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Big All-City girls track first team

Take a closer look at the athletes who made the Big All-City girls track first team.
by Scott Wright Published: June 7, 2012

Athlete of the Year

Kirsten Burnett, Deer Creek

Class: Junior

Event: 100 meters

The story: Burnett followed up her strong sophomore season with an even better junior year, repeating as state champ in the 100 meters (12.30 seconds) and 200 meters (25.15), along with a pair of golds in the sprint relays to help Deer Creek to a second-place team finish, the best in school history.

Tyler Wisby, Edmond Santa Fe

Class: Junior

Event: 200 meters

The story: Wisby's run at a third-straight 400-meter title came up short, but she was runner-up in the 200 in 24.97 and anchored Santa Fe's winning 1,600 relay team that sealed the team's state championship.

Haley Woodard, Norman North

Class: Freshman

Event: 400 meters

The story: An all-around athlete, Woodard shocked the crowd at the state meet with a late pass of Wisby in the 400 to earn gold in a time 55.78.

Meredith Farley, Edmond North

Class: Senior

Event: 800 meters

The story: The 800 has been a strong event for Edmond North runners in recent years, and Farley continued that trend with her win at state in 2:16.35.

Tara Lewis, Edmond Memorial

Class: Senior

Event: 1,600 meters

The story: Always dangerous in the distance events, Lewis capped her senior season with a gold medal in the 1,600 in 5:06.53.

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by Scott Wright
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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