SALINA – North Sevier High School’s track team traveled to Brigham Young University for the 2A state championship meet. Fifteen of the team’s members qualified to compete at the state tourney in Provo Friday and Saturday. Of the 17 schools that competed, NSHS’ boys and girls combined placed 12th overall. The boys finished 10th overall, while girls finished in 13th place.
“I am very proud of the team and look forward to so many of the athletes returning next year. We are a young group and they we will be bringing back a lot of great experience,” said Terron Barney, head coach. “It also looks like we have a very promising freshman group that will join us next year.”
Individual and relay results are as follows –
• Brinley Mason placed third in the shot put with a throw of 34’75”, as well as finishing sixth in the javelin with a throw of 105’6.5”, a personal record throw.
• Avery Smith placed 10th in the 3,200-meter race with a personal record time of 13:09.34, in addition to finishing 11th in the high jump with a 4’5” jump.
• Riley Ogden earned second place in the 100-meter race with a time of 11.56, as well as sixth in the 200-meter race with a time of 23.97 and 11th in the long jump with an 18’6” jump.
• Landan Gale finished in 13th place in the long jump with an 18’3” jump.
• Boys 4x100 relay team consisting of Gale, Caleb Madsen, Gabe Wilcox and Ogden placed fourth with a time of 46.43.
• Girls 4x100 relay team consisting of Macady Goble, Alaina Barney, Caleigh Nelson and Jayda Nielsen placed ninth with a time of 57.51.
• Boys 4x400 relay team consisting of Gale, Jagan Blackburn, Ethan Fielding and Madsen finished in eighth place with a time of 3:51.17.
• Girls 4x400 relay team consisting of Jayda Nielsen, Smith, Barney and Goble finished in seventh place with a time of 4:44.89.
• Boys sprint medley team consisting of Gale, Wilcox, Madsen and Kelby Bosh finished in fifth place with a time of 3:59.97.
• Girls sprint medley team consisting of Jacey McKinlay, Barney, Goble and Smith finished sixth with a time of 4:42.91.
“I would like to thank my assistant coaches, Heather Torgerson and Eric Mason, for the countless hours they have dedicated to the team,” said Barney. “Also, a huge thanks to all of the parents of these great kids, as well as Principal Shepherd and Lexa Larsen who came to support the team at the state meet.”