The Biloxi High School girls track team finished its season Saturday with a fantastic showing at the State Track Championships in Pearl.
The girls finished fourth of 28 teams competing. Three girls finished in the top three and brought home medals for their accomplishments; one is a repeat champion.
Coach Payton Ragon recognized the following team members:
Shannon Weyer—2-time State Champion/Gold Medalist
in the 3200 Run and fourth place in the 1600 Run; set a school record and personal best for the 3200 Run with a time of
11 min. 55 sec.
Brooke Wilson---Silver medalist in the pole vault and
tied a state class 5A record with a
9 foot jump
Camille Dunnings—Bronze medalist in the discus (120 feet, 4 inches); eighth place in the shot put
Samantha Sanders---Sixth place in the pole vault
Tisa Smith---Fourth place in long jump, fifth in 100 dash,
and sixth in 100 hurdles
Caitlyn Andrews---Seventh place in the 1600 Run
Monique Ransom, Tyana Owens, Skyy Ray, and
Tisa Smith—Fourth place in the 4X100 Relay
”The coaches would like to thank all the girls that participated this year in track and for making it a season of district and regional championships,” Ragon said. “We look forward to greater things next year and more girls’ getting a chance to compete at the State level. Thanks again for a great year. Please listen for more details to come on this year’s track banquet and the summer workout schedule.”