Arabian track wins Somerset Invitational

Varsity Arabian Alissa Stehle competes in the 400M Dash. More photos available in our online store!

The Devine Arabians dusted the competition last Thursday, March 30th by winning the Championship of Somerset’s Pre-District Invitational by more than 50 points. Devine scored 196 points, clobbering 2nd place finisher Floresville who had 145. Third place Pearsall was a distant 3rd with 91 points.
“Many had personal bests and gained more confidence going into the district meet,” said Head Track Coordinator Lynn Cozby. “We are looking forward to doing our best.”
Leading in individual point totals for the Arabians was Caroline Anderson with 21 followed by Mari Murillo’s 20. Next was Harlie Walker with 18 and Sydney Rendon with 16 points.
The JV Arabians finished in 2nd place with 108 points, 16 points behind champion Floresville’s 124 points. Somerset was 3rd with 85 points.
Remaining team point totals: St. Mary’s Hall (70), Lytle (56), Somerset (42), Falls City (1) 3200m-Bre Bernal-2nd-13:08 4x100m Relay-Taylor Carr, Sydney Rendon, Caroline Anderson, Macie York-2nd-51.99 800m-Mari Murillo-1st-2:33, Espi Mendoza-2nd-2:34 100m Hurdles-Tayler Rice-3rd-17.39, Celine Samarripa-6th-18.45 100m-Rendon-2nd-13.15, York-3rd-13.18 4x200m Relay-York, Dana Aaron, Anderson, Andrea Gomez-1st-1:49 400m-Harlie Walker-1st-1:04 300m Hurdles-Rice-2nd-51.04 200m-Aaron-1st-27.69 1600m-Murillo-1st-5:34, Bernal-5th-6:01 1600m Relay-Gomez, Mendoza, Walker, Anderson,2nd-4:22 Long Jump-Rendon-4th-15’2 ½” Triple Jump-Anderson-2nd-32’11 ½”, Alissa Stehle-3rd-32’5” High Jump-Walker-4th-4’6” Shot Put-Jenna Sadler-1st-35’10 ½”, Paige Coté-3rd-31’7 ½” Discus-Stephanie Campos-1st-125’0”, Coté-4th-107’3”, Tori Martin-5th-101’4” Pole Vault-Jaylyn Stewart-2nd-8’6”, Maycee Howard-5th-7’6”.
Remaining JV team results: St. Mary’s Hall (80), Lytle (61), Pearsall (35), Living Rock (28), Falls City (10) 3200m-Alexis Shook-2nd-14.19 4x100m Relay-Sara Moreno, Penelope Cruz, Gabby Rodriguez, Hannah Stolzman-3rd-55.24 100m Hurdles-Moreno-4th-19.42 100m-Jennifer Fargason-4th-14.42 4x200m Relay-Stolzman, Haylee Howard, Rodriguez, Cruz-3rd-2:00 400m-Andrea Garcia-2nd-1:09, Jasmine Stricker-4th-1:10 300m Hurdles-Moreno-2nd-57.80 200m-Alison Crouch-6th-29.96 1600m-Shook-3rd-6:37, Grace Singleton-6th-7:35 4x400m Relay-Rodriguez, Lorena Chavera, Howard, Stricker-2nd-4:43 Long Jump-Stolzman-5th-12”5’, Crouch-6th-12’2 ½” Shot Put-Allison Long-2nd-27’7 ¾”, Clarissa Ybanez-4th-26”11’ Discus-Long-6th-64”4 ½”.
Devine hosts the District Track Meet this Wednesday and Thursday at Warhorse Stadium. The schedule is listed in this edition of the Devine News.
Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer