Pirate track teams runners-up at Wolfpack Relays

The Pirate track team finished as runner up in Dilley last Wednesday, scoring 131 points to easily outdistance third place team Crystal City who had 80. Pearsall won the Wolfpack Relays with 175 points. The JV Pirates placed second as a team as well with 125 points compared to team champion Pearsall who finished with 153.5.
The 4x400m Relay team of Ismael Burarin, Malakai Garza, Miguel Lopez, and Brandon Adkins turned their four laps into gold medals for each runner. Gold also went to Jose Cortez in the 3200m and Alex Medina in Discus.
Silver medalists were Adkins, Garza, Hudson Mask, and Andres Cardenas in the 4x200m Relay, Robert Wagner in the 800m,Cortez in the 1600m, and Brandon Obando in the 3200m.
Bronze went to the 4x100m Relay team of Adkins, David Arreguin, Mask, and Aguilar while other bronze medals went to Abel Sanchez in the 800m, Wagner in the 1600m, and Mario Diaz in Shot Put.
JV Pirates that won first place included Marcos Alvarez in the 1600m, and William Davalos in Shot Put.
Silver medals were awarded to 4x400m Relay team members Yandel Esquives, Rudy Cepeda, Luke Estrada, and Amadeus Trejo-Perez as well as the 4x100m Relay team of Trejo-Perez, Cepeda, Estrada, and Alvarez. Esquives and Estrada each earned another silver in the 300m Hurdles and High Jump respectively, while Jairo Martinez got one in Shot Put.
Bronze winners were Trejo-Perez, Estrada, Cepeda, and Esquives in the 4x200m Relay, Alvarado in 200m Dash, Daniel Mercardo in 1600m, and Alvarez in Triple Jump.
Team rankings
1st Pearsall 175, 2nd Lytle 131, 3rd Crystal City 80, 4th Dilley 65, 5th McMullen County 45, 6th Cotulla 38, 7th Freer 25, 8th San Augustine 8, 9th Lackland Stacey 3.
4x400m Relay 1st Ismael Bugarin, Malakai Garza, Miguel Lopez, Brandon Adkins 3:50.89 4x200m Relay 2nd Adkins, Garza, Hudson Mask, Andres Cardenas 1:38.58 4x100m Relay 3rd Adkins, David Arreguin, Mask, Aguilar 46.60 400m Dash 5th Garza 56.76, 6th Lopez 57.56 800m Run 2nd Robert Wagner 2:03.06, 3rd Abel Sanchez 2:09.57 1600m Run 2nd Jose Cortez 4:41.38, 3rd Wagner 4:45.97, 4th Sanchez 4:58.07 3200m Run 1st Cortez 10.49, 2nd Brandon Obando 11.11 Long Jump 4th Andres Cardenas 19’2.25, 6th Preston Edge 18’0 Shot Put 3rd Mario Diaz 44’1 Discus 1st Alex Medina 150’8, 4th Cort Haltom 117’2, 5th Nathanial Miller 116’8.5 Triple Jump 5th Cardenas 38’3, 6th Edge 38’0.
JV team rankings
1st Pearsall 153.5, 2nd Lytle 125, 3rd Crystal City 108, 4th Dilley 76.5, 5th West Campus 56, 6th Cotulla 41, 7th McMullen County 32, 8th Lackland Stacey 4, 9th Freer 2.
JV Pirates
4x400m Relay 2nd Yandel Esquives, Rudy Cepeda, Luke Estrada, Amadeus Trejo-Perez 4:00.39 4x200m Relay 3rd Trejo-Perez, Estrada, Cepeda, Esquives 1:42.62 4x100m Relay 2nd Trejo-Perez, Cepeda, Estrada, Marcos Alvarado 47.91 200m Dash 3rd Alvarado 25.82 5th Kaden Aguinaga 1:01.09 800m Run 4th Johnny Alvarez 2:17.89 1600m Run 1st Alvarez 5:15.39, 3rd Daniel Mercado 5:26.46 300m Hurdles 2nd Esquives 47.28 Long Jump 6th Luke Estrada 16’9 Shot Put 1st William Davalos 36’10 Discus 2nd Jairo Martinez 99’7 Triple Jump 3rd Alvarez 35’9, 5th Hudson Lindsey 33’2 High Jump T2nd Estrada 5’0, 6th Drew Gonzales 4’8.
By Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer