Pinedale T&F teams travel to Rock Springs

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PINEDALE – Warm spring weather greeted Pinedale and the dozen other teams gathered for the Ted Schroeder Track Invitational hosted by Rock Springs on Saturday, April 10.

Following a full day of competition, the Wrangler girls’ varsity team placed fourth with 86 points and the boys came in eighth place at 46 points.

Head coach Eric Oram praised the team’s efforts at a meet featuring tough competition.

“We had a great Pinedale track showing,” he said. ”Our kids worked hard, competed with lots of effort and heart, and as coaches we saw improvement overall. We are excited about where we are as a team at this point in the season and we look forward to getting our athletes ready for regionals mid-May.”

Teagan Bowers made a strong showing in jumping events at Rock Springs. The senior won the boys’ long jump with a leap measured at 20 feet, 2 3/4 inches, nearly 3 inches ahead of his opponent from Little Snake River. Bowers also swept the competition in the triple jump, leaping into first place at 40-02, 5 inches ahead of the runner-up from Green River.

Senior Isabella Romasko pulled off another successful weekend, dominating jumping and sprinting events. She took first place in the girls’ 100-meter dash, clocking in at 12.65 seconds.

In the triple jump, Romasko took first place, measuring in at 36-01. While this jump came up short of her record-breaking leap the week before, Romasko still managed to clear 2 1/2 feet more than the second-place finisher from Cokeville.

Romasko took another win in the 100-meter hurdles, finishing in at 15.89 seconds. Rounding out the weekend, Romasko placed fourth in the 300-meter hurdles at 51.68 seconds.

Senior Riley Dauwen took fourth place in the girls’ 200-meter dash, finishing the course in 28.01 seconds. Dauwen also picked up sixth place in the 300-meter hurdles at 52.79 seconds.

Senior McKinley Boulter performed well in the girls’ long jump, placing fourth at 14-10 3/4. Boulter finished eighth in the girls’ 100-meter dash, timing in at 13.67 seconds.

Freshman Trista Covill placed sixth in the girls’ 200-meter dash, clocking in at 28.89 seconds.

Sophomore Mandy Majhanovich took sixth place in the girls’ 400-meter dash at 1:07.32. She also placed seventh in the 100-meter dash at 13.64 seconds. Majhanovich took sixth place in girls’ long jump at 14-07 1/2.

Lauren Jones, a freshman, finished in seventh place in the girls’ 400-meter dash at 1:07.73.

Junior Lexie Goodrich placed eighth in the girls’ 1600-meter run with a time of 6:57.97.

Sophomore Rhonda Auradou placed seventh in the girls’ pole vault, clearing 6-00.

In throwing events, senior Dodge Westercamp took fifth place in the boys’ discus with a toss measured in at 120-08. He placed sixth in the shot put at 41-04.

Freshman Katyana Dexter came in fifth place in the girls’ discus, clearing 96-03 with her toss.

Relay highlights

The Pinedale girls’ 4x400-meter team took first place. Majhanovich, senior Grace Davis, Jones and Dauwen clocked the event in at 4:33.17.

The boys’ 1600-meter sprint medley relay team placed third. Freshman Owen McMillen, sophomore Noah Sletten, junior Jacob Bain and senior Gatlin Egle timed in at 4:05.44.

Bain, Sletten, McMillen and Bowers placed fourth in the boys’ 4x100-meter relay at 48.29 seconds.

Freshmen Ashley Boulter, Seren Noble and Cambry Boyer and Auradou came in fifth place in the girls’ 4x100-meter relay at 59.55 seconds. McKinley Boulter, junior Maggie Harber, Davis and Dauwen finished in sixth place in the girls’ 1600-meter sprint medley relay at 5:03.23.

Additional top-20 individual results

  • Girls’ 100-meter dash: Covill in 11th place at 13.84 seconds, Auradou in 17th at 14.29, Ashley Boulter in 19th at 14.36 and Lauren Kervitsky in 20th at 14.42.
  • Girls’ 200-meter dash: Kervitsky in 15th place at 30.20 seconds and Ashley Boulter in 18th at 30.33.
  • Girls’ 800-meter run: Goodrich in 11th place at 3:08.00.
  • Girls’ 100-meter hurdles: Noble in 10th place at 19.74 seconds and Stephanie Resendiz in 12th at 20.12.
  • Girls’ high jump: a three-way tie for 13th place including McKinley Boulter and Auradou at 4-04.
  • Girls’ long jump: Davis in 12th place at 12-09 3/4, Mikayla Drake in 12th at 12-08 1/2 and Harber in 17th at 12-06.
  • Girls’ triple jump: Harber in 10th place at 29-05 and Drake in 11th at 28-09.
  • Girls’ shot put: Dexter in 11th place at 29-08.
  • Boys’ 1600-meter run: Mason Orm in 18th place at 5:45.64.
  • Boys’ high jump: a six-way tie for 15th place including Luke Gray at 5-00.
  • Boys’ triple jump: a two-way tie for 15th place including Max Rife at 30-01.
  • Boys’ shot put: Carson Gregory in 14th place at 38-03.
  • Boys’ discus: Gregory in 12th place at 109-01 and Austin Green in 17th at 100-05.

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