JV track teams both have strong showings at Fairfield

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Both Mexia junior varsity boys and girls put in strong performances at the district track meet held in Fairfield last week. The JV Girls finished the meet with a fourth place finish as a team, while the boys finished in the same spot as well. In individual events, Katilyn Gipson placed third in the 100Meter Dash with a time of 13.99. Gipson came back with a second place finish in the 200Meter Dash with a time of 29.04. Teammate Brianna Forge finished seventh for the Lady Cats in the same event with a 33.19. Forge also ran the 400 Meter Dash, finishing in third place with a time of 1:15.11. In the 800 Meter Run, Mexia’s Marian Mora placed third in the event with a time of 2:49.04.