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The Westlake girls track and field team competed Saturday at the Klein Relays track meet in Houston, finishing third overall with 94 points against 10 Houston-area Class 5A teams.

The 4×100-meter relay team of Grace Weghorst, Carly Grandcolas, Sydne Fowler and Brooke Holle finished fourth, though their time of 48.87 is best in Chaparral history. The distance medley relay team of Kamri Ball, Jessica Ellis, Remi Guyett and Rebekah Priddy won first place with 13.09.19.

The sister duo of Carly and Corinne Grandcolas won first and sixth places, respectively, in long jump with distances of 18’4” and 16’10 3/4”.

Carly Grandcolas’ jump is the second-best long jump in Westlake history and will be listed in the record book. In the 300-meter hurdles, Fowler earned first place with 44.49. Nicole Summersett placed first in pole vault with 11’6”, which was a meet record. Ann Lampman placed fifth in the vault with 9 feet.

Guyett won second in the 1600-meter run with 5.26.66. And third place went to Priddy in the 3200-meter run with 12.07.38. The 1600-meter relay team of Carly Grandcolas, Ball, Fowler and Amelia Hood won third place with 3.58.99.

In triple jump, Carly Grandcolas earned sixth place with a jump of 35’6 3/4”. Suzanne Lightsey won sixth in the 300-meter hurdles with 48.07.

The girls track team will go to Marble Falls Thursday, with the field events starting at noon and running scheduled for 4:30 p.m.

The prestigious annual Texas Relays are being held this Friday and Saturday at Mike Myers Stadium on the University of Texas campus.

The Chap girls to qualify for competition are: Sydne Fowler, 100 hurdles; Carly Grandcolas, triple jump; Jessica Ellis, 1600; Nicole Summersett, pole vault; 4×400-meter relay; and Distance medley relay

Westlake boys track

The Westlake boys track team placed sixth out of 21 teams at the Pflugerville Panther Relays Saturday.

Tommy Lampman led the Chaparrals with a 12’6” effort in the pole vault to earn first place overall.

Robert Dutton came in second place in the 300-meter hurdles, finishing with a time of 40.34.

Jed Lee and Matthew Lee finished second and third with jumps of 21’5” and 20’7½, respectively, in the long jump.

Ben Jepson placed third in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:59.90, just off pace of first-place finisher Noel Alfaro of Hutto, who ran a 1:58.86. Jepson also came in third in the 1600 with a time of 4:32.62, with teammate Bonner Garrison taking fourth with a time of 4:35.09.

Michael Shumaker came in fourth in the 3200 with a time of 10:14.40 and Garrison came in sixth at 10:22.71.

In the 110 hurdles, Dutton and Rusty Hutson came in fifth and sixth, respectively, with times of 15.72 and 16.28.

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