Varsity track takes area champs

Armani Martin, staff reporter

Junior Justin Yhisreal competed for first place in boys varsity long jump. “I was invested in getting the team points for the area championship and advance to regionals,” junior Justin Yhisreal said.
Senior Samahdi Foster and Michaelah Hem praying before 300 meter hurdles. “I just wanted to pray that our bodies feel and do good,” senior Samahdi Foster said. “I’m just hoping that we both have a good race, hoping that our nerves turn into adrenaline to push us through, and hoping that we both pr and make it to the next meet,” senior Michaelah Hem said.
Senior Samahdi Foster running a 15.07 in 100 meter hurdles. “All I have to do is give it all and everything with fall with it,” senior Samahdi Foster said.
Senior Yeremik Acevedo praying before running the 4×4 meter relay. “I was nervous doing it for my second time but I used the adrenaline to push me,” senior Yeremik Acevedo said.
Junior Maliyah Pride getting ready in her block stance. “I really was focused on advancing, I knew no matter what to trust in my team and do my part as well,” junior Maliyah Pride said.
Senior Bryson Goldsmith jumping for a place at regionals. “I just wanted to get on the board,” senior Bryson Goldsmith said.



Junior Ava Maldonado pushing to the finish line in the 3200 meter run. “Being able to PR in this event was a huge goal of mine because I didn’t the chance to advance last year. I am thankful to take this to the next level,” junior Ava Maldonado said.
Senior Isabella Garcia keeping the pace in the 4×4 meter relay. “Running the 4×4 for my last time in high school made me push to give my team and I an amazing experience headed to regionals,” senior Isabella Garcia said.
Senior Trinity Avrilien helping her team take first place in the 4×4 meter relay. “I would say that only thing on my mind the wind was pushing but I had to push back harder, getting to the finish line was on my mind”, Senior Trinity Avrilien
Junior Seth Truax pushing to take 2nd place in the 4×4 meter relay. “So I knew we were gonna be a little behind, and that’s totally fine because I work pretty well under pressure, so I knew all I needed was someone to catch and I’d get us to where we needed to be,” junior Seth Truax said.