Sweetwater High School’s track teams went to Snyder to compete at a season-opening meet on Friday.
The SHS girls scored 52 points for a fifth-place finish in their division and were led by senior Jayci Shelton, who won both hurdles and placed in two other events.
Shelton ran the 100 hur-dles in 14.85 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 45.27, while placing fourth in the long jump (15-4 1/2) and running a leg on the Lady Mustangs’ fourth-place mile relay, which had a time of 4:26.82. Suede Shirley, Kendra Crosson and Kinsey Browning also ran on the mile relay. Shirley was third in the 400 (1:03.65) and sixth in the 200 (27.35); Crosson was fifth in both the 200 (27.02) and long jump (15-4); Browning was fifth in the triple jump (32-9); Destiny Osteen was third in the shot put (31-6 1/4) and Alicia Finn was sixth in the discus (95-1). Adrian Lopez was the only boys athlete to place as he was fifth in the 200 dash with a time of 22.72 seconds.
For the JV girls, Morgan Browning was fourth in the 800 and Kayla Chowning was third in the high jump.
Sweetwater’s JV and varsity athletes compete again at Big Spring this Friday. The middle school athletes begin competing Thursday at Clyde and have three other meets on their sche-dule this season.