From Staff Reports
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).