Saturday, September 23, 2023

Golden Run: Kriegshauser Repeats As 1,600 Champ

Courtney Kriegshauser (center) earned her second consecutive 1,600 meter state championship at the UIL State Track & Field Meet in Austin.

AUSTIN – Carroll senior distance runner Courtney Kriegshauser capped a memorable high school career last Saturday in Austin at the UIL State Track & Field Meet at Mike Myers Stadium.

Kriegshauser earned her second consecutive gold medal in the 1,600 meters winning the Class 5A title with a time of 4:51. She was more than two seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. Kriegshauser, who has signed with Vanderbilt, adds her two individual track titles to her two state cross country titles.

Trevor Gilley also an had impressive performance at his second consecutive appearance at the state meet, and narrowly missed a state title. Gilley finished second in the 1,600 meters, .38 seconds behind the first-place winner. Teammate Joe Sansone also earned a runner-up finish in the 3,200 meters.

Lady Dragon runner Shelby Chapin earned a fifth-place finish in the 3,200 meters and Sarah Robinson was eighth in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 44.27.



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