Texas Special Olympics athletes compete at SMHS in hopes of advancing to statewide meet

Loren Mitchel of the Lago Vista High School Vikings gets ready to take her shot as volunteer Carl Chester stands ready alongside the court for the 10ft Spot Shot portion of the individual skills competition for the Special Olympics Texas Area 13 basketball tournament at San Marcos High School. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY

Mollie Mostyn Willoughby, representing the Wimberley High School Texans, gets into position to try and score a goal for the 10ft Spot Shot portion of the individual skills competition.Athletes are scored by adding their points from the three events within the individual skills competition.

Maggie LaPee, with the Danny G. Macbeth Recreation Center, watches with volunteer Peyton Miller as her shot arcs toward the net for the 8ft Spot Shot.

Lizabeth “Cadie” Spaw swiftly dribbles her ball down the course for the 10 meter dribble portion of the individual skills competition.

The San Marcos High School team won third place for the team skills portion of the competition, which involved working together in a specific order to pass a basketball and make a goal.

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