UNIVERSITY PARK — The Melissa Lady Cardinals rode several strong performances to place fourth at the Tracy Willis Invitational track meet hosted by Highland Park on Saturday.

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Melissa Lady Cardinals rode several strong performances to place fourth at the Tracy Willis Invitational track meet hosted by Highland Park on Saturday.


Karrington Lewis was second in the 100 meters, Hannah Tenney was second in the pole vault and the 1,600 relay (Lewis, Emily Bates, Maddie Kane, Sophie Bennett) and 3,200 relay (Rhiannon Yazzie, Ashley New, Bennett and Elise Hawn) teams were also runners-up for Melissa, which was the only 3A team to compete.


The Lady Cardinals also got top-six finishes from New in the 1,600 (3rd), Jackii Thomas in the 3,200 (5th), Erin Nelson in the 100 hurdles (6th), Gill Gray in the 400 meters (6th) and Priscilla Adejokun in the discus (4th) and shot put (6th).


While the team finishes the regular season in a meet at Whitewright this week, New and both the 800 and 1,600 relays will compete in the 87th running of the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin.