Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 27, 2012
THS men’s relay team finishes first at meet in Morgan

Tooele’s 4×400 men’s relay team raced to first place at a Region 11 meet Wednesday at Morgan. Logan Pectol, Kyle Fletcher, Ben Medley and Alvaro Fernandez clocked 3:45.66 in competition against teams from Bear River, Ben Lomond and Morgan.

Finishing first for the Buffaloes in individual events were Chris Ebert, Pectol, Medley and Sean York.

Ebert won the 200 meters with a time of 24.41, Pectol won the 400 meters with a time of 53.71, Medley won the 110 hurdles at 18.12 and York won the javelin with a toss of 136 feet, 7 inches.

Top-10 finishes in the 100 included Ebert fifth, Scott Brady eighth and Pectol 10th. Other top-10 finishes in the 200 included Alex Toone sixth and Fernandez 10th. Thomas Wright finished ninth in the 400 meters.

Top-10 finishes in the 800 were Kyle Fletcher, third; Bryce Nieberger sixth and Nick Gamble 10th. Fletcher placed sixth in the 1600 meters and Brandon Passey was 10th. Passey placed second in the 3200 meters with Devin Franks fourth and Caden Arnold fifth.

Straton Atherly finished second in 300 hurdles with Passey sixth.

Tooele’s 4×100 team finished second with Medley, Scott Brady, Damon Thomas and Ebert.

Logan Mott placed fifth in the shot put with Cole Cottrell sixth, Zach Cavendar eighth and Alex York 10th. Mott placed fourth in the discuss with Cottrell sixth and Logan Shields 10th.

Scott Brady finished second in the javelin with Kieson Stewart third, Alex York seventh and Logan Shields 10th. Cavendar placed fourth in the high jump and Fernandez was sixth. Ebert finished second in the long jump with Jake Brady seventh.

Becca Smaellie and Alyssa Banks both captured first-place finishes at the meet. Smaellie finished first in the javelin with a toss of 121 feet even. She also was second in the shot put and second in the discus. Banks won the 300 hurdles with a time 49.65. She finished second in the 100 hurdles.

Tooele came up with a pair of second-place finishes in the 4×100 and medley relays. The 4×100 team included Makaylee Bird, Kourtney England, Stacey Medley and Alexis Hardy. Running in the medley relay were Madison Gibson, Kenya Russell, Brindisy Russell and Amber Haskell.

Lizzi Stewart and Alyssa Banks finished fifth and sixth respectively in the 100 meters. Medley placed fifth in the 200 and England was 10th. Russell placed second in the 400 meters.

Freshman Amber Haskell finished third in the 1600 with Russell fourth and Kaitlyn Bresee fifth. Hope Wotherspoon finished fourth 100 hurdles and Melody Callister was ninth.

McKae Searle placed third in the shot put and McKenzie Alvarez was fourth. Searle was sixth in the discus. Stewart placed third in the javelin with Alvarez fifth and Emi Hansen eighth. Stewart placed fourth in the high jump.

Mark Watson

Sports Editor at Tooele Transcript Bulletin
Mark directs all editorial coverage of sports in addition to reporting on a wide range of events from high school football to international racing. He has a wealth of journalism experience, having worked for four other newspapers in the state. Mark grew up in Tooele County and graduated from Grantsville High School and Brigham Young University.

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