Steers Track & Field 2020-2021
Thankfully, the Field Events and the 3200m race were all completed before the lightning & rain moved in to create a delay.Here's a quick recap of the Area Meet yesterday. If you know any of these student athletes', please congratulate them on their hard work this 2021 Track Season. Stay tuned, we will be taking Gina Balderas and Ivan Marquez to the Regional Meet next Week.Boys' VarsityIvan Marquez - Qualified for Area Meet in 3200m with a 3rd place time of 9:54.22 and in the 1600m with a 3rd place time of 4:34.98Kevin Ortega - Placed 6th in the High Jump and 8th in Long Jump. While he will not be advancing to Regionals it was a great experience for him as a freshman to qualify & compete at the Area MeetGirls' VarsityGeorgina Balderas - Qualified for Area Meet in 1600m with a 3rd place time of 5:39.85 and placed 5th in the 3200m with a time of 12:44.34
Xiomara Cruz - While she will not be advancing to Regionals, she set a season PR in the 1600m with a time of 6:24.49Janet Watson - While she will not be advancing to Regionals, She PR in both her events at the Area Meet. Placing 5th in 800m a time of 2:43.10 and the 1600m a time of 6:23.45
Here are the results from our District Track Meet on Wednesday and Thursday. Most of our athletes placed in the prelims Wednesday, advancing them to the Finals on Thursday. The top 4 Varsity Placers will advance to the Area Meet on April 15th at Clark Stadium (South Ft Worth).Varsity Womens:3200m Run - Senior, Georgina Balderas placed 1st and is the District Champ1600m Run - Senior, Georgina Balderas 1st and is the District Champ, Freshman Janet Watson placed 3rd and Senior Xiomara Cruz Placed 4th.800m Run - Freshman, Janet Watson placed 3rd setting a new PR .Varsity Mens:3200m Run - Senior, Ivan Marquez placed 2nd1600m Run - Senior, Ivan Marquez 1st and is the District ChampHigh Jump - Freshman, Kevin Ortega 3rdLong Jump - Freshman, Kevin Ortega 4th
JV Athletes:110m Hurdles - Nathean Lopez 1st, Oscar Carmona 2nd & Roman Chapa 3rd300m Hurdles - Jamie Salinas - 2nd300m Hurdles - Nathean Lopez 1st, Roman Chapa 2nd & Oscar Carmona 3rd800m Run - Abby Martinez 2nd1600m Run - Abby Martinez 3rdHere are the highlights from Yesterday's events for Track & Field. Our throwers had a great time competing, unfortunately none of them were able to qualify this year in Shot Put of Discus. Our Running and Jumping highlights are as follows.Kevin Ortega (Freshman) placed 3rd overall in High Jump with a 5'6" and 4th in Long Jump with 19' 7.25". He will be competing at the Area Meet April 15th.Georgina Balderas (Senior) is the District Champ in the Women's 3200m Run and will be competing at the Area Meet April 15th.Ivan Marquez (Senior) is the placed 2nd in the Men's 3200m Run and will be competing at the Area Meet April 15th.Nathean Lopez (1st) & Roman Chapa (2nd) both placed in the JV long Jump Finals earning a medal and a place on the podium, but the pic shows the opposite.The following Student Athletes all placed in the top 8 for their event Thursday advancing them to the finals tonight.JV 100m dash - Devin JohnsonVarsity 100m dash - Kevin OrtegaJV 200m dash - Eduardo SerranoVarsity (W) 200m dash - Rochelle SewellVarsity (M) 200m dash - Kevin OrtegaVarsity (W) 300m Hurdles - Ashley SanchezOur athletes finished strong at our last track meet before we head to District next week on the 31st.Both the Varsity Boys and Girls placed 3rd overall out of 5 teams and to top it off, these athletes did it with a partial team (6 boys/6 girls - no throwers or relays). All our girls placed in the top five for their events, quite a few of the boys placed in their events and most set new PR's.
12 Balderas, Georgina 3200m 13:29.70 (2nd) 1600m 6:01.84 (1st) 12 Cruz, Xiomara 800m of 2:54.37 (4th) 1600m 6:30.26 (4th) 11 Sanchez, Ashley 100m Hurdles 20.56 (5th) 300m Hurdles 58.36 (3rd) Long Jump 12' 1/2 " 11 Sewell, Rochelle 100m Dash 13.10 (2nd) 200m Dash 27.18 (1st) 9 Watson, Janet 800m of 2:41.53 (2nd) 1600m 6:24.47 (3rd) 11 Chavarria, Danny 110m Hurdles 22.47 (5th) 300m Hurdles 55.59 11 Gandara, Brandon 110m Hurdles 21.26 (3rd) 300m Hurdles 51.53 Long Jump - Scratch High Jump - Scratch 12 Garcia, Daniel 100m Dash 12.33 200m Dash 27.40 10 Lopez, Nathean 110m Hurdles 21.80 (4th) 300m Hurdles 51.14 (4th) 9 Ortega, Kevin 100m Dash 11.17 (1st) 200m Dash 22.79 (1st) Long Jump 19'4 1/2" (3rd) High Jump 5' 6" (3rd) 10 Serrano, Eduardo 100m Dash 12.75 200m Dash 26.98Below are the dates for our 2021 District Track Meet. For many of our athletes this will be their last meet of the year and it would mean a great deal to have you come out and support them. Due to COVID restrictions this year only the top 2 for each event will advance to the Area Meet on April 15th, then from there the top 2 will advance to Regionals making it more competitive than years past.District Meet InfoLocation: Chisholm Trail HS (by NW TCC campus)Dates: 3/31 Preliminaries, 4/1 FinalsTime: Running starts at 6pm for both Preliminaries & Finals,Field Events are only on 3/31 @11:30am - 4pmSaturday, we had our first track meet at the Athletic Performance Ranch against 10 other schools. Due to UIL COVID restrictions we were only able to take 12 of our athletes. Nonetheless,we had a few place in their events and quite a few set PR's. If you see them, please congratulate them.Top 10 Placers3200m - Xiomara Cruz 1st, Marlyn Alvarez 2nd800m - Janet Watson 2nd, Georgina Balderas 3rd110m Hurdles - Brandon Gandara 2nd300m Hurdles - Nathaen Lopez 4th, Brandon Gandara 6th & Dany Chavarria 8th200m - Rochelle Swell 10th & Kevin Ortega 6th1600m - Gina Balderas 2nd, Marlyn Alavarez 7thNext up for NS Track & Field will be the Scorpion Relays at Clark Stadium this Friday 3/12.Thank you for your support.
Joseph Turner, Head Coach - Boys
Kelsy Daniels, Head Coach - Girls
"J" Jorge Aguirre