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Indoor track season under way for RHS
Shotput coach Jorah Griffith, left, watched as Riverton High School sophomore Sean Morrison warmed up during indoor track practice at RHS. The Wolverines compete at Spearfish S.D., Friday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Indoor track season under way for RHS

Jan 24, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor

The Riverton Wolverines made their indoor track debut last Friday at the Gillette Invitational meet.

The Wolverines held their own against the other 4-A and 3-A schools in the field. The one-day meet started the indoor season. No team scores were kept.

The Wolverines are at a track meet this weekend in Spearfish, S.D.

Boys

Riverton's Sean Watts crossed the finish line third in a time of 6.71 in the 55 meters. Chance Jones of Casper Natrona won the individual title in 6.64.

Tyler Rupe placed fourth for RHS at 55.20 in the 200 meters.

Riverton's 4x200-meter relay team of Shepp Campbell, Rupe, Watts and Jacob Martinsen was fifth in 1:39.70. Casper Natrona had the quickest time of 1:35.73.

Campbell was eighth in the triple jump at in 36-3.

Girls

Tasha Maddock was seventh in the 400 meters for Riverton with a tine of 1:08.43, while Ashtyn Leisy was fifth in the long jump at 15-0.5.

The Riverton 4x200-meter relay team of Michaela Kechter, Leisy, Tammy Maddock and Jordan Shells was seventh at 2:02.18.

Results from Gillette

Invitational

indoor track meet held

last Friday

Girls

55 meters -- 1. Melina Harris, Cheyenne East, 7,33.

200 meters -- 1. Kaylee Hove, Gillette, 27,00.

400 meters -- 1. Ashlyn Erisman, Gillette, 1:01.87; 7. Tasha Maddock, Riverton, 1:08.43.

800 meters -- 1. Sadie Wassum, Worland, 2:29.92

1,600 meters -- 1. Tabitha Simmons, Gillette, 5:32.64.

3,200 meters -- 1. Mishayla Waltari, Cody, 12:55.55.

55-meter hurdles -- 1. Heidi Pfoor, Cheyenne Central, 8.93.

4x200-meter relay -- 1. Gillette, 1:51.52; 7. Riverton (Michaela Kechter, Ashtyn Leisy, Tammy Maddock, Jordan Shells) 2:02.16.

4x400-meter relay -- 1. Laramie, 4:32.39.

High jump -- 1. Olivia McCann, Gillette, 5-2.

Pole vault -- 1. Ashlyn Erisman, Gillette, 9-6.

Long jump -- 1. Dayanera Timberman, Kelly Walsh, 16-11; 5. Ashtyn Leisy, Riverton, 15-0.50; 9. Tasha Maddock, Riverton, 14-5.25.

Triple jump -- 1. Dayanera Timberman, Kelly Walsh, 35-6.25.

Shot put -- 1. Elizabeth Maller, Gillette, 37-3.

Boys

55 meters -- 1. Chance Jones, Casper Natrona, 6.64; 3. Sean Watts, Riverton, 6.71.

200 meters -- 1. Clay Carlson, Kelly Walsh, 52.65; 4. Tyler Rupe, Riverton, 55.20.

800 meters -- 1. Hunter 1. Davila, Kelly Walsh, 2:05.04.

1,600 meters -- 1. Joah Henry, Laramie, 4:39.02.

3,200 meters -- 1. Jacob Morgan, Laramie, 10:23.33; 8. Ben Zoller, Riverton, 11:48.31; 9. Brytan Spoonhunter, Riverton, 12:06.71.

55-meter hurdles --. 1Joey Czellecz, Kelly Walsh, 7.70.

4x200-meter relay -- 1. Casper Natrona, 1:35.73; 5. Riverton (Shepp Campbell, Tyler Rupe, Sean Watts, Jacob Martinsen) 1:39.70.

4x400-meter relay -- 1. Casper Natrona, 3:35.01.

4x800-meter relay -- 1. Cheyenne East, 8:45.63; 6. Riverton (Jacob Bench, Dane Lupher, Matt Amos, Jason Treadway) 10:32.55.

High jump -- 1. Robert Creager, Natrona, 6-2; 6. Shepp Campbell, Riverton, 5-10.

Pole vault -- 1. Dustin Erisman, Gillette, 13-6; 12. Taylor DeVries, Riverton, 9-6.

Long jump -- 1. Jordan Taylor, Cody, 20-9.25

Triple jump -- 1. Kyle Alexaner, Cheyenne Central, 41-2; 8. Shepp Campbell, Riverton, 38-3.

Shot put -- 1. Garrett Lynch, Cody, 55-6.25.

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