Four Nordheim Pirate student-athletes are going to compete at the regional track meet in Pflugerville on May 1-2.
Daija Williams will be competing in the 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, and long jump. Jade Williams and Emily Jennings are both going for shot put. Zach Metting will go for the 200 meter dash and long jump.
Daija, a senior, is going to regionals for her second straight year. At the area meet in McMullen County, she won gold in all three of her events. Her times of 12.42 in the 100 and 25.89 in the 200 at area are not only her personal bests but also district and school records. Daija has alread been accepted to Texas A&M-Kingsville, where she will major in kinesiology and hopes to join the track team.
Jade, a juinor, won the area meet in shot put with a throw of 32 feet and 10 inches. This is her third straight year advancing to the regional meet. After graduating next year, Jade seeks to attend Texas A&M-Kingsville.