Sophomore Evie Culbreath was the top scorer for the Baylor girls at the track and field state championships Wednesday, adding a runner-up and two third-place finishes to her sixth place performance in the state pentathlon last week and leading the Raiders to a fifth place finish in the team standings. Ensworth was the state champion, followed by GPS, Harpeth Hall, and Brentwood Academy.
Culbreath was second in the 100 meter hurdles (14.95) and third in the 100 meter (12.76) and 200 meter (26.00) dashes. Freshman Jada Cooper was Baylor's only other runner-up, finishing second in the 400 meter in 49.19. Mae Mae Powe finished third in the 1600 meter run (5:25.12), senior Janie Pippenger was fourth in the 800 (2:26.40), sophomore Julia Kaufman was fifth in the pole vault (10'), and sophomore Baker Young was fifth in the 300 meter hurdles (48.08). Junior Hannah Lane Ford finished sixth in the 300 hurdles (49.00), junior Aliya Cooper was sixth in the 200 (26.91), Emily Barker was seventh in the 100 hurdles (16.61), and sophomore Helen Webb was seventh in the 1600 meter (5:34.26) and eighth in the 3200 (12:28.35).
Baylor girls finished third in the 4 X 200 meter relay (A. Cooper, J. Cooper, Young, Barker) and fifth in the 4 X 100 (eighth grader Franny Brooksbank, Barker, Kaufman, A. Cooper) and 4 X 400 (Young, J. Cooper, Pippenger, junior Sarah Kathryn Oliver).
The Baylor boys finished 11th as a team. McCallie was the team champion.
The 4 X100 meter relay team (sophomore Evan Haynie, senior Luke Hill, junior Jeremiah Skipworth, freshman Colin Watson) turned in the top performance, finishing sixth in 43.94. Sophomore Brycen Sanders was seventh in the discus throw (146' 11"), junior Garrison Dendy was eighth in the pole vault (11'), and junior Xian Campbell finished eighth in the 3200 meter run (9:59.77). The 4 X 800 meter relay team (Campbell, sophomore Brooke Murphy, junior Bowen Allan, freshman Garrison Corley) placed seventh in 8:28.34.