Local track and field athletes do well at district meet

ROYSE CITY-Rockwall County track and field athletes did well on the first day of the two-day District 10-A track and field meet Wednesday.

Ryan Hughes of Rockwall cleared a career-best 16-0 to claim the boys pole vault. Luke Beck of Royse City was second at 15-6 and his younger brother Joseph Beck cleared 15-0 for third place.

Brock Wempa of Royse City won the boys shot-put at 51-3 1/2.

B.J. Farrar of Royse City qualified second in the boys 400 meter run at 50.45.

Megan Frausto of Royse City finished second in the girls long jump and also ran the fastest qualifying time in the girls 400-meter dash at 58.70.

She will also run the girls 800 meters today and compete in the girls triple jump.

The top three finishers in each event will advance to the regional meet.

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