orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

May 10, 2014

WO-S 800-meter relay takes silver at State

Van Wade
The Orange Leader

AUSTIN — The West Orange-Stark 800-meter relay team came home with the silver medal Saturday by placing second at the State Track & Field Championships at the University of Texas.

The quartet of Deionte Thompson, Thomarcus Fontenot, Chris James and Johnnie Shaw ran a time of 1:27.57 to finish second behind Kennedale, which ran a swift 1:27.33.

Mustang Will Johnson took fifth in the 300-meter hurdles, running a 39.92. Gilmer’s Nick Smith won with a 38.34.

Lady Mustang LaShya Cole took seventh in the triple jump, going 36-7 1/4. Columbus’ Axel Feleicenne won with a stunning leap of 40-11 1/4.