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JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF

SAN ANTONIO — The Faith Academy girls track-and-field team continued its dominance of District 3-2A by winning another team title April 18. The boys were second.The Lady Flames earned 152 points, 49 more points than runner-up Austin Hill Country Christian.

“This was our eighth district championship in a row and ninth out of the last 10,” Faith head coach Steve McCannon said. “(It was) a solid team win with 15 different girls scoring points for us. I am really proud of this team for taking care of business and getting qualified in almost every event slot we need for region. The district has really grown over the years with 15 schools now competing.”

The Flames scored 94 points, while Boerne Geneva earned 103 points for the district championship.

The scoring came down to quantity vs. quality, Faith head coach Russ Roberts said. Faith has fewer but more quality athletes than other teams, he said. The bigger teams stacked their athletes in each event, outscoring the Flames. Faith has a total of nine boys on the squad.

“This is the second year in a row we scored more points per athlete than any other school,” Roberts said. “But we can’t win (the district championship) because we can’t get enough athletes.”

Athletes are limited to a total of five events, and the events can’t all be running or field events, Roberts said.

jfierro@thepicayune.com

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Faith Academy Lady Flames

The Faith Academy girls track-and-field team includes Hannah Long (kneeling, left), Kylie Cozby, Sarah Kiley, head coach Steve McCannon, Bailey Brinkley, Bekah Graham, assistant coach Mary Nunnally; Paloma Ortiz (standing, left), Gabby Sordelet, Stephanie Hughes, Peace Preston, Brandi Kuhlmann, Kylie Kirby, Sierra Brinkley, Hailey Shipley, Juliette Fisher, Christian Lykken, Priscilla Cordero, Rachel Ormsby and Valerie Moses. Courtesy photo

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Boys — 100: (1) Brian Freeman, 11.86; 200: (1) Royale Brown, 25.12; 400: (1) Brian Freeman, 52.66, (7) Jake Diamond, 58.41; 110 hurdles: (10) Tristian Wilson, 23.02; 300 hurdles: (5) Asa Ortiz, 47.73; 4×100 relay: (6) Faith (Jake Diamond, Gavin Henderson, Tristan Wilson, Cory Hoover), 56.18; 4×200 relay: (4) Faith (Jake Diamond, Royale Brown, Asa Ortiz, Nathanel Moses), 1:42.40; 4×400 relay: (1) Faith (Royale Brown, Asa Ortiz, Brian Freeman, Jake Diamond), 3:42; long jump: (4) Jake Diamond, 18-0; triple jump: (7) Brian Freeman, 36-2.25; shot put: (1) Hanner Shipley, 40-3.5, (9) Asa Ortiz, 29-10.5, (10) Gavin Henderson, 29-9.5; discus: (2) Hanner Shipley, 96-9, (10) Asa Ortiz, 78-3; pole vault: (1) Jake Diamond, 11-6. Girls — 100: (5) Gabby Sordelet, 14.53; 200: (3) Rachel Ormsby, 29.71, (6) Gabby Sordelet, 31.00; 400: (3) Juliette Fisher, 1:07.26, (4) Paloma Ortiz, 1:07.58, (6) Priscilla Cordero, 1:08.73; 800: (3) Christina Lykken, 2:37.01; 1,600: (5) Brandi Kuhlmann, 6:18.44, (6) Christina Lykken, 6:18.49; 3,200: (3) Brandi Kuhlmann, 13:50; 100 hurdles: (4) Hailey Shipley, 18.47, (5) Valerie Moses, 19.68, (6) Hannah Cozby, 20.09; 300 hurdles: (2) Kylie Cozby, 51.44, (3) Hailey Shipley, 53.04; 4×100 relay: (2) Faith (Sierra Brinkley, Rachel Ormsby, Kylie Cozby, Bailey Brinkley), 54.40; 4×200 relay: (1) Faith (Sierra Brinkley, Rachel Ormsby, Kylie Cozby, Bailey Brinkley), 1:54.24; 4×400 relay: (1) Faith (Sierra Brinkley, Juliette Fisher, Christina Lykken, Bailey Brinkley), 4:24.10; long jump: (4) Sarah Kiley, 14-9, (6) Hailey Shipley, 14-8; triple jump: (2) Sarah Kiley, 32-5, (6) Hailey Shipley, 31-3.25; high jump: (2t) Juliette Fisher, 4-8, (2t) Sarah Kiley, 4-8, (5t) Hannah Cozby, 4-6; shot put: (5) Rebecca Graham, 26-4, (6) Bailey Brinkley, 25-9; discus: (6) Rebecca Graham, 79-01; pole vault: (3) Rebecca Graham, 7-6

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UP NEXT: Regional Track and Field Meet in Halletsville, May 4, TBA

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