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2016 Chaparral Girls Track Capsule


Head coach: Jeffrey Carter, first season

Top athletes: Neshaune Franklin (Sr.)

Outlook: Carter, who was an assistant coach with the Cowboys last season, takes over as head coach this year.

“We want to win as a team,” Carter said. “We will be working really hard to reach a goal, and our goal is to go to state with as many kids as we can get there.”

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