Top Distance and Jump Athletes 2 Watch 4 At Great Southwest

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.



Entry List

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.