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image Stansbury’s Landon Stice won the high jump with a leap of 5-feet-6-inches.

March 13, 2014
Stansbury track lands 21 first-place results

The Stansbury track and field team finished with 21 first-place results over rival Tooele in Wednesday’s track meet at Stansbury High School.

In the boys’ events, Stansbury placed first 12 times to Tooele’s four.

Senior Dallon Didericksen placed first in the 100 meters with a time of 11.02. Junior Zayne Anderson finished second with a time of 11.23, followed by junior Landon Stice in fourth place at 11.91 and junior Marquez Randell in fifth at 11.98.

Didericksen then won the 200 meters as well with a time of 22.53. Anderson followed in second place at 22.90, and the top five rounded out with senior Tyler Jensen at 23.43, sophomore Toto Nyarugbo at 24.69 and freshman Sam Garcia at 25.94.

Junior Jaden Torgerson won the 800 meters at 2:05.00. He was followed by sophomore Piercen Maez at 2:11.02 in third place, senior Hunter Hoffman in fourth at 2:11.20 and Garcia in fifth at 2:14.00.

Stansbury dominated the top five in the 1600 meters. Torgerson placed first at 4:51.53, Maez second at 4:51.79, Hoffman third at 4:57.00, junior Cameron Houston fourth at 4:59.00 and junior Tyson McKeon fifth at 5:08.00.

The racing prowess continued in the 3200 meters. Torgerson placed first at 11:01.25, Maez second at 11:01.66, Houston third at 11:24.00, Hoffman fourth at 11:30.00 and freshman Hawk Call at 11:35.00.

Sophomore Ben Steele won the 110-meter hurdles at 18.09, and he was followed by junior Nathan Spilker at 19.67 in second, sophomore Zack Adair in fourth at 19.89 and senior Nathan Dale in fifth at 21.03.

Steele then won the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 45.47. Spilker placed second at 47.76, Adair third at 48.28 and Dale fifth at 52.41.

The 4×100 relay team of Didericksen, Jensen, Anderson and Landon Stice placed first with a time of 43.91. The 4×400 relay team also won at 3:54.00.

Stansbury racers placed second through fifth in the 400 meters. Garcia finished second at 55.54, sophomore Jake Graves in third at 57.51, junior Zach Nelson at 1:01.02 and sophomore Levi Kendall at 1:07.38.

In the field events, senior Torrin Hodges won the shot put with a throw of 36-feet-3.5-inches. Hodges then won the discus as well with a throw of 124-feet-6-inches. Hodges also placed second in the javelin with a throw of 147-feet-11-inches.

Stice won the high jump with a leap of 5-feet-6-inches. He was followed by sophomore Hyrum Brunsdale in second place with a leap of 5-feet-4-inches.

Junior Jesse Loveless placed second in the long jump at 17-feet-2-inches, followed by Brunsdale at 16-feet-11-inches.

In the girls’ events, senior Bailey Wilson and senior Madie Alvey snagged the most first-place finishes with three wins each.

Wilson won the shot put with a throw of 26-feet-2-inches; she won the discus with a throw of 94-feet-9-inches; and she won the javelin with a throw of 96-feet-0-inches.

Alvey grabbed first place in the 100 meters at 13.36. She then won the 200 meters with a run of 28.10. Finally, she won the long jump with a leap of 15 feet.

Sophomore Maggie Beazer placed first in the 1600 meters with a run of 5:59.80. Sophomore Kasandra Nordgren followed her with a run of 6:00.00 for second.

Junior Shelbie Shields won the high jump at 4-feet-10-inches. Freshmen Katrina Clausing and Lily Thomas finished in second and third place with jumps of 4-feet-6-inches and 4-feet-4-inches.

Alvey was followed in the 100 meters by junior Shelbie Shields at 13.62 for second and sophomore Brooklyn Searle at 13.98 for third.

Beazer and Nordgren placed second and third in the 800 meters to lead Stansbury. Beazer finished at 2:36.81, and Nordgren finished at 2:43.00.

Beazer had another second-place finish in the 3200 meters. She finished with a time of 14:17.70. Sophomore Kaitlyn Palmer placed third with a time of 14:36.47.

Stansbury’s next track meet is Wednesday at Bear River High School.

Richard Briggs

Community News Editor at Tooele Transcript Bulletin
Richard Briggs is community news editor, sports writer and copy editor for the Tooele Transcript-Bulletin. Born in San Diego and raised in St. George, Briggs graduated with a degree in communications from Dixie State College in 2012. While there he worked three years for the college’s newspaper, the Dixie Sun, as a sports writer and sports editor. During his senior year, he was editor in chief. Briggs also is a 2005 graduate from Snow Canyon High School. From 2006 to 2008 he served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints in Kentucky. As community news editor, Briggs writes, edits and manages editorial and photographic content for the Transcript-Bulletin’s inside pages and sections, including Hometown and Bulletin Board.

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