The Moore American


April 9, 2014

Jaguars win Ken Hogan Invite



However, Simpkins has as even bigger plans for his future.

“I should be able to go college, if not pro hopefully,” Simpkins said. “That’s my goal ,but I have to work to get there. Been my goal since I was 11. Watched the Olympics and I wanted that to be me. I just wanted to get there some day. My dad introduced me to the hurdles. At first I didn’t like it, then I saw had the potential. I kept working.”

On the girls side, it was the TIgers who took the title with 142 points. Putnam City Original was second with 102. The Jaguars (77), Midwest City (68) and Norman North (65) joined them in the top-5. Moore (26) took 10th and Southmoore (16) 11th.

Clay said she liked what she saw from Ashtyn DeRoin, Elizabeth Reidlinger, Nicole Clapp, Savannah Waddell, Savannah Cottom and Lauren Haynes.

“Great day from our girls, “ Clay said. “We are starting to be a little more well-rounded as a whole and that helps the team.”


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