IL Athletes of the Week: (Week of May 28, 2019)


Track & Field State Medalists

The Interscholastic League Athletes of the Week are those who medaled at State this past weekend:

Central Blue Eagles 4X100 Meter Relay Team

The Central Blue Eagles 4×100 Meter Relay Team of Passion Brown, Tayzhana Mattic, Sha’da Ellingburg, and Dacia Hindsman placed 4th at the State Meet in Columbia, Missouri Saturday.

Eric Buycks – Central Blue Eagles

Central Blue Eagle senior Eric Buycks also medaled at the State Meet, placing 3rd in the High Jump with a jump of 6’0″. (Photos by Renee Smith)

Mikayla Deshazer & Jermaine Hamilton-Jordan – Lincoln Blue Tigers

Lincoln Prep senior Mikayla Deshazer won her 4th state title in the Discus, while also earning 2nd place in the Shot Put. Fellow Blue Tiger Jermaine Hamilton-Jordan finished 6th in the Javelin, the first ever KCPS athlete to medal in the event. (Photo provided by Lincoln Prep Twitter)

Doedy Patterson-Deh – Southeast Knights

Southeast senior Doedy Patterson-Deh earned 3rd place in the 110M Hurdles and 7th in the 300M Hurdles. (Photo by Renee Smith)