Class 2A-A state track notebook: Coyle's Magnus Scott sets another record, wins two golds

After breaking the Class A state track meet record in the 100 meter preliminary on Friday, Coyle's Magnus Scott set the 200-meter record Saturday with a winning time of 21.77, breaking the old mark of 21.95.
BY ED GODFREY Modified: May 5, 2012 at 6:41 pm •  Published: May 5, 2012
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After breaking the Class A state track meet record in the 100 meter preliminary on Friday, Coyle's Magnus Scott set the 200-meter record Saturday with a winning time of 21.77, breaking the old mark of 21.95.

Scott also tied the record he set Friday in the 100-meters in winning the state championship Saturday in a time of 10.60. It was the third consecutive 100-meter title and second straight 200-meter crown for Scott, who has received numerous scholarship offers from such schools as Arkansas, Kansas State and Syracuse.

Coyle's 4x100 relay finished second to Velma-Alma Saturday, although Scott made up a lot of ground running the anchor leg and nearly caught the leader at the finish line.

VELMA-ALMA, HENNESSEY WIN SECOND STRAIGHT TITLES

Both the Velma-Alma boys and Hennessey girls track teams repeated as state champions Saturday.

Velma-Alma's boys ran away from the Class A field, scoring 136 points. Cherokee was a distance second with 59.

Deer-Creek Lamont captured the Class A girls crown.

THREE STRAIGHT FOR TIMBERLAKE RELAY, HURDLER

Timberlake's 4x100 meter relay won its third straight state crown. Hannah Jo Berg, Kylee Severin and Kayla Castle have been members of all three winning squads while Kelsey Castle has been on the relay the past two seasons.

Kayla Castle, a junior, also won her third straight state championship in both the 300 and 100-meter hurdles and made it look easy.

Castle said hurdling always has seemed natural to her.

"I've always had the form and everything," she said. "I was already four stepping hurdles in the fifth grade and that is what high schoolers do.".

REESE WINS FOUR GOLDS

Omega Reese of Tonkawa captured four gold medals on Saturday, winning the 800 and 400 meter runs while also being part of Tonkawa's state champion 3,200 and 1,600 meter relay teams. Another member of the relay teams, McKenzie Cranford, won the 100-meter high hurdles Saturday. Chandler Tarrant and Deborah Means also were on the relay squads.



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