Pinedale High School Track and Field

Lady Wranglers capture gold at home meet

Wrangler boys place fourth

By Robert Galbreath, Torrington Telegram Sports Editor,
Posted 5/2/24

PINEDALE – Pinedale High School runners, jumpers and throwers dominated the 2024 Mountain Man Invitational in Pinedale on April 26.

Leaving it all on the track and in the throwing and …

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Pinedale High School Track and Field

Lady Wranglers capture gold at home meet

Wrangler boys place fourth


PINEDALE – Pinedale High School runners, jumpers and throwers dominated the 2024 Mountain Man Invitational in Pinedale on April 26.

Leaving it all on the track and in the throwing and jumping pits, the Lady Wranglers crushed the competition to bag first place as a team with 184 points.

A smaller, younger Wrangler boysteam took fourth place overall with 103 points.

Senior Katyana Dexter cruised past her opponents at the Mountain Man Invite in throwing events to garner gold in both the girlsshot put and discus. Dexter won the shot put by an overwhelming 12-foot margin with a mark of 43 feet, 1 inch.

In the discus, Dexter clinched first place with a toss of 139-10, beating the runner-up, Jacksons Sienna Anderson, by 33 feet.

Junior Madison Antonino scooped up gold in the girls3200 meters, clocking in at 11 minutes, 38.27 seconds. Antonino crossed the finish line more than three minutes ahead of Wind Rivers Olivia Remacle.

Sophomore Alicia Dexter captured first place in the girlslong jump with a mark of 15-00. Dexters top mark landed nearly two feet beyond that achieved by the second-place finisher, Jacksons Hayden Ackley.

In the girlspole vault, junior Isabelle Rigo snagged gold, clearing 8-00. Rigo beat Jacksons Colette Danby by one foot.

Junior Mae McGuire secured gold in the girls300-meter hurdles, timing in 1.51 seconds ahead of Big Pineys Clairee Bingham to post a time of 52.99 seconds.

Hitting a mark of 4-05 in the girlshigh jump, freshman Heather Noble tied for first place in the event.

Two girlsrelay teams earned first place. Senior Anna Lehr, freshman Daltyn Overdorff, junior Claire Thonhoff and Alicia Dexter won the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 54.60 seconds, finishing with 2.67 seconds to spare over Jackson.

Rigo, McGuire, Lehr and Antonino cruised into first place in the 4x400-meter relay, beating Big Piney by 3.2 seconds to clock in at 4:22.10.

In boysthrowing events, senior Austin Green bagged gold with a toss of 41-04. Green won by a one-foot margin over the second-place finisher, Aden Neese of Farson-Eden.

A pair of boysrelay teams also clinched first place. Sophomore Cale Dauwen, junior Joseph Bain, sophomore Sergio Duarte Villa and freshman Reed Morningstar won the 4x100-meter relay at 47.17 seconds, crossing the finish line 2.04 seconds ahead of Jackson.

The boys4x400-relay team – Dauwen, Morningstar, sophomore Brayson Boyer and junior James Tolson – captured gold, clocking in at 3:48.50 and beating Big Piney by more than 16 seconds.

Pinedale tracksters also competed at the Rick and Wendy Schuler Invitational hosted by Evanston on April 23. The girls’ team placed third with 72 points while the boys’ team secured eighth place, posting 16 points.

Evanston top three

Dexter won both the girlsdiscus, with a mark of 135-09, and the shot put, clearing 43-04 ½.

Antonino pulled into first place in the 1600 meters, posting a time of 5:19.08.

Timing the girls4x400-relay in at 4:24.07, Antonino, Anna Lehr, McGuire and Isabelle Rigo picked up gold in the event.

Junior Matazi Landers, sophomore McKinzie Mortensen, sophomore Olivia Tolson and freshman Bethany Vrska took second place in the girls4x800-meter relay, timing in at 11:30.04.

Junior Karsyn Henn snapped up third place in the discus with a mark of 104-01.

The boys4x400-meter relay team – Boyer, Dauwen, Morningstar and James Tolson – came in third place at 3:48.68.

Mountain Man top eight – girls

In sprinting events, Anna Lehr garnered sixth place in the 100-meters with a time of 13.86 seconds. Thonhoff secured fourth place in the 200-meters, clocking in at 29.12 seconds, with senior Chyauna Dodge in sixth place at 29.50 seconds.

Rigo snagged silver in the 400 meters, clocking in at 1:06.63.

Vrska snapped up second place in the 800-meters, timing in at 2:44.07, while Landers tied for third in the event at 2:47.75 and Olivia Tolson placed fifth at 2:50.53.

Jumpers posted solid performances in Pinedale. Noble captured bronze in the 100 hurdles with a time of 18.81 seconds. Junior Candice Goodrich placed fourth in the event, crossing the finish line in 19.32 seconds.

