Calexico High School senior Daniel Pinela (right) competes in the 110-meter hurdles race against Brawley Union High’s Nathan May in an Imperial Valley League meet at Ward Field in Calexico on Thursday, April 22. | CAMILO GARCIA JR. PHOTO
CALEXICO — In the opening Imperial Valley League track and field meet of the season, it was Brawley Union High earning the sweep over Calexico at Ward Field here on Thursday, April 22.
It was a narrow victory for the Brawley girls’ squad, edging the Bulldogs, 63-51, in the team standings, while on the boys’ side, the Wildcats scored the 79-41 win over Calexico.
The Brawley boys dominated the sprints and the field events while Calexico had the advantage in the distance runs. In the girls’ meet it was sweeps by the Wildcats in the 100- and 200-meter races that helped get the team win.