Mineola relay team takes the gold


The Mineola boys 4x400 meter relay team ran a 3:22.42 to win the state championship Friday night in Austin.

The team includes Jaxon Holland, TJ Moreland, Brady Shrum and Morgan Waggoner with Jamarcus Kennedy as the alternate. Waggoner took the baton in second for the final leg and quickly grabbed a lead he would not relinquish, beating Canadian by 1.36 seconds.

The Yellowjackets came in to the meet with the top qualifying time of 3:24.76.

In an earlier race Broooklyn Marcee of Quitman set a personal best 46.77 in the 300-meter hurdles to finish in eighth place.