With last Thursday’s Lytle High School track meet canceled due to cold, windy, wet, un-south Texas-type weather, it is a great time to look at the Devine High School track and field student-athletes who work day in, day out in hopes of moving on past district competition and onto Area, Regional, and State.
Arabians competing this season are Abigail Saunders, Ainsley Buvinghausen, Alissa Zamora, Angaleen Garcia, Angelina Rios, Ashley Mattke, Avery Cruz, Bailey Oropeza, Brooke Thompson, Camryn Darby, Cece Martinez, Charlee Rangel, Dani Gutierrez, Darian Alvarez, Jackie Schreck, Katie Rios, Kaylee Romano, Kennedy Duncan, Kourtni Geyer, Kristina Moralez, Leslie Manzanares, Lily Hargis, Lynn Lawler, Mackayla Schnautz, Maddie DuBose, Maudie Cortez, McKinze Savage, Naudia Wurzbach, Neenah Guerrero, Oakley Malone Rylee Esquibel, Sabrina Lindsey, Samantha Vera, Savannah Parker, Skylar Blanton, and Viviana Torres.
Warhorses are Aaron Saenz, Aiden Zapata, Alfredo Ramirez, Brody Radicke, Caden Hanson, Carter Faubel, Donovan Dixon, Edward Perez, Edwin Belor, Elijah Contreras, Enrique Midobuche, Ethan Santos, Gabriel Esquibel, George Saenz, Griffin Wagoner, Gus Puente, Hayden DuBose, Isaiah Morin, Ismael Torres, Jacob Delaney, Jordan Rodriguez, Juan David Rendon, Logan Camarillo, Matthew Gomez, Ralph Estala, Ruger Cote, Sage Cruz, Stephan Culver, Tate Wisenbaker, Tyler Pike, and Xavier Contreras.
Head Coach Lon Cozby is assisted by Devin Rotramel, Hannah Thompson, Kara Stacy, Jacob Sanchez, Julie Oropeza, and Sandy Lawler.
Devine travels to Pleasanton March 3, Hondo March 10, and to Pearsall March 26 before hosting their own meet at Warhorse Stadium on March 30. District is in Somerset on April 12 and 13 where athletes that finish in the top four of their event advance to Area in Uvalde March 20.
Regional in Kingsville is April 29 and 30 and the University of Texas in Austin is once again the site for State May 12, 13, and 14.
Best of luck this season Arabians, Warhorses, and coaching staff!!!
By Jerel Beaty