Sports

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Tennis players qualify for regionals
Whitney High School tennis competitors earned medals and a trip to the regional competition after the District 17-3A meet last week. The Whitney team of Justin Lattin and Ethan Miller were the boys’ doubles champions, and the girls’ doubles championship went to Wildcats Noelia Delgado and Itzel Guille. Placing second  in girls’ doubles were Danna Guille and Laney Beam. The mixed doubles team of James Putnam and Alina Thiele placed fourth. The Whitney girls team won the district championship, and the boys’ and girls’ doubles teams qualified for regionals, which will take place at A&M Consolidated High School in College Station Wednesday, April 17, and Thursday, April 18. Pictured (l to r) are: Lattin, Guille, Beam, Guille, Delgado, Miller, Putnam, Thiele and Coach Andrea Wimberly.


Wildcats to compete at area contest
Whitney High School athletes competed at the district track and field contest held at West High School last week, and many Wildcats earned trips to the area competition.
Those qualifying to advance in the following events included:
Juan Saucedo – first place in 100 meter with school record of 10.9
Devin Wilson – first in 110 hurdles
Shawntay Owens – first place in shot put; discus
Kirstyn Ward – third in pole vault
DJ Williams – third place in long jump and fourth place in triple jump
Kaci Peters – third place triple jump; fourth place 400 meter run
Mackenzie Maxwell – third in 200 meter run
Brooke Allen – second place 800 meter run; third place 400 meter run
Wesley Hughes – third place 1600 meter run, 3200 meter run
Paige Reed – first place 400 meter run
Team of Sabrynn Ruesch, Sam Garcia, Mackenzie Maxwell, Kaci Peters – third place in the 4×200 relay
Team of Devin Wilson, Juan Saucedo, Kolby Tanner and Kyler Cryns – second place in the 4×200 relay
Whitney High School will host the area competition Monday, April 15.