Hayes leaps for gold at Jesuit

by | Mar 29, 2022 | Latest, Sports

In the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays in Dallas, Plano East senior Aiden Hayes won gold in the boys 6A high jump (6’04”). More than 30 schools from Texas and Oklahoma met at Jesuit High School and the PESH track and field team finished in the top ten in 11 events. 

The team of Karis Jenkins, Janiya Richardson, Athena Hayes and Lesliunna Colbert placed third in the girls 4×200 relay (1:44.06). 

Jenkins, Richardson, Hayes, and Cassandra Lupo placed fourth in the girls 4×100 relay (48.48). Colbert, Richardson, Jenkins, and Hayes placed seventh in the girls 4×400 relay (4:05.54). Athena Hayes placed seventh in the girls’ high jump (5’). 

For the Panthers, JorDan Cruz finished fourth in the boys 6A 400-meter dash (51.03) followed by his teammate Luis Chamu in fifth (51.11). Tristan Martin placed fourth in the boys 6A high jump (6’02”). 

Izzy Mahdi placed seventh in the boys 6A 100-meter dash (10.98). The Panthers placed fourth in the boys 6A 4×400 relay (3:31.04) and fifth in the 4×100 relay (42.71).

Plano East finished ninth in the boys 6A standings with 32 points. Dallas Jesuit (98), Killeen Shoemaker (87) and Wylie (85) were the top three finalists. Highland Park (76), Lucas Lovejoy (66) and Crandall (62) were the top three finalists in the boys 5A standings. 

The Lady Panthers would finish 11th in the girls’ standings with 20 points. Prosper Rock Hill (93), Frisco Heritage (42) and Edmond Memorial from Oklahoma (42) were the top three finalists. Plano East’s next event is the Steve Telaneus Invitational on Friday, April 8th in Flower Mound.

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By T.R. Armstrong • [email protected]

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