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Five boys and girls track athletes to watch this season

Slater Ward
Slater Ward


Dakari Charlton, Sr., Edmond Memorial: Oklahoma State and Kansas are among schools recruiting Charlton, who won his first 100-meter dash this season in Owasso with a time of 11.22 seconds.

Cooper Glass, Jr., Mount St. Mary: Glass has already captured a victory in the 110-meter hurdles this season at the Santa Fe Track & Field Invitational.

Leslie James Jr., Jr., Northeast: James placed top 10 in the 100 and 200 as a sophomore, so look for his times to drop.

Billy Ross Jr., Sr., Heritage Hall: Ross tore his left hamstring in the first meet last season, but his speed in the 100 and 200 is tops in the state.

Slater Ward, Jr., McGuinness: Ward holds a bevy of offers, and his performance in the 110 and 300 hurdles will likely earn him more as the season progresses.


Tahlor Brown, Sr., Edmond North: Brown won gold in the 300 hurdles while garnering a bronze in the 100 hurdles as a junior.

Madison Collier, So., Hennessey: Collier was dominant throwing discus last season. Her throw of 146 feet and and 3 inches was distant from her closest competitor at state.

Daphne Matthews, So., Heritage Hall: As a freshman, Matthews set a state-meet record in the 800-meter race with a time of 2:13.88.

Analya Miller, Jr., Southmoore: Miller won Class 6A gold last season in the 100 hurdles while also earning gold in the 400-meter relay.

India Morgan, So., Putnam City West: Morgan captured gold in the long jump her freshman season with a jump of 18-feet, 11 inches.

Cameron Jourdan, Staff writer

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Cameron Jourdan

Cameron Jourdan joined The Oklahoman in March 2019 to cover high school sports. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in May 2018. He had an internships with The Oklahoman and Stillwater News Press. During his time at OSU, Cameron served in... Read more ›