Two long jump championships highlighted Republic’s performance at the Nixa Invitational track meet. Lauren O’Hara jumped 16′ 2″ win the girls event, beating Hailey Mackey of Ozark by a half-inch. Jackson Drennan, a sophomore, won the boys long jump with a leap of 19′ 9.5″. It was Drennan’s first varsity event championship.
The Lady Tigers finished fourth overall in the team standings. The boys finished 11th.
Other top-three finishers for Republic include the girls 4x800m relay team of Delaney Smith, Jazzy Kirby, Jade Kirby, and Jasmyn Douglas; and the boys 4x100m relay team of Jaden Appleberry, Claye White, Chase Liedtke, and Jackson Drennan.
Here’s a full list of points-earners for Republic.
Reese Watkins 4th 9’3″
Alexandra Reeves 5th 8’9″
Jean Carlo Marin Barrantes 8th 10’6″
Lauren O’Hara 1st 16’2″
Jackson Drennan 1st 19’9.5″
Jaden Appleberry 7th 18’11”
A.J. Fenske 6th 92’0″
Delaney Smith, Jazzy Kirby, Jade Kirby, Jasmyn Douglas
Kaitlyn Ragsdale 4th 17.44
Kaitlyn Ragsdale 6th 13.36
Delaney Smith, Kaitlyn Ragsdale, Jasmyn Douglas, Lauren O’Hara
Mihane Nambara 6th 5:59.65
Delaney Smith, Kaitlyn Ragsdale, Lawson Tunnell, Lauren O’Hara
Jaden Appleberry, Claye White, Chase Liedtke, Jackson Drennan
Jasmyn Douglas 7th 1:04.04
Aaliyah Vasquez 8th 1:06.13
Landen Finley 7th 55.98
Lawson Tunnell 4th 52.51
Jazzy Kirby 6th 2:34.66
Delaney Smith, Aaliyah Vasquez, Jazzy Kirby, Jasmyn Douglas