15 TCA Athletes Qualify in 14 Events for the TAPPS 4A State Meet
The Trinity Christian Academy boys and girls track teams competed at the TAPPS 4A North Regional track meet on Friday, April 26 at Herman Clark Stadium in Fort Worth and 15 TCA athletes qualified for the TAPPS 4A State Meet in 14 events. The girls team finished in 5th place overall and the boys team finished in 4th place overall in the North Region.
Final results from the TAPPS 4A North Regional meet are as follows:
- Kayla DeNeefe - 1st in 400m & 3rd in 200m
- Jordan Diomede - 2nd in 100m hurdles & 3rd in 300m hurdles
- Sydney Diomede - 7th in 100m hurdles
- Lauren Young - 4th in Long Jump & 6th in Triple Jump
- Girls 4x100 Relay - 2nd (Kayla DeNeefe, Jordan Diomede, Cooper Moore & Lauren Young)
- Girls 4x200 Relay - 5th (Cooper Moore, Rebecca Lee, Avery Price & Lauren Young)
- Girls 4X400 Relay - 7th (Cooper Moore, Rebecca Lee, Avery Price & Lauren Young)
- Cody Athey - 3rd in Triple Jump
- Colton Bevering - 6th in 300m hurdles
- Kennan Dowling - 2nd in 110m hurdles
- Lars Hanssen - 2nd in Discus
- Joel Jeffers - 4th in 800m
- Max Perales - 2nd in 400m
- Boys 4x100 Relay - 2nd (Cody Athey, Preston Gist, Carson Wert & Marshall Tovar)
- Boys 4x200 Relay - 4th (Preston Gist, Josh Schardt, Gage Scott & Carson Wert)
- Boys 4x400 Relay - 2nd (Malen Baldridge, Joel Jeffers, Max Perales & Carson Wert)
The following athletes are moving on to State.
- Cody Athey in triple jump.
- Kayla DeNeefe in the 200m & 400m.
- Jordan Diomede in the 100m hurdles & 300m hurdles.
- Kennan Dowling in the 110m hurdles.
- Lars Hanssen in discus.
- Joel Jeffers in the 800m.
- Max Perales in the 400m.
- Lauren Young in long jump.
- Girls 4x100 relay team of Kayla DeNeefe, Jordan Diomede, Cooper Moore & Lauren Young.
- Boys 4x100 relay team of Cody Athey, Preston Gist, Carson Wert & Marshall Tovar.
- Boys 4x200 relay team of Preston Gist, Josh Schardt, Gage Scott & Carson Wert.
- Boys 4x400 relay team of Malen Baldridge, Joel Jeffers, Max Perales & Carson Wert.
The TAPPS 4A State Track Meet is this Friday, 5/3 & Saturday, 5/4 at Waco Midway High School in Hewitt.
Photo by Stephanie Jeffers