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Saltillo’s Dakota Carroll Advances to State

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DakotaSTEPHENVILLE — Dakota Carroll of Saltillo took second place in recent regional track action at Tarleton State University and will advance to the state track meet in Austin later this month.

The Region III, Class 1A field was competitive with Carroll turning in a time of 10:38 to get second in the 3,200-meter run.

Other Saltillo results from the regional meet include:
Lyle Bench, sixth in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 11:07. Bench was 10th in the 1,600-meter run, turning in a time of 5:12.
In girls action – Brenda Castro was seventh in the 800-meter run, 2:43 and 10th in the 1,600-meter run, 6:29. Claire Jones was 11th in the 1,600-meter run, 6:37 and ninth in the 3,200-meter run with a time of14:27. Katy Perea was 10th in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 14:27.

“Proud of each runner’s effort. Excited that Dakota has a chance of reaching his personal goal at the state track meet,” said Bill Giles, Saltillo coach.

Author: Staff Reporter

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