Area track starts today

Nine Sweetwater track athletes will be the first from Nolan County to try for regional berths today by going to the District 3-3A/4-3A area meet in Pecos.The 2014 contingent from Sweetwater includes six boys and three girls — all of whom had top-four finishes at the district meet in Big Spring and need a similar showing to go to Lubbock for the Region I-3A meet set for April 25-26 at Texas Tech University.Highland will be hosting the District 13-1A/14-1A area track meet on Friday.Also competing will be Roscoe and Blackwell ath-letes who qualified for the meet with top-four finishes at district. Highland hosted the District 13-1A meet last week that also included all of Roscoe’s athletes, and Blackwell traveled to Robert Lee for its District 14-1A meet. All district meets for Nolan County athletes ended this past Thursday.Athletes from Highland, Roscoe and Blackwell will also need top-four finishes Friday. The Region II-1A, Div. II meet is April 25-26 at San Angelo’s Angelo State University.