D’Hanis relay sprints
Pflugerville -- The D’Hanis Cowboys’ sprint relay
team placed second in the Region IV-1A meet Saturday, May 2,
earning them a trip to the UIL State Track and Field Meet.
The Cowboys’ 4x100 meter relay team of Stephen Rugh, Tyson
Zinsmeyer, John Rodriguez and Neil Hobbs ran a time of 45.44 to
earn a spot in the state lineup. Burton won the event at the
The state meet, at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the Univesity of
Texas campus in Austin, will be Friday, May 15, for Conference 1A.
The 400m relay is scheduled for 6 p.m.
The Friday evening session will include Conferences 1A and 5A,
along with the Wheelchair division.
At the region meet, D’Hanis had two third place finishers who
both just missed out on a trip to state as a wild card qualifier.
Trent Higgins placed third in the shot put, with a mark of 44’9”.
Also in the shot, Chris Conteras finished seventh, at 41’8.5”.
Rugh also placed third individually, in the 400-meter dash,
where he had a time of 53.91 seconds.
Alex Del Hierro also tied for eighth in the high jump, clearing