In her first year throwing the discus at the high school level, Borger senior J’Cee Pool will graduate as the top girl’s discus thrower in Class 3A winning the state title on Friday morning with a throw of 140-00 at the Texas State Track and Field Meet in Austin.
Pool reached the 140-00 mark on her fourth throw of the day, which placed her nearly six feet ahead of the second place finisher Olivia Williams of Nevada Community.
Pool’s gold medal in the discus will be a first in the Borger girls track program.
Riding the high of the first place finish, Pool came back Friday evening and took second place in the shot put with a throw of 41-07.50. A mark she reached on her first throw in the event.
The only girl to top Pool at regionals also topped her at state as Kebbeh Darpolor of Pecos won the state title with a throw of 42-11.