Ensworth’s superstar Tyra Gittens accomplished more on the track during her high school career than any other athlete in the history of TSSAA.
The Trinidad and Tobago native added four more state titles in 2017, bringing her record to 17.
This story appeared in our May 31st issue:
Ensworth track star Tyra Gittens ran her way into the record books earlier this week, becoming the most decorated female track and field athlete in state history with Monday’s Division II pentathlon win.
On Thursday, the Trinidad and Tobago native and Texas A&M signee added four more first-place finishes to an already illustrious résumé, wrapping up a stellar four-year high school career with a state-record 17 individual state titles.
The following are results from the rest of the Ensworth track and field competitors:
Tanner Antonutti: 1st place discus
Tim Covington: 1st place shot put (first boys shot put champ in school history)
Jude Maloy: 5th place in the 400m and 4th place in the decathlon
Team finished as State Runners Up
Tyra Gittens won the region and state pentathlon and broke the state pentathlon record with 4,153 points. She finished her Ensworth career with 17 State Championships including:
2017- pentathlon, 100m hurdles, 200m, long jump, and high jump
2016- pentathlon, long jump, high jump, 100m hurdles, 200m
2015- pentathlon, long jump, high jump, 100m hurdles, 200m
2014- pentathlon, high jump
The 4x200m relay team of Kaiya Wynn, Abbie Berry, Ellie Berry, and JaTorria Lee took 1st place!
4x100m relay team of Abbie Berry, Akiya Harris, Jada Dotson, and Tiaira White finished in 2nd place.
Gittens is Named Athlete of the Year