Weekend Highlights ending January 17, 2021
Collegiate action has resumed indoors in full force, and the VA Showcase featuring Texas high schoolers are highlighted:
High School Texans at the Virginia Showcase:
Marble Falls' Bailey Goggans is part of an U20 WR 4x800 squad with Roisin Willis (Wisconsin), Juliette Whittaker (Maryland) and Sophia Gorriaran (Rhode Island)
Brynn Brown of Denton Guyer runs #3 all-time indoor 2 Mile at 9:51.00 which converts to a 9:47.57 3200, decreasing her #1 Texas all-time time
Hali Murphy of Leander Spartans (Saint Dominic Savio) wins the 300 in a time of 38.93
Autumn Wilson of Leander Spartans (Saint Dominic Savio) wins the 55m in a time of 6.81
Cedar Hill's Brya Brewer wins the HS Girls Long Jump with a jump of 18-10.50 while Nolan Catholic's Abby Geiser finishes second at 18-07.50.
Brya Brewer also finishes 2nd in the triple jump with a PR of 37-07.75
picture courtesy of Baylor University
Nastassja Campbell of Arkansas (New Caney HS) vaults 14-01.25 for #10 UA record books.
Baylor's Aaliyah Miller sets a school and meet record in the 1,000 meters: 2:44.66
Nebraska's Clayton Keys (Katy Tompkins HS) wins his first collegiate LJ competition: 23-07.25
Baylor's KC Lightfoot clears 19-05.75 to break the collegiate record set last year by South Dakota's Chris Nilsen
A&M-Commerce's Ushan Perera sets the school record in the his first outing with a 2.21m (7-3) high jump
A&M senior Bryce Deadmon and freshman Athing Mu record early-season world-leading times: 45.68 400 and 2:01.07 800 respectively
A&M-Kingsville's Johnathan Harper (Lorena HS) earns an automatic qualifying mark in the heptathlon - 5,495 points
Texas Tech's Ruth Osoro soars to the second-best indoor triple jump mark in NCAA history: 46-10.25, trailing only Georgia's Keturah Orji's 47-08
UT's Tripp Piperi wins the shot with a facility record (Texas Tech) at 67-07.50; all 5 successful throws eclipse the 20m mark
"West Texas A&M sophomore Benjamin Azamati broke the Lone Star Conference and school record in the 60-meter dash at the Corky Classic: 6.60."