STHS’s Kelsey Smith, Shelby McIntyre lower times at Woody Wilson Invitational
April 22, 2009
While part of the South Tahoe High track and field team participated in an intrasquad meet on Saturday, a handful of Vikings competed in the Woody Wilson Invitational on Friday in Davis.
Junior Kelsey Smith and freshman Shelby McIntyre ran season bests in distance races. Smith, last year’s Nevada state champion in the 3,200 and 1,600 meters, placed fifth in the 3,200 with a time of 11 minutes and 12 seconds and completed the 1,600 in 5:15.
McIntyre finished only four seconds behind Smith in the 1,600.
“How good is that? … 11:16 was Kate (Lambdin’s personal record) from high school,” said STHS distance coach Dan Wilvers. “Pretty impressive, and she wasn’t all that tired. She’s still learning to race, and she was stuck in traffic for much of the race.”
Senior Chris Klug long jumped 20 feet, 7 inches to finish eighth. The mark was 6 inches off his PR.
South Tahoe will host a four-team meet Wednesday at South Tahoe Middle School. Manogue, Douglas and McQueen will compete against the Vikings in the 3 p.m. meet.
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Smith, McIntyre and senior Kylie Noll will compete in the Bronco Invitational on Friday night in Sacramento.
Warriors take share of seconds at Carson
John Robinson, Kyler Felton and Shannon Marshall produced the highest marks for Whittell High School on Saturday at the Carson Kiwanis Invitational in Carson City.
Robinson finished runner-up in the 400-meter dash with an official time of 52.48. The sophomore also placed fifth in the 200 (24.13).
Felton was runner-up in the long jump with his mark of 19-8, third in triple jump (38-2.25) and fifth in the 110 hurdles (17.52).
Marshall tied for first in the high jump at 5 feet and finished second in the 100 hurdles with a time of 17.21.
The Warriors nearly pulled off another first-place result, as the girls’ 4×400 relay team finished runner-up in 52.29. Team members are Dyisha Daniels, Mandy Heiser, Christine Jurzenski and Casey Simon.
Whittell’s Sammy Brumbach was in the cusp of breaking into the top three in two events. She placed fourth in the 400 meters at 64.54 and was fourth in the long jump at 14-8.75. In the 200, Brumbach finished sixth in 29.36.
Other highlights for the Whittell girls included Daniels, eighth in the 100 (14.39) and seventh in triple jump (27-10.5); Sammy Rupp, sixth in the 800 (2:56.89) and ninth in 1,600 (6:20.02); Morgan King, seventh in the 800 in 3:00.50; Sasha Rupp, sixth in the 1,600 (6:06.76) and sixth in 3,200 (13:33.38); Isabel Concha-Foley, fifth in shot put (31-6) and eighth in discus (82-6); and 4×200 relay team (Caranina Palomino, Mandy Heiser, Taryn Bourne and Simon), fifth, 2:07.74.
Whittell’s boys collected a pair of fourth-place finishes in the relays. The 4×400 team of Cory Reed, Robinson, Blake Heldt-Werle and Robben Charles ran a time of 3:52.43 and the 4×800 quartet of Chris Crawford, Mikey George, Charles and Heldt-Werle was timed in 9:19.07.
Other highlights for the Whittell boys were Charles, eighth in the 1,600 (5:01.47); Crawford, 10th in the 3,200 (11:43.03) and 12th in the 1,600 (5:16.10); and Max Beck, 12th in high jump at 5-0.
Carson won the boys’ meet by totaling 186 points, Douglas was next with 137.5 and Rite of Passage third with 116.8.
In the girls’ meet, Douglas went unchallenged, compiling 275 points. Carson and Dayton were second and third with 136 and 95 points, respectively.
The Warriors will compete in the Big George Invitational on Saturday at Douglas High in Minden.