The San Marcos Academy varsity and middle school track and field teams continue to warm up for upcoming district meets with solid performances last weekend.
The SMA varsity team competed in the Navarro Panther Relays last Thursday, with junior Justin Pavelka taking first place in the 800-meter run.
Pavelka also helped the 1,600-meter relay win a bronze medal with teammates Tung Ming, Des Jackson and Parker Allan.
SMA eighth grader Devon Hethcock of Kyle captured two gold medals for the second time this season as the Middle School Bears competed at the San Antonio Christian School Relays last Thursday. Hethcock jumped a foot farther than his next closest competitor to win the long jump and took first in the 400-meter run. He also anchored the fourth-place 4x100 relay, which took fourth place.
Martinadle’s Miles Allan was another medalist for the Bears, taking second in pole vault.
The SMA varsity squad is back in action Thursday at the Randolph Relays in San Antonio, while the middle school team’s next meet is the FEAST Meet April 13 at Randolph High School.