Normal Lake Level is 322.00 feet above Mean Sea
Current level for Cedar Creek Lake is: 321.93 Water Temperature:
72 degrees - top
61 degrees - bottom
lone state qualifier
Monitor Staff Reports
COMMERCEKemp High School senior Sharda Bettis is the only Cedar Creek Lake-area
athlete to advance to the state track meet, following the Region II Class 3A meet on the
campus of Texas A&M University at Commerce Monday and Tuesday.
Monitor Photo/Randal Brewer
Kemp High School senior Wesley Kerr lands in the pit during the long jump competition at
the Region II track meet in Commerce Monday. Kerr finished 16th with a leap of 20-8¾.
Last years state champion, Bettis again won the 100-meter hurdles at the regional
meet, clocking 15.63 seconds, about a half-second ahead of second place Alexis Amures of
Texarkana Liberty-Eylau, who clocked 16.05 seconds.
Bettis finished third just missing a state berth in the 300-meter hurdles,
clocking 46.52 seconds. Atlantas Sheamber Isom won the event in 44.75, with Lucas
Lovejoys Kensey Berry second in 44.99.
Monitor File Photo
Kemp High School senior Sharda Bettis leaps in the long jump competition during the Al
Williamson Relays April 8. Bettis finished ninth in the long jump at the Region II track
meet Monday, leaping 17-3.
Bettis also qualified for the regional meet in the long jump leaping 17-3 to finish
ninth and anchored Kemps 400-meter relay team, which finished 12th overall,
clocking 50.90 seconds.
Another close miss was posted by Eustace High School senior Trevan Johnson, who qualified
for the regional meet in four different events.
Johnson broke two of his own school records at the regional meet jumping a
personal-best 22-9 in the long jump (beating his old mark of 22-4) to finish fourth, and
cutting a tenth of a second off his old record in the 400 meter run, clocking 49.2 to
Monitor Photo/Randal Brewer
Eustace High School senior Trevan Johnson leaps during the long jump competition at the
regional track meet. Johnson finished fourth with a leap of 22-9, breaking his own school
record of 22-4.
Johnson finished ninth in the 200-meter dash, clocking 23.12, and anchored the Eustace
1600-meter relay team, which finished sixth.
One of the best improvements from the district meet to the regional meet was posted by
Eustace freshman Evan Arambula, who cut 22 seconds off his time in the 3200 meter run,
clocking a personal-best 10:36.70.
Eustace finished in a three-way tie for 14th in the team standings, track coach Kenneth
Thats not too shabby for the smallest school in 3A, he pointed out.
Other lake-area regional finishes are listed below:
