DECATUR — The Brownwood Lady Lions placed second overall, while the Lions came in sixth as a team at Thursday's Decatur Eagle Relays.
The Lady Lions generated 125 points which left them behind meet champion Keller (151) and just ahead of third-place Wichita Falls Hirschi (113). The Lions, meanwhile, garnered 60 points which trailed Keller (127.5), Sanger (117), Decatur (74), Hirschi (69.5) and Krum (63).
On the girls side, the Lady Lions brought home nine medals — three gold, three silver and three bronze.
Finishing first in their events were Lexie Lewis in the 100 meters (12.8), Sharday Melvin in the triple jump (34-8.25) and the 800-meter relay team of Ebonie Adams, Lewis, Melvin and LaKisha Anthony (1:51.1).
Placing second were Melvin in both the 300-meter hurdles (50.34) and long jump (16-1.5), as well as Victoria Henry in the discus (119-2.5).
Coming in third were Julianne Hood in the 800 meters (2:34.31), Jessica Romero in the 1600 meters (5:47.81) and Ashley Gomez in the pole vault (9-6).
Just missing out on medals with fourth-place efforts were Hood in the 1600 meters (5:48.88), Romero in the 3200 meters (12:38.96), Dominique Revada in the 300-meter hurdles (53.06), McKenzie Cox in the high jump (4-8), Keeta Vaccaro in the long jump (15-9.5), Henry in the shot put (33-8.5) and the sprint relay team of Teara Burleson, Vaccaro, Adams and Revada (53.09).
Fifth-place performances belonged to Victoria Hood in the 1600 meters (5:59.4), Kayli Waddle in the triple jump (31-4.75) and Alexis Larrea in the discus (91-10.5), while earning points in sixth place were Victoria Hood in the 800 meters (2:40.06), Kim Ervin in the 100-meter hurdles (18.54) and Kristen Fuentes in both the shot put (31-11.5) and discus (91-2).
In boys action, the Lions captured four medals — one gold, two silver and one bronze.
The sprint relay team of Tristan Duque, Kaimon Ontiveros, Bruce Sterling and Connor Howard (44.84) placed first, while Dylan Person in the 3200 meters (10:23.39) and the 800 meter-relay team of Chevy Robertson, Sterling, Ontiveros and Joe Zapata (1:35.84) both came in second. Claiming third place was Matthew Gomez in the pole vault (12.6).
Placing fourth were Connor Howard in the 300-meter hurdles (45.28) and McLane Moore in the pole vault (11-0), while Howard also finished fifth in the long jump (20-0).
The next action for the Lady Lions and Lions will fall March 7-8 at the annual Bluebonnet Relays at Gordon Wood Stadium.