Jacob Cowing and P.J. Austin show off their gold medals.

 

The Arizona Interscholastic Association hosted the State Track and Field Championships on May 2-5 at Mesa Community College. The Maricopa High School boys finished seventh in the team standings, and the girls placed 36th. May 10, some participated in the Arizona Meet of Champions. The following athletes set a school, meet and/or state records in their events during the 2018 season:

Boys at State
Longman Pyne, Jacob Cowing, Phillip “P.J.” Austin, Francois (Frank) Jones, 4×100 Relay: 41.51 (best of meet, school record and 1st place)
Phillip “P.J.” Austin, senior, long jump: 24-1.25 (school record and 2nd place)
Logan Taylor, junior, 110-meter high hurdles: 14.64 (school record and 4th place)
Logan Taylor, junior, 300-meter low hurdles: 39.66 (school record and 5th place)

Logan Taylor

Girls at State
Shannon Coutré, junior, 400-meter dash: 58.82 (school record and qualified for final)
Italy Brookshire, junior, high jump: 5-2 (school record and seventh place)
Sydni Callis, Destinee Chavis, Jakayla Shaw, Shannon Coutré, 4×100 Relay: 50.30 (school record)

Shannon Coutre

Boys at Meet of Champions
Phillip “P.J.” Austin, senior, long jump: 24-1.25 (1st place)
Longman Pyne, Jacob Cowing, Phillip “P.J.” Austin, Francois (Frank) Jones, 4×100 Relay: 41.86 (1st place)
Logan Taylor, junior, 110-meter high hurdles: 14.74 (3rd place)

Girls at Meet of Champions
Italy Brookshire, junior, high jump: 5-2 (second place)

Boys 2018 Season
Jacob Cowing, junior, 100-meter dash: 10.87 (school record)
Francois (Frank) Jones, senior, 200-meter dash: 21.75 (school record)
Tylen Riley-Coleman, junior, shot put: 49-2.5 (school record and qualified for state)
Tylen Riley-Coleman, junior, discus: 144-4 (school record and qualified for state)
Devin Parady, senior, javelin: 152-0 (school record and qualified for state)
Samual Coles, senior, pole vault: 12-10 (school record and qualified for state)

Girls 2018 Season
Zanaa Ramirez, sophomore, 1-mile run: 6:28.15 (school record)
Tayler Riley-Coleman, sophomore, 100-meter intermediate hurdles: 17.52 (school record)
Ashlynn Jones, Zanaa Ramirez, Jakayla Shaw, Shannon Coutré, 4×400 Relay: 4:15.82 (school record and qualified for state)
Isabella Moe, sophomore, javelin: 85-4 (school record)


This item appears in the June issue of InMaricopa.

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