It didn’t look good early for the 23 Canadian athletes who had made their way to Odessa for the Region 1-AA track and field meet.
Six athletes competed in the field events including high jump, long jump, triple jump, discus, shot put and pole vault. None advanced to state through eight attempts.
“We need to let it go,” said senior discus-thrower Madisian McDowell. “Don’t sulk on it. Move on to the next thing. Take it as an opportunity, not as an obstacle.”
That doesn’t mean there weren’t valiant efforts by some Cats with eligibility . . .
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