WACO — Led by its 400-meter relay team and thrower Logan Walters, Bullard Brook Hill placed fourth in the TAPPS 3A state boys track and field championships Saturday at Baylor's Hart-Patterson Complex.
The relay team of Tyrone Brown, Kris McCune, Alex Hale and Jacob Dumesnil won the 4x100 race in 43.35 seconds to claim gold.
Walters added to that haul with a first-place finish in shot put, throwing 51 feet, ﾽ inches. He also brought home a bronze in discus with a distance of 148-2.
Dumesnil gave the Guard another medal with a silver in the 100, turning in a time of 11.17.
"I thought we competed very well and I look forward to even better things next year," Brook Hill coach Les Rhea said.
Bishop Gorman also won medals at the TAPPS 4A meet Saturday.
Senior Crusader Adam Aucar turned in a third-place finish in high jump with a leap of 5-10. He also scored in triple jump, finishing sixth.
Gorman junior Kelly Frossard earned bronze in the 800, setting a new personal best by three seconds to finish in 2:27.11.
Anna Pritchard also set a personal best for the Lady Crusaders in the 1,600. She overcame being knocked into the infield on the final lap to place fifth with a time of 5:34.42, 10 seconds better than her previous best.
Sharon Kariampuzha also earned points for the Gorman girls, finishing sixth in the 3,200.
Nicholas DiPaolo gave the Crusaders points in the 3,200 with a sixth-place finish.
Grace Community scored in four events.
Emma Yeatts finished fourth in high jump and Lexi Trimble fifth in 100 hurdles for the Lady Cougars.
For the Cougars, Kade Clayton came in sixth in 110 hurdles and Mason Dacus took sixth in pole vault.
The Brook Hill boys finished with 55 points as a team. Adding to that tally were Alex Hale (fourth, high jump), McCune (fourth, triple jump), Evan Hayes (fifth, pole vault) and Victor Loolo (sixth, 200).
Scoring for the Lady Guard were Maddie Travis (fourth, high jump) and Lily Cool (sixth, pole vault).