“Although the junior high meets do not keep track of points, the ladies represented Refugio well,” said Coach Amy Ramsey.
The seventh grade class has only eight young ladies competing in track.
“In spite of the small numbers, these young ladies competed with heart and class,” Ramsey said.
Running the 800 m run were Jackie Gonzalez and Brittany Perez. Anna Castellano and McKayla Ramos competed in the 100 m dash while Shaylan Brown, Morgan Klavemann, and Jackie dominated the 100 meter hurdles.
In the 400 m dash, Kenzie Herring, McKayla and Brittany demonstrated hard work and determination, as did Morgan Klavemann in the 300 Intermediate hurdles.
LaTerrian Perkins, Shaylan and Brittany showed promising results in the 200 m dash. The relays were very impressive, as well.
In the 4x200 m relay, LaTerrian, Morgan, Kenzie, and Shaylan ran a 1:58.5. In the 4x400 m relay LaTerrian, Jackie, Kenzie and McKayla ran a 4:52.7.
“The field events were no exception to our success,” said Coach Amy Ramsey.
Competing in the shot put and discus were LaTerrian, McKayla, and Anna. In the triple jump, Jackie, Kenzie and Shaylan competed.
Shaylan, Kenzie and Morgan all had impressive jumps in the long jump, too, said the coach. Jackie and Anna had a great showing in the high jump, while Morgan Klavemann competed in the pole vault, she said.
“Great job, seventh grade,” Ramsey said. “The eighth grade ladies also had a very impressive meet.”
Running the 4x100 relay were Lacey Sanders, Cecilia Bauer, Lexie Espindola, and Antoinette Villarreal with a time of 55.68 seconds.
The coach said Brandy Friar and Yolanda Montemayor recorded impressive times in the 800 meter run. Running the 100 m dash were Stormy O’Donnell, Drema Henning and Lexie.
In the 100 m hurdles was Marcela Leal. Running the 4x200 m relay were Marcela, Paige Shay, Cecilia, and Antoinette with a time of 1:59.1.
Running an impressive race, showing heart and determination was Paige, Yolanda, and Irene Gallegos, the coach said.
In the 200 m dash, Marcela, Stormy, and Lacey ran well. Finishing off the running events with the 4x400 meter relay was Cecilia, Paige, Brandy, and Antoinette with a time of 4:46.6.
In the shot put and discus, Drema, Irene Trevino, and Courtney Breeden had impressive results. Brandy Friar won the triple jump with a leap of 32’4,” also having great jumps were Marcela Leal and Irene Gallegos.
Paige Shay represented well in high jump. In the long jump, showing great jumps were Lexie, Cecilia, and Marcela.