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Nick Nemir won both of the hurdles for Sweetwaterâ€™s varsity boys at the Merkel track meet, the Mustangsâ€™ final tuneup before district competition that will be held next week in Snyder.
Nemir had winning times of 15.27 seconds in the 110-meter hurdles and 40.42 seconds in the 300-meter hurdles. Deandre Gatson was third in the triple jump (42-2) and Isaiah McGee fourth in the long jump.
The JV boys placed first out of 15 teams that competed as they scored a season-high 176 points. Brandon Gutierrez won the 1,600 and the 3,200; Marquees Jenkins won the 100 and was second in the 200; the mile relay of Rhett Torres, Mark Lawrence, Jenkins and Max Nemir was first; Deshaun Williams won the long jump and was second in the triple jump and 100; the 400 relay of Jenkins, Williams, Nemir and Torres was second; Nemir was second in the 300 hurdles; Isaiah Gonzalez was third in the 1600; Andrew Davis placed third and Kendal Rea fourth in the shot put; Mark Lawrence was sixth in the 800; and Adan Sanchez was sixth in the 3,200.