Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, March 27, 2003
Jr. high teams end up 3rd, 4th at Monahans
The Crockett seventh grade boys placed third and Crockett's three other
track teams ended up fourth this past weekend at the Walker Junior Relays
The host Loboes won all four division titles. The Eagles' seventh graders
finished with 105 points, while the eighth grade boys ended up with 45 points.
On the girls' side, Crockett's seventh graders scored 56 points and the
eighth grade girls finished with 62 points.
The seventh grade girls picked up two third place medals in the field
events, from Daphne Navarrette in the triple jump and from Sandra Orosco,
who finished in a three-way tie for third in the high jump. Gia Lujan had
the Eagles' other field event points, finishing fourth in the shot put.
In the running events, the girls' best finish was a second by Denise
Cazares in the 800-meter run, with a 2:58.2 time. Kayla Herrera was sixth
in that event, while Ashley Ornelas was third in the 100 meter hurdles,
Cazares was sixth in the 400 meters, Monica Garcia was fifth in the 300
meter hurdles, and in the relays, Pecos finished fourth in all three races,
with Cazares, Navarrette, Orosco and Neyva Rodriguez running the 1600 meter
relay; Navarrette, Ornelas, Orosco and Cheyenne Carrasco the 400 meters
and Carrasco, Navarrette, Rodriguez and Ornelas the 800 meters
The boys' 400 meter relay team of Drake Bradley, Matthew Flores, Juan
Garza and Marcos Luna won first place with a 51.9 second time, while the
1600 meter relay team finished second. Neither the seventh nor the eighth
grade boys' teams had 800-meter relay squads.
Individually, Luna was second and Flores third in the 100 meter dash
with 12.6 and 12.8 times, and Bradley finished fifth in the race, while
Flores and Luna were second and third in the 200 meters, with times of 27.3
and 27.6 seconds. Gerald Saenz was third and Vincent Palomino fourth in
the 400 meter dash for the Eagles' other running event points.
In the field events, Flores won the long jump with a 15-foot-11 effort.
Bradley was third there and placed second in the high jump, clearing 4-foot-8.
Flores placed sixth there, while Justin Contreras and Quinton Roman were
fourth and sixth in the shot put, and Luna finished sixth in the discus.
The eighth grade girls got a first place finish in the discus from Adriana
Armendariz, with a throw of 70-feet. She also finished sixth in the shot
put, while Bianca Baeza was third in the triple jump, Dina Ortiz was third
in the shot put, and Jenny Palomino was fourth in the long jump.
In the running events, Baeza was second in the 400 meters with a 1:12.1
time, while Rebecca Martinez was fifth and Honesty Medina was sixth; Palomino
was fifth and Baeza sixth in the 100 meter dash, and Armendariz was sixth
in the 200 meters. In the relays, Armendariz, Baeza, Palomino and Cassandra
Terrazas placed third in the 400 meters and Martinez, Medina, Armendariz
and Terrazas were fourth in the 800 meters.
The eighth grade boys got a first from Larry Johnson, who won the 200
meters in 23.9 seconds, after placing second in the 100 meters with a 11.4
time. Travis Walker was fourth, Uric Salgado fifth and Murphy Tremble sixth
in the 400 meter dash; Salgado was sixth in the 200 meters and Jaime Morales
was sixth in the 1600 meter run. Tremble, Walker, Johnson and Chris Parks
placed fourth in the 1600-meter relay, the lone relay for the eighth grade
The Eagles' only points in the field events came from Johnson, fourth
in the high jump, and Ruben Salgado, sixth in the shot put.
The seventh and eighth grade track teams will be at Fort Stockton this
week, and then will host the District 4-3A Junior High Track Meet on April
5 at Eagle Stadium. Pecos' high school track teams will be in Monahans this
Saturday, for the annual Sandhills Relays.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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