GALENA PARK HIGH SCHOOL TRACK NEWS

April 28, 2018

The Lady Jackets Track Team finished out their season on Saturday at the Regional Track Meet in Humble, Texas. Briana Cavazos finished 13th in 3,200m run and finished 16th overall in the 1600m. MacKenzie Dearing finished 13th overall in the Discus. Good job this year Lady Jackets!

 

 

April 19, 2018

The Lady Jackets Track team continued to impress last Thursday with two of their athletes qualifying in the Area Track Meet to move on to the Regional Track Meet this weekend. Athletes had to be in the top four to advance. Briana Cavazos finished 2nd in the two mile and 4th in the mile. MacKenzie Dearing also qualified in the Discus finishing 3rd overall. These ladies will compete this Friday and Saturday at Turner Stadium in Humble, Texas in hopes to move on to the State Meet. Good luck Lady Jackets!

 

 

The GPHS Girl’s Track team competed in the 2018 District 23-5A Track Championships this week. Varsity Girls had 2 athletes qualify for the Area Meet on April 19th in Katy, TX. Briana Cavazos finished the day and qualified for Area in both the 3200 and 1600. She received a silver medal in the 3200m and a bronze medal in the 1600m. MacKenzie Dearing also qualified with a bronze medal in Discus.

 

 

April 7, 2018

Junior Varsity Girl’s ended up 4th overall in points as a team. Jackie Gonzalez finished 1st in the 3200 meter. Elianna Lozano was right behind her in the 3200 meter with a silver medal. Elianna also finished 4th in the 800m with a time of 2:43.42. Elianna pulled out the 1st place finish in the 1600 making her the JV District Champ with a time of 6:36.60. Jackie Gonzalez finished right behind her with the silver medal with a time of 6:37.23.

 

Cathy Hemphill and Aniya Eason brought home the gold and silver medals respectively in the 100meter making Cathy the JV District Champ with time of 13.01. Aniya finished right behind her with a time of 13.38. Aalliyah Duncan finished 3rd in the JV 400m with a time of 1:04.46.

 

The JV 4x100 relay team finished in 4th place and Kylah Evans finished 5th overall in the shot put and 5th overall in the Discus.

 

 

March 29, 2018

The Yellowjacket Girl’s Track team competed in the Travis Tiger Relays last Thursday at Travis High School. The girls finished tied for 9th with two top ten finishes and two just short of a top ten finish. In the 3200 (two mile) Briana Cavazos came in 8th and in the 100 meter dash Cathy Hemphill finished 11th overall with a time of 12.88. The Galena Park Track Team will participate in the District Track Meet this week with hopes to move on to the Area Meet. Good luck Lady Jackets!

 

 

March 23, 2018

Galena Park High School Track and Field traveled to Angleton High School on Friday March 23 for the 2018 Purnell Relays. It was a successful day with two PRs (personal records) and six top-ten finishes.

 

Briana Cavazos led the Jackets with two top-ten finishes in the 3200m (2 mile) with a time of 13:29 putting her 7th overall and in the 1600m (1 mile) with a time of 6:03.35 putting her 9th overall. Mackenzie Dearing finished 7th overall in the Discus with a throw of 97-03. Savannah Rios came in at 8th overall in the 3200m with a time of 13:32.

 

On the boys side, Eduardo Minajeres finished 10th in the 1600 with a time of 4:58.96 and Jaylon Roberts finished ranked 7th overall in the 400m dash with a time of 52.45 seconds.

 

Nayeli Gonzalez set a PR in the 400m dash with race time of 1:19.73 and Tristan Garcia set his PR in the 1600 with a time of 5:13.