Ballinger hosted the Bearcat Relays on Thursday March 1 and it was a successful night across the board with first place team finishes for the varsity girls, JV girls and JV boys, as well as a second place finish for the varsity boys - an impressive showing for the first meet of the season.

Ballinger hosted the Bearcat Relays on Thursday March 1 and it was a successful night across the board with first place team finishes for the varsity girls, JV girls and JV boys, as well as a second place finish for the varsity boys - an impressive showing for the first meet of the season.

The JV boys had impressive showings in the 110 meter hurdles with Dylan Hostetter, Adam Wynn and Zach Fuentes finishing first, second and third. Hostetter also took first in the 300 meter hurdles. Adam Wynn finished second in the discus, Neo Gray was first in the triple jump and second in the high jump while Tyler Langston finished first in the pole vault.

For the JV girls, Ema’leigh Rosser finished first in the 1600 meter and 3200 meter runs. The LadyC ats took first in the 4x400m relay and Sarah Booher was first in the long jump. Jessa McIntyre took first in the pole vault by six inches.

The varsity boys finished second to Early High School. R.J. Odom ran strong with a second place finish in the 100 meter dash. Edgar Nunez took first in the 300 meter hurdles. Both were on the 4x100 meter relay team that finished third. Ty Sensabaugh finished first in discus and second in high jump. Kennedy Byler was first in the pole vault.

The Lady Cat varsity had many impressive finishes. The 200 meter dash had Elyssa Korn-Flores and Danielle Pena take first and second place. Sydney Bowman was first in the 800 meter and 3200 meter, Lexie Davenport finished first in the 1600 meter and second in the 3200 meter, while Kenzey Sanchez finished fourth in the 1600 and third in the 3200. Rosemary Delgado took second and third in the 100 meter and 300 meter hurdles and Haley Matschek took second in the 300 meter hurdles. Ballinger’s relay teams took first in the 4x400 and 4x200 relays. Discus missed firstt place, but Chelsea Martinez, Jessica Castleberry and Jadyn Gore took second, third and fourth.