Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Reg I Track Meet (4-25&26-14)

Reg I Track Meet (4-25&26-14)

Austin Ross was the only Mule or Lady Mule to qualify for the Texas State Track Meet to be held in Austin May 9-10, 2014. Ross qualified as a wild card by running the fourth fastest time in all four regions in the 200-meter dash. 

Ross ran a time of 22.56 seconds in the 200-meter dash to qualify for the finals. He won the bronze medal in the event with an improved time of 21.92. Since a ninth lane has been added to the Mike Meyers track in Austin the fast time of the regional non-qualifying finalist earns the right to run as a wild card. 

Many felt that Ross had a better opportunity to make the State Meet in the 400-meter run. He qualified for the finals with a time of 50.63 and finished fourth with an improved time of 50.05 for a personal best.

Eli Leal qualified for the finals in the high jump and finished eighth with a leap of six feet even. Jesus Manzanares ran a time of 2:05.85 in the 800-meter run to finish seventh. 

Adrienne Precure finished seventh in the high jump with a leap of 5-00 for seventh place. Mireya Ruvalcaba competed in her first Region I Meet win the 800-meter run and placed fifth with a time of 2:29.34. 

Precure qualified in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.89 and finished fourth in that event with a 17.00. Precure also qualified for the finals in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 47.50. She placed seventh with an improved time of 47.19.    

Ross will spend the next ten days practicing the 200-meter dash in preparation for the State Track Meet.

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