By: Adriana Clark
On February 25th, our JV/Varsity boys and girls track team went to Devine. At the Devine track meet our girls and boys raced against the Devine, Jourdanton, and Natalia track teams. Our Varsity Girls had nine people place first, Kassidy Vickers in the 3200, Caitlyn Nieschwitz in the 800 and 1600, Kennedy Guajardo in the 400, Jillian Barcomb in the 300 hurdles, Victoria Castillo in the High Jump with a 4’8, and Raegan Hollis, Ciarah Garcia, Kennedy Guajardo and Brandi Barnett in the 1600 Relay. Varsity Boys highlights are Jayden Palacios’s 2:02.13 800, Justin Veale placing 1st and 2nd in the 300 hurdles and 110 hurdles, and Rudy Franco’s 2nd place jump in the long jump with a 19. JV Boys had Xavier Rodriguez in 1st place in the 800, Jayden Ogg placed first in the 1600 and the 3200, and the 4×400 Relay placed first with a time of 4:11. JV Girls: had many girls place first, Caitlin Herandez in the 3200, Alexandra Alvarez, Kiley Wiechring, Diamond Brownlee, Mikayla Theis in the 400 Relay, Mikayla Theis, Kiley Wiechring, Nevaeh Castillo in the 800 Relay, Evelynn Caraway in the 800, and Kiley Wiechring in High jump. Overall the Varsity girls team placed 2nd, JV girls team placed 2nd, Varsity boys team placed 3rd, and the JV boys team placed 4th.
The track team went to Cotulla March 4th where they went up against the teams Cotualla, Poteet, and Dilley. Varsity Girls had many girls place first in their events with Kassidy Vickers first in the 3200, Emalee David in the 100 Hurdles, Jillian Barcomb 300 Hurdles, Victoria Castillo in Long and High jump, Emree Adamitz, Ariel Mejia, Itzel Perez, Marissa Rothenbach in the 4×100 Relay, Kinsley Barker, Ariel Mejia, Victoria Castillo, Angel Tucker in the 4×200 Relay, and Raegan Hollis, Ciarah Garcia, Emree Adamitz, Kennedy Guajardo in the 4×400 Relay. Varsity Boys highlights include Ashon Thompson time in the 100 dash 10.31 and took 1st place, Estevan Jackson taking 2nd in the 200 with a time of 23.84, Jayden Palacios had a time of 2:02.05 in the 800 and took 1st place, Justin Veale ran the 110 (17.09) and 300 (43.99) and won both events, Rudy Franco, Jessejohn Guel, Christopher Zapata, and Ashon Thompson won the 4×100 Relay, 4×200 Relay including Estevan Jackson, Juan Lopez, Jayden Palacios, and Ashon Thompson took took first place and broke the school record with a time of 1:33.02, the 4×400 Relay including Avaree Cantu, Juan Lopez, Estevan Jackson, And Jayden Palacios won with a time of 3:37, Estevan Jackson jumping 42′-7,″ Juan Lopez jumping 41′-4″ in the triple jump, Preston Pilgrim took 1st in Pole Vault and jumped an 11′-6″, Peyton Eichman threw the discus 105′-2″ and won first place. While Jackson and Lopez also took 2nd and 3rd in the long jump with jumps of 19′-5″ and 18′-7″, and Reagan Moore took second in the High Jump with a jump of 5′-2″. JV Boys had Adrian Garica took 1st place in the 200 and 400, TJ, and HJ Xavier Rodriguez took first in the 800 relay, Jayden Ogg took first place in both the mile and 2 mile. JV Girls had many girls place first Mikayla Theis in the 100, Kiley Wiechring in the 200 and High Jump, Raylin Castillo in the 800 and 1600, Caitlin Herandez in the 3200, Alexandra Alvarez, Nevaeh Castillo, Diamond Brownlee, Mikayla Theis 4×1, Nevaeh Castillo, Diamond Brownlee, Mikayla Theis, Kiley Wiechring in the 4×200. In the end all teams had won the track meet with Varsity and JV girls in first, along with both Varsity and JV boys.
March 18th JV/Varsity boys and girls track competed against Natalia, Devine, and Somerset here at the Pleasanton Track. Varsity Girls had many girls place in first Fe Vielma in the 3200, Jillian Barcomb in the 300 hurdles, Victoria Castillo in the High Jump, Caitylyn Nieschwitz in the 800, Ariel Mejia in the 100, and Kennedy Guajardo in the 400. Varsity Boys once again broke a school record the 4×100 relay team with Sean Ramos, Juan Lopez, Estevan Jackson, and Ashon Thompson set a new school record with a time of 43.21seconds, the 4×200 relay with Estevan Jackson, Juan Lopez, Jayden Palacios, and Ashon Thompson broke their own record that they had set last week with a time of 1:30.99 seconds, and Ashon Thompson broke his own school record with a time of 10.21 seconds. JV Boys had Jayden Ogg placed first in the 3200 and tied with Xaiver Rodriguez tied for first place in the 1600. JV Girls had Caitlin Hernadez placed 1st in the 3200, Mikayla Theis 1st in the 100, Alexandra Alvarez, Nevaeh Castillo, Diamond Brownlee, Mikayla Theis 4×1 Relay, Evelyn Caraway placed 1st in the 800, Diamond Brownlee placed 1st in the 200, High Jump, and Long Jump, Mcada Rutherford in Pole Vault, Savannah Clark placed 2nd 1600, Genavieve Alvarado placed second in Shot Put. JV and Varsity Girls placed 1st along with Varsity and JV Boys.