Live Oak senior Ellie Lynch claimed a state title in the Class 3A shot put, among the highlights of the Falcons’ opening day of the TAPPS State Track and Field Championships at Midway’s Panther Stadium.
Lynch had a best toss of 31-10 to claim gold.
Vanguard freshman Lily Martin also nabbed a state championship in the 3A girls’ pole vault. She was the only vaulter to clear 7-9, which was good enough for victory. Bishop Reicher’s Makenzie Zander topped 7-6 to finish second.
Among the boys, Live Oak’s Wyatt Tyson heaved his way to a state title in the 3A shot put. Tyson had a winning throw of 50-71/4.
The meet continues through Saturday.
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