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Track and field

The Class 5A state track and field meet Friday and Saturday at the University of Texas at Austin will feature 11 Arlington school district athletes.

Representing Bowie will be Don Jerry in the boys 110-meter hurdles, Natron Gipson in the boys triple jump, Diayja Sheppard in the girls high jump and Nicole Iloanya in the girls triple jump.

Tamerah Gorham will compete for Lamar in the girls 800 and as part of the 4x400 relay that also includes Symone Willis, Victoria Junious and Sydni Willis. Gorham will also compete on the 4x200 relay team that also includes Sydni Willis, Alexis Baldwin and Christian Hedgepeth.

The lone representative from Martin will be Cameron Villareal in the boys 1,600.

Baseball

Bowie showed promise against Keller Fossil Ridge in Game 1 of the bi-district playoff series between the teams. The Vols took the Panthers to eight innings but lost 6-4.

The Vols had a tougher time Friday in Game 2, losing 14-0 in five innings to be eliminated from the postseason.

Rickey Torres took the loss as the Vols mustered only two hits.

In Game 1, Torres, Reggie Roberts and Erik Margetis doubled. Chayton Gilmore took the loss.

— Stephen English

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