By VIRGINIA GIORGIS
BRIDGER VALLEY –Lyman and Mountain View track teams competed last Saturday, April 13, in Rock Springs at the Ted Schroeder: Meet of Hope.
In addition to the host Tigers, the Ted Schroeder meet attracted Casper powerhouses Natrona County and Kelly Walsh.
A few of the Valley’s athletes have already prequalified for state, according to the Wyoming High School Activities Association on Tuesday, April 16.
In Mountain View, Kaylor Dolezal qualified for the 1600 with a time of 4:39.52 at the UVU High School Invitational. He also took second place in Rock Springs with a time of 11:02.94 in the 3200 meter run. Mountain View’s girl’s track team has three girls prequalified. They include Rachel Hofer in the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.04. Kam Dellinger is also qualified in the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.04. Both girls qualified at the Ted Schroeder meet in Rock Springs last Saturday.
Also, on the girls team, Aubrey Newton, Mountain View is prequalified in two events. She nailed a slot at the Lyman Invitational earlier this year in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 49.6. At the Rock Springs meet, she also was prequalified for state in the100 meter hurdles with a time of 17.00.
Ann Wingeleth, Lyman, took first in the triple jump in Rock Springs with a distance of 34-06.00. She also took second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:05.46. In the high jump, Wingeleth took first with a jump measuring 5-05.00.
On the boys team, Bobby Wingeleth had earlier broken the Lyman High School record for the long jump. In Rock Springs, Wingeleth broke his own record by several inches with a distance of 23 feet and one inch.
A freshman, Charles Lallatin, is also coming on strong. He won his heats in both the mile and the 800.
Peyton Limoges, Lyman, earned points for her team when she poled herself into second with a height of 7:00.00.
Two Valley girls brought strength and power to the meet in a slate of 57 contestants. Madison Vitt, Mountain View, threw herself into second place with a throw of 34 feet and two inches. Lyman’s Taylor Limoges took second with a throw of 33-08.50.
Lyman’s 4x100 meter relay team – Kaden Legault, Jon Harrison, Bransen Bradshaw and Wingeleth – took fourth out of a slate of 19 teams with a time of 46.58.
Mountain View’s 4x800 relay team – Dolezal, Caleb Flake, Brennan Walk and Levi Harmon ¬ took fifth place out of 14 teams with a time of 8:58.36.
In the strength events for boys, Mountain View’s Cade Covington threw the shot put for a distance of 46-00.75 trailing the first place throw of 49-05.50. Covington took fifth place out of 78 contestants at Rock Springs.
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