Wednesday, May 7, 2014

District track meets loom for area teams

This week at Jerome


Wood River sophomore Noah Russell (left) gives the baton to junior teammate Alberto Gonzalez during the Wolverine 4x200-meter third-place relay effort at last Wednesday’s Bob Shay Invitational in Hailey. Photo by Roland Lane

     Coming off a successful Bob Shay Invitational track and field meet Wednesday in Hailey, the Wood River High School track and field teams did a quick turnaround and competed Friday at the Bru-Hawk Relays at Bruin Stadium in Twin Falls.

     Freshman Michelle Mason (12.94 seconds) won the 100-meter dash with a season-best time and sophomore Sara Lichtenberg (5-2) captured the high jump with personal record. Hailey junior Taylor Douthit placed second in discus (127-8) and was fourth in shotput (42-1.5) with a season-best toss in that event.

     Wood River’s girls’ distance medley 4000m relay placed first in 13:43.78 with Kenya Schott, Janel Passey, Amy Cantrell and Mariah Stout. That group also placed second in the 4x800m relay in 11:10.3.

     At Thursday’s Shay meet, the Wolverine girls’ distance medley relay team established a new stadium record of 13:28.88 in winning the event.

     The Wood River boys’ distance medley 4000m relay squad placed second Friday in 12:10.96 with Irving Gonzalez, Ryan Anderson, Cormac Heneghan and Alexis Gonzalez. It was 17 seconds faster than their Shay time.

     Finishing third in the 4x100m relay (47.5) and 4x200m (1:35.00) were Noah Russell, Alberto Gonzalez Jr., Brandon Yagla and Kyle Mungal of Wood River. Wood River also had a second-place 4x800m relay with Nathan Stouffer, Ryan Anderson, Irvin Gonzalez and Alexis Gonzalez.

     The girls’ 4x400m relay placed third in 4:43.0 with Michelle Casas, Amy Cantrell, Amanda Passey and Sara Lichtenberg.

     Wood River goes to Jerome High for the 4th District 4A state-qualifying competition Wednesday and Thursday, May 7-8 with field events starting at 1:30 p.m. and track events at 3 p.m. The top four individuals and top two relay teams qualify for the State 4A track meet May 16-17 at Dona Larsen Park in Boise.

     In another meet staged Friday, Camas County junior Isaac Simon set a personal record and State 1A-best high jump of 6-2 in winning the event during the 19-school Meet of Champions at Buhl High School. Competing were 11 1A schools, four 2A schools and four 3A schools.

     Simon also placed seventh in triple jump (38-11). Musher senior Taylor Gorringe was fourth in shotput (33-3.5) and fourth in discus (104-2). Hunter Rasmussen finished seventh in triple jump (29-7) and senior Jessica Lanier was eight in discus (93-9).

     Camas County joins Carey High School and 12 other small-school teams for the 4th District 1A track meet Friday and Saturday, May 9-10 at Jerome High School. Field events begin Friday at 1 p.m. and track events at 3 p.m. On Saturday, field begins at 10 a.m. and track at 11 a.m.

     The top four individuals and top two relays qualify for the State 1A track meet May 16-17 in Middleton.




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