Chico’s Darrion Riggs was the closest Dragon to advance to state after a fourth place finish in the 100 meters at the Class A Region I meet at Abilene Saturday. Riggs missed second by four hundredths of a second.
Marshall Anderle finished 13th in the 800 meter with a time of 2:16. Anderle also captured fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 42-4.
The Slidell Greyhounds and Lady Hounds had numerous top ten finishes at their regional meet
Khristian Talamantes placed third in the 3200 with a time of 11:25. Chris Brown finished fifth in the 300 hurdles with a time of 46.58 and took sixth in the 110 hurdles in 18.71.
Cailtlin Pruett led the girl runners with third place in the 800 meters. She finished in 2:35.
Kayleigh Miller ran 1:08 in the 400 meters, good enough for sixth.
Nicol Verdugo took third in the pole vault while Kylie Franklin placed fourth.
Verdugo had a vault of 7-0 and Frankin jumped 6-6.