Sanchez Places in Two Events at Steve Stark Relays

By: JOHN CANNON

RGV Athletes.com

(SHARYLAND) – The 2017 Track and Field Season officially got underway on Friday morning and Donna High wasted no time getting their feet wet.

Donna High headed to Richard Thompson Stadium as they competed in the Steve Stark Relays and ended up having a few of their athletes place in their respective events.

Leading the girls’ side was Yvonne Sanchez as she placed in two events on the day. Sanchez placed third in the 400-Meter Dash with a time of 1:03.72 and then took fourth in the 800 with a time of 2:38.45.

Three other Bravette runners placed in the top three in their respective events as Yliana Beltran took second in the Girls 100-Meter Dash and Emerald Belmarez also placed second in the Pole Vault.

Savanna Tamez rounded out the individual places for the Bravettes as she tied for third in the Pole Vault with a jump of 8-00.

The Girls’ 4 x 400-Meter Relay ended up in sixth place as they completed the race with a time of 4:44.00.

Marcos Chavez was the only boys athlete to place at the meet as he took fourth in the High Jump.