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East Chambers’ track season: off and running East Chambers boys earned two first-place medals at the Gid Campbell Relays in Anahuac on March 9. Anahuac boys finished first in three events and HamshireFannett finished first in six events. Kountze, Galveston-Ball, Deweyville and Kelly also competed in the track and field tournament. Xavier Broussard earned a gold medal for the Bucs in the triple jump when he leaped 41-feet, 11inches. Hamshire-Fannett’s Mitch McCall leaped 41-feet, 4-inches to finish second and his teammate Allen Guerrero leaped 36-feet, 10 1/2-inches to finish fourth. East Chambers Glenn Roberts sprinted 100 meters in 11.81 seconds to earn a gold medal and teammate Dominique Marshall finished the race with a time of 12.46 seconds to finish fifth. Anahuac’s Chris Sweat finished sixth with a time of 12.56 seconds. Anahuac’s Drew Moulton earned gold in the high jump with a leap of 5-feet, 10-inches. The Panthers 4x200 relay team finished first with a time of 1minute, 34.38-seconds. The team consists of Brooks Rundzieher, Porter May, Trey Finnex and Devin King. East Chambers’ team finished the race in third place with a time of 1-minute, 36.61seconds. The team is comprised of Jarrod Guillory, Xavier Broussard, Dominique Marshall and Glenn Roberts. Hamshire-Fannett’s relay team finished the race in sixth place with a time of 1-minute, 37.98-seconds. The team is comprised of Jordan Brown, Andrew Anderson, Cedric Antwine, Darius Riley. Anahuac’s Trey Finnex earned gold in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.99 seconds. HamshireFannett’s Travis Appling finished second with a time of 23.78 seconds. Anahuac’s Kendrick Whittington finished sixth with a time of 24.58 seconds. Hamshire-Fannett’s six gold medals came when Cameron Malveaux tossed the discuss 127feet, 8 1/2-inches. East Chambers’ Alex Spencer threw the discuss
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Hamshire-Fannett’s Jermain Dumes, Anahuac’s Martice Henry and East Chambers’ Dominique Marshall, left to right, race in the
100 meter dash during the Gid Campbell Relays in Anahuac on Thursday, March 8.
116-feet, 7 1/2-inches to finish fourth. Anahuac’s Myquil Russell slung the discus 110-feet, 3 1/2inches to finish fifth. Hamshire-Fannett also earned gold when Jordan Brown leaped 21-feet, 4-inches in the long jump. East Chambers’ Brady Bettis finished third with a leap of 19-feet, 2-inches. Anahuac’s Devin King finished fifth with a leap of 19 feet and East Chambers’ Glenn Roberts finished sixth with a leap of 18-feet, 8-inches. Hamshire-Fannett also earned gold when Mitch McCall ran the 110 meter hurdles in 16.78 seconds, just beating EC’s Brady
seconds. His teammate, Zachary Kirkwood, finished sixth with a time of 58.35 seconds. Longhorns’ hurdler Mitch McCall finished first in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 44.53 seconds, followed by EC’s Chambless who finished with a time of 45.73 seconds. His teammate, Brady Bettis finished third with a time of 46.13 seconds. Hamshire-Fannett picked up its sixth gold medal of the event when its 4x400 meter relay team finished first with a time of 3-minutes, 34.91-seconds. The team is comprised of Travis Appling, Darius Riley, Allen Guerrero, and
Bettis, who finished second with a time of 18.72 seconds. Anahuac’s Mikey Morehead finished fourth with a time of 19.36 seconds and Hamshire-Fannett’s Devin King finished fifth with a time of 19.44 seconds, edging East Chambers’ Tyler Chambless, who finished sixth with a time of 19.53 seconds. Hamshire-Fannett also earned a gold medal in the 400 meter dash, thanks to Cody Jeffcoat who finished the foot race with a time of 51.52 seconds. East Chambers’ Charlie Edwards finished second with a time of 52.55 seconds and Anahuac’s Dominique Lugo finished fourth with a time of 56.42
