Billies boys' track finishes second in varsity, first in JV district standings

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Fredericksburg High School varsity boys’ track narrowly missed out on defending the District 28-4A crown last week.

FHS was three points away from Canyon Lake’s top mark of 168 in the varsity standings of the District 28-4A track and field meet, Wednesday and Thursday, April 11-12, at FHS Stadium.

The junior varsity won its district title by 124 points over the next team.

“It was a very competitive meet that our young men fought all the way until the end,” coach Gilbert Renaud said. “The varsity turned in a great effort and our JV showed why we have a lot to look forward to next year.”

Sean Majors (long jump) and Bryce Raders (pole vault) captured district titles in their respective events.

The junior varsity took district titles in 10 events: Pole vault (Gavin French), high jump (Kade Spies), long jump (Joshua Handley), triple jump (Jacob Lees), discus (Kolby Wright), 3200-meter run (August Martin), 800-meter run (Colby Brasher), 400-meter dash (Zach Willis) 1600-meter run (Martin) and 4 x 400-meter relay (Willis, Brasher, Jose Lopez, Lees).

The following athletes advanced to the 27/28-4A area meet set for today, April 18, in Wimberley: Majors (400, 4x400 relay, long jump, high jump), Raders (pole vault, discus), Troy Kneese (400, 4x400 relay), Eloy Alvarez (800, 3200), Graham Hammond (1600, 3200), Trevor Kozielski (110 hurdles, 300 hurdles), Dominick Petsch (110 hurdles), Devin Cantu (4x200 relay, triple jump), Cristian Hernandez (4x200 relay, long jump, triple jump), Jonathan Wilson (4x200 relay), Juan Loredo (4x400 relay), Joshua Wienecke (4x400 relay), JT Watson (4x400 relay, high jump), Ben Ferris (pole vault) and Tucker Klein (pole vault).