• Courtesy photo submitted by Derek Wuthrich
    Graford’s Esmeralda Balvantin, on the left, stands on the podium after receiving her second place medal in the Shot Put event at the Region III 1A Regional Track Meet held Saturday, April 30, at Tartleton State University in Stephenville. “Izzy,” as she is known by most, placed second in the Shot Put event with a throw of 34-feet, 5-inches. She will now be competing at the State Track Meet in Austin at the University of Texas on Friday, May 13, at 9 a.m.

Graford's Esmeralda Balvantin advances to state competition

Graford Coach Derek Wuthrich reported the final results from the Region III 1A Regional Track Meet held Saturday, April 30, at Tartleton State University in Stephenville.

“Esmeralda Balvantin will now be competing at the State Track Meet in Austin at the University of Texas on Friday, May 13, at 9 a.m.,” Wuthrich said. “We are extremely proud of all our athletes that competed this past weekend.”

All results reported included:

• Esmeralda Balvantin placed second in the Shot Put event with a throw of 34-feet, 5-inches.

• Esmeralda Balvantin placed third in the 400-M race, with a time of 1:04.71.

• Esmeralda Balvantin placed sixth in the Discus event, with her best throw of 93-feet, 1-inch.

• Esmeralda Balvantin placed sixth in the 100-M race, with a time of 14.05.

• Esmeralda Balvantin - 6th placed sixth in the 200-M -race, with a time of 28.75 

• Leo Balvantin placed fifth in the Shot Put event, with a throw of 41-feet, 8.75-inches.

• Kacey Christopher jumped 5-feet, 6-inches  in the High Jump event.

• Jacob Moss placed sixth in the 400-M  race, with a time of 57.51.

• Jacob Moss  umped 5-feet, 4-inches in the High Jump event. 

 • Preston Tabor ran the 3200-Meter race in 11:55.16.

 

 

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