The 2021 UIL State Track and Field Championships are set to get underway today with the Class 3A and Class 4A competition at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin.
Compass Academy’s Donovan Ramirez (triple jump) and Kermit’s Bradley Peralta (400 meters) are among the several Permian Basin athletes vying for state titles in Class 3A with Seminole’s Sergio Soto trying to win a title in the Class 4A long jump after winning a regional title in Lubbock.
Field events, along with the 3,200 meters, begin at 9 a.m., with the running events slated to begin at 5 p.m.
The meet continues with Class 2A, 5A and the wheelchair events on Friday and concludes with Class 1A and 6A on Saturday.
Long jump: Sergio Soto, Seminole- Regional Champion (22 feet, 5.25 inches)
800 relay: Fort Stockton (Eliazar Lopez, Miguel Trejo, AJ Garcia, Aryan Hernandez) 2nd, (1 minute, 28.47 seconds)
100: Zeke Saldana, Pecos, 2nd (10.74 seconds)
1600 relay: Andrews (Damian Ordonez, Jeremiah Mireles, Chaz Melton, Devan Lujan).
Wheelchair: Zachary Carter, Monahans, shot put (16 feet, 6.5 inches); 100 meter dash (21.95 seconds)
Triple jump: Donovan Ramirez, Compass Academy, Regional Champion, 46 feet, 6.75 inches (4th in 110 hurdles, 4th long jump)
400: Bradley Peralta, Kermit, Regional Champion, 47.95 seconds (meet record)
3200: Marco Rey, Presidio, 3200, Regional Champion, 9.42:71
Discus: Maci Irons, Monahans, Regional Champion (43 feet, 9.5 inches)
Shot put: Maci Irons, Monahans, Regional Champion (128 feet, 2 inches)
High jump: Kylee Whisman, Greenwood, 2nd (5 feet, 4 inches)
400: Jozlyn Arana, Andrews, Regional Champion (57.64 seconds)
Wheelchair: Hope Santiago, Monahans; shot put (14 feet); 100 meter dash (20.41 seconds); 400 (1:21.60)
100 hurdles: Kylie Penders, Alpine, 2nd (15.61 seconds).