Cody Jeffcoat. Anahuac’s relay team finished third with a time of 3-minutes, 40.37-seconds. The team is comprised of Drew Moulton, Devin King, Dominique Lugo and Porter May. Anahuac’s Tyler Bickett finished fourth in the pole vault with a leap of 10-feet, 6-inches. Teammate Zachary Reynolds finished fourth with a leap of 10 feet and teammate Porter May finished sixth with a leap of 8-feet, 6-inches. The winning leap was made by a Kountze competitor who leaped 11-feet, 6-inches. Anahuac’s Riley Wilson finished second in the 3200 meter run with a time of 11-minutes, 14.78-seconds. Hamshire-Fanett’s Dalton Bushnell finished fifth
with a time of 11-minutes, 48.97seconds. The winning runner from Hardin finished the race with a time of 11-minutes, 12.69 seconds. East Chambers’ 4x100 relay team earned a silver medal with a time of 44.48 seconds. The team is comprised of Jarrod Guillory, Charlie Edwards, Tyler Chambless and Glenn Roberts. The Panthers’ relay team finished the race in third place with a time of 44.55 seconds. The team is comprised of Kelly Rundzieher, Porter May, Devin King and Trey Finnex. Hamshire-Fannett’s Travis Appling earned a silver medal in the 800 meter dash with a time of 18.15-seconds. 2-minutes, Teammate Allen Guerrero finished the race in third place with a time of 2-minutes, 22.94-seconds and Anahuac’s Jonathan Flores finished in fourth place with a time of 2-minutes, 37.09-seconds. Anahuac’s Chris Sweat earned a silver medal in the shot put with a toss of 42-feet, 4 3/4-inches. East Chambers’ Ross Mazzola finished third with a toss of 42-feet, 1/4inches. Anahuac’s Riley Wilson finished the 1600 meter run in second place with a time of 5-minutes, 21.37-seconds. HamshireFaneett’s Bushnell finished the foot race in fifth place with a time of 5-minutes, 31.37-seconds. The Anahuac Panthers’varsity girls finished the meet in first place with 165 combined points in all events. Hardin finised second with 154 total points and East Chambers finished third with 134 total points. Galveston-Ball finished fourth with 83 points, Kountze, fifth with 20 points; Kelly, sixth with 10 points and Deweyville seventh with 8 points. Galveston-Ball’s junior varsity track and field team finished the meet in first place with 207 total points. Anahuac finished second with 110 points and Kountze finished third with 96 points. Hamshire-Fannett finished fourth with 79 points, East Chambers’ JV finished fifth with 64 points and Kelly finished sixth with 35 points. Deweyville finished seventh with eight points.
Roberts named to boys 24-2A All-District team Jarrod Guillory and Xavier Broussard named to Second Team All-District
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Here is the All-District 24-2A FIRST TEAM: Glenn Boys Basketball Team as select- Roberts, East Chambers; Chris ed by the 24-2A head coaches: Dumas, Hardin; Jamazdon MOST VALUPowell, Kountze; ABLE PLAYER: Justin Harper, Laramie Linn, Kountze; Clancy Kountze Cleveland, Buna; and OFFENSIVE Jacob Blackshear, MVP: Bryce Warren. Glosson, Warren SECOND TEAM: DEFENSIVE Kolton Perfect, MVP: Kale Rives, Warren; Daniel Hardin Brinson, Deweyville; NEWCOMER Xavier Broussard, Roberts OF THE YEAR: East Chambers; Jarrod Tyler Edwards, Guillory, East Buna Chambers; Jonathan Warren, COACH OF THE YEAR: Kountze; and Kreston Duane Joubert, Kountze Richardson, Buna.
East Chambers’ freshman Natalie Devillier, left, competes in the high jump at the March 8 Gid Campbell Relays in Anahuac.
State Powerlifting Champs
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This year East Chambers High School took five girls to the State Powerlifting Meet in Corpus Christi. Otilia Velazquez placed 10th, Katie Bennett 9th, Caroline Reddell 4th, Sarah Minehart 6th, Lucita Rodriguez 7th.
Each of the girls got a personal best total and will compete in powerlifting next year at ECHS. The powerlifters are coached by Charles Otto, at far right, and Jeffery Breaux, at far left.
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