SAN ANGELO — The Brownwood Lions captured their first track and field team championship of the season, while the Lady Lions placed second overall at Thursday's Angelo State Spring Break Meet at LeGrand Stadium.
The Lions produced 104 points to outdistance runner-up Wall's tally of 94 points. On the girls side, Wall generated 103 points to the Lady Lions' 77.
In boys competition, Brownwood, fresh off a season-best 170 point-effort at the Bluebonnet Relays, captured nine medals — six gold, a silver and two bronze.
Winning their respective events were A.J. McCarty in both the long jump (22-0.25)
and triple jump (43-9), Braden Jetton in both the 100 meters (10.88) and 200 meters (22.27), the 4x100 relay of Tommy Bowden, Jetton, Khyren Deal and McCarty (43.0), and the 4x200 relay of Jayron Anglin, Deal, Royshad Henderson and McCarty (1:31.49).
Coming in second was Bowden in the 300-meter hurdles (40.94), while third-place performances belonged to Bowden in the 110-meter hurdles (15.15) and Grayson Swanzy in the long jump (19-11.75).
Finishing fifth was Deal in the triple jump (41-2.25) while Major Bowden was sixth in the triple jump (39-5).
The Lady Lions, who were coming off a season-high 271 points in winning last week's Bluebonnet Relays, brought home seven medals — three gold, two silver and a pair of bronze.
Event winners included Trinity Buitron in both the 100-meter hurdles (15.37) and 300-meter hurdles (46.36), along with Aleyia Cotton in the long jump (17-3.75).
Runners-up were Izzy Lawrence in the 3200 meters (12:21.82) and the 4x400 relay team of Davalynn Monroe, Alex Fowler, Alyssa Couey and Cotton (4:16.48).
Placing third were Buitron in the pole vault (10-0) and Caroline Cloy in the 100-meter hurdles (16.84).
Kenya Barnes finished fourth in the discus (112-0) and Monroe placed fifth in the 200 meters (27.29), while sixth-place efforts were turned in by Lawrence in the 800 meters (2:30.16), Cloy in the 300-meter hurdles (50.7), Ashlyn Storm in the 100 meters (13.26), Becca Church in the 100-meter hurdles (17.43), and Aleia Burkett in the shot put (31-7.75).