Varsity Warhorse and Arabian track teams win Maverick Invitational

Devine opened its 2018 track season in championship fashion last Thursday afternoon down in Pearsall at the Maverick Invitational. The Warhorses 156 points were 56 better than second place Laredo Cigarroa’s 100 while the Arabians 151 points topped second place Poteet’s 109 points by 42.
Warhorse results: Shot Put—1st-Tristin Ortiz-42’5”, 2nd-Tanner Hardcastle-41’3 ½”, 4th-Randy Schott-40’6”; Discus—1st-Ortiz-120’3”; High Jump—4th-King Cantero-5’4”, 5th-Damian Martinez-5’4”; Pole Vault—1st-Javi Torres-10’6”, 3rd-Matt Ornelas-10’0”, 4th-Jacob Featherly-10’0”; Long Jump—Cantero-20’2”; Triple Jump—2nd Chase DuBose-39’4”; 110m Hurdles—1st-Guido Zapata-15.21; 400m Dash—5th-Jayce Hackebeil-55.12; 300m Hurdles-Zapata-42.0; 200m Dash-Aaron Terrazas-24.12; 3200m—Connor Radicke-11.15; 4x100m Relay—1st-Juan Sic, Xsavior Martinez, Zapata, Luke Torres-44.62; 4x200m Relay—2nd-Isaiah Oropeza, Terrazas, Martinez, Torres-1:35.2; 4x400m Relay—2nd-Roy Gutierrez, Hackebeil, Martinez, Torres-3:39.6.
Team Totals: 1st-Devine-156, 2nd-Laredo Cigarroa-100, 3rd-Crystal City-93. 4th-Pearsall-77, 5th-Carrizo Springs-65, 6th-Lytle-43, 7th-Poteet-32, 8th-Natalia-31, 9th Dilley (Dilley)-20.
Arabian results: Discus—2nd-Analea Brooks-83’9”; Pole Vault—3rd-Maycee Howard-7’0”; Long Jump—3rd-Sydney Rendon-15’5”, 6th-Alissa Stehle-14’4”; Triple Jump—1st-Stehle-30’7”; 110m Hurdles—2nd-Taylor Rice-17.59, 3rd-Megan Runyan-17.96; 100m Dash—3rd-Rendon-13.18, Jeanette Rios-13.65; 400m Dash—3rd-Brooke Runyan-1:07.0; 300m Hurdles—3rd-Rice-52.6, 5th-M. Runyan-54.93; 200m Dash—4th-Rios-28.45, 6th-MacKenzie Schneider-29.52; 3200m Run—Mari Murillo-14:47; 800m—3rd-Espi Mendoza-2:37.6, 5th-Bri Bernal-2:40.4; 1600m Run—3rd-Bernal-6:10; 4x100m Relay—2nd-Dana Aaron, Andrea Gomez, Gabby Rodriguez, Rendon-52.78; 4x200m Relay—2nd-Karli Geyer, Harlie Walker, Rendon, Gomez-1:54.2; 4x400m Relay—1st-Gomez, Walker, Mendoza, B. Runyan-4:26.7.
Team Totals: 1st Devine-151, 2nd-Poteet-109, 3rd-Pearsall-95, 4th-Carrizo Springs-89, 5th-Laredo Martin-65, 6th-Lytle-35, 7th-Crystal City-32, 8th-(Tie)-Dilley and Natalia-2.
Both varsity squads return to action on Saturday, February 24 in Poteet.
By Jerel Beaty
Staff Writer