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The Victoria East track and field teams competed at the Area meet on Wednesday, April 20, in Rio Grande City, Texas.

Athletes placed in many events and have punched their tickets to the Regional Meet on Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30 at Heroes Stadium in San Antonio.

For girls, Aaliyah Izaguirre, C’niaha Randle, Saleen Longoria and Raquell Baladez placed third and second in the 4x400-meter relay and 4x800-meter relay, respectively. Randle also placed second in the 100-meter dash.

For boys, Jacarrien Giles, Thomas Vargas, Logan Garis and Bryson Gardner placed third in the 400-meter relay. Nigahrell Prater, Matthew Jackson, Gardner and Vargas placed second in the 800-meter relay. Garis, Gardner, Jackson and Prater all placed fourth in the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, High Jump and Triple Jump, respectively. Jackson also won first in Long Jump

The teams will compete for a chance to go to the 2022 UIL Track and Field State Championships to be held Thursday, May 12 through Saturday, May 14, at the University of Texas at Austin’s Mike A Myers Stadium in Austin.

Congratulations to these East Titans and good luck this weekend! #VISDProud