In field events, senior Dee Shaw qualified for state with second place in the triple jump. Junior Amelia Butler won the gold medal in the 800m run, earning her a return trip to state, and soph. Tionna Cooper will make her state debut in the 200m dash; she placed second at regionals.
The girls' 400m relay finished in second place and their 800m relay finished in first place. The athletes for both of those relays are senior Dee Shaw; soph. Za'Naysha Houston and Tionna Cooper; and fresh. Azia Brigham.
The Warriors certainly represented HG well, though none of them qualified for state. Senior Ryan Lipstraw finished in third place, just missing a trip to Austin, in the 800m run. The boys' 800m relay finished in fourth place in the finals. Those athletes were junior Aaron Nelson and sophomores Jake Caffee, Trel Pruitt, and Ta Smith.
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