Running finals top off track meet
Today at Southwest High School, the running-event finals of the District 28-5A track-and-field meet will be conducted.
Action will begin with the four-by-100-meter relay at 5 p.m.
Other events today will include the 800-meter run, 100-meter hurdles, 110-meter hurdles, 100-meter dash, four-by-200-meter relay, 400-meter dash, 300-meter hurdles, 200-meter dash, 1,600-meter run, and four-by-400-meter relay.
Competition in the two-day event began yesterday as district field events were scheduled to be held, along with the running-event preliminary races.
The top eight finishers from the running-event prelims advanced to today’s finals.
Uvalde shot put athlete Eric De La Rosa placed first in the district event with his put of 51 feet.
Complete results from the district track-and-field meet will be reported in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
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