For a second-straight year, Kolten Booher was the top-scoring individual at the district track meet, earning 9-2A’s Top Dog Award following two days of competition April 10-12.
Booher is one of nine Bearcats and Lady Cats to qualify for the Region II meet at Tarleton State University in Stephenville April 27-28. Joyana Zamzow also earned a district championship and is one of two Lady Cats to earn a berth to regionals.
The top three finishers move on.
Booher earned gold medals in long jump, with a distance of 41 feet, 7 inches; and in triple jump, with 21-9 ¼. The senior Bearcat took silver medals in the 100-meter dash, with a time of 11.05 seconds; and as part of the 400 and 1,600 relay teams.
The 400 relay team of Booher, C.D. Crumpton, Coty McKelvey and Jameson Dowell finished with a 45.0. The 1,600 relay team of Booher, Timmy Duke, Chase Hawkins and Dowell took second with 3:38.56. Crumpton also placed fourth in the 100 with 11.32.
Duke earned a gold medal in the 110 hurdles with a time of 16.0, placed second in the 300 hurdles with a 41.66, second in long jump with 19-11 1/2., and sixth in high jump with 5-10. McKelvey took sixth in the 300 hurdles with 47.62.
Parker West earned a pair of silver medals in discus with 131-0, and shot put with 46-5.
Also competing for the varsity Bearcats, Tanner Ramos placed fourth in the 1,600 with a time of 5:13.11, and fifth in the 800 with 2:21.85. Ethan Crowley finished with 800 in sixth place with a time of 2:23.20.
The Bearcats finished second in the team standings with 123 points. Holliday earned the team title with 199 points. Krum took third with 118, Nocona finished fourth with 69, Ponder was fifth with 51, City View finished sixth with 45 and Alvord was seventh with 12 points.
Lady Cats Joyana Zamzow and Sierra Burkhart qualified for regional in varisty girls competition.
Zamzow earned a gold medal in triple jump with 33-2. Burkhart took a third place finish in high jump with 5 feet even.
Zamzow also took fourth place in the 400 with a time of 1:05.57, and sixth in the 200 with 28.67.
Cheyenne Barry finished fourth in the 300 hurdles with 52.93, and fifth in the 100 hurdles with 17.46.
The 1,600 relay team of Serenity McNett, Kailey Kirk, Burkhart and Zamzow finished fourth with a time of 4:31.05.
Alvord won its fifth-straight team championship with 204 points, followed by Krum with 150, Holliday with 105, Nocona with 59 and City View with 43. Henrietta finished sixth with 35 points, followed by Ponder with 18 points.
Junior Varsity Girls
Lady Cat Makenzie White earned a district championship in the JV shot put.
Bree Pollan, Josie Sanchez and Sara Mayes all earned fourth place finishes in their respective competitions. Pollan placed fourth in the 100, Sanchez competed in the 800, and Mayes finished fourth in discus. Mayes also earned a fifth place finish in the 800.