Saint Jo defending state qualifier Sarah Patrick picked up where she left off from the 2015 season, claiming first Thursday at the Paradise Invitational.
Patrick recorded a mark of 8-feet, 6-inches in the pole vault to win it.
Also in the pole vault, Destiny Diaz was fourth and Caitlyn Holley fifth. Both of those girls marked out at 7-feet even.
The Saint Jo 4×100-meter foursome consisting of Patrick, Delaney Hall, Alyssa Hennessey, and Charity Brawner clocked in at 55.15 seconds for sixth place.
Teams still sought
Premier Player Sports, based in Nocona, is still seeking teams to fill out the Nocona All-American Classic tournament set for March 5-6 at the American Legion Sports Complex.
The group is looking for one or two more 8-under teams, and two to four more 9- and 12-under squads for the event.
The group will run any division with three or more teams entered.
The registration deadline is at 5 p.m. tonight.
For more information, call Kurt Lemley at 1-469-396-9332, or log onto the website: www.premierplayersports.com.
Editor’s Note: For more, read the March 2 Bowie News.
Saint Jo’s Sarah Patrick. (News photo by Eric Viccaro)