Pleasanton, Poteet send strong groups to regional track meet

Pleasanton’s Laken McAda (far left) and Poteet’s Danica De La Fuente (second from right) sprint to the finish of the 4×400 meter relay. Tom Firme | Pleasanton Express

Pleasanton and Poteet advanced most their area track and field meet athletes competing in Devine on April 17 to the Region 4A-IV meet, which will be at Texas A&M-Kingsville April 26-27.

The Eagles swept the boys and girls high jump, with Dalton Hobbs and Victoria Castillo winning. Pleasanton’s girls were seventh as a team with 46 points. Poteet’s girls tied with Hondo for eighth with 36 points. Pleasanton’s boys were eighth with 50 points. Poteet’s boys were 11th with three points.

Below are results of athletes finishing in the top four for both schools.



Victoria Castillo: high jump, first, five feet, two inches.

4×400 meter relay (Eryn Wilson, April Findley, Kennedy Guajardo, Laken McAda): second, 4:10.77.

Caitlyn Nieschwitz: 3200 meter run, fourth, 12:39.02; 800 meter run, fourth, 2:26.10; 1600 meter run, fourth, 5:38.75.

Kennedy Guajardo: 400 meter dash, fourth, 1:02.16.

Paige Hubert: discus, fourth, 104 feet, two inches.


Jasmine Hill: high jump, second, four feet, 10 inches.

Autumn Diaz: triple jump, third, 33 feet, 4 1/2 inches.

4×400 meter relay team (Autumn Diaz, Danica De La Fuente, Lauren Davila, Bianca Haynes): third, 4:10.82.



Dalton Hobbs: high jump, first, six feet, five inches.

Orlando Oltivero: 400 meter dash, third, 52.24 seconds; 800 meter run, first, 2:00.12.

Kade Loeffler: 400 meter dash, fourth, 52.35.

4×400 meter relay team (Oltivero, Loeffler, Estevan Jackson, Santiago Arguijo): second, 3:31.03.

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