Saltillo Lions Qualify 7 for Regional Track Meet; Lady Lions Qualify 1 - Ksst Radio

Saltillo Lions Qualify 7 for Regional Track Meet; Lady Lions Qualify 1

The Saltillo Lions qualified seven athletes and the Saltillo Lady Lions one athlete for the Regional Track Meet at the Area Track Meet Wednesday (April 18). The Lions finished second as a team at the Area Meet. For the Lions, Edi Olayo qualified with a fourth place finish at area in the 100-meter dash. Trevor Moore qualified with a fourth place finish in the 400-meter dash. Hendrick Rios placed sixth in the 400-meter dash. Moore also qualified with a second place finish in the 800-meter run. Rios qualified with a third place finish in the 1600-meter run. Jayden Halloway was fifth in the 1600-meter run and is a Regional alternate.) Halloway did qualify with a fourth place finish in the 3200-meter run. Ben Moore qualified by finishing first in the 110-meter hurdles and second in the 300-meter hurdles. Matt Gurley finished sixth in the 300-meter hurdles. The Lions’ 4 X 400-meter relay team qualified by finishing second. Team members are Rios, Trevor Moore, Walker McGill and Olayo. Gurley is an alternate for the relay team. In long jump, Gurley qualified with a third place finish and Ben Moore qualified by finishing fourth. Levi Hoover was sixth in shot put. In triple jump, Gurley qualified with a third place finish and Ben Moore is an alternate with a fifth place finish. In high jump, Trevor Moore qualified with a second place finish.

For the Lady Lions, Sienna Collins qualified with a second place finish in the 3200-meter run, with a second place in the 1600-meter run and with a first in the 800-meter run. Danielle Ross is a regional alternate with a fifth in the 3200-meter run while Ofelia Cabrera was sixth. Kristina Wade is an alternate finishing fifth in the 1600-meter run and Ross placed sixth.

Author: Jimmy Rogers

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