Aubrey O'Connell, a junior from Prosper took off fast and held a slight lead coming through 200m at 30 seconds; she continued to force the issue through the 400m mark with a 1:03.21 split. Amalie Mills a senior from Comal Smithson Valley followed through the quarter in second with a time of 1:03.38.
O'Connell came through the 500m at 1:22 and the 600m still in the lead at 1:36. She attempted to put some distance between her and the field, but Mills was hard to drop. O'Connell, a cross country state champion used her endurance to pull away from the field with 100m to go and captured the gold medal with a time of 2:08.64. Kennedy Wade, senior from League City Clear Falls out kicked Mills and captured the silver with a time of 2:10.51. Mills finished in third place with a time of 2:11.69.
6A GIRLS 800 METER RUN FINALS PLACE ATHLETE TEAM RESULT WIND H# 1 Aubrey O'Connell 11 Prosper 2:08.64 1 2 Kennedy Wade 12 Clear Falls 2:10.51 1 3 Amalie Mills 12 Smithson Valley 2:11.69 1 4 Amity Ebarb 12 Weslaco 2:12.50 1 5 Nicole Humphries 9 Flower Mound 2:13.70 1 6 Eliana Lake 12 Bridgeland 2:16.37 1 7 Emily Ellis 10 Bridgeland 2:18.92 1 8 Waverly Hassman 10 Coppell 2:20.27 1