Last Wednesday, 17 Brock athletes participated in the Class 2A Region II Area track meet in Boyd. Through individual and team efforts, 14 Eagles athletes are advancing to the regional meet, which will be run at Tarleton State University, located in Stephenville.
For the Lady Eagles, Ashley Gooch advanced in the discus, with Allie Popeck earning a regional spot in the 400-meter dash. Popeck will also join teammates Trisha Jacobs, Breana Madry and Emily Wahlenmaier, who qualified for the regional in the Mile Relay.
Lindsey Alexander and Sabra Washington are mile relay alternates.
On the boy’s squad, Jansen Ivey advanced in the long jump, and Micah Thornton will compete in the region’s 800-meter run. David Youngblood, Leddy French, Micah Thornton and Klay Marr advanced in the mile relay, with Trent Patino and Kyle Thiel making the trip as alternates.
The Region II Track Meet will run Friday at TSU, with field events beginning at 9 a.m. Prelims for running events begin at 3:30 p.m..
The running-event finals are on Saturday, with a 2:30 p.m. start. The top two finishers in each event will advance to Class 2A State Meet, scheduled on May 9-10 at UT’s Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin.