Owls compete in final warmup track
Pleasanton -- In the final meet prior to District 29-AAAA
competition, the Hondo varsity girls’ track team placed third
and the boys placed fourth in the 2015 Brush Country Relays at
Pleasanton High School on Wednesday, April 8.
The district track meet began Wednesday April 15, and will
continue Thursday, April 16, at Devine’s Warhorse Stadium.
In a change from the schedule included in last week’s issue,
the 3200-meter run will be held today at noon, instead of on
Wednesday as previously announced.
In the varsity girls’ division at Pleasanton, the Owls scored
80 points to finish third, behind Pleasanton’s 166 and Bandera’s
Hondo had three first place finishes in the meet.
Two came from Eli Simpson, who won the 200-meter dash in a time
of 28.04 seconds, and the long jump with a mark of 15’7.75”.
Andi Theis had the other win for the Owls, taking the triple
jump with a leap of 35’2.5”.
Other top-six finishes for the Hondo girls included:
400m dash: Andi Theis, 5th, 1:04.14;
4x100m relay: Andi Theis, Eli Simpson, Tammy Ramirez, Krisann
Bendele, 3rd, 53.49;
4x200m relay: Anhai Renteria, Eli Simpson, Tammy Ramirez,
Krisann Bendele, 5th, 1:54.30;
4x400m relay: Ameyali Sanchez, Anhai Renteria, Andi Theis,
Clare McNiel, 3rd, 4:28.30;
Shot put: Lucy Mendoza, tie 2nd, 31’9.25”; Kacie Dupont,
tie 2nd, 31’9.25”;
Discus: Lucy Mendoza, 3rd, 91’3”.
Boys place 4th at Pleasanton
The Hondo boys’ team scored 107 points, placing fourth, and
finished behind three district rivals in Lytle (137), Devine (128)
and Bandera (112).
Top-six finishes included:
100m dash: Marquis Martinez, 2nd, 11.01;
200m dash: Marquis Martinez, 2nd, 22.58; Javier Alfaro, 3rd,
400m dash: Javier Alfaro, 3rd, 51.92;
800m run: Enrique Morales, 4th, 2:07.48;
1600m run: Eddie Gutierrez, 6th, 5:03.92;
3200m run: Eddie Gutierrez, 2nd, 11:01.41;
110m hurdles: Matt DeLeon, 3rd, 17.29; Chad West, 6th, 19.79;
4x100m relay: Garrett Van Damme, Marquis Martinez, Brian
Dominguez, Willie Keilman, 2nd, 44.28;
4x200m relay: Garrett Van Damme, Chad West, Jacob Theis, Brian
Dominguez, 5th, 1:38.71;
4x400m relay: Enrique Morales, Santiago Rodriguez, Willie
Keilman, Javier Alfaro, 2nd, 3:37.59;
Long jump: Willie Keilman, 4th, 18’11.75”;
Triple jump Javier Alfaro, 3rd, 39’10.75”;
High jump: Chad West, 4th, 5’6”; Garrett Van Damme, 6th, 5’2”;
Pole vault: Carson Stoner, 2nd, 12’0”.