The Geneva girls varsity track and field team won the TAPPS 4A Track and Field State Championship over the weekend at Midway High School Panther Stadium in Waco. This is the third Eagles girls track and field state championship for our seniors and the sixth in the history of our girls varsity track and field athletic program. The boys team finished in seventh place.
Eagles track and field athletes brought home four state titles at the meet. Senior Amy Ambelang claimed gold in the 100m and 300m hurdles and anchored the first place 4x200m relay team of Reese Ferguson, Kaitlyn Cates and Sophia Mixon. Junior Joseph Hohne won gold in the boys shot put. The Eagles girls team placed first out of 22 teams with 105 team points. Trinity Christian was runner-up with 89 points The Eagles boys team placed seventh overall out of 26 teams.
In addition, senior Amy Ambelang was named the TAPPS 4A State Track and Field Athlete of the Meet.
“I could not be more proud of such an amazing group of young ladies who all came together as a team and encouraged each other no matter what. They deserve everything they achieved this year. I want to congratulate them on such a great season! I thank God for blessing this team and we give him all the glory,” Geneva varsity track and field head coach Maurice Mitchell said.