Aledo sophomore Graydon Morris won the boys’ 3,200-meter run and four other AHS athletes earned gold medals in respective field events after the first day of the District 5-5A/6-5A Area Track and Field Meet Wednesday at Northwest High School.
All five will advance to the regional meet, along with Zach Davis, who placed second in boys’ pole vault. The top four finishers in all events at the area meet advance to the regional meet.
Morris finished with a time of 9:31.09.
Other Aledo first-place finishers on Wednesday include Sierra White in girls’ pole vault (12-0); Jeffrey Carter in boys’ long jump (22-6.75); Tysley Valencia in girls’ long jump (18-8) and Ryan Brown in boys’ pole vault (15-5).
Davis had a mark of 15-5 but lost to teammate Brown in a jump off.
In boys’ discus, Aledo’s Logan Escamilla placed sixth with a mark of 134-5.
The remaining field events begin at 3 p.m. today and running finals will begin at 6 p.m.
Order of running finals:
|6:00 p.m.||4x100m Relay|
|6:20 p.m.||800m Run|
|6:40 p.m.||100m/110m Hurdles|
|7:00 p.m.||100m Dash|
|7:20 p.m.||4x200m Relay|
|7:40 p.m.||400m Dash|
|8:00 p.m.||300m Hurdles|
|8:20 p.m.||200m Dash|
|8:40 p.m.||1600m Run|
|9:00 p.m.||4x400m Relay|