Track athletes qualify for regionals

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Several Madisonville track standouts were named regional qualifiers during a meet in Palestine last week.

The following runners will proceed to regionals in Huntsville on Friday and Saturday:

R’Kelian Wiley – 100 meters (third place)

Johnny Simpson – 100 meters (fourth place)

Michael Alvarado – pole vault (second place)

Tyana Brown, Garlanesha Gilbert, Zanavia Manning and Tra’Dayja Smith – 4x100 relay (second place)

Tyana Brown, Garlanesha Gilbert, Zanavia Manning and Tra’Dayja Smith – 4x200 relay (first place)

Tyana Brown – 200 meters (third place) and long jump (second place)

Garlanesha Gilbert – 200 meters (fourth place)

Chloe Olvera – 110 meter hurdles (fourth place)

Others who placed at the area meet included:

Cornelius Merchant, Deonte McAdams, Kendall Moffett and Daniel Gannaway – 4x200 relay (sixth place)

Johnny Simpson – 200 meters (fifth place)

The Mustang track team is coached by Russell Smith, and Lance Byrd coaches the Lady Mustangs.

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