6A Girls 800m Recap: Aubrey O'Connell Leads Start To Finish

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With a regional performance of 2:08.30, freshman Nicole Humphries, of Lewisville Flower Mound held the fastest time coming into the contest.

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.

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