Girls’ Track

On April 2nd, the Longhorns traveled to the Clear Springs Charger Invite and scored 3rd overall as a team out of 23 schools, competing with some of the best 6A schools in the region. In field events,
Samantha Chartier placed 4th with a 4-way tie in high jump. Lisa Egege set a personal best in girls triple jump and placed 5th overall. The girls 4×1 relay placed 5th with Jazmyne Tilford- Rutherford, Chidube Ogbonna, Kearah Nails and Chigozie Ogbonna. In the girls 100, Lisa Egege placed 4th overall in competition. In the girls 100-meter hurdles, Abisola Anifowoshe placed 6th overall in competition. The girls ran well in the 4×2 relay and placed second overall with Kandice Miles, Chidube Ogbonna, Destiny Rutherford and Lisa Egege. In the open 400, Jazmyne Tilford-Rutherford blazed past the school and personal records to an overall first place finish running a 57.20, putting her ranked 2nd in the region. The record was previously set by teammate Chigozie Ogbonna in 2013, who also broke the record last week with a 58.06 and placed 2nd overall. In the girls 200 meters, senior Geordann Yelder pushed her way to a personal best and an overall 4th place finish. Teammate Destiny Rutherford won her heat with ease and ran a personal best as well and placed 6th overall in the girls 200. To seal the meet, the state-ranked girls’ 4×4 blazed to first place beating out the competition by 5 seconds. Jazmyne Tilford-Rutherford, Lisa Egege, Geordann Yelder and Chigozie Ogbonna ran extremely well in the relay.The girls 4×4 has only lost in one competition at Texas Relays and has won every other single meet this season.