South track wins District Championship


The Harlingen High School South Hawks Men’s Track Team won the 32-6A district title held in Weslaco on Saturday, April 8.

The meet came down to the mile relay, the final race of the evening. The Hawks finished in 1st place winning the meet by 1 1/2 points. Harlingen High School Men’s Track Team came in second place.

Leading the way for the Hawks were the field event competitors:

1st Abel Villarreal
3rd Cristian Cortez
5th Sky Tatum

Pole Vault
1st Marcus Ramirez
4th Tristian O’rear

Shot Put
1st Andrew Ott finished
6th Sky Tatum finished

Triple Jump
3rd Adrian Morales

High Jump
2nd Adrian Morales

In the running events the Hawks ran inspired:

2nd Brandon Villarreal

110 Hurdles
4th Nitai Duran
5th Israel Villarreal

3rd Brandon Villarreal
5th Crestony Martinez

300 Hurdles
1st Israel Villarreal
5th Nitai Duran

2nd Crestony Martinez
4th Abraham Villafranca

800 Meter Run
4th Abraham Villafranca

6th Eric Lopez

Sprint Relay
3rd place – Team consisting of Adrian Torres, Miguel Olvera, Christian Perez and Brandon Villarreal

800 Meter Relay
6th place – Team consisting of Christian Perez, Adrian Torres, Miguel Olvera and Noah Perez

Mile Relay
3rd – Team consisting of Abraham Villafranca, Noah Perez, Israel Villarreal, and Crestony Martinez

The competition came down to the last race and the South Boys Track team was ready for the challenge. It was a total team win and every point was crucial to the team’s success and the second team title in school history. The South coaching staff thanks the entire team and family and friends that have supported them all year.


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