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More medals coming back to East Texas during Day 2 of Track and Field Championships

San Augustine’s JaToryia Barnes (center) collects a gold medal for the 2A triple jump.
San Augustine’s JaToryia Barnes (center) collects a gold medal for the 2A triple jump.(Tory Barnes, San Augustine ISD)
Published: May. 13, 2022 at 2:43 PM CDT|Updated: May. 14, 2022 at 2:45 AM CDT
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AUSTIN, Texas (KTRE) - San Augustine’s JaToryia Barnes was the first East Texan to collect gold during day two of the UIL Track and Field Championships.

Barnes collected gold in the 2A triple jump with a jump of 40′ 1.75″. This is the second straight triple jump state title for the San Augustine junior.

Barnes also picked up second place in the 2A long jump.

In the seated shot put, Woodville’s Ke’Sean Paire took home first with a throw of 28′2″. His mark was also a new state record. He edged out Cason Weatherton of Henderson and Canton’s Jaxson Hubble in the East Texas sweep of the podium.

In the racing events, Beckville’s J’Koby Williams brought home golf in the 2A 110m hurdles and the 300m hurdles. Victoria Byrd of Joaquin won first in the 100m dash. She also finished second in the 200m.

Other Day 2 medalist:

Jeremy Dezelle, Big Sandy, 2nd place 2A boys high jump. Tied on height with Weston Griffin of Era but lost out on first based on points.

Kianna Bennett - Shelbyville, 2nd place 2A Triple jump

Terry Bussey - Timpson, 2nd place 2A Triple jump

Amber Harris- Beckville, 3rd place 2A High jump

Victoria Byrd- Joaquin, 3rd place 2A Long Jump

Aiden Gray- Jacksonville, 2nd place 5A shot put

Calle Minter- Big Sandy, 2nd place 2A Pole Vault

Timpson 4x100- Dakovian Tutt, Ja’voskieon Howard, Braden Courtney, Terry Bussey, 3rd place 2A 4x100

Emily Pharris- Shelbyville, 3rd 2A 800m

Terry Bussey- Timpson, 3rd 2A 100m dash

Mihyia Davis - Lovelady, 3rd place 100m dash

DeKalon Taylor- Longview, 3rd 5A 100m dash

Shelbyville 4x200- Kylie Snell, Liela Klein, Carsey Lovell, Kiana Bennet, 3rd 2A 4x200

Timpson 4x200 - Dakovian Tutt, Hunter Tipton, Terry Bussey, Ja’voskieon Howard, 2nd 2A 4x200

Logan Rogers- Alto, 2nd 2A 300m hurdles

Beckville 4x400- Karter Jones, Aiden Brantley, J’Koby Williams, Ryan Harris, 3rd, 2A 4x400

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