Donna High Girls Have Record Day at La Joya Relays

By: JOHN CANNON

RGV Athletes.com

(LA JOYA) – The Donna High Girls Track and Field Team had a record day on Friday.

Two girls set personal records in their respective events while one set a season record in the 400-Meter Run at the La Joya Heriberto “Betito” Memorial Relays.

Yvonne Sanchez ran her best race of the year so far as she took second in the 400-Meter Run with a season record time of 1:02.85.

Emerald Belmarez and Melanie Arenas joined Sanchez with solid finishes as both of them hit PR’s in their events.

Belmarez took home the gold medal in the Pole Vault with an 8-09 which is a new personal record.

Arenas posted a 15-09.25 in the Long Jump which was good enough for fourth place and her mark was also a personal record.

The 4 x 200 Relay contributed as well as they placed sixth with a time of 1:52.94.