Sports

Pasco Athlete of the Week

Jasmine Jackson
Gulf H.S.
Softball/Sophomore
THIS WEEK’S FEATS:
Jackson took first in the discus at the District 2A-7 meet with a personal-best throw of 107 feet, 7 inches. She also set a personal best in the shot put, placing fifth (34 feet, 5 inches).
ON TO REGIONS:
The performance moved Jackson on to the Region 2A-2 meet at First Academy in Orlando. It’s the sophomore’s second trip to regionals in as many years, placing 12th in the discus last year.
FAST FACT:
Jackson was one of two district champs Gulf High produced this year. She was joined by boys distance runner Wesley Best, who won the 1,600-meter run (4:38.43).
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