|Casey is a double winner at qualifiers meet|
|From Staff Reports|
April 23, 2004 -- GLADEWATER -- Senior Mary Casey was a double winner and sophomore Katy Williams took the gold in the shot put Thursday as the North Hopkins girls competed at a Regional Qualifiers meet in Gladewater.
Casey continued her improvement, running a career-best 5:25.90 in the 1,600-meter run to win the event. She also won the 3,200-meter run in a time of 12:10.69.
Sabra Thomas placed fourth in the metric two-mile in 12:30, and was sixth in the 1,600 in 5:41.05. Kate Hollenshead placed sixth in the 3,200 in 12:47.
Williams had a winning throw of 38 feet, 2 inches in the shot put. Ebbonye Johnson was fourth in the high jump with a leap of 5-0.
Nine Lady Panthers will be competing next Friday and Saturday at the Class 1A, Region III meet at Nacogdoches. The top two at the regional meet will advance to the state meet in Austin.