Track Roundup: 3/18

Published on March 18, 2017 at 10:11PM

KANAB, Utah (AP)-Trey Barney won the javelin event with a toss of 169-03.50 feet and the Panguitch Bobcats won the boys and girls’ competitions at the Kanab Invitational Saturday at Kanab High School.

Barney’s accomplishment helped the Bobcats post 154 points for the meet title while their female counterparts won 134 points, easily out-distancing second-place Manti with 83 points.

Kapri Orton was the top athlete for the Panguitch girls, winning the high jump with a leap of five feet. Orton also placed first in the girls’ 100 and 300-meter hurdles. As the author knows from previous experience, hurdles comprise the toughest running event high schoolers encounter in their competitions.

Other individual championships included Manti’s Madison Norris in the girls’ 3200-meter run as well while she earned the long-distance sweep, also taking the 1600 and 800-meter run titles.

Brooklyn Lott of Desert Hills was the girls’ 100-meter dash champion, also taking the title in the 200 and 400-meter dashes, while Kanab’s girls won the title in the 4×100 relay. Panguitch won the girls’ 4×400 relay as well as the medley, giving themselves key team points.

In the girls’ long jump, Madi Syrett of Bryce Valley won the title with a leap of 16.03-75 feet. Syrett’s teammate, Emilee Courtight, gave the Mustangs another individual title in the javelin, with a toss of 107-10 feet.

The girls’ shot put crown was won by Piute’s Mikaylee Morgan with a toss of 32 feet and in the girls’ discus, Panguitch’s Jonee Holman gave the Bobcats another individual title.

For the boys, Beaver’s Taylor MacDonald won the 110 and 300-meter hurdles titles while his teammate, Dillon Smith, a Southern Utah University football signee, won the boys’ 100 and 200-meter dash titles. Furthermore, Smith also won the long jump title with a leap of 21-00.75 feet.

Manti’s boys won the 4×100 meter relay and Jaden Sterner of Manti took the title in the boys’ 400-meter dash.

Jordan Cheney also gave Manti’s boys some individual titles, taking the 3200 and 1600-meter championships while in the boys’ 800-meter run, Valley’s Austin Dean gave the Buffaloes an individual crown.

The Manti boys also won the medley relay with Panguitch taking the title in the 4×400 relay.

Austin Carter of Beaver won the boys’ shot put and discus titles, giving the Beavers a chance to finish third with 113 points overall.

PRICE, Utah (AP)-Emily Broadbear of Carbon placed first in the girls’ 3200-meter run, helping the Dinos to 102 points as they got the team championship Saturday at the 2017 Carbon High Farm Bureau Invitational.

Meanwhile, the boys’ title was won by Stansbury with 197.5 points, easily blowing away second-place Emery with 70.5 points and getting a key win from Jacob Medsker in the boys’ 300 and 110-meter hurdles championships.

Other wins came from the North Sevier girls in the medley relay as the Wolves posted a time of 4:37.43, and San Juan in the boys’ medley. North Sevier’s girls also placed third in the 4×100 relay, with a time of 52.89 seconds.

Additionally, Stephanie Tervort of A.L.A. won the girls’ 100-meter hurdles while Provo’s Ally Gomm took the girls’ 300-meter hurdles crown.

Meghan Hunter of Provo won the girls’ 100 and 400-meter crowns and her teammate, Kate Hunter, won the girls’ 1600 and 800-meter titles.

In the girls’ 400-meter dash, Stansbury’s Sami Oblad placed first with Juab’s Ronnie Allred finishing second.

Kenzie Mason of North Sevier took the girls’ javelin title with a toss of 114-04 feet while teammate Hailey Higgs won the shot put crown with a toss of 31-09 feet.

Rhiannon West of Juab won the girls’ high jump title with a leap of 5-01 feet while Gracie Rhoades of Tabiona took the discus title with a toss of 105-04.50 feet and Carbon’s Sarah Ohlwiler won the girls’ long jump crown with a leap of 17-08.25 feet.

For the boys, Juab’s Aaron Clark won the javelin title with a toss of 52-27 feet as well as the high jump crown with a leap of 6-6 feet. Silas Young of Stansbury took the boys 100, 200 and 400-meter titles, completing the sprints hat trick for the Stallions.

Josh Wintch of Stansbury won the boys’ 1600-meter run with Thomas Pickford of Provo winning the 800-meter run title.

Stansbury won the boys’ 4×100 and 4×400 relays which explains why they were able to blow away the field as easily as they did in the overall team standings, amassing all these individual and team victories on the afternoon.

In the boys’ long jump, Kyle Quinton of Carbon took the title with a leap of 21.02-50 feet and San Juan’s Peter Shumway took the boys’ shot put and discus crowns, getting the Broncos a pair of individual titles.

Congratulations to all athletes in the Mid-Utah Radio coverage area who excelled in track and field this weekend.