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Twenty-two Special Olympics athletes and 16 unified partner from the Mission CISD participated in the sport of Bocce at the Area 1 Bocce tournament held at UT-RGV on October 12th. They formed 16 unified teams and 6 singles that consisted with Mission High School and Veterans Students that competed against other schools. In total Mission CISD came home with 38 medals: 19 gold, 9 silvers, and 10 bronze. The results are as follows:
Veterans Memorial High School results:
Unified teams: (Kevin Cab & Jasmin Acosta 4th) (Cesario Pena & Reynaldo Granados 1st) (Javier Patino & Natalia Melendez 2nd) (Hector Sanchez & Brittany Hinojosa 1st) (Sally Trevino & Antonio Ascencio 3rd) Jamilee Hernandez & Milagros Rodriguez 3rd) and (Jovani Delgado & Elisa Garcia 1st).
Singles: Jesus Torres 1st, Tabitha Gallardo 1st, Nicolas Juarez 1st, Emanuel Casas 1st, Javiar Patino 1st, and Angel Rivera 2nd.
Mission High school results:
Unified teams: (Anabella Villarreal & Janie Corpus 2nd) (Francisco Villalobos & Desiree Escobar 1st) (Shila Gomez & Annette Garza 1st) (Blas Rodriguez & Keith Salinas 1st) (Brandon Garza & Pyla Maldonado 3rd) (Carlos Gutierrez & Ramiro Garcia 3rd) (Sabastian Llamas & Gabriela Navarro 2nd) (Jacquilina Mata & Julie Ramirez 3rd) (Jacquelyn Porcayo & Klarrissa Mendoza 2nd) and (Jazzmin Villanueva & Priscilla Perez 1st).