Eagles fly at DML track and field finals
The menâ€™s 100-meter relay team of Shane Munis, Alec Garcia, Kelby Hykes and Douglas Moore reached the podium with a third-place finish. Photo submitted
The Lone Pine Golden Eagles Track and Field team finished its season on a high note as the athletes reached the medal podium three times at the Desert Mountain League Finals, held at Antelope Valley High School the first week in May.
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Competing against nine teams, Lone Pineâ€™s Alec Garcia took first place in the 400-meter sprint, qualifying for the CIF championship prelims.
The Eagles womenâ€™s 400-meter relay team, Danielle Escoto, Angela Carranza, Nora Bergesen and Genesse Lucia, took second. The menâ€™s 100-meter relay team, Douglas Moore, Shane Munis, Kelby Hykes and Garcia, reached the podium with a third-place finish.
Munis also tied for fourth place in the high jump.
â€śAlecâ€™s qualifying win was a huge accomplishment,â€ť said coach Dale Newell. â€śIt was a fun and successful season for the entire Eagles team. Iâ€™m looking forward to great things next year.â€ť