By Doug Eaton
The Jenks Lady Trojans track team edged out the Union girls to grab the 2021 Frontier Conference Track & Field Championship at Union High School. Team results were Jenks 172 points, Union 165, Broken Arrow 125.5, Owasso 81, Sapulpa 65, Bixby 56.6, Bartlesville 54, Sand Springs 23, Booker T. Washington 21 and Muskogee 17.
Jenks took advantage of its team depth by winning two relays, the 4×400 meter and 4×800 meter relays. Other Lady Trojans claiming first places included Magnolia Crissup (400 meter dash); Maddie Hanger (300 meter hurdles) and Avery Mazzei (3200 meter run).
Union’s Amiyah Norwood (shot put and discus) and Layne Kirkendoll (long jump and high jump) were the meet’s only double winners.
On the boys’ side, the Union Redskins captured the conference championship with 194 points, followed by Broken Arrow 152.5, Owasso 133.5; Jenks 105, Bixby 93, Sapulpa 39; Bartlesville 30, Muskogee 26; Booker T. Washington 16 and Sand Springs 14.
The Union Redskins utilized their sprint speed to win two relays (4×100 meter and 4×400 meter) and the 100 meter dash (Jayden Rowe). Union’s field event strength helped win three events. Gabe Ford was a double winner (shot put and discus) and Ethan Sorrels took first in the high jump.
Blake Feron of Broken Arrow was also a double event winner as he captured both the 1600 meter run and 3200 meter run.
JENKS QUICK HITS: Jenks won the 6A state baseball championship with a 9-6 win against Mustang in May. An article will appear in the next issue of the Jenks District Gazette.