It was a successful day for both the Stephenville track teams Wednesday as they hosted the district 6-4A meet and will send a slew of competitors to the area meet after several great showings. 

For the Yellow Jackets, Josh Nowell once again established himself as the best field event individual in the district as he advanced to the area meet in three field events. 

Powell placed placed third in the triple jump and also took home gold in the long and high jump. He won the long jump by seven inches after posting a jump of 21 feet and 10 inches and clinched the high jump hitting six feet. 

While Nowell stood out for the Yellow Jackets, Hailey Martin also had an outstanding day as she took home some silverware as well. 

Martin placed first in the triple and long jumps, going 36 feet and four inches in the triple and 17 feet in the long. 

The Yellow Jackets placed fifth in the meet with 74 points, while the Honeybees placed second behind Brownwood with 146 points. 

A large number of other Stephenville athletes performed in the meet and those that advanced to the area meet are as follows: 


400M run - Pedro Manrriquez, 4th

4x100M relay - Rico Wood, Krece Nowak, Rett Dittfurth and Pacen Parker, 4th

4x200M relay - Rico Wood, Krece Nowak, Kyle Lindsey and Pacen Parker, 3rd

4x400M relay - Josh Nowell, Aaron Burrows, Dawson Gray and Pedro Manrriquez, 2nd

Long jump - Krece Nowak, 4th

Triple jump - Krece Nowak, 4th


100M dash - Kylee Ponder, 2nd

400M run - Payton Wall, 2nd

800M run - Bayleigh Chaviers, 3rd

3200M run - Emily Kirbo, 4th

1600M run - Emily Kirbo, 4th

100M hurdles - Hailey Martin, 2nd, Bailey McBee, 3rd

4x100M relay - Kylee Ponder, Hailey Martin, Chloe Goodman and Bailey McBee, 3rd

4x200M relay - Kylee Ponder, Bailey McBee, Hailey Martin and Bayleigh Chaviers, 2nd

4x400M relay - Lariat Larner, Payton Wall, Chloe Goodman and Bayleigh Chaviers, 3rd

Shot put - Nadine Arredondo, 3rd, Alexus Puckett, 4th

Discus - Nadine Arredondo, 2nd

High jump - Jordan Carter, 1st 

Triple jump - Chloe Goodman, 3rd