Six STHS athletes set PRs at UC-Davis meet
April 17, 2005
Six South Tahoe High track athletes set personal records at the Woody Wilson Invitational on Friday at UC-Davis, including Corey Vermillion’s 39.75 in the 300 low hurdles that led to his second-place finish overall.
Vermillion, a senior, also finished seventh in the 100 high hurdles and his time of 15.26 was just two-tenths of a second behind school record holder Tony Brunello. Vermillion’s time in the 300 hurdles was more than a second behind school record holder Ramon Hampton.
Ellen Gallanty finished sixth in the 300 low hurdles with a personal record time of 48.69. Her time was within a second of Faye Clapp’s school record. In the 3,200-meter race, Kate Lambdin, Kimmy Arroues, Anna Lambdin and Jordan Dalton all set personal records. Kate Lambdin finished 11th (11:33.26), Arroues 17th (11:55.25), Anna Lambdin 19th (12:13.76) and Dalton 20th in 12:13.77.
“I’m so proud of their efforts because they haven’t had the work they should because of the snow in March and April,” said coach Dan Wilvers. “So hopefully there’s better things to come for them.
“Corey’s had very little track work, so to see his times coming along so well bodes well for his senior finish. I think coach Mark Curry and Melissa Berry have helped him tremendously with his focus and workouts.”
Matt Bobman had his second-best throw ever in the shot put and finished third overall (50-9 1/4).
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On Saturday at Bishop Manogue in Reno, Kate Lambdin won the 3,200 freshman-sophomore race in 12:18, Amparo Ramos finished fourth overall with a personal record time of 13:22, and freshman Patrick Reilly broke a personal record and the 5-minute barrier in the 1,600-meter race (4:58).
The Vikings have a conference meet on Wednesday in Fallon.
Whittell splits doubleheader with North Tahoe
The Whittell softball team played two extra-inning games totaling 19 innings on Friday against North Tahoe. The Lakers pulled out an 11-10 win the first game following a passed ball in the bottom of the 11th, but the Warriors rebounded with an 11-10 win of their own in the second game.
Trailing 10-9 going into the bottom of the eighth, freshman Austin Harrington hit a two-run double to provide the game-winning hit. Anna Kingman went 3 for 4 and Sasha Silver 2 for 3 for the Warriors (6-9), who led 7-0 after the first two innings.
In the first game, Kingman went 4 for 6 with five RBIs and two home runs, Ariana Rodriguez 3 for 6 and Abby Kingman 2 for 6. Whittell plays 1A Virginia City today at 3:30 p.m. at Lampe Park in Gardnerville, then travels to Hawthorne on Saturday for a Northern 2A doubleheader.
Wooster softball sweeps Vikings
The Colts recorded a pair of 19-1 wins in a doubleheader against South Tahoe on Saturday in Reno. Danielle Lowe and Mollie Novasel each recorded an RBI for the Vikings, who went past the fifth inning in a Sierra Division game for the first time this season. In the second game, they lost by the 10-run rule.
South Tahoe plays at Reno on Tuesday and at Carson on Thursday. Both games start at 3:30 p.m.
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