Great Southwest Classic
Earlier, we previewed the sprint events for the Great Southwest, now let's take a short dive into the distances and the jumps.
Check out some of the Texas entries who could do some big things this weekend.
Top Texas Distance Entries
Jennelle Jaeger-Darakjy - El Paso Coronado Jr. TX #4 800m - 2:11.20 seed time and UIL 6A state meet 3rd place finisher.
Itzel Alcantar Herrera - El Paso Burgess Sr. 2:14.80 UIL 5A 800m 4th place finisher at state meet.
Eva Jess- El Paso Franklin Fr. 5th place finisher at UIL 6A state meet in 3200m 10:50
Cooper Newsome - Amarillo Jr. UIL 5A 800m 3rd place finisher (1:54.31).
Top Texas Field Entries
Jasmine Moore - Mansfield Lake Ridge Jr. US #1 in both long jump and triple jump (21-0.25 & 45-4.75 w), 2016 GSW champ.
Kynnedy Flannel - Alvin Sr. TX #2 long jump and 2017 UIL state champ, UIL 6A record holder 21-2.75.
Alexis Brown - Kennedale Jr. 20--0.25 PR, 2017 UIL 5A champ and 2018 3rd place finisher.
Alexa Valenzuela - Refugio Jr. 39-0.25 PR UIL 2A triple jump state champ.
Crystal Herpin - Dawson Fr. discus and shot put UIL 6A state meet 5th and 7th place finishes.
Zoe Burleson - Rocksprings So. UIL 1A discus champ and shot put 2nd at state meet.
Riley Floerke - Gregory Portland Jr. pole vault 13-9 PR, UIL 2016 5A state meet 2nd place finisher.
Anna Cathryn Griffith - Taylor Jr. 13-3 PR, UIL 4A pole vault 3 time state champ. Great Southwest 2017 champion.
DJ Henderson - Desoto Sr. 25-5 PR and 2017 Great Southwest Classic champ.
Brayden Hodgest - Mansfield Legacy So. UIL 5A state meet second place finisher.
Cameron Steward - Red Oak Sr. UIL 5A state meet discus 4th and shot put 7th place finisher.
Robert Trevizo - Farwell Jr. TX #1 7-1 high jump PR, UIL 2A 2nd place finisher.