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Resendiz wins shot

Fellow sophomore Hannah Whitaker takes second


Purcell Sophomore Ella Resendiz was crowned a State Champion at the meet finishing first in the shot put with a 38’ 2” effort.

Her Dragon teammate and fellow sophomore Hannah Whitaker was runner-up in the shot with a heave of 37’ 4 3/4”.

“Ella surpassed her personal best mark by 1’ 1” while Hannah topped her personal record by 2’ 8”,” head track coach Mandy Clay said.

Resendiz finished fifth in the discus with a throw of 103’ 11”.

Sophomore Tinley Winters placed 12th in the discus with a throw of 95’10”.

Senior Hayden Ice placed third in the shotput with a distance of 49’6 1/4”.

Sophomore Parker Page was eighth in the shot with a throw of 46’1 3/4”.

Sophomore Erick Suarez finished 12th in the 3200 meter race (11:20) and 13th in the 1600 meters (4:55.47).

Purcell’s 4x800 meter relay team of Carlos Pacheco, Ty Jasperson, Josh Hamilton and Suarez placed 11th with a time of 8:56.72.


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