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Wilson County News
March 5, 2014 | 3,229 views | Post a comment

CASTROVILLE -- Members of the varsity and junior varsity track and field teams traveled to Castroville Feb. 22 to compete in the Medina Valley Panther Relays. Floresville found mixed results against a variety of early-season competition.

In varsity girls action, Brielle Brown earned the Jaguars’ lone gold-medal finish of the meet, as she threw more than 117 feet in the discus to finish first. Fellow teammate Ebony Cortez grabbed a bronze medal with her third-place performance in the discus. Samantha Trabucco also earned a bronze for her efforts in the 100-meter dash. She finished in a time of 13.15 seconds. Shae Shodrock earned a third-place finish as well, jumping 8 feet, 6 inches in the pole vault.

Just off the podium were a number of Jaguars. Rylie Robinson finished fourth in the pole vault with the same height as Shodrock. Courtenay Haag was fourth in the 300-meter hurdles in a time of 50.87 seconds, and the 4x100-meter team of Brooke Meis, Trabucco, Alexis Cantu, and Robinson also finished fourth.

Brown finished fifth in the shot put with a distance of nearly 31 feet, Cantu was fifth in the high jump at 4 feet, 6 inches, and the Floresville 4x200-meter and 4x400-meter relay teams both finished sixth. Meis, Trabucco, Justine Hosseini, and Cantu ran the 4x200 in 1:55.97, while the 4x400 team of Cantu, Shodrock, Robinson, and Haag ran the race in a time of 4:31.12.

In varsity boys competition, Joshia Ramirez snagged the Tigers’ lone gold medal, as he finished first in the discus with a throw of more than 130 feet. He also won silver in the shot put with a throw of 44 feet, 3 inches.

C.J. Felux finished just off the podium in fourth place in the 400-meter dash. Felux turned in a time of 53.06 seconds. Felux teamed with Brandon Garcia, Steven Ramsey, and Matthew Andersen to finish fourth in the 4x400-meter race. The team ran the event in a time of 3:43.75. Matt Pruski scored points for Floresville in the 800-meter run, as he finished fifth with a time of 2:11.46.

Emily Cude earned silver in the 3,200-meter run for the junior varsity girls team. She ran the race in a time of 13:14.00. Exactly five seconds behind her was teammate Sarah Gutierrez, who grabbed bronze. Cude also earned a bronze medal in the 1,600-meter run, finishing in a time of 6:19.68. Autumn Longoria finished sixth in the discus with a throw of 77 feet, 9 inches.

On the boys side of junior varsity competition, Quinton Sansing won gold in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.31 seconds. Zyrick Rivas also won gold in the 400-meter dash, completing the race in a time of 57.44.

The 4x100-meter relay team of Kent Lima, Mark Dominguez, Juan Medina, and Sansing finished second with a time of 47.18 to win silver. The 4x400-meter team of Lima, Storm Brown, Rivas, and Sansing just missed the podium with a time of 3:55.47 to finish fourth.

Joshua Roberts finished fourth in the shot put with a throw of just more than 40 feet, Rivas was sixth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.24, and Jared Labus finished sixth in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 11:44.00.

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