District Meet is Next Hurdle For Scots

Gracie Bailey and the rest of the Scots will compete at the District 10-4A meet today and tomorrow (Photo: Don Johnson)

Gracie Bailey and the rest of the Scots will compete at the District 10-4A meet this week. (Photo: Don Johnson)

This is the biggest week of the track and field season for dozens of Highland Park athletes attempting to run, jump, and throw themselves one step closer to the state meet.

Their first postseason opportunity comes at the District 10-4A meet at Standridge Stadium in Carrollton, which is whittling the competition down to eight finalists in each event during today’s preliminaries.

The top four finishers in each event will advance to the area meet next week, also in Carrollton, which will combine districts 9-4A and 10-4A to determine regional qualifiers.

The 3,200-meter finals are slated for today, along with the finals in pole vault, shot put, and triple jump. The rest of the events will be tomorrow, with field events (long jump, high jump, and discus) starting at 10 a.m. and running finals getting underway at 3:15 p.m.

By Todd Jorgenson Apr. 8, 2014 | 1:16 pm | No Comments | Comments RSS
    FRIEND, FOLLOW, AND SHARE US
    Classifieds - This Just In
    SEARCH OUR SITE
    THIS MONTH’S ISSUE