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Junior High Boys Track
Thursday, March 26, 2009 • Posted March 26, 2009

The Mason Junior High recently put on their annual Hill Country Relays, inviting a field

of seven teams with four divisions. Schools from Goldthwaite, Junction, San Saba,

Menard, Cherokee, and Johnson City attended.

Mason boys did a fine job of competing and demonstrated a great effort in all events.

Standouts in the 8th Grade division were as follows.

Rio Schmidt 2nd Triple Jump 32’7 ½”

Jacoby Patterson 1st High Jump 5’ 2”

Rio Schmidt 4th Long Jump 16’ 8”

Zane Graves 5th Pole Vault 6’ 0”

Brandon McGowan 4th Shot 35’ 0”

Graves, Patterson

Schmidt, McGowan 3rd 400 Relay

Patterson 2nd 110 HH 20.15

Graves, Patterson

Schmidt, McGowan 4th 800 Relay 1:57.77

Schmidt 4th 200 Meters 26.84

Zach Bjork 4th 1600 Meters 6.14.80

Menard 1st 162.3

San Saba 2nd 130

Junction 3rd 100

Johnson City 4th 65

Goldthwaite 5th 58

Mason 6th 44.6

Cherokee 7th 20

In the 7th Grade Division our guys did an outstanding job as well. They were first place in

seven events, including first place in all three relays, and were the meet Champions.

Emilio Palacio 3rd Triple Jump 33’4”

Cody Wood 4th Triple Jump 33’3”3/4

Cody Wood 2nd High Jump 4’8”

Emilio Palacio 3rd High Jump 4’6”

Raul Silguero 1st Long Jump 18’1”

Leret Hemphill 2nd Vault 6’6”

Michael Hanscheck 3rd Vault 6’0”

Elliot Bibb 4th Vault 6’0”

Drigo Martinez 6th Shot 27’5”1/2

Silguero, Palacio

Wood, Bibb 1st 400 Relay

Cody Terry 3rd 800 Meters 2:53.88

J.T. Danz 4th 800 Meters 2:56.80

Jason Berreles 1st 110 HH 22.0

Cody Wood 1st 100 Meters 13.0

J.T. Danz 4th 100 Meters 14.0

Hemphill, Bibb

Silguero, Palacio 1st 800 Relay 1:51.53

Leret Hemphill 1st 300 IH 58.29

Logan Taylor 3rd 300 IH 1:04.66

Jason Berreles 4th 300 IH 1:05.11

Price Ruffin 2nd 1600 Meters 6:59.75

Michael Hanscheck 5th 1600 Meters 7:10.57

Bibb, Wood,

Silguero, Palacio 1st 1600 Relay 4:19.26

Team Totals:

Mason 1st 174.5

Goldthwaite 2nd 148.75

Junction 3rd 123.75

San Saba 4th 87

Johnson City 5th 31

Menard 6th 28.5

Cherokee 7th 7.5

On behalf of the Mason Junior High Track Teams, we would like to say, “Thank You”, to everyone that contributed to the success of our meet. “Thanks”, go out to the Mason Booster Club, Mason Junior High secretaries Cathy Felts and Victoria Duarte, Pam Kruse, Superintendent Matt Underwood, Mrs. Drennan, C.J. Taylor, and the Mason coaching staff. A special thanks to Lydia Bjork who did a great job helping as the finishing clerk, and the Varsity Track Team that did all of our timing and picking.

Next week 3-30-09, the Junior High will travel to Junction for the District 30 A Zone I Meet.

District teams competing will be Mason, Junction, Hunt, Menard, Nueces Canyon, and Rocksprings. Field events will begin at 3:30 and the 2400 meter run will begin at 4:15.

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