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Triple gold for LVHS at 3-A regional track

May 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor

By Bruce Tippets

Sports Editor

Tanner Simpson walked away with three Class 3-A West regional track and field titles Friday and Saturday in the eight-team meet in Powell to pace Lander Valley High School.

Simpson, a senior, had victories in the high jump (6-7), 110-meter hurdles (14.62) and the long jump (21-8.50).

Simpson was third in the 100 meters (11.50). In the team standings, the Tigers were fifth with 58 points. Jackson scored 142.50 points for first-place in the boys field. Star Valley finished a close second (141 points), and Powell came in third (113.50).

The top eight athletes in the individual events and the top four relays qualified for the Class 3-A state track and field meet in Casper.

Girls

Mallory Swenson, Beryl Colter, Drew Deking and Keesha Rowan won the 4x400-meter relay title in a time of 4:16.61.

The title was the only won by the LVHS girls in the postseason meet.

The Tigers and the Lyman Eagles tied for sixth in the team standings (31 points). Cody was the big winner for the girls title (198 points). Star Valley finished second (142.33) and Powell came in third (104.33).

Lander Valley High School

results from 3-A West

regionals in Powell

Girls

Team standings

1. Cody, 198; 2. Star Valley, 142.33; 3. Powell, 104.33; 4. Mountain View, 63.33; 5. Jackson, 50; 6. (tie) Lyman and Lander, 31; 8. Pinedale, 30.

Individual placing

100 meters -- 1. McKenzie Wellard, Star Valley, 12.76.

200 meters -- 1. Desiree Murray, Powell, 26.41.

400 meters -- 1. Desiree Murray, Powell, 59.09.

800 meters -- 1. Anne Brinegar, Cody, 2:19.39; 4. Mallory Swenson, Lander, 2:28.78; 5. Beryl Colter, Lander, 2:28.09.

1,600 meters -- 1. Anne Brinegar, Cody, 5:13.10; 4. Beryl Colter, Lander, 5:32.31; 6. Mallory Swenson, Lander, 5:35.49.

3,200 meters -- 1. Anne Brinegar, Cody,11:30.81.

100-meter hurdles -- 1. Desiree Murray, Powell, 15.96.

300-meter hurdles -- 1. Desiree Murray, Powell, 46.48.

4x100-meter relay - 1. Star Valley, 50.67.

4x400-meter relay -- 1. Lander (Mallory Swenson, Beryl Colter, Drew Deking, Keesha Rowan) 4:16.61.

High jump -- 1. Brooke Myers, Cody, 5-3.

Pole vault -- 1. Megan Welch, Cody, 9-3.

Long jump -- 1. Anne Wingeleth, Lyman, 16-9.50; 5. Keesha Rowan, Lander, 14-10.75.

Triple jump -- 1. Ann Wingeleth, Lyman, 34-11.

Shot put -- 1. Kiara Skinner, Cody, 41-9.25.

Discus -- 1. Kiara Skinner, Cody, 128-11.75.

Boys

Team standings

1. Jackson, 142.50; 2. Star Valley, 141; 3. Powell, 113.50; 4. Cody, 78; 5. Lander, 58; 6. Lyman, 48; 7. Mountain View, 39; 8. Pinedale, 36.

Individual placing

100 meters -- 1. Reno Averil, Star Valley, 11.40; 3. Tanner Simpson, Lander, 11.50.

200 meters -- 1. Branden Welker, Star Valley, 22.84; 7. Jesse Mattocks, Lander, 24.22.

400 meters -- 1. Branden Walker, Star Valley, 50.29.

800 meters -- 1. Oliver Scofeld, Jackson, 1:58.32.

1,600 meters -- 1. Oliver Scofield, Jackson, 4:31.01.

3,200 meters -- 1.Oliver Scofield, Jackson, 9:52.53.

110-meter hurdles -- 1. Tanner Simpson, Lander, 14.62.

300-meter hurdles -- 1. Cody Copper, Jackson, 41.26.

4x100-meter relay -- 1. Cody, 44.35; 8. Lander (Keegan Meyer, Jesse Mattocks, Levi Donaldson, Tristan Herr) 46.83.

4x400-meter relay -- 1. Powell, 3:28.99; 3. Lander (Marvin Aragon, Jesse Mattocks, Jaxon Hedges, Tristan Herr) 3:34.91.

4x800-meter relay -- 1. Jackson, 8:12.80; 5. Lander (George Case, Beau Green, Kade Simonson, Matt Hurlock) 8:50.19.

High jump -- 1. Tanner Simpson, Lander, 6-7.

Pole vault -- 1. Quinn Rivera, Cody, 14-3; 7. Derek Debolt, Lander, 11-3.

Long jump -- 1. Tanner Simpson, Lander, 21-8.50.

Triple jump -- 1. Reno Averill, Star Valley, 43-2; 6. Jaxon Hedges, Lander, 40-3.75.

Shot put -- 1. Vince Sleep, Powell, 54-11; 6. Ryan Buchmeier, Lander, 44-2.

Discus -- 1. Garrett Lynch, Powell, 155-8.75l; 8. Tyler Morris, Lander, 121-10.75.

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