State track meet: Runners to watch at Class A-2A and Class 3A-4A meets

by Scott Wright Published: May 8, 2014
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Here are some metro-area track and field athletes to watch at the Class A-2A and 3A-4A track meets. Both meets run Friday and Saturday. The A-2A meet is at Carl Albert, the 3A-4A meet is at Moore:

BOYS

•Collin Andrews, Blanchard, 4A: Coming off a regional double in the 100 and 200 meters.

Dameko Doddles, Douglass, 4A: Looking to contend in the high jump and long jump.

Anthonio Humphrey, Douglass, 4A: Has been the state’s best 800-meter runner the last two seasons.

Kaden Jackson, Kingfisher, 4A: The junior is looking for his third straight shot put title, having neared the 56-foot mark this season.

Terrance Jones, Star Spencer, 4A: Hoping to contend in both hurdle events.

Clifford Porter, Douglass, 4A: Sophomore will contend in the 100, 200 and 400.

Dalton Stout, Bethany, 4A: Has the potential to break the 50-second mark in the 400.

Devion Smith, John Marshall, 4A: Dangerously fast in the hurdle events.

Veshaw Blackshire, Chandler, 3A: Among the top 400 runners in the 3A field.

Travis Cotton, Perkins, 3A: Sprinter looking to be in the mix in the 100 and 200.

Sam Donley, Heritage Hall, 3A: Should be in the mix for a long-jump title.

Kyle McKinley, Heritage Hall, 3A: One of the few small-school runners who can go below 2 minutes in the 800.

Domonique James, Heritage Hall, 3A: Regional runner-up looking to improve his 400 finish at state.

Corneilus McKiver, Centennial, 3A: Has been close to the 21-foot mark in the long jump.

Luke Parish, Jones, 3A: A speedy hurdler who has been in the mid-15-second range in the 110 hurdles.

Devon Bledsoe, Crescent, 2A: Has posted multiple 14-second times in the 110 hurdles.


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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