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Texan Track & Field Teams Compete at Regional Meet

April 22, 2024

Senior Baylee Gold qualified for the 4A State Track Meet by finishing first in the 100-meter hurdles at the Region IV Meet in Kingsville. This will be the second consecutive year for Gold to run at the state meet in this event. In 2023, she participated as a late call-up replacement at the meet and finished 7th. Gold ran the finals race in a time of 15.17 seconds, which is equal to her personal best in the event. Gold also scored points at the regional meet in the triple jump, placing sixth.

Also scoring (top-six) at the regional meet were: Nolan Waida, who placed third in triple jump; Jackson LaBouliere who was fourth in shot put; Juniper Daniel who was fourth in high jump; Cash Toomey, who was fourth in pole vault, and the girls 4x400 relay team of Addison Laney, Jade Duncan, Samantha Hutchinson, and Laney Hennessee who placed fifth. Sixth place finishers were: The girls 4x200 relay team of Lauren Foster, Laney, Hutchinson, and Hennessee; AJ Hanle in both the mile and the 800 meters; Hennessee in the long jump; and Charlie Hanle in pole vault.

Full results are online here. In addition, the Refugio Sports Network streamed the running finals online here. All of those who competed at the regional meet are below:

4x100 Meter Relay

Boys - Ethan Talley, Landon Johnson, Daniel Effiom, Gage Weaver
Prelims - 11th, 43.52


4x200 Meter Relay

Girls - Lauren Foster, Addison Laney, Samantha Hutchinson, Laney Hennessee
Prelims - 6th, 1:43.97
Finals - 6th, 1:44.92

Boys - Ethan Talley, Landon Johnson, Lucas Brookshier, Nolan Waida
Prelims - 9th, 1:30.40


4x400 Meter Relay

Girls - Addison Laney, Jade Duncan, Samantha Hutchinson, Laney Hennessee
Prelims - 1st, 4:01.45
Finals - 5th, 4:00.44

Boys - Dane Dugger, Benji Olmedo-Barraco, Ethan Talley, Nolan Waida
Prelims - 7th, 3:28.11
Finals - 7th, 3:28.45


1600 Meters

6th - AJ Hanle, 4:34.82


800 Meters

10th - Allison Dodds, 2:29.23

6th - AJ Hanle, 2:01.66


300 Meter Hurdles

10th (Prelims) - Reid Leinneweber, 42.16


200 Meters

Gage Weaver
Prelims - 8th, 22.75
Finals - DNS


100 Meter Hurdles

Baylee Gold
Prelims - 1st, 15.24
Finals - 1st, 15.17


Shot Put

4th - Jackson LaBouliere, 51-3.50



9th - Hunter Blundell, 133-5


High Jump

4th - Juniper Daniel, 5-4


Long Jump

6th - Laney Hennessee, 18-2.25

7th - Nolan Waida, 21-7
15th - Ethan Talley, 16-9.25


Triple Jump

6th - Baylee Gold, 37-0

3rd - Nolan Waida, 44-9.75


Pole Vault

11th - Risa Espinoza, 9-0
No Height - Jessica Culp

4th - Cash Toomey, 14-0
6th (tie) - Charlie Hanle, 13-6


Girls Team Standings
1st - Iowa Colony, 74 points
2nd - Sealy, 67 points
3rd - Fredericksburg, 58 points
11th - Wimberley, 22 points

Boys Team Standings
1st - Iowa Colony, 113 points
2nd - Boerne, 44 points
3rd (tie) - Stafford, 42 points
3rd (tie) - La Feria, 42 points
14th Wimberley, 16.50 points