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Posted: Saturday, June 7, 2014 1:00 pm

With Anna Houston and Hannah Mayfield leading the way, the Union track Lady ’Cats tied for 11th place from the MSHSAA Class 3 state championships last weekend in Jefferson City.

“Our kids competed to the best of their ability,” Union Head Coach Chris Kelley said.

Union scored 20 points with Houston earning three medals and Mayfield securing one.

That helped Union score enough team points to tie Eldon for the 11th spot in the final team standings.

Grandview won the title at 63 while McCluer South-Berkeley was second at 58. Ste. Genevieve scored 53.5, Lutheran South was fourth at 51 and Festus rounded out the top five at 41.

A total of 59 schools scored team points in the meet.

Houston, a senior, earned three state medals in three of her four events.

“Houston came away with three state medals which gives her a career count of 10 state medals in four years,” Kelley said. “She’s the most decorated track and field athlete Union’s had, boy or girl. She’s done great things for the program and we wish her continued success in her future.”

Houston finished:

• Second in the 100-meter high hurdles;

• Fifth in the 300-meter low hurdles;

• Seventh in the triple jump; and

• 10th in the long jump.

“Anna ran a PR in the 100-hurdle finals for her second place finish,” Kelley said. “She just missed the finals in long jump but medaled in triple jump. This was the first year she trained for the event.”

In the finals, Anna ran a time of 15.05, cutting .44 of a second off of her time in the preliminaries. She also bumped up two spots from Friday to Saturday.

De Soto senior Kendra Perren won the title at 14.75.

Houston was fifth in the 300-meter low hurdles with a time of 46.96. She had been seventh after Friday’s preliminary heats with a time of 46.26.

Perren won the race in 44.8, a unique finish as Houston and some of the other runners had to rerun the event at the end of the meet due to interference.

In the triple jump, Houston finished seventh with a distance of 35-8.5. McDonald County’s Courtney Smith won the title at 36-11.75.

In the long jump, Houston placed 10th and just missed the finals. Her best leap was 16-3.75. Soldan’s Traci Mills won at 17-10.5

Mayfield, a junior, has been one of Union’s top throwers all season long and her toss of 41-5.75 was good for third place in the final standings.

John Burroughs junior Jordan McClendon won with a distance of 43-8.75 and St. Clair junior Allison Hinson was second at 43-1.5

“Mayfield displayed strong mental strength to finish third in a very deep shot put field,” Kelley said. “Any one of the top four or five girls could have won the event.”

• Junior Logan Bellamy missed the 400-meter dash finals after placing 10th in the preliminary heat Friday with a time of 50.5.

• Senior discus thrower Joe Lasky placed 11th in the event with a throw of 134-11, over 5 feet more than his seed. Gunnar Allison, a sophomore from Logan-Rogersville, won at 167-11.

• Union’s 400-meter boys relay team of senior Trelin Edwards, junior Logan Bellamy, junior Nick Maher and sophomore Ryan Schumaker placed 12th in a time of 44.33, faster than the seed time by .19 of a second.

“The boys 400-meter relay team broke our school record,” Kelley said. “They were excited about that.”

• The girls 400-meter relay team of junior Alyssa Pate, freshman Shea Wells, sophomore Lyndsy Siedhoff and freshman Karlie Peth placed 13th in Friday’s preliminary event with a time of 51.79.

• The boys 1,600-meter relay team of Schumaker, junior Wesley Narup, junior Dylan Fitzgerald and Bellamy posted a 13th-place finish in Friday’s preliminaries, posting a time of 3:28.95. That was an improvement of over two seconds from the seeded time.

• Fitzgerald placed 14th in the boys 800-meter run Saturday, posting a time of 2:03.95.

“Dylan showed some guts and ran hard at the beginning and really pushed hard in his attempt to run a sub two-minute 800,” Kelley said. “He looked great for 750 meters and then he struggled to hold on. We’re proud of how he ran.”

• The girls 1,600-meter relay team of freshman Mikayla Sieve, Pate, junior Janna Ruether and Peth placed 14th in 4:13.84.

• The girls 3,200-meter girls relay team did not finish, falling out on the final lap. Running were Ruether, junior Taylor LaValle, freshman Lydia Klenke and Sieve.

• The 800-meter girls relay team was knocked out Friday after getting out of the exchange zone on the handoff between the second and third legs. Pate, Ruether, Wells and Peth ran in the race.

“We return the majority of our boys and girls next season and look forward to great things,” Kelley concluded.

