Coyotes win three events, place fourth in track meet

The Uvalde Coyotes captured three first-place medals en route to a fourth-place finish in the team standings of the 53rd-annual Uvalde Relays last Saturday.

Despite the cancelation of three events because of inclement weather early in the meet, the Coyotes wound up with 64 points.

“The weather wasn’t great early in the day and we were missing some kids who were taking part in baseball tournament action,” said Uvalde High School head track coach Albert Tijerina. “Our kids put up some good times considering that we are still in our conditioning phase of training.”

D’Andre Carroll cleared six feet to win first place in the high jump.

Noah Smith claimed first-place honors in the 200-meter dash with his time of 22.63 seconds.

Isidro Escamilla, Chris Embers, Noah Smith and Ryan Talavera combined efforts for a first-place finish in the 4-by-200-meter relay. Their time in the event was 1:32.76.

Eric De La Rosa and Matthew Williams placed second and fourth in the shot put with puts of 41-feet and 7.75 inches, and 40 feet and 1.25 inches.

Isidro Escamilla finished fourth, Chris Embers took fifth place, and D’Andre Carroll wound up sixth in the 100-meter dash. Their times were 11.51 seconds, 11.52 seconds, and 11.58 seconds.

Carroll claimed fourth place in the 200-meter dash. His time in the event was 23.19 seconds.

Nick Gonzales cleared nine feet in the pole vault to place sixth overall.

Eagle Pass High dominated much of the meet with 137 points.

Today at San Marcos, the Coyotes will compete in the Texas State Invitational track meet.

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