Running down Perry Middle School boys track

Kato Dougan takes the stick from Moses Tellez for the anchor leg of the distance medley relay in the Perry Middle School Coed Relays at Kaufman Track April 23. The Bluejays will host the John Turner Relays Monday.

The Perry seventh and eight grade track teams were in action twice before Friday’s Perry Coed Relays, competing April 15 at Greene County and April 19 at Nevada.

The season opener in Jefferson saw the eighth grade team score 81 points and the seventh grade squad 40 points.

Tyler Fessler won the grade 8 400 in 57.99 seconds and placed third in the 800 in 2 minutes, 24 seconds. Ever Tobar also had a pair of top-three finishes, placing third in both the 100 (13.11) and 200 (26.03) sprints.

The 4×100 team was second in 52.23, the 4×800 third in 10:31.15 and the distance medley unit third in 4:27.6. Relay names were not provided.

The seventh grade Jays were third in four relays: the 4×400 (4:51.61), 4×800 (11:42.5), sprint medley (2:09.69) and distance medley (4:59.64). Relay names were not provided.

Abraham Jimenez had the lone top three individual finish for the seventh graders by winning the shot put with a push of 35 feet, 7 inches.

Jordan Ochoa’s 1:08.14 clocking in the 400 at Nevada was the sole top-three placing for the Perry seventh graders, who scored 28 points.

The grade 8 Jays had much more success and finished with 84 points.

Fessler won the 400 in 57.27, with with Tobar second in both the 100 (12.65) and 200 (26.01) while Moses Tellez finished second in the 100 hurdles with a clip of 18.19.

Marvin Sarceno, Amos Munoz, Ray Rios and Fessler teamed to win the sprint medley in 1:51.36, with Tobar, Sarceno, Fessler and Wilber Ramirez claiming first in the 4×00 in 4:02.43.

Perry also placed in the 4×200, as the quartet of Rios, Munoz, Core Alamina and Byron Melendrez crossed second in 1:50.54.


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