South Texas Heat athletes advance to regionals

The South Texas Heat Track Club competed at the AAU South Texas District Qualifiers meet June 22-23 at DW Rutledge Stadium in Converse and will send 12 to regional competition. With youth athletes from across South Texas and the surrounding area attending, youngsters needed to crack the top 32 in each event in order to advance to the Region 18 Qualifiers Meet June 27-30 at Converse. Only the top six regional qualifiers will advance to the AAU Junior Olympics in Des Moises, Iowa July 27 to August 3.

The South Texas Heat track team currently has 28 athletes, 17 participated in the district meet, and 12 are advancing to regional competition and one athlete earned a regional medal.


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