Several Burnet track athletes headed to regional meet

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Burnet High School track-and-field athletes Drew Kiser (left), Chris Cromer, Cody Jones, Steven Gallardo, Joel Johnson, Brock Foster and Ian Carter qualified for the Class 4A Region IV meet thanks to finishing in the top four of events at the District 25 and 26 area meet April 23. Courtesy photo

BURNET — Thirteen track-and-field athletes and three relay teams for Burnet High School advanced to the Class 4A Region IV meet thanks to their finishes at the District 25 and 26-4A area meet April 23.

Athletes had to finish in the top four in each event to qualify for regionals.

The Bulldogs scored 85 points to finish third overall in the team standings, while the Lady Dawgs earned 60 points to place fifth overall.

RESULTS: Boys100: 1, Steven Gallardo, 10.94; 200: 5, Joel Johnson, 23.77; 1,600: 4, Drew Kiser, 4:40.49; 3,200: 2, Drew Kiser, 10:10; 110 hurdles: 2, Ian Carter, 14.87, 3, Wesley Shackelford, 15.15, 6, Dylan Gatlin, 15.44; 300 hurdles: 5, Wesley Shackelford, 41.6; 400 relay: 1, Burnet (Steven Gallardo, Chris Cromer, Brock Foster, and Joel Johnson), 42.6; 1,600 relay: 3, Burnet (Chris Cromer, Cody Jones, Brock Foster, Joel Johnson), 3:23:26; high jump: 2, Cody Jones, 6-4; pole vault: 4, Michael Lindley, 12-6

Girls200: 7, Ashlyn Kerley, 26.92; 800: 7, Tara Evers, 2:39:77; 1,600: 3, Abby Bullock, 5:39:14, 4, Autumn Freasier, 5:42:80; 3,200: 3, Abby Bullock, 12:05; 4, Autumn Freasier, 12:21; 100 hurdles: 2, Miranda Weeks, 16:44, 5, Summir Hill, 16:70; 8, Sierra French, DNF; 300 hurdles: 6, Summir Hill, 50:92; 400 relay: 5, Burnet (Blake Skoog, Marissa Escamilla, Savannah McHam, Ashlyn Kerley), 51:02; 800 relay: 5, Burnet (Blake Skoog, Andrea Palmour, Marissa Escamilla, Ashlyn Kerley), 1:47:98; triple jump: 4, Marissa Escamilla, 5, Megan Schmidt; pole vault: 1, Blake Skoog, 11.0, 4, Megan Schmidt, 10.0

UP NEXT: Class 4A Region IV track and field championships May 1-2 at Texas A&M-Kingsville’s Javelina Stadium, 1200 N. Armstrong Ave. in Kingsville

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