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by | May 21, 2015 | Sports

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AUSTIN – Princeton was well represented in the Class 4A state meet at Mike A. Myers Stadium.

The duo of Lauryn Dixon and Shaycee Blankenship helped the Lady Panthers to a tie with Bridge City for 16th place with 14 points.

Dixon took home second place in the shot put with a throw of 134-07.

Finishing one spot back in the same event was Blankenship in third with a throw of 130-00.

One season ago, the junior took eighth on a distance of 116-06 in 3A.

In the top spot last week at the University of Texas at Austin was Yoakum’s Celine Markert at 149-10.

Princeton’s Derek Templeman wrapped up his high school career with a fifth place showing in the shot put.

His longest heave was 51-11.

Other distances were 49-01, 49-05.75, 50-08 and 51-01.75.

Princeton finished tied with Tatum, Anna, La Marque, Kilgore, Bullard and Stephenville for 52nd with two points each.

Earning medals (top three) were Little Cypress-Mauriceville’s Ethan Reed (57-07.50), Rio Hondo’s Michael Zuniga (54-10) and Sanger’s Lane Michna (52-09).

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