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.
Northeast girls' relays blaze to wins
Northeast girls 4x100 relay team (Valentine Smith, Dajha Cobb, Taylor Williams and Trelynn Stephens) set a state Class 2A track meet record with a time of 49.33 in Friday's preliminary and easily captured the state championship Saturday with a time of 49.75. The Lady Vikings also won the 800-meter relay Saturday.
Stephens anchored both relays and won the 200 meter crown. Williams was second in the 100 to Haley Barker of Commerce.
BYFORD DOES IT AGAIN
Corbin Byford of Velma-Alma defended his title in the 400 meters with a winning time of 49.14, breaking the Class A state meet record that he set last year at 49.27.
THREE IN A ROW FOR MUEGGE
Marian Muegge of Deer Creek-Lamont won her third straight Class A state championship in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.59. The junior also captured the 200-meter title Saturday with a time of 26.46, helping lead Deer Creek-Lamont to the team championship.
GUM WINS THIRD STRAIGHT
Frontier's Jalissa Gum won her third consecutive title in the 400-meter run. The junior also defended her title in 800-meter run and just failed to repeat in the 200 meters, finishing second to Muegee.
LYNN BREAKS OWN RECORD
Checotah Lynn of Velma-Alma broke a 30-year-old Class A state track meet record Friday with time of 14.44 in the 110-meter hurdles preliminary.
On Saturday, Lynn broke the record again by winning the state championship in a time of 14.11. Lynn also won the 300 meters hurdles crown on Saturday.
MORE CROWNS FOR THE CUSTARS
Jaren Custar of Sharon-Mutual captured her second straight crown in the Class A shot put Saturday with a toss of 37-07.25. She won the discus state championship on Friday.
Her younger brother, John, won his second consecutive state title in the shot put on Friday.
SIX GOLDS OVERALL
Deer Creek-Lamont's Baileigh Hutchison finished her high school career as a six-time state champion. She was part of Deer Creek-Lamont's winning 3,200-meter relay squad this year as well as in 2009 and 2010.
She won individual titles in the 3200 meters in 2009 and 2011 and in the 1,600 meters in 2009.
STATE ACADEMIC CHAMPS
Boise City and Fairview were the boys' state academic champions in track. Woodland and Ripley were the girls' academic champions.