blake Wood (Hico HS) 2A 100 hurdles
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP BRONZE MEDALISTSDayton Fisher (Sudan HS) 1A Triple Jump
Viershanie Latham (Mesquite HS) 5A Triple Jump
Macy Shulte (Commanche HS) 2A 1600
Katherine Timmons (Robinson HS) 3A Pole Vault
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