20 Pleasanton, Poteet athletes advance to regional meetFree Access

DEVINE—Pleasanton and Poteet will have athletes in 16 individual events and three relays at the Region IV-4A track meet this week after qualifying at the area meet April 18.

The Lady Eagles placed third in the team standings at the Districts 29/30 area meet in Devine behind a trio of first-place finishes. Caitlyn Nieschwitz came from behind to win the 800, Ayanna Oltivero took first in the 400, and Pleasanton won the 1,600 relay. Oltivero teamed with Laken McAda, Thalia Bosquez and April Findley to post a 4:11.99.

The Poteet girls, who placed fifth, were first in a tight 400-relay race. Alina Escamilla, who also advanced in two individual events, edged Cuero down the stretch to win the event with teammates Kylie Garcia, Autumn Diaz and Danica De La Fuente.

On the boys side, Dalton Hobbs of Pleasanton earned first place in the high jump after clearing a personal-best 6-4.

Hobbs will be joined at the regional meet—Friday and Saturday at Texas A&M-Kingsville—by teammate Isaac Mendiola. Mendiola placed second in the 110 hurdles and third in the triple jump to advance.

Antonio Soriano, Roderick King and Josh Hill will represent the Aggies at regionals. Soriano qualified in the long jump (second place) and 100 (third). King placed third in the shot put and Hill finished fourth in the 300 hurdles.

De La Fuente will also compete in multiple individual events for Poteet. The junior advanced in the 100 (second), 200 (second) and long jump (second). Teammate Bianca Haynes earned fourth to qualify in the 800.

For Pleasanton, Bosquez (third, 400), Victoria Castillo (third, high jump) Illeana Bosquez (fourth, shot put) and Paige Hubert (fourth, discus) will also compete at regionals.

The following are the local results from the area meet (top four advance to regionals):

Boys

Shot put: 3. Roderick King, Poteet, 43-10; 7. Seth Ritchey, Poteet, 39-2

Long jump: 2. Antonio Soriano, Poteet, 20-7.75

Triple jump: 3. Isaac Mendiola, Pleasanton, 40-5; 8. Patrick Taylor, Poteet, 35-9

High jump: 1. Dalton Hobbs, Pleasanton, 6-4; 8. Noah Gonzalez, 5-6

Pole vault: 6. Jaret Statler, Pleasanton, 10-6

100M: 3. A. Soriano, 11.37

200M: 5. A. Soriano, 23.49

400M: 5. Orlando Oltivero, Pleasanton, 53.27

800M: 5. O. Oltivero, 2:07.45; 7. Collin Cazier, 2:10.97

110 hurdles: 2. I. Mendiola, 15.76

300 hurdles: 4. Josh Hill, Poteet, 42.38

400 relay: 6. Poteet, 44.91

800 relay: 6. Pleasanton, 1:35.26

1,600 relay: 6. Pleasanton, 3:38.52

Girls

Discus: 4. Paige Hubert, Pleasanton, 97-6.5; 6. Danielle Howell, Poteet, 89-5.5

Shot put: 4. Illeana Bosquez, Pleasanton, 33-0; 8. Madison Curbow, Pleasanton, 30-7

Long jump: 2. Danica De La Fuente, Poteet, 16-8.25; 3. Alina Escamilla, Poteet, 16-5.5; 6. Victoria Castillo, Pleasanton, 15-3

High jump: 3. V. Castillo, 4-8; 8. Laken McAda, Pleasanton, 4-6

Pole vault: 6. Thalia Bosquez, Pleasanton, 7-6; 7. Nicole Noyola, Poteet, 7-0

100M: 2. D. De La Fuente, 12.66; 3. A. Escamilla, 12.82

200M: 2. D. De La Fuente, 25.99

400M: 1. Ayanna Oltivero, Pleasanton, 59.09; 2. A. Escamilla, 1:00.99; 3. T. Bosquez, 1:01.25

800M: 1. Caitlyn Nieschwitz, Pleasanton, 2:29.95; 4. Bianca Haynes, Poteet, 2:33.16; 7. Briana Alvarado, Poteet, 2:39.25

300 hurdles: 5. April Findley, Pleasanton, 50.81; 7. Jasmine Hill, Poteet, 53.85

1,600M: 3. C. Nieschwitz, 5:46.92; 7. B. Alvarado, 6:00.69; 8. Bobby Rice, Pleasanton, 7:10.05

3,200M: 6. B. Alvarado, 13:14.00; 8. B. Rice, 14:09.38

400 relay: 1. Poteet, 50.34; 5. Pleasanton, 52.62

800 relay: 3. Pleasanton, 1:50.55

1,600 relay: 1. Pleasanton, 4:11.99; 5. Poteet, 4:22.03

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