Mexia News Staff Report
The Mexia varsity track teams competed in the Lorena Leopard Relays Thursday, with the boys team finishing in fifth place overall and the girls placing ninth.
In the 100-meter dash, Nick Chatham finished in third place with a time of 11.13 and Jadrian Smith came in sixth with a time of 11.37.
Jaylen Gipson picked up a first place medal in the 200-meter dash, finishing the race with a time of 22.19.
The Blackcats 4x100 meter relay team of Gipson, Chatham, Katyress Griffin and Smith took second place with a time of 43.66.
In the 4x200 meter relay, the team of Gipson, Chatham, Jrion Chambers and Smith finished in third place with a time of 1:32.74.
For the Ladycats, Macy Martinez took second place in the 1600-meter run, completing the race in a time of 6:03.93.
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