Warriors host seven at track meet

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Last Wednesday, April 27, Winters High School hosted seven other teams in a track and field showdown. This came after a cancelled meet the previous week, and the Warriors were ravenous for competition.

Viridiana Reyes took home first by one hundredth of a second in the Varsity 100-meter with a personal record (PR) of 13.1. Makena Driver wasn’t far behind in third with a PR of her own of 13.8 seconds.

In the Varsity 200-meter, Liliana Rodriguez took second with a PR of 27.7.

Rodriguez didn’t slow down on personal bests, however, as she PR’d once again in the varsity 400-meter with a time of 1:03.9 which was good enough for second.

Meanwhile, freshman Stefany Hernandez took second as well in the freshman/sophomore 400-meter with a PR of 1:16.1.

In the varsity 800-meter, Ava Skinner easily snagged first place with a time of 2:56.3, with Yarethzy Sanchez scoring third with a PR effort of 3:03.3.

In the freshman/sophomore 800-meter however, Hernandez PR’d again with a 3:08.2 which was good enough for third.

In the varsity 1,600-meter, Skinner struck again with a PR of 6:31.2 which was a first-place effort.

For the freshman/sophomore 1,600-meter, Ruby Campos took third with a PR of 7:16.8.

In the varsity 100-meter hurdles, Driver took care of business snagging first with a PR of 17.3.

The Warriors also dominated in the varsity 4×100 relay, as the team of Driver, Sanchez, Paris Zaragoza and Reyes took first with a time of 55.1.

The 4×400 relay was also no problem as Sanchez, Reyes, Skinner and Rodriguez handily secured first with a time of 4:42.9.

Meanwhile, the freshman/sophomore Warriors also did their thing in the 4×400 relay taking first. The team of Hernandez, Celeste Reyes, Campos and Mahalia Lanfranco won with a time of 5:32.6.

In the freshman/sophomore 4-kilogram shotput, Mikenzie Hapworth-Eldridge took third with a distance of 22 feet, 8 inches.

In the varsity women’s 1-kilogram discuss, Lilly Reichel took third with a distance of 62 feet, 11 inches.

In the varsity high jump, Driver leapt to a first place victory with height of 4 feet, 4 inches.

On the flip side of competition, Christian Hernandez took third in the varsity men’s 100-meter with a PR of 11.8.

In the freshman/sophomore 400-meter, Eduardo Reyes took first for Winters with a time of 1:01.6.

Hernandez then scored another first in the varsity 800-meter with a seasonal record of 2:21.3.

In the varsity men’s 1,600-meter, Diego Rodriguez brought home second with a time of 5:28.4 – another Warrior PR.

Alberto Duran represented the Warrior grit in the varsity men’s 3,200-meter with a seasonal record of 15:02.78 which was good enough for second.

In the 110-meter varsity men’s hurdles, Jesus Cruz took second with a PR of 19.4.

Alejandro Cruz who took first in the freshman/sophomore 100-meter hurdles with a time of 19.9.

In the 1.6 kilogram varsity men’s discuss, Emmett Edman took fourth for the Warriors with PR distance of 102 feet, 8 inches.

In the freshman/sophomore high jump, Kenneth Matheson took second with a heigh of 4 feet, 2 inches.

The next meet is taking place on Thursday, May 5 at the Arostegui Stadium in Live Oak.

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