Little Cypress-Mauriceville senior, Hayden Reed, has signed on with the University of Alabama’s track and field team. Reed has amassed an impressive record during his first three years in high school, and is on the verge of turning in another stellar year for himself and LCM.

A few of his accomplishments include being a four year varsity starter, Regional Qualifier his freshman year and was a State Qualifier with a 4th place finish in shot put and a seventh place discus finish his Sophomore year. Reed wrapped up the 2010-2011 year as a Double State Champion in both shot put and discus, was the 2011 Texas Relays Discus Champion, and was the Meet Record Holder for the Silsbee Tiger Relays, LCM Bear Relays, and the Texas A&M Indoor Invitational.

His 2011 personal bests were Shot Put – 63 feet 5 inches and Discus – 186 feet 3 inches. Hayden scored a total of 234 points for the LCM Team during the 2011 season. According to Coach Jamie DeShazo, “Hayden improved over 40 foot in discus and over 15 feet in shot put from his freshman year through his junior season. I can’t wait for this year!”