The Manteca Unified School District Acorn League held track trials for 4th-8th grade students last week.
The top nine athletes qualified to participate in the finals in all the events except for the following: the 4th-6th grade 800 meter and the 7th-8th grade 1600 meter (mile); wherein 20 students qualified.
The finals are on Wednesday, May 3, at 4:30 p.m. at Sierra High School stadium. Each elementary school is represented by either individual runners or relay teams. Several elementary schools have athletes participating in field events, long jump or shot put.
The top three finishers in each event will receive a medal in three distinguished categories: Gold, Silver, and Bronze. A plaque will be awarded to the top scoring team in four groups: 4th-6th grade boys, 4th-6th grade girls, 7th-8th grade boys, and 7th-8th grade girls.