Frisco ISD athletes made a strong showing Saturday at the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays, a prestigious track event that attracts athletes from throughout Texas and other states.
The Heritage High School girls team had several impressive performances at the meet in Dallas, led by sprinter Bailey Lear. The senior won the 400 meters, and in a preliminary heat, she had a sizzling time of 53.80 seconds that is the nation’s second-fastest high school time this year.
Lear was also part of the Heritage 4x400 relay team that posted a time of 3:46.05 at the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays, giving Heritage the fastest time by a Class 5A team this year. The other members of the relay were Jaidyn McCallon, Jaidah McCallon and Peyton Jones.
The Jesuit-Sheaner Relays web site, jsrelays.org, tracks the top performances by high school track and field athletes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area each year. After performances Saturday at the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays, three other FISD athletes have the fastest 5A times in the Dallas-Fort Worth area this year.
Alyssa Duhart of Heritage has the top spot in the girls 800 after running a 2:13.41, and Brooke Shepherd of Heritage has the top spot in the girls 300 hurdles after finishing in 43.93. Terry Smith of Independence High School has the top spot in the boys 300 hurdles after posting a time of 38.04. Smith, a junior, won both the 110 and 300 hurdles events at the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays.
Complete results from the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays can be found here.
The list of top Dallas-Fort Worth area performances, which includes many FISD athletes, can be found here.