Sweetwater High School will be sending several athletes to Pecos this Friday for the area track meet, with the top four in each event advancing to the regional meet in Lubbock.
Sweetwater senior Nick Nemir will be in four events — the long jump, 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles and the 400-meter relay.
Nemir was third in the first three events at the district meet and the relay he ran on placed fourth. A story in last Friday’s paper incorrectly said that Nemir placed fifth in the long jump and would not advance to the area meet in that event.
Sweetwater has qualified a total of six boys for the area track meet, as well as nine girls.
A more complete story on the area meet will run later this week.