Six Leander ISD athletes qualify for state track meet

Glenn and Leander each represented by tow athletes


Six track athletes from four Leander ISD high schools qualified for the UIL Track & Field State Meet.

Cedar Park, Leander, Vandegrift and Glenn will be represented when the two-day meet gets started on May 11 at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas. 

Leander’s Elizabeth Roca will compete in the 400-meter dash after qualifying with a time of 56.64 seconds fellow Lion Gavin Davis will run in the boys’ 400-meter dash with following a seed time of 48.94 seconds. 

Vandegrift’s Jordan Mathis will run in the one mile and two mile runs, qualifying for the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:02.32 and the 3200 meter run with a time of 10:53.86.

Cedar Park freshman Kaitlyn Childress will represent the Timberwolves in both distance events as she finished the 3200-meter run in 11:08.83 and the 1600 meter run in 5:11.57.

Glenn sophomore Gabrielle Thomas qualified in three events, running the 100-meter dash in 12.51 seconds, jumping 17 feet, 11.5 inches in the long jump and finishing with a mark of 38 feet, 9 inches in the triple jump. 

Grizzlies freshman Chloe Coffee jumped 5 feet, 4 inches to qualify in the high jump. 

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