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Emmanuella Njenje Smashes Oklahoma Girls 400 Record At State Meet

By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor

Emmanuella Njenje starred at the Oklahoma state track and field championships with a big effort in the 6A 400 meters final that brought with it a new all-time state best 54.07 seconds. 

Njenje also won the 200 meters in 23.83 and in the prelims she went 23.58 in a wind-aided race.

Elijah Green of Classen SAS edged out Lincoln Christian’s Jackson Strode in a competitive 4A boys 400 meters final, 48.72 seconds to 48.94. 

Evan Keefe of Hilldale won the 4A discus with 174-8 and was second in the shot put with 54-8. 

Andy Bass led Heritage Hall to the 3A boys title. He won the 100 meters in 10.56 and the 200 in 21.74 in wind-aided finals. He also was part of the winning 4×100 relay and second-place 4×200. 

Victory Christian won the 3A girls crown with Kallista Frye making trips to the top of the podium for winning the 100 meters (12.12w) and the 200 (24.84w). She also helped Victory win the 4×100 and 4×200 relays. 

Kileigh Mixon led the Stroud girls to the 2A team title with her wins in the 100-meter hurdles (15.15) and the high jump (5-4). She also was second in the long jump (18-0) and was on the winning 4×100 relay team. 

Hooker freshman Keilan Robinson won the 2A 200 final in 22.24 seconds. He was also on three winning relay teams as the Bulldogs won the team title. 

Zane Zamarski of Southwest Covenant doubled up in the 2A throws, winning the discus with 165-8 and the shot put with 53-5.25. 

Jagger Worley of Carnegie ran 1:54.90 to win the 2A boys 800 final. 

The Ringling Public boys built their repeat 1A title on relays, winning the 4×100 and 4×200. Kaden Barron and Caleb Taylor went 1-3 in the 110-meter hurdles; William Davis and Kysen Fincher finished 2-3 in the pole vault.

Shaylin Petty helped Seiling to another 1A girls title, winning the 400 meters in 58.95 seconds and taking second in the 800 (2:20.50. She also anchored winning 4×400 and 4×800 relay teams. 

May Pachner of Shattuck jumped 11-7 to win the 1A pole vault title. 

Team Champions

Class 6A – Union boys 108.5 points, Edmond Memorial girls 113 points – RESULTS

Class 5A – Coweta boys 88 points, Bishop Kelley girls 105 points – RESULTS

Class 4A – Lincoln Christian boys 111 points, Cache girls 94.5 points – RESULTS

Class 3A – Heritage Hall boys 116 points, Victory Christian girls 80 points – RESULTS

Class 2A – Hooker boys 117 points, Stroud girls 91…

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