Vandegrift competes at Area Track Meet

Katie Grace, Staff Writer

Yesterday, the boys track team competed at the Area Track Meet between Districts 25-4A and 26-4A.

“We ran and jumped well.  As a team, we finished as Area Runners Up for the best finish we have ever had this late in the season.  Next week is the Regional Track Meet in San Antonio, Texas,” Coach Reynolds said.

Moving on from the Area Meet and qualifying for the Regional Meet are Jared Hopson (4×1, 4×4), Jake Nowak (4×1, 400, 4×4, High Jump), Aarik Charles (110 hurdles, Triple Jump), Travis Brannan (Triple Jump, 4×1 alternate), Cody Walther (4×1, 4×4), Jason Lanthier (4×1), Michael Shay (4×4 and 4×1 alternate), Paxton Segina (4×4), Christian Reyes (4×4 alternate), Sterling Crowdus (110 Hurdles, 300 Hurdles), and Parker Ausley (300 Hurdles).

In addition, VHS  also won the Area Championship, Travis Brannan in triple jump and Jake Nowak in the 400.

“ It was a honor to represent Vandegrift High School. I was very excited to bring home the gold,” Travis Brannan said.