BOYS HIGH SCHOOL TRACK: Compass Academy’s Ramirez, Rankin boys among area state qualifiers

Compass Academy’s Donovan Ramirez took home the gold medal in the triple jump at the Region I-3A Meet Saturday in Abilene to become the first Cougar to advance to the state meet.

Ramirez won the event with a jump of 46 feet, 6.75 inches and will compete in the Class 3A State Track and Field Meet May 6 in Austin.

Ramirez also finished fourth in the 110 meter hurdles and teammate Bo Jarratt was fourth in the 200-meter dash for the Cougars.

Bradley Peralta of Kermit set a new regional meet record of 47.95 seconds in the 400-meter dash to advance to state and Presidio’s Marco Rey won the 3,200 Friday to qualify for Austin.

The Rankin boys track team finished as the Region II-1A champions Saturday in San Angelo with Harrison Fouts (pole vault), Justin Rodriguez (300 hurdles) and a school-record time in boys 800-meter relay to lead the way for the Red Devils. They will compete May 8 in Austin.

Seminole’s Sergio Soto won the regional championship in Class 4A the long jump with a jump of 22 feet, 5.25 inches Saturday at Lowrey Field in Lubbock to be among the qualifiers.



Class 4A

At Lowrey Field, Lubbock

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)

Wheelchair: Zachary Carter, Monahans, shot put (16 feet, 6.5 inches); 100 meter dash (21.95 seconds)

Class 3A

At Elmer Gray Stadium, Abilene

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

Class 1A

At LeGrand Stadium, San Angelo

Pole vault: Harrison Fouts, Rankin, Regional Champion (13 feet, 6 inches)

High jump: Elijah Gaines, Van Horn, 2nd (6 feet, 2 inches)

Long jump: Justin Rodriguez, Rankin, 2nd, (20 feet, 9.5 inches)

Shot put: Cole Brauchi, Buena Vista, 2nd (46 feet)

Triple jump: Ben Rios, Rankin 2nd, (42 feet, 1.5 inches)

200: De’Shon Goodley, Rankin, 2nd, (22.86 seconds)

300 hurdles: Justin Rodriguez, Rankin, Regional Champion (40.86)

800: David Bunger, Rankin, 2nd (2 minutes, 8.02 seconds)

800 relay: Rankin (Baret Jackson, Ben Rios, Justin Rodriguez, De’Shon Goodley), Regional Champion, (school record 1:32.01)

3200: Emmanuel Serna, Balmorhea, 2nd, (10:56.83)