Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 28, 2019
Stansbury boys edge Tooele in track meet

McCloy helps THS girls finish second behind Park City 

The Stansbury boys track and field team beat county rival Tooele for the team title at Wednesday’s Region 11 meet at Stallion Stadium, while Tooele’s girls finished second to Park City and just ahead of Stansbury in the five-team event.

The Stallions and Buffaloes were joined by Region 11 foes Park City and Juan Diego and Class 2A Rockwell at Wednesday’s meet. Stansbury’s boys finished with 113 points, followed by Tooele (80), Park City (65), Juan Diego (40) and Rockwell (23). Park City won the girls’ title with 113.5 points, followed by Tooele (104.5), Stansbury (77), Juan Diego (22) and Rockwell (8).

Stansbury’s Silas Young won the boys’ 100-meter dash (11.69 seconds) and 200-meter dash (23.08), and was on the Stallions’ winning 4×100-meter relay team with Brenden VanCooney, Jet Richins and Xander Littlefield. Jared Brown also won two events for the Stallions, claiming the shot put (46 feet, 1/2 inch) and discus (145-9) titles. Jay Mackay won the javelin with a personal-best mark of 134-4 and Carson Belnap won the 3,200 in a personal-best 12:21.27. Littlefield won the 400 in 51.29 and finished third in the 200 (23.59). 

Tooele’s Aaron Pectol had a strong day, winning the 800 in 2:06.79 and finishing third in the 100 in 12.05. Teagun Palmer set a new personal-best with a winning time of 5:00.16 in the 1,600, Justin Rogers won the 110 high hurdles in 16.22 and Jared Downard won the 300 hurdles in 42.31. Downard was second in the 110 hurdles in 16.77 and Rogers finished second in the 300 hurdles in 43.08. 

For the girls, Tooele’s Makenna McCloy won the 200 in 26.73 and finished second in the 100 in 13.35. She was the anchor leg for the Buffaloes’ winning 4×100 relay, teaming with Allison Smith, Emma Taggart and Julia Smith to record a time of 51.61. Holly Johansen won the 3,200 in a personal-best 13:04.00 and ran third in the 400 (1:06.04). Sammy Thomas won the discus for Tooele with a personal-best toss of 111 feet, and was fourth in the shot put (28-7). Allie Miles won the high jump (5-0) and was fourth in the long jump (14-0), while Aysha Lewis won the long jump (15-0 1/2) and was second in the high jump (4-8). 

Stansbury’s girls were led by Kayla Alvey, who won the 100 hurdles (17.97) and 300 hurdles (49.72). McKenna Sargent won the shot put title (33-9) and was fifth in the discus (77-8), and Aubree Cheney won the 400 (59.93) and was third in the 200 (27.35). 

Grantsville/Wendover

Grantsville played host to a tri-meet against Wendover and Region 13 foe Judge Memorial on Wednesday afternoon, with the GHS boys and girls both putting on dominating performances.

Daltyn Peasnall won the boys’ 100-meter dash (12.53 seconds) and javelin (131 feet, 11 inches) and was second in the 200 (26.07). Freshman John Hunzeker won the 200 (25.93) and Brandon Tonioli won the 300 hurdles (50.1) and was second in the 100 (12.6) and 110 high hurdles (19.9). Jeffrey Yadon won both the high jump (6-0) and long jump (17-5).

Evan Thomas won the 1,600-meter run (5:28.2) and was second in the 800 (2:33.9) and 3,200 (12:10.4). Porter Whitworth won the 3,200 (10:48.5) and was second in the long jump (17-3), and Paongo Melekiseteki won the 110 high hurdles (18.97) and ran second in the 300 hurdles (53.6). Stetson Spencer won the 400 in 55.2 and Bronson Yeager claimed the shot put title with a mark of 36-8 3/4. The Cowboys also won the 4×400-meter relay (4:00.5) and medley relay (3:53.1).

Danielle Hunsaker, Lindsey Palmer and Erin Hurst each won two events for the Grantsville girls. Hunsaker won the 100 (13.7) and 200 (28.12), Palmer won the 800 (2:47.8) and 1,600 (6:16.3) and Hurst won the 100 hurdles (19.14) and 300 hurdles (52.7). Other winners from Grantsville included Jade Garcia (97-6 in the javelin), Lynae Echavarria (4-8 in the high jump) and Ashlee Edwards (16-8 in the long jump). The Cowboys recorded a time of 5:23.8 in the 4×400 relay.

Palmer was second in the 3,200 (14:25.6), Hunsaker was second in the long jump (15-6), Edwards was second in the high jump (4-6) and Echavarria took third in the long jump (14-0). 

Wendover also put together some impressive performances on the girls’ side. Alana Henderson won the 400 (1:06.0), was second in the 200 (29.22) and ran fourth in the 100 (14.33). Yanely Duenas won the 3,200 (15:00.9) and was third in the 1,600 (6:29.5). Adriana Delgadillo won the shot put (27-3 1/2) and was second in the discus (89-0), an event won by fellow Wildcat Diana Solano (90-9 1/2). Solano also finished fourth in the shot put (24-3).

 

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