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April 11, 2014

JMS Track: Podium finishes and shattered school records for Braves


Jacksonville Middle School's 8th-grade Braves' track and field team finished in second place, scoring 1113 points, at the recent Distirct 16-4A meet held in Whitehouse.

The JMS 7th-grade boys garnered 105 points and notched a third-place effort.

According to Phil Nash, JMS athletic coordinator, three school records were set at the meet and numerous personal bests were attained as the middle schoolers continue to prepare to become Fightin' Indians.


JMS 8th-grade boys results

High Jump — 1. Jaeshun Bush,5'-06”

Triple Jump — 3. Emilio Meza, 34'-7.5”; 6. Izayah Mayfield, 34'

Shot Put — 5. Tolliver Thirkill, 37'-3”; 6. Manuel Giron, 36'-6”

Discus — 6. Thirkill, 99' 1.25”

2400m Run — 4. Brady Robinson, 9.14

4X100 m Relay — 1. Fermin Chaparro, Deahvion Spencer, Rashadrick Lane, Mayfield, 47.58

800m Run — 2. Leonel Velazquez, 2.28; 6. Bobby Jackson, 2.35

110m Hurdles — 4. Bush, 19.49; 6. Casey Johnson, 19.93

100m Dash — 2. Mayfield (NEW SCHOOL RECORD), 11.76; 5. Alvinci Francis,12.29

4X200m Relay — 2. Giron, Jordan Meza, Francis, Mayfield, 1:39.92

400m Run — 1. Giron (NEW SCHOOL RECORD), 56.73.

300m Hurdles — 5. Bush, 51.94

200m Dash — 5. J. Meza, 26.17

Mile Run — 4. Robinson, 5.42; 5. Velazquez, 5.43

Mile Relay — 4. Giron, Cade Chandler, Bush, Chaparro (team record), 4:03.69


Personal Bests

Bush — High Jump, 110m Hurdles

Thirkill — Discus

Giron — 400m Run

Johnson – 300M Hurdles

Velazquez, Robinson, David Rodriquez — Mile Run



JMS 7th-grade boys results

Long Jump — 5. Taqualan Thompson, 15'-3.5”

Shot Put — 1. Pee Wee Fuller, 37'-2.5”; 3. LaTeris Castleberry, 36'-3”; 3. Thompson, 34' 9.5”

Discus — 1. Castleberry, 86'-.50”; 3. Fuller, 81'-4”

4X100m Relay — 5.Ben Mendoza, Deshawn McCuin, Fuller, Francisco Garcia, 54.61

800m Run — 3. Sam Baker, 2.33

100m dash — 3. Thompson, 12.65

400m Run — 1. Thompson (NEW SCHOOL RECORD), 59.30

Mile Relay — 5. Baker, Jovaney Hernandez, Tacameron Stubblefield, Thompson, 4:37.99


Personal Bests

Castleberry — Shot Put

Baker — 800m Run, 300m Hurdles

Mendoza — 100m Dash, 200m Dash

Thmpson — 400m Dash

McCuin— 200m Dash

Hernandez — 200m Dash

Uriel Martinez— Mile Run






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