Yorktown athletes participate in state meet


   Three Yorktown hopefuls went to compete at the UIL State Track and Field Meet on May 10-11 at the Mike A. Meyers Stadium in Austin.
   Sam Niemeier competed in the shot put. Her first throw was her best with a distance of 37-09.75 feet placing her fifth in state.
   “I don’t know what went wrong,” Niemeier said.
   Derek Franke competed in the 110 meter hurdles. Franke hit the first hurdle and many afterward slowing his time considerably. Franke came in ninth with a time of 16.32.
   Dustin Metting competed in the 300 meter hurdles. Metting placed sixth with a time of 41.16, just .41 seconds over his personal best.
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