Tag: Shantel Swift
Congratulations to Shantel Swift, who placed 2nd in the 400m (with a personal record of 56.76), 4th in the 100m and 2nd in the Triple jump at the Region IV track and field meet. She will be headed to the state meet in two weeks to compete as well as boys 3200m winner Austin Wells. Shantel also represented Clark at the Cross Country state meet in the fall.
Also at the regional meet, the boys 4×100 placed 6th and Presely Miller placed 6th in the 100m hurdles.
GOOD JOB, COOGS and GOOD LUCK SHANTEL!
Congratulations to the Clark Cougar boys varsity track and field who brought home the district 27-5A title for the first time in 20 years. The win was set up by several wins in the field events and a gold medal in the 3200m by Austin Wells, and the sprinters carried the baton from there.
Brandon Yates took gold in the 200m, Ben Deschner took gold in the 400m, Presley Miller took gold in the 110m hurdles and bronze in the 300m hurdles, and the Clark 4 x 100 relay team took gold as well.
The Clark girls team placed 6th at the district meet. Shantel Swift placed 1st in the 100m, 3rd in the 200m and 1st in the 400m.
Congratulations to the Cougars and Coach Allen and Wilson for a great district win.
On the first day of the 27-5A Track and Field district meet, Cougars stood on the winner’s platform often on their way to district awards and regional appearances. Shantel Swift took gold in the Triple Jump with a distance of 37-6.5 feet. Sean Campell wore silver in the Shot Put with a distance of 46-6.25 with Stuart Cram taking bronze at 45-9. Nathan Barrientez threw the discus 142-6.75 feet to win the event.
Austin Wells continued his winning ways with a first place in the 3200m race with a time of 9:27:13
More track events are scheduled for today (below)as the meet continues with the Clark boys team heavily favored to win the district title.
- 6:00 PM 400 Meter Relay
- 6:15 PM 800 Meter Run
- 6:35 PM 100 Meter Hurdles
- 6:45 PM 110 Meter Hurdles
- 6:55 PM 100 Meter Dash
- 7:10 PM 800 Meter Relay
- 7:25 PM 400 Meter Dash
- 7:40 PM 300 Meter Hurdles
- 7:55 PM 200 Meter Dash
- 8:10 PM 1600 Meter Run
- 8:35 PM 1600 Meter Relay
Go get ‘em, Coogs!
It was a great Saturday for Clark track at Mata Stadium as they finished first out of 14 teams in the Edgewood Relays. Among the top finishers of the day were William Young who placed first in the Triple Jump, Malcolm Eatman who finished first in the 100 meter, Austin Wells finished first in the 3200 meter and second in the 1600 meter, Ben Deschner was first in the 400 meter and Presley Miller came in first in the 110 hurdles. The Clark relay teams finished first in both the 400 meter and 800 meter races. Brandon Yates took second place in the 200 meter and Ryan Pavlich finished third in the 800 meter. More..
The Clark Cougar varsity Cross Country competed in the 27-5A district meet. Shantel Swift finished 7th for the girls, and Austin Wells finished 2nd for the boys. They will advance to the Regional meet to be held next Saturday at the National Shooting Complex near Taft High School.
Congratulations to these two Cougars and Coach Anne Ager and the entire Cross Country team on a very successful season!
The Clark Cross Country team got off to a great start in some oppressive heat on Saturday at the Northside Invitational at Gustafson Stadium. Austin Wells finished first among varsity boys in the meet, with a final kick that pushed him ahead of the pack. Among varsity girls Shantel Swift finished 4th. Next up for the team is the Northeast ISD meet on September 10th.
Clark track and field athletes Shantel Swift and Austin Wells have been busy running and jumping this summer and the result is a trip to New Orleans in August for the AAU Junior Olympic Games. Swift has qualified in the Triple Jump, placing second at the National Qualifier competition at Judson last weekend. Wells placed first in the 3000 meter run to qualify for the Junior Olympics.
They will join athletes in as many as 19 different categories of sports competition beginning July 28th and running through August 6th.
Shantel will be a senior at Clark in the fall and Austin will be a junior. WAY TO GO!!!
The Clark Cougars boys 4×100 relay team took 2nd place at the regional track meet at Alamo stadium. Junior Brandon Yates, junior Brian Socha, junior Travis Cooke and senior Ryan Jones ran a time of 42.39, missing first place by just seven one-hundredths. With the win, they advance to the state meet. This is the first time a Clark relay team has qualified for the state meet in the history of the school.
Overall, Clark boys track tied for 7th place with Stevens.
Brandon Yates just missed a state appearance in the 200m by placing 3rd, fractions of a second behind the 2nd place runner. Other Clark athletes who placed well included Shantel Swift and Austin Wells.
You can find more results here.
The Clark boys track and field team placed 3rd at the District Meet this week and will send several athletes to the Regional Meet. Top results included: 2nd place for Brandon Yates in the 200 meter (22.08), 2nd place for Ben Deschner in the 400 meter (51.77), 3rd place for Austin Wells in the 1600 meter (4:28.27) and 2nd place for Wells in the 3200 meter (9:35.95), 1st place for Kyle Rutledge in the High Jump (6’2″), 2nd place for Jimmy Kueber in the Shot Put (48′ 9.5″), 2nd place for Kueber in the Discus (148′ 5″), 2nd place for the 4×100 Relay (42.38) and 2nd place for the 4×200 Relay (1:29.38) – Relay team is Brian Socha, Brandon Yates, Travis Cooke and Malcolm Eatman. (continue reading…)
For the second time in as many meets, the Clark Cougar boys 4x100m relay team (Travis Cooke, Brandon Yates, Malcolm Eatman, and Brian Socha) set a new Clark record at the NEISD Relays. Their time of 42.27 beat the previous record, which they set this weekend in the SAISD meet (42.37). Prior to that, the record was 42.50 set in 2005 by Adam Sauer, Brandon Mills, Ross Vale and Jerrell Wilkerson.
Austin Wells also broke the 1600m record at the South San meet on March 4th. He ran a 4:25.43 which broke the old record held by Jesse Mader set in 2000 with a time of 4:27.06.
Several other Cougars also did well at the NEISD Relays. (continue reading…)