Weather permitting, the district track meet for the Wildcats and Lady Cats’ track teams will wrap up Wednesday in Pine Tree with lots of finals.
Wildcats Track Coach Matt Young said he had three athletes qualify for Wednesday final in the 110-meter hurdles. Ryan Humphries qualified for the final in the 100-meter dash. Ricardo Torres will run in the final in the 400-meter run. Humphries and Mason Buck will compete in the final in the 300-meter hurdles.
Lady Cats Track Coach Triston Abron said he had ten athletes out of eleven that qualified for finals on Wednesday. He added he had two competitors in every event except the 200-meter run. Several new events will have prelims and finals Wednesday. Coach Abron is hoping his team can rack up enough points to win the district championship. They were third after the first day Monday behind Hallsville and Mt. Pleasant.
Five athletes have already qualified for the area track meet at Lovejoy on April 20. For the Wildcats, Landon Thornton and Peyton Vickery qualified in the 3200-meter run and Ian Blanch in the shot put. For the Lady Cats, qualifiers were Sydney Washburn in the 3200-meter run and Imani Taylor in the long jump.