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Tigers track team finishes third, individuals advancing to Area

The Slaton Tigers competed in the District 2-3A track meet this week and had a strong meet, placing third overall as a team, with some athletes advancing to Area.

Quevon McDaniel took home a district championship in the triple jump.

A team of Eli Martinez, Zephron Ortiz, Ta’shawn Tipton and Kevondrick Gober won both the 4×100 and 4×200-meter relays.

Kevondrick Gober also took home a district championship in the 100-meter dash.

Tipton won first place in the 200-meter dash while Zephron Ortiz placed third in the event.

Chris Radar came in sixth in the 400-meter dash.

Malachi Mendez came in second place in the 110-meter hurdles and places third in the 300-meter hurdles.

In the 3200-meter run Zach Gonzales came in third, Ty Kinch came in fourth and Justin Durrett came in fifth.

Zach Gonzales also earned points for the Tigers in the 1600-meter run, coming in fifth place.

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