Faith Academy athletes hit track
March 27, 2013, 10:00 am by Mark Goodson
From Staff Reports
Faith Academy’s Juliette Fisher, Kylie Cozby and Sarah Kiley took third-place finishes to lead the Faith Academy Lady Flames to a seventh-place team finish at the Harper Invitational.
Fisher jumped 4-feet, 10-inches for her medal in the high jump. Cozby ran a 51.55 in the 300 hurdles and Kiley was third in the triple jump 32-2 ¾.
Harper won the meet with 144 points. Faith Academy was seventh at 33.3
Kiley was fifth in the high jump at 4-6.
Sierra Brinkley took sixth in the pole vault at 7-6.
In the triple jump, Hailey Shipley leaped 30-11 for sixth.
The 4x200 relay of Brinkley, Rachel Ormsby, Cozby and Bailey Brinkley were fifth in 1:53.92.
The 4x400 relay of Fisher-Paloma Ortiz, Christina Lykken and Shipley tookj fourth in 4:35.
The team results were: Harper 144, Ozona 116.5, Junction 92,
Ingram 74, Johnson City 44, Bracken 38, Faith Academy 33.5, Comfort 27,
Centerpoint 21, Medina 17, Mason 12,
In the JV girls, Ortiz ran a 69.45 to win the 400 meters to highlight the team’s efforts.
Others scoring were:
Hannah Cozby first in high jump at 4-6, Cosby fifth in the 100 hurdles at 20.33, Peace Preston fourth in the 800 meters at 2:59.85
"Really good meet for us overall,’’ said coach Steve McCannon. "The meet after spring break ends up being hit or miss, so I am pleased with what we learned from this meet. This was our first meet with the girls from basketball and we had a couple of girls unable to attend but we were still able to see where we are at. We did very well in a few events and so so in others. Very quality, well run meet with lots of teams. Points are harder to come by with this many teams.’’
The team is at Florence this week.
"District is 27 days away and we will taking aim at our ninth district title in the last 10 years and our eighth in a row,’’ said McCannon.
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