Shannon Marshall wins high jump at Fallon Invitational
March 29, 2009
Whittell High School’s Shannon Marshall won the high jump and teammate Hannah Daly and South Tahoe’s Chris Klug each finished runner-up in events Saturday at the Fallon Invitational track and field meet in Fallon.
Marshall, last year’s Nevada 2A state champion, won with a leap of 5 feet, 2 inches. Daly was second to Douglas’ Jessica Waggoner in the shot put, while Klug, a senior, was second in the 100-meter dash.
Marshall also was runner-up in the 300 hurdles.
On the diamond, the South Tahoe High baseball team ended a four-game losing streak by winning the opening game of a doubleheader with McQueen 13-10 on Saturday in Reo.,
The Lancers, however, won the second game 15-5.
South Tahoe is 4-6 overall.
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Evan Rabbetts a South Tahoe junior, was runner-up in three events – the 50 free, 100 free and 100 backstroke – and Hanna Bratton won the 100 backstroke at a Zephyr League meet Saturday in Minden.
The Whittell softball team lost a Northern 2A League-opening doubleheader to Incline on Saturday at Lampe Park in Gardnerville.
The Warriors lost the opener 15-11 despite outhitting the Highlanders 17-14. Katie Poet went 5 for 5, and Justina Prizker had four hits.
Incline had a little more breathing room in game two, winning 19-7. Heather Esquivel had three hits in defeat.
For more details on prep events over the weekend, see Wednesday’s print edition of the Tahoe Daily Tribune.