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Area Scoreboard

62nd Annual Borgia Pepsi Thanksgiving Tournament

Blue Division

Pool 1

McCluer North

Normandy

Carnahan

Pool 2

Cardinal Ritter

Pacific

Rockwood Summit

Gold Division

Pool 1

CBC

Soldan

Washington

Pool 2

Borgia

North Tech

Union

Monday, Nov. 24

CBC 77, Washington 52

Tuesday, Nov. 25

Cardinal Ritter vs. Rockwood Summit, PPD

Washington 63, Soldan 62

Borgia 83, Union 50

Wednesday, Nov. 26

Carnahan 71, Normandy 46

Pacific 64, Rockwood Summit 22

North Tech 67, Union 37

Thursday, Nov. 27

McCluer North 95 Carnahan 68

CBC 82, Soldan 55

Borgia 50, North Tech 45

Friday, Nov. 28

McCluer North 93, Normandy 39

Pacific 70, Cardinal Ritter 57

Saturday, Nov. 29

Blue Consolation — Rockwood Summit 47, Normandy 38

Gold Consolation — Soldan 78, Union 59

Gold Third Place — North Tech 63, Washington 57

Blue Third Place — Cardinal Ritter 71, Carnahan 46

Blue Championship — McCluer North 64, Pacific 58 (OT)

Gold Championship — CBC 67, Borgia 66

Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 8

Lutheran S 64, St. Clair 48

Borgia 61, Carnahan 51

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Lafayette 44, Washington 35

Friday, Dec. 12

Potosi 72, St. Clair 45

*Washington 69, Ft. Zumwalt North 65

Montgomery Co 62, New Haven 61

*St. Mary’s at Borgia    6:45 p.m.

Bourbon 75, Union 74

Glendale 63, Pacific 46

Saturday, Dec. 13

New Haven 46, Barat 40

Nixa 56, Pacific 46

Tuesday, Dec. 16

*Pacific 70, New Haven 35

*Hermann 67, St. Clair 49

*Ft. Zumwalt South 61, Washington 50

*Union 81, St. James 74

Friday, Dec. 19

*Owensville at St. Clair    4 p.m.

Washington vs. Parkway Central, GAC/Suburban Shootout, St. Charles Family Arena, 5:30 p.m.

*St. James at New Haven    6 p.m.

*Pacific at Union    7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 20

Sullivan Shootout

Owensville vs. Rockwood Summit, 11:30 a.m.

St. Clair vs. Lindbergh, 1 p.m.

Jefferson City vs. Jackson, 2:30 p.m.

Washington vs. Lutheran South, 4 p.m.

Borgia vs. Poplar Bluff, 5:30 p.m.

Sullivan vs. Affton, 7 p.m.

Girls Basketball

Saturday, Dec. 6

Cor Jesu 63, Borgia 60

New Haven 46, Moberly 39

Monday, Dec. 8

Pacific 73, Rolla 40

St. Clair 68, Dixon 37

Washington 54, New Haven 15

Tuesday, Dec. 9

*Borgia 59, Rosati-Kain 38

Union 53, Northwest 44

Thursday, Dec. 11

*Borgia 60, Notre Dame 53

Union 81, Bourbon 53

Friday, Dec. 12

New Haven 45, Principia 30

*Washington 59, Ft. Zumwalt North 32

Saturday, Dec. 13

West Plains 76, Pacific 37

Monday, Dec. 15

*Pacific 46, New Haven 28

*St. Clair 59, Hermann 50

*St. James 64, Union 37

Sullivan Tournament

Cuba 48, Principia 27

Borgia 68, Patriettes 29

Sullivan 56, Pattonville 43

Owensville 78, Farmington 54

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Sullivan Tournament

Farmington 61, Pattonville 39

Sullivan 68, Owensville 64

Principia 55, St. Louis Patriettes 42

Borgia 56, Cuba 38

Thursday, Dec. 18

*St. James 72, New Haven 21

*Union 49, Pacific 48

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Francis Howell    7 p.m.

Sullivan Tournament

Seventh Place — Pattonville vs. St. Louis Patriettes, 4 p.m.

Consolation — Farmington vs. Principia, 5:30 p.m.

Third Place — Owensville vs. Cuba, 7 p.m.

Championship — Borgia vs. Sullivan, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 20

Union at Waynesville    5 p.m.

Wrestling

Monday, Dec. 8

Maplewood 48, Borgia 30

Brentwood 47, Borgia 36

Winfield 48, St. Clair 36

St. Clair 42, St. James 40

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Pacific 55, North County 10

Jackson 63, Washington 12

Farmington 63, Washington 6

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Borgia 36, Lutheran St. Charles 34

Winfield 54, Borgia 30

Thursday, Dec. 11

Union 72, Ft. Zumwalt East 9

Union 52, Principia 30

Union 54, Winfield 27

Saturday, Dec. 13

Union Tournament    9 a.m.

Borgia at McCluer S-Berkeley Tny    9 a.m.

Pacific at Farmington Tny    9 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Owensville 61, St. Clair 16

Union 48, Owensville 27

Union 65, St. Clair 18

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Saturday, Dec. 20

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Girls Swimming

Monday, Dec. 8

Washington at Eureka    4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Washington at Nerinx Hall    4 p.m.

LSC/OFC 134, Borgia 101, St. Dominic 83

Monday, Dec. 15

Borgia at Notre Dame (Forest Park)    4 p.m.

Kennedy 88, Washington 84

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Lindbergh 128, Washington 48

*Conference Games

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