Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

April 18, 2019
GHS girls finish 6th, boys 8th at Delta Invitational

Erin Hurst and Danielle Hunsaker each had multiple top-five individual finishes to help the Grantsville girls track and field team take third place at the Delta Invitational on Tuesday in Delta, while Porter Whitworth, Branson Yager and Jeffrey Yadon led the boys to an eighth-place finish.

Hurst finished second in the girls’ 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.46 seconds and was third in the 300 hurdles in 51.38. Both times were personal records for Hurst. Hunsaker was fourth in the 100-meter dash (13.34) and fifth in the 200 (27.66). The Cowboys also got third-place finishes from Lindsey Palmer (personal-best 13:14.1 in the 3,200) and Jade Garcia (110 feet, 9 1/2 inches in the javelin), and Bailee Hill was fifth in the discus (personal-best 86-2) and eighth in the shot put (27-1). 

Desiree Garcia was fifth in the 3,200 (PR of 14:09.0) and Erin Petersen finished sixth (14:26.9). Eleanor Lowery (6:16.66 in the 1,600) and Chloe Gowans (85-0 in the discus) had eighth-place finishes.

Tooele’s Makayla Komer was seventh in the 3,200, recording a season-best time of 12:46.06 for the Buffaloes.

Whitworth won the boys’ 800 in a season-best time of 2:00.25, and Yager set a new personal record with a winning toss of 40-8 in the shot put. Yadon won the high jump with a mark of 5-10. Grantsville also won the sprint medley relay in 3:51.89, and Daltyn Peasnall was sixth in the javelin at 124-11 1/2.

Tooele’s Cameron Simko finished second in the discus (112-0), with Parker Gowans taking fifth (105-3) as the Buffaloes finished 11th in the team standings.


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