Girls 100 Meter Dash prelims
18. Gorka, Kimmie, Kemp, 13.36.
Girls 200 Meter Dash prelims
14. Grant, Catania, Eustace, 27.49.
Girls 400 Meter Dash prelims
17. Ritterbach, Michelle, Kemp, 1:05.46.
Girls 800 Meter Run Finals
5. Bynum, Victoria, Eustace, 2:30.82.
Girls 100 Meter Hurdles Finals
1. Bettis, Sharda, Kemp, 15.63.
Girls 300 Meter Hurdles prelims
2. Bettis, Sharda, Kemp, 46.49Q. 13. Keeling, Mallory, Eustace, 49.29.
Girls 300 Meter Hurdles Finals
3. Bettis, Sharda, Kemp, 46.52.
Girls 4x100 Meter Relay prelims
12. Kemp (Lawrence, Amanda, Gorka, Kimmie, Cox, Nicole, Bettis, Sharda ), 50.90.
Girls 4x200 Meter Relay prelims
17. Eustace (Grant, Catania, Cass, Allison, Renteria, Megan, Richards, Kacie), 1:55.91.
Girls High Jump
12. Cass, Allison, Eustace, 4-10. 19. McConathy, Jenny, Eustace, 4-06.
Girls Long Jump
9. Bettis, Sharda, Kemp, 17-03.
Girls Triple Jump
16. Grant, Catania, Eustace, 34-02.25.
Girls Discus Throw
7. Shipp, Shannon, Kemp, 112-10. 15. Lopez, Vanessa, Eustace, 91-06.
Boys 200 Meter Dash prelims
6. Bradburn, Joseph, Eustace, 22.93q. 9. Johnson, Trevan, Eustace, 23.12.
Boys 200 Meter Dash Finals
7. Bradburn, Joseph, Eustace, 23.01.
Boys 400 Meter Dash Finals
3. Johnson, Trevan, Eustace, 49.64.
Boys 800 Meter Run prelims
16. Bailey, Caleb, Eustace, 2:13.54, 19, Bennett, Jajuane, Eustace, 2:18.46.
Boys 1600 Meter run
16. Cuhadar, Taylor, Kemp, 4:53.44.
Boys 3200 Meter Run
10. Cuhadar, Taylor, Kemp, 10:33.85. 12. Arambula, Evan, Eustace, 10:36.70.
Boys 110 Meter Hurdles Finals
5. Quick, Jeremy, Kemp, 15.22.
Boys 300 Meter Hurdles prelims
14. Rogers, Jerad, Eustace, 42.41.
Boys 4x100 Meter Relay prelims
19. Eustace (Johnson, Skylar, Bailey, Michael, Emmons, Marcus, Brown, Michael ), 44.92.
Boys 4x200 Meter Relay prelims
10. Eustace (Bailey, Michael, Emmons, Marcus, Bradburn, Joseph, Brown, Michael ), 1:33.67.
Boys 4x400 Meter Relay Finals
6. Eustace (Emmons, Marcus, Bradburn, Joseph, Bailey, Caleb, Johnson, Trevan), 3:29.26.
Boys Long Jump
4. Johnson, Trevan, Eustace, 22-09. 16. Kerr, Wesley, Kemp, 20-08.75.
Boys Triple Jump
15. Kerr, Wesley, Kemp, 41-01.
Boys Shot Put
15. Sistrunk, Terrance, Kemp, 44-08.50.
Rotary Clubs 7th annual golf
tournament set May 21
Monitor Staff Reports
KEMPThe Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake will hold its seventh annual benefit golf
tournament Friday, May 21, at Kings Creek Golf Course in Kemp.
Proceeds from the clubs fund-raiser one of just two held each year
will benefit the clubs scholarship fund and the Rotary International Foundation.
The Rotary Club provides 30 scholarships ($500 each) to Mabank, Kemp and Eustace high
school graduating seniors each year.
Other local activities supported by the club include both local libraries, food pantries,
school book give-a-ways and clothes for kids projects.
Entry for the four-man scramble tournament is $60 per player, if paid by Wednesday, May 19
($65 at the door), which covers cart, green fees and the 5:30 p.m. dinner, where trophies
and prizes will be awarded.
The tournament will open with a noon shotgun start. You can form your own team, or the
club will find a team for you.
Cash prizes totaling $800 will be awarded for first, second and lucky teams, and numerous
other prizes, including longest drive and closest to the pin, will be offered.
Tri-County Ford is putting up a 2010 Ford Focus as a hole-in-one prize. Other prizes
include a Ping irons, a GPS navigation device and $500 cash.
Contest tickets and Mulligans also will be available. To sign up, or for more information,
contact Gretchen Burnett at (903) 288-9963.
Mabank Olympians dominate cycling at
Monitor Staff Reports
MABANKArea Special Olympians collected numerous cycling medals during the 10th
annual Mabank Spring Games April 10.
1K road race Mike Steed, gold.
500 meter time trial Jennie Handlin, gold.
500 meter modified Kerrie Dimwiddie, gold, and Julie Spaulding, silver.
1K time trial (female) Martha Atchley, gold, Meghann Jones, silver, Jennie
1K time trial (male) Ryan Ellison, gold.
1K modified (female) Kerrie Dimwiddie, gold, Stephanie Harney, gold, Julie
1K modified (male) Roy Bowers, gold, Josh Miller, silver.
5K time trial (female) Martha Atchley, gold, Meghann Jones, silver.
5K time trial (male) Chris Ellison, gold, Ryan Ellison, silver.
5K modified (female) Stephanie Harney, gold.
5K modified (male) Roy Bowers, gold, Josh Miller, silver.
5K road race (male) Mike Steed, gold.
10K time trial (male) Chris Ellison, gold.
Xtreme @ ET Wildcats
EHS vs Farmersville
7 p.m. @ Tillery Field, Mesquite
Race Day-Dons Port
Round the Lake Regatta
Skippers practice sail/clinic