Mortensen took fourth place in the 300-meter hurdles, clocking in at 55.07 seconds, with Goodrich in seventh at 58.91 seconds and Noble in eighth at 59.44 seconds.

Hitting a mark of 6-00 in the pole vault, Landers placed third. Sophomore Hadlee Francis came in fifth in the pole vault, clearing 5-06.

Four Lady Wranglers broke into the top eight in the long jump. Sophomore Eleanor Tolson lead the pack with a third-place finish and a mark of 13-01 ¼. Overdorff clinched fifth place at 12-10 ½, with Dodge in sixth at 12-05 and sophomore Mia Lehr in eighth at 12-00 ¼.

Mia Lehr also placed seventh in the triple jump with a mark of 27-06 ¼.

Henn secured hardware in two throwing events, taking third place in the discus, hitting a mark of 101-00 and finishing fourth in the shot put at 29-07.

Freshman Fatima Mata bagged sixth place in the discus, clearing 84-03.

Timing the 4x400-meter relay in at 4:54.76, Overdorff, Goodrich, freshman Roxanne Melinkovich and Mortensen placed third.

Mountain Man top eight – boys

Junior Ian Obod snagged hardware in two sprinting events, pulling into fifth place in the 200-meters at 25.28 seconds and placing seventh in the 100-meters with a time of 12.33 seconds.

Sophomore Boeh Gamble took seventh place in the 200-meters, timing in at 25.88 seconds, while freshman Caleb Parks placed eighth at 25.93 seconds.

Mid- and long-distance runners hit their marks at the meet. James Tolson snapped up silver in the 400 meters, clocking in at 56.12 seconds. Morningstar finished fourth in the event at 47.39 seconds.

Sophomore Fisher Mills garnered fifth place in both the 800-meters, posting a time of 2:34.01, and the 1600-meters at 5:37.93.

Senior Michael Casebolt earned sixth place in the 1600 meters, timing in at 5:40.73, with freshman Gavin Bohnet in eighth at 5:46.59.

In jumping events, James Tolson obtained fifth place in the pole vault, clearing 8-06. Bohnet and sophomore Ian Rigo tied for seventh place in the event at 8-00.

Gamble advanced to second place in the long jump with a leap of 18-02 ½. Boyer placed fourth in the event at 17-07 ¾.

Parks picked up seventh place in the high jump, hitting a mark of 5-02.

In the discus, Green led the Pinedale pack with a second-place finish at 122-02 while senior Dodge Normington came in seventh place at 100-08.

Dauwen clinched seventh place in the shot put with a toss of 36-09 ½.

The 1600-meter sprint medley relay team – senior Dalton Fryman, Obod, Gamble and Casebolt – finished third at 4:17.27.

Additional Mountain Man results – girls

• 100-meters: Dodge in ninth place at 14.45 seconds, Evelyn Shivers in 12th at 14.64, Eleanor Tolson in 14th at 14.77, Moorea Moyes in 22nd at 15.68, Alivia Dover in 25th at 16.45 and Brooklyn Masters in 26th at 17.30.

• 200-meters: Alicia Dexter in ninth place at 29.74 seconds, Eleanor Tolson in 12th at 30.77, Moyes in 18th at 33.10 and Masters in 21st at 35.54.

• Shot put: Callie Windbigler in 12th place at 24-03 ½, Mata in 13th at 23-01 ½ and Francis in 14th at 20-08 ½.

• Discus: Windbigler in ninth place at 70-10, Francis in 16th at 58-00 and Melinkovich in 18th at 54-05.

Additional Mountain Man results – boys

• 100-meters: Fryman in 10th place at 12.74 seconds, Parks in 14th at 12.91, Andy DeClue in 18th at 13.04, Brandon Mata in 21st at 13.26, Keegan Nance in 27th at 14.03, Jeremias Moya in 29th at 14.09, Gage Scobey in 32nd at 14.67, Hayden Crozier in 33rd at 14.78, Iain Campbell in 35th at 15.25 and Tucker Boyce in 37th at 18.72.

• 200-meters: Duarte Villa in 10th place at 26.06 seconds, DeClue in 14th at 26.80, Mata in 15th at 27.04, Rigo in 16th at 27.08 and Moya in 22nd at 29.00.

• 400-meters: Bain in ninth place at 1:01.92.

• 800-meters: Bohnet in 11th place at 2:46.46.

• Long jump: Nance in 14th place at 13-05 ½.

• Shot put: DeClue in 19th place at 31-02, Duarte Villa in 20th at 29-06 ½, Crozier in 22nd at 27-06, Jamison Snell in 26th at 26-00 ½, Scobey in 28th at 24-03 ½ and Boyce in 32nd at 17-06.

• Discus: DeClue in 14th place at 89-00, Snell in 21st at 70-08, Crozier in 22nd at 69-09, Scobey in 25th at 65-09 and Boyce in 32nd at 38-09.

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