Manor And Fort Bend Marshall Get 5A Boys Relay Wins

   4x100 Relay                                                                   

Lined up with some of the fastest runners in the nation, the 5A Boys 4x100 relay got the crowd to their feet.

Mansfield Timberview turned in the fastest time in regionals and was the favorite coming in. Denton Ryan and Manor stepped up to the challenge and was neck and neck with them all the way through. In the third exchange, Mansfield Timberview did not have a successful handoff and was quickly met by numerous teams.

Manor put together one of their best performances of the season to cross the line first with a time of 40.52. Denton Ryan challenged for the winning spot but ran out of room to catch up. They finished second with a time of 40.70. Lancaster was up in front throughout the race and held onto the third spot with a time of 40.88.

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4x200 Relay                                                                    

Just like the 4x100, the 4x200 meter relay did not disappoint. The race was compiled of a field filled with some speedsters. 

The hand-offs were clean throughout the race and Fort Bend Marshall took control early. Though they were met with many other competitors including Amarillo and Lancaster, Fort Bend Marshall displayed their speed for thousands to see. They were the first to cross the line with a time of 1:23.60.

Lancaster held onto the second spot, crossing the line with a time of 1:24.93. Amarillo led things in the first exchange but was soon caught halfway through. They regained themselves to cross the line with a time of 1:25.43, just edging out Rosenberg Terry's time of 1:25.55.

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Chris Brinkley anchored the Fort Bend Marshall winning 4x400 relay

Photo Credit: Chance Kirby - MileSplit TX

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4x400 Relay

With a 46.96 final split by Chris Brinkley, Fort Bend Marshall had the last laugh as they won the mile relay with a time of 3:14.60. The mile relay champions were able to deliver with impressive results.

The race got out to a blazing start with Fort Bend Marshall, Lovejoy and Lancaster all clinging to the lead. Halfway through McKinney North put themselves in the running. Kody Blackwood of McKinney North ran a 46.97 split on the final lap to help them claim the silver medal. Lancaster dropped to fifth after fighting for the lead early on. 

Lucas Lovejoy held on to third spot with a time of 3:16.21 after a last lap split of 48.01 seconds by anchor Riley McGowan.