The Little Cypress Jr. High 7th and 8th grade girls track team participated in the District track meet recently. Pictured left to right are Melanie Cupp, Amber Lester, Avery Holland and Chelsea Perry.

The Little Cypress Junior High 7th and 8th grade girls competed in their District track meet last night in Bridge City. Seventh Grade girls placed 7th. Makenzie Holland was district champ in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:47.5. Aidan Watson placed 6th in the 2400 meter run with a time of 11:24.4 and 5th in the 1200 meter run with a time of 4:49.1.

The 8th grade girls placed 3rd overall with a total of 115 points. LCM had several district champs. Melanie Cupp placed 1st in the Triple Jump with a jump of 31’6″, while Chelsea Perry placed 2nd with her jump of 31’3′. Melanie Cupp also placed 1st in the Long Jump with a jump of 14’8.75″.  Melanie Cupp was also the district champ in the 200 meter run with a time of 27.95 and Dilynn Robinson took 2nd with a run of 28.84. Wanita Smith took 1st place in the 100 meter run with her time of 12.90.

Kiera Figgins placed 4th in the 1200 meter run with a time of 4:52.7 and Jaden Wilson placed 6th with her time of 5:12.8. Kiera Figgins also placed 4th in the 2400 meter run with a time of 10:52.3 while Jaden Wilson took 5th with a time of 11:25.8. Avery Holland placed 4th in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:59.2.

The relays performed very well. The 400 meter relay took 2nd place with a time of 55.60. The team included Zaria Johnson, Dilynn Robinson, Miyanna Harper-Kelly and Wanita Smith. The 800 meter relay also took 2nd place with a time of 1:58.0.  This team included Chelsea Perry, Dilynn Robinson, Melanie Cupp and Wanita Smith. The 1600 meter relay placed 3rd with a time of 4:48.3. The team included Amber Lester, Melanie Cupp, Avery Holland and Chelsea Perry.

According to coach Brenda Jones, “All of the girls worked really hard all season and saw many improvements. Many of their best performances were at their district meet.”