Junior Dane Vernor validated his district championship on Wednesday in the discus at the 14-5A District, Track and Field Meet in Joshua with a 3rd place performance in the 300 intermediate hurdles on Friday. The multi-event athlete ran 40.86 (a personal record) to qualify in his second event. He also threw 45’8 1/4″ in the shot put (pr) to place 6th. Fellow junior Azain Brown barely missed qualifying in the 110 high hurdles, placing 5th in his main event, running 16.06 in Friday’s finals. Competitors had to be in the top 4 to qualify for the area meet which will also be held in Joshua this Thursday, April 18th. The Lions had only a few entries in the varsity boys’ division, scoring a total of 19 points. The varsity boys’ team from Midlothian won the meet.