High school notebook: Edmond Memorial has strong showing at Texas Relays

Edmond Memorial sprinter Robert Charlton ran the 100 meters in 10.85 seconds Saturday to finish fifth in the event at the Texas Relays in Austin, one of the biggest high school meets in Texas.
by Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh Published: March 30, 2014
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Edmond Memorial sprinter Robert Charlton ran the 100 meters in 10.85 seconds Saturday to finish fifth in the event at the Texas Relays in Austin, one of the biggest high school meets in Texas.

Charlton, a junior, ran a time of 10.87 seconds in the preliminary round to qualify in the eighth spot.

In addition, the Bulldogs’ 3,200-meter relay team took fifth with a time of 8:01.28. The team consisted of Ryan Nielson, Gabe Thompson, Harrison Pierce and Grey Howard.

Charlton, Howard, Nielson and Jordan Reed took eighth in the 1,600 medley relay at 3:31.94.

The Edmond Memorial girls’ 1,600-meter medley relay team of Morganne Mukes, Ricki Scheef, Mia Mukes and Clara O’Connor was eighth at 4:08.52.

OGBCA All-State teams announced

The Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches Association announced the rosters for this summer’s All-State games Friday, along with coaches’ awards and the 2014 Hall of Fame inductees.

The Hall of Fame inductees include Boyd Houser of Tishomingo, Harley Justice of Oilton, Carole Carter of Norman and Terrell Lester of the Tulsa World.

Newkirk’s Dwight Winburn and Cheyenne/Reydon’s Gary Boggess each received the Charles K. Heatly Award.

Coach of the Year awards went to Ada’s Christie Jennings and Cordell’s Jana Rogers. Assistant Coach of the Year honors went to Fort Gibson’s Chuck London and Cordell’s Darcie Fuller.

Junior High Coach of the Year awards were given to Vinita’s Nathan Wiley and Weatherford’s Shelly Pond.

Here are the rosters for the All-State teams:

Large East: Toree Thompson, Broken Arrow; McKenzie Cooper, Shawnee; Faith Ihim, Tulsa Memorial; Janee Arnold, Tulsa East Central; Dru Clark, Sand Springs; Esther Uduomah, Tulsa Union; Cornequa Finch, Tulsa Edison; Taylor Henderson, Sapulpa; Alexandra Nakvinda, Bartlesville; Jordan Doyle, Broken Arrow

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by Scott Wright
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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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by Jacob Unruh
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Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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