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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Lancaster High School Lady Tigers Track Teams wins 11th State Championship
Austin, Texas/Lancaster ISD
The Lancaster High School Girls Track Team won the Conference 4A UIL State Championship this past weekend in Austin, TX. This victory ups their state record to 11 titles and marks the 14 consecutive year that either the boys or girls have taken home the title.
Overall, the Lady Tigers scored 70 points, finishing well in front of second-place Texas City (48). This year, the Boy’s Track Team earned fourth place at the state meet.
Congratulations to these wonderful student-athletes:
Girls’ Track & Field
Shot Put - Jacquetta Cannon, 2nd place; Dajiah Erskine, 5th place
Discus - Jacquetta Cannon, 3rd place
400m - Taylor Rockwell-3rd place
4x100 Relay - Destini Washington, Jania Garrett, Taylor Rockwell, Alexis Flores, 4th place
4x200 Relay - Destini Washington, Alicia Harris, Alexis Flores, and Jania Garrett, 1st place
4x400 Relay - Jania Garrett, Alexis Flores, Alicia Harris, Taylor Rockwell, 1st place
Lady Tiger Coaching Staff
Beverly Humphrey, Rophietta London, Jason Reed, Meagon Morris, Maria James
Boys’ Track & Field
Long Jump - Lafiel Smith, 7th place
110 Hurdles - Lafiel Smith, 8th place
300 Hurdles - Anthony Robinson, 4th place; Lafiel Smith, 6th place
400m - Eric Age, 5th place
4x100 Relay - Reggie Garner, Gabriel Walker, Elijah Boyd, Kenan Ivy, 2nd place
4x200 Relay - Xavier Caffee, Gabriel Walker, Reggie Garner, Kenan Ivy, 4th place
4x400 Relay - Anfer’nee Robinson, Anthony Robinson, Gabriel Walker, Eric Age, 5th place
Tiger Coaching Staff
Greg Williams; Derick Mills; Joey Foster; Val Jackson; Thomas Harris; Reginald Johnson
The Lancaster Public Schools serve more than 6,000 pre-kindergarten through grade 12 students in 11 schools. The mission of the Lancaster Independent School District, a leader in providing innovative, quality programs, is to educate every student with the knowledge; skills; and principles to succeed and contribute in a competitive and technologically advancing world by providing rigorous and engaging learning opportunities that promote diversity; create an environment of integrity and respect; and establish a commitment to continued improvement in partnership with families and community.
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