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Class A-2A state track notebook: Heartbreak at the finish line for Weleetka's TeAndre Lucas

Weleetka’s TeAndre Lucas collapsed on the track and stayed there for several seconds, writhing in pain, before getting up and limping over the finish line. His time was 58.02. Lucas had the fastest qualifying time in Friday’s preliminary at 11.37.
by Ed Godfrey Published: May 10, 2014
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Weleetka’s TeAndre Lucas was just a few steps away from becoming the state champion in the Class A 100-meter dash and possibly setting the state meet record when he pulled up and grabbed his hamstring.

Lucas collapsed on the track and stayed there for several seconds, writhing in pain, before getting up and limping over the finish line. His time was 58.02. Lucas had the fastest qualifying time in Friday’s preliminary at 11.37.

Ramy Anderson of Texhoma won Saturday’s finals with a time of 11.11.

REESE BECOMES THREE-TIME CHAMPION

Baylor Reese of Fairview won the discus for the third consecutive year and broke her own state meet record from a year ago with a toss of 140-7. Her previous state meet was 138-3.

THE ASKA REIN CONTINUES AT COYLE

Sophomore Tyra Aska of Coyle won three golds and one silver Saturday. Aska won the 100 and anchored the winning 400 and 800 relay teams. She finished second in the 200, leading her team to a third place finish in Class A.

Her older sister, Taren, ran the second leg on both winning relay teams. Their brother, Tony, plays basketball at Redlands Community College in El Reno.

TONKAWA’S REESE FINISHES WITH 13 GOLDS

Omega Reese of Tonkawa finished her sensational high school career with three more gold medals, giving her a total of 13.

Reese anchored Tonkawa’s winning 1600 relay Saturday, a race the Buccaneers won for the third straight year. She also anchored the 3200 winning relay on Friday — a race Tonkawa won for the fourth straight time with Reese — and captured the 800 on Saturday.

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by Ed Godfrey
Copy Editor, Outdoors Editor, Rodeo, River Sports Reporter
Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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