• Fredericksburg High School girls’ track and field — starring, from left, Molly Ross (alternate), Anna Gold, Molly Pluenneke, Aleah Constantine, Megan Daley and Sydney Holster (alternate) — finished as the second-place team during the 2018 UIL Class 4A Track and Field State Championships on Friday and Saturday at Mike A. Myers Track Complex at the University of Texas in Austin. Daley won gold medals in the 300-meter hurdles and high jump, and a bronze in the 100-meter hurdles, and the 4x400-meter relay team finished second to earn 44 points and the second-place spot as a team. — Standard-Radio Post/Joshua McKinney
  • Bryce Raders, a Fredericksburg High School senior, cleared a personal-best height of 16 feet 1 inch to win the UIL Class 4A boys’ pole vault competition by more than a foot. — Standard-Radio Post/McKenzie Moellering
  • FHS senior Sean Majors capped his high school athletic career by finishing fifth place in the Class 4A long jump on Friday. Majors reached a mark of 22 feet 6.5 inches. — Standard-Radio Post/McKenzie Moellering

FHS girls' track wins Class 4A silver, Raders takes boys' pole vault

Daley, Gold, Constantine, Pluenneke earn second place in state's top meet

Fredericksburg High School’s girls’ track program reached its goal of earning a medal finish at state.

The Billies’ team of Megan Daley, Anna Gold, Aleah Constantine and Molly Pluenneke combined to finish second in the UIL Class 4A Track and Field State Championships on Friday and Saturday at Mike A. Myers Complex in Austin.

The team earned 44 total points from five events, finishing behind state champions Dallas Carter and giving the school its best team finish.

FHS capped the day with a second-place finish in the 4x400 relay, with Gold, Constantine, Pluenneke and Daley finishing in a season-best time of 3:58.00 to earn 16 points and push past Atlanta for state silver.

Daley, a senior, led the Billies by winning state titles in both the 300-meter hurdles (running a time of 44.75 seconds) and the high jump (reaching 5 feet 6 inches), and finishing third place in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.75 seconds.

Gold, a freshman, ran the 400-meter dash in 58.62 seconds to finish fifth.

 

FHS boys’ track

Bryce Raders ended his FHS track and field proving that he’s the cream of the crop in Class 4A.

The senior cleared a personal best height of 16 feet 1 inch to win the boys’ pole vault competition by more than a foot.

Raders and fellow senior Sean Majors, who finished fifth in the long jump with a mark of 22 feet 6.5 inches, earned a combined 12 points to finish as the 17th place team.

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