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It is awards season here at VYPE!
We welcome you to the Countdown to the 2021 VYPE Awards presented by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Over the next two weeks, we will be unveiling the finalists for the player of the year awards. Team and Coach of the Year awards will be announced LIVE during the Fourth Annual VYPE Awards.
The winners will be honored in a one-hour virtual show on Sunday, June 27 at 6 p.m. on VYPE Houston's website, Twitter account and on the VYPE Texas Facebook page and YouTube Channel! It will be an event to get dressed up for and to tune in to as it will be an evening full of special moments!
Let us get it started! Here are the finalists for Public School Women's Track & Field Athlete of the Year!
Cinco Ranch's Amelia Flynt capped an inspiring high school career as a state champion in both events, winning gold in the shot put with a throw of 46-feet, 5-inches and the discus with a throw of 173-feet, 7-inches at the UIL Class 6A state track and field meet. She will throw at Cal.
Fort Bend Marshall's Tairah Johnson had a day at the UIL state track meet.
The senior won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.77 just after winning gold with her 4x100-meter relay team that also won gold with a time of 46.34. She helped the Buffs make school history, winning their first-ever state track meet.
Kennedy Doakes has the lineage. Her dad, Ray, was a jumper at Arkansas and watched intently as his daughter built her resume. Well, her resume added some superlatives as Doakes won gold in the high jump at 5 feet, 9 inches and finished her day by taking bronze in the triple jump at 39-5.00 in the UIL Class 6A State Meet. She has signed with Kansas.
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The 2021 UIL Track & Field season is complete and there were some amazing performances in Austin!
VYPE has scoured the results and has every female athlete that finished in the Top 3 in their individual events, this does not include members of relay teams. Now, it's time to vote!
The Freddy's Poll of the Week VYPE Houston Female Track & Field Athlete of the Year Fan Poll is now live! Fans will have the chance to vote until Sunday, May 23rd, at 7 p.m.
Please note that the use of voting software or bots will result in a deletion of votes and a potential DQ from the contest. PLEASE try to keep this fair and fun for all involved!
All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. The content is not created or voted on by any corporate sponsor or marketing partner. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls.
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