TRACK AND FIELD: Region 1A-3 meet starts Friday

The Conference 1A-Region 3 meet is slated for April 29-30 at Tarleton State University in Stephenville.
The meet will feature Forestburg, Saint Jo, Prairie Valley, Gold-Burg and Bellevue.
The event will start with boys’ long jump, girls’ pole vault and girls’ discus at 9 a.m. on April 29.
Next up comes the 3,200-meter run; this event will be finals only.
The girls’ long jump, boys’ pole vault and boys’ discus follow at 11:30 a.m.
Preliminaries will take place starting at 3:30 p.m. starting with the 400-meter relay, followed by the 100/110 high hurdles, 100 dash, 800 relay, 400 dash, 300 intermediate hurdles, 200 dash and 1,600 relay.
There will be a short recovery period just before the 1,600 relay.
Field events will begin again at 9 a.m. on April 30, with girls’ triple jump, boys’ high jump and girls’ shot put. The boys’ triple jump, girls’ high jump and boys’ shot put will follow at 11:30 a.m.
The opening ceremony for the running event finals is set for 2:15 p.m. that day. Read more in the April 27 Bowie News, which includes a list of all area Conference 1A qualifiers.

Forestburg’s Kaylee Choate won the 800-meter run at the Area 1A-21-22 meet, and she will compete at the Region 1A-3 event set to begin on Friday in Stephenville. (News photo by Eric Viccaro)