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Four more Nolan County athletes have been added to the list of state track qualifiers by the University Interscholastic League.
In Class 3A, Nick Nemir of Sweetwater was announced Wednesday as the ninth, or wild card, qualifier in the boys 300-meter hurdles.
Also, three athletes were added in Class 1A, Division II â€” Matthew Lowry (boys high jump) and Mason Magness (boys pole vault) of Blackwell and Jesus Leanos (boys 3,200-meter run) of Roscoe. The state meet is set for May 10-11 in Austin.
The ninth qualifier has the stateâ€™s top time, jump or throw after the top two finishers in the four regions.
Nemir, a senior, was third at the Region I-3A meet held at Texas Tech University in Lubbock with a time of 38.95 seconds.
Lowry cleared 6-2 at the Region II-1A, Division II meet in San Angelo, while Magness had a vault of 12-3 to give Blackwell its fourth state qualifier. Leanos will represent Roscoe after run-ning the 3,200 in 10:29.34.