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Local Track Club is off to a Great Start!

May 3, 2009

The Spring-Klein based Texas Stallions have good start to summer track season.

 

Spring, TX, May 3, 2009. – Nineteen local athletes were involved in their first meets of the Season—Houston Heat meet held on April 25 and Houston Pacesetter meet held on May 2. Though the Stallions season got off to a late start, their season start shows lots of promise for the coming months.

The Stallions first meet of the season was a USA Track & Field, Inc. (USATF) sanctioned event held by the Houston Heat at Dekaney High School with a variety of track and field events for youth 5 – 19 years old. Ten boys and six girls took part in events that were held by age groups: Primary (5-8), Bantam (9-10), 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, and 17-18. Awards were given for the top-six finishers in each age group, except the primary division received awards for the top-six finishers in each heat. In all the stallions took home four top-six finishes.

The top-six finishers were: Ahmad Cummings, a primary boy, who took 6th place in the 400m with a time of 1:59 in his heats. Lavoxkeia Carnes a primary girl who to 2nd in her heat in the 100m with a time of 16.81 and was the 5th place overall winner in the 100m and 4th in the 400m with a time of 1:21.76. Jarius Chevalier an intermediate boy took 4th place in the 1500m with a time of 6:26.

In their second meet the Texas Stallions participated in an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) sanctioned event held by the Houston Pace Setters at Aldine High School, Bill Smith Stadium. Awards were given for the top-six finishers in each age group. In all the stallions took home seven top-six finishes.

The top-six finishers were: Lavoxkeia Carnes a primary girl who took 3rd place in the 100m with a time of 16.72 seconds and 2nd place in the 400m with a time of 1:16. Christopher Ward a bantam boy was 5th in the 1500m with a time of 6:16.96. LaMika LaFrance took 4th place in the midget girls 100m with a time of 14.8 and 2nd place in the 200m with at time of 29.53. Youth boys Alexander Brooks took 2nd place in the 1500m with at time of 5:18.70 and Anthony Grant took 4th place in the shot put with a throw of 10’ 4”.

The Stallions can be seen next Saturday, May 9, 2009 at the USATF Sanctioned event held by the Northwest Flyers. The meet will be held at Klein Memorial Stadium, 16503 Stuebner Airline Road, Spring, TX 77379 at 8:30 am. The Texas Stallions Stable consists of Adam White, Ahmad Cummings, Alexander Brooks, Anthony Grant, Audreanecia Hagan, Brittany Collins, Christopher Collins, Christopher Ward, Hunter Cork, Jarius Chevalier, Jonathan Carnes, Kaleb Bryant, Kaylan Harris, LaKayla LaFrance, LaMika LaFrance, Lavoxkeia Carnes, and Zhanna Brooks.

A youth Track and Field Club, the Texas Stallions are based in Spring Texas. Practices are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at Klein Oak High School and Klein Collins High School respectively. Athlete registration and sponsor opportunities still exist, if you are interested in being a part of the Texas Stallions team please contact our registrar Erica Skinner at (832)-866-2026 or email txstallions@att.net.
About the Texas Stallions Youth Track Club
The Texas Stallions Youth Track Club is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is sanctioned by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Gulf Association and the USA Track and Field (USATF) Gulf Association youth track programs for boys and girls from ages 6 to 18 years old. Our track club is dedicated to the development of youth track and field athletes in the North Houston area. Our objectives are: to challenge our youth through track and field, and to strive for excellence in every life endeavor; to teach fundamental track and field principles that will equip youth athletes with the skills to compete on a national level; To develop the minds and bodies for future leadership athletic training and discipline; and to develop a spirit of competitiveness that will foster a desire to always strive for excellence. Our website is located at http://www.eteamz.com/txstallionstrack/

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