Parmer leads Texico girls to second-place finish


CLAYTON — Senior sprinter Amber Parmer led Texico to a second-place finished Saturday at the District 6-2A girls track meet.

Santa Rosa outlasted Texico 151 to 147 1/2 in the team race.

Parmer won the 100 (13.38), 200 (27.1) and 400 meters (1:03.81) and the long jump (15-2). She also ran the anchor leg on the gold-medal 1,600 relay team.

Other Texico winners included Brette Hadley in the shot (31-7), Lori Richardson in the triple jump (30-3 1/2) and Zandi Queener in the discus.

The Lady Wolverines also won the 400 and 1,600 medley relays.

Taking seconds for the Lady Wolverines were Erika Autrey in the high jump (4-8) and triple jump (30-3 1/2), Queener in the javelin (87-9), Stephanie Bailey in the 800 (2:47.84) and Skyla Cockerham in the pole vault (7-0).

Wolverines finish third — Senior Braden Vaughan was the only individual Texico winner as the Wolverines finished third Saturday at the District 6-2A boys track meet.

Santa Rosa edged Tucumcari 134 1/2 to 131 for the title. Texico finished with 86 1/2 points.

Vaughan easily won the javelin with a throw of 163-5 1/2.

The Wolverines also picked up second-place finishes from Logan Brown in the shot (39-8), Justin Garrison in the 100 meters (11.71), Jonathan Sullivan in the 3,200 (11:50.76), and Garett Mayfield in the triple jump (37-6 1/2).

The top two finishers in each event qualified for this week’s state meet in Albuquerque.