POLL: Vote On MileSplit LA Girls Performer Of The Week!


Here are the finalists for MileSplit LA Girls' Performer Of The Week! Congratulations to all of the finalists. The poll will close on Saturday at 9pm. The winner will advance to compete for MileSplit LA Girls' Outdoor Athlete Of The Year! Thank you in advance for voting!

Izayla Harris (Doyline) - She was a double winner in the Haynesville Invitational. Won the 100m and the 200m. Her 100m time was 11.84. Her 200m time was 24.92. The latter is a new personal record for Harris. In the 100m, Harris is ranked No. 3 in Louisiana. She is ranked No. 5 in the 200m. 

Chloe Larry (Parkway) - Was the runner-up in the javelin at the Bossier Parish Championships with a 127-10. It's only her second meet of the season after joining the track team late because she was leading her Lady Panthers to a successful defense of their LHSAA Division I Non-select state championship. In both meets, Larry has been over 125-0. She is currently ranked No. 6 in Louisiana.

Kaylie Dupree (Huntington) - The freshman set a school record in the 300m hurdles for the Lady Raiders. Dupree's time of 46.21 at the Gator Relays was good enough to pick up her third straight gold medal in the event with the personal record time. Dupree also won the triple jump with a mark of 33-3.5. Dupree is ranked No. 7 in the state in the 300m hurdles. She is ranked No.16 in the nation among all freshmen girls. 

 Elise Brown (St. Joseph's)- Went to No. 2 all-time on Louisiana's HS girls 3200m list with a time of 10:31.37 at the D-Town Invitational. Only Benton's Katlin Flattman (10:25.18) has run faster. Flattman ran her time at the LHSAA State Outdoor Meet in 2011. Last week's incredible performance came a week after Brown ran with the boys in the 1600m at the Walker Invitational. Brown ran a personal record 4:57. 

Kennedi Burks (Barbe)- Moved back to No. 1 in Louisiana with her 400m time of 54.73 at the Tabasco Relays. She is also a member of the Lady Buc's 4x400m relay, which is ranked No. 4 in Louisiana with a season best of 3:57.38. Burks' time in the 400m ranks No. 19 in the nation. 

Takeila Williams (Warren Easton)- Williams finished sixth in the Division 1 100m at the Texas Relays. She ran a time of 12.11 in the finals. In the prelims, Williams ran a wind aided 11.98. The latter times puts her at No. 5 all conditions on the Louisiana list. 

Keira Melan (Dutchtown)- Melan's amazing freshman season continues as she ran a 2:15.33 at the D-Town Invitational finishing second to Michelle Daigle of St. Joseph's. She is ranked No. 2 in Louisiana. Nationally, Melan is ranked No. 9 among all freshmen girls. In Louisiana history, only one freshman ( Calvary's Hailey Hesterman Slack; 2:14.10) has run the 800m faster Melan. 

Lucy Quintana (Mt. Carmel)- Quintana was the runner-up in both the 1600m and the 3200m at the Hecker Invitational. Quintana's time in the 1600m was 5:18.43. In the 3200m, Quintana posted a time of 11:23.04. 

Lina Mills-Zacapa (Leesville)- Won both the 1600m and 3200m at Leesville's Wampus Cat Relays. Mills-Capapa's time in the 1600m was 5:25.39. She ran a 12:08.64 in the 3200m.