The Lamar boys 7th and 8th grade track & field teams opened the 2017 season this past Friday in the Five Hills Meet at Bulldawg Stadium in Copperas Cove. Here are some the athletes that placed in the meet.
In the 8th grade division, Omar Zavala ran a time of 26.26 in the 200 meters to take 5th Place and Eric Thompson finished 4th in the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:50.63.
The 4×100 relay team of Bryce Langrum, DeVonte Thomas, Jamaal Florence and Rico Troup took 5th Place with a time of 50.25.
The 7th grade team finished in 5th place in the overall team standings with a total of 70 points. Lamar had two gold medalist. Samari Howard won the 200 meter dash in a time of 25.83 and Eric Perry was 1st in the Shot put with a throw of 33’11.
Other Bearcats that placed were:
Sean Peisel 5th – 800 meters (2:36.21)
Jojo Villalobos 2nd – 2400 meters (9:42.07)
Nestor Reyes 5th – 2400 meters (10:01.15)
Leon Hudson 2nd – 300 Hurdles (52.95)
4×100 relay (Andre Anderson, O’Tarian Peoples, Quintrell Lockett, Samari Howard) 2nd (51.59)
4×200 Relay (O’Tarion Peoples, Quintrell Lockett, Samari Howard, Sean Peisel) 3rd (1:52.38)
4×400 Relay (JoJo Villalobos, Nestor Reyes, Quinterll Lockett, Sean Peisel) 6th (4:46.58)