STMS track competes at Tah-Neva Championships |

STMS track competes at Tah-Neva Championships

South Tahoe eighth grader Carissa Buchholz comes down the home stretch in the 1,600 during the Tah-Neva Championships on Wednesday, May 18, at Carson High.
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CARSON CITY, Nev. — The South Tahoe Middle School track team competed in the Tah-Neva Championships on Wednesday, May 18. The Timberwolves concluded their season in the meet held at Carson High with 14 top-five finishes.

Incline won the seventh-grade boys title with 100 points followed by Carson and Alder Creek with 78. Pau-Wa-Lu won the boys eighth-grade title with 99 points followed by Carson with 85.5.

On the girls side, Alder Creek won the seventh-grade girls with 146 points followed by Lake Tahoe School with 98. In eighth-grade girls, Alder Creek won with 115 and Carson Valley was second with 84 — South Tahoe was fourth with 56 points.

A pair of South Tahoe runners delivered first-place finishes in eight-grade girls’ events at Tah-Neva. Carissa Buchholz won the 1,600 with a time of 5:53.62 while Hannah Trew was first in the 3,200 by running a 12:54.69. Buchholz also took third in the 800 (2:40.14).

Timberwolves runner Moorea Davidson finished two spots behind Trew in the eighth-grade 3,200, running a 14:04.34. In the eighth-grade boys 1,600, Josh Novak took third with a time of 5:47.10.

In the seventh-grade shot put, South Tahoe’s Ivan Keysernorris (35-1) and Ventire Bruner (28-0) each delivered second-place finishes. In the eighth-grade girls discus, Diana Reyes took third with a mark of 73-11.

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