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story.lead_photo.caption Liberty-Eylau runner Laqukeisha Jeffery competes in the 100-meter dash at a track meet hosted by Liberty-Eylau High School on Wednesday afternoon in Texarkana. Photo by Kelsi Brinkmeyer / Texarkana Gazette.

TEXARKANA, Texas — After a morning shower, the first day of the District 15-4A track meet at Harris Field was able to finish as expected.

After the first day, Paris leads the bunch with 64 points in the boys bracket. Gilmer is second with 44 points, Liberty-Eylau in third place with 35 points, Pittsburg is in fourth with 33 points, Pleasant Grove is in fifth place with 19 points and North Lamar finishes the day sixth with 18 points.

L-E led the girls with 68 points, Gilmer is in second place with 53 points, North Lamar in third place with 50 points, Pittsburg is in fourth place 31 points, Pleasant Grove in fifth place with 11 points and Paris is in sixth place with four points.

The running finals are scheduled for today, back at Liberty-Eylau.

In the boys division, Liberty-Eylau's Semaj Rose placed third with a distance of 19-11.5.

Liberty-Eylau, Pleasant Grove, and Pittsburg runners compete in the 100-meter dash at a track meet Wednesday afternoon in Texarkana. The event was hosted by Liberty-Eylau High School.
Photo by Kelsi Brinkmeyer/Texarkana Gazette.

PG's Ben Bricker won the high jump with a height of 6-0.

L-E's Jeavon Stewart won the triple jump with a distance of 39-6.5.

Beck Brooks placed fourth in the 3200 meters with a time of 11:00.51.

On the girls' side, L-E's Tamara Norris won the triple jump with a distance of 37-9 and teammates Myah Hurd finished third with a distance 33-6.5, while Indiyah Aldridge finished fourth with a distance of 32-11.5.

Norris placed second in the high jump for the Leopards with a height of 5-3 and also won the long jump with a distance of 17-0.5, while teammate Janiya Sanders placed fourth in the long jump with a distance of 16-5.25.

PG's Emma Hernard placed second in the 3200 meters with a time of 12:56.28.

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