Little All-City: Centennial's Audrianna Morgan juggles busy sports lineup

Track is where her self-motivation shows the biggest returns. Morgan won three medals at the Class 3A state meet.
by Scott Wright Published: June 6, 2013
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Audrianna Morgan keeps finding ways to push herself.

This past school year, the Centennial junior did it by competing in four sports — volleyball, cross country, basketball and track.

But the latter is where her self-motivation shows the biggest returns. Morgan won three medals at the Class 3A state meet, including her third straight gold medal in the 100 meters, to earn The Oklahoman's Little All-City Girls Track Athlete of the Year.

“She has God-given talent, and you don't have to do much as a coach,” said Centennial track coach Taffy Harman. “She has a great work ethic. She brings others up around her.

“The relay team probably wouldn't have existed if it hadn't been for Audrianna pushing them to do it. It's just a joy to coach her.”

Morgan admits being a four-sport athlete isn't easy, especially with volleyball and cross country overlapping in the fall.

“It was challenging,” she said. “I was trying to keep myself in shape. Fall was the toughest, because cross country is very much a mental sport, and it drains you. Trying to practice that and volleyball at the same time — whew!”

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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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