Douglas Track Meet 4-23-21 [VIDEO]
It was a bit chilly and crisp but the Douglas track meet went on as scheduled with 10 schools competing. First, for the boys, Wheatland's Rodee Brow set the pace in the 100-meter dash with a time is 11.68 with Lleyton Valdez of Cheyenne South capturing the 200 in 23.57. The 400 winner was Kollen Milmine of Buffalo who hit the tape in 51.98.
In the distance races, it was quite a battle between Hunter Skeens of Sundance and Cameryn Spence of Douglas. In the 800, Skeens ran 2.10.81 to take first with Spence 2nd, and then in the 1600 meters, Spence ran 4.46.74 for first and Skeens took 2nd. the 3200-meter winner was John Halverson of Glenrock with a time of 11.15.07. Over in the hurdle events, Kaden Bauersachs of Douglas won the 110 in 16.98 with his teammate Keltan Ewing capturing the 300 in 42.75
Buffalo won the 4x400 and 4x800 meter relays with Wheatland taking first in the 4x100 and Cheyenne South taking the 1600 medley. In the field events, Wheatland's Rodee Brow won his 2nd event of the meet by clearing 12-5 to win the pole vault, Bauersachs from Douglas was a two-event winner thanks to clearing 5-10 in the high jump. Kade Preuit of Wheatland went 20 feet even to win the long jump with Justin Malcom of Guernsey winning the triple jump at 38-4. Cody Micke of Douglas won both of the throwing events; with a toss of 143-7 in the discus and 44-4. in the shot-put. The Douglas boys took first in the team standings with 182 points, Buffalo 2nd with 83, and Wheatland 3rd with 80.
For the ladies, Kamdynn Townsend had quite a meet with wins in the 100 and the 400-meter dashes. Townsend ran 12.8 in the 100 and 59.39 in the 400. Caydince Groth of Cheyenne South won the 200 in 25.89 and placed 2nd in the 100 and the 400. So she had quite a meet as well. In the two hurdle events, Buffalo's Kendall Tietjen took the tape in the 100 in 16,9 while Darby Downham of South ran 49.62 to win the 300. In the longer races on the track, Jenny Porter of Douglas won the 800 in 2.30.69 with Mallory Jones of Moorcroft capturing the 1600 meters in 5.43.09. The 3200-meter champion was Lilly Nichols of Wheatland in 12.07.15.
In the girl's relays, Wheatland won the 4x100, South the 4x400, Buffalo the 4x800, and Douglas took the 1600 medley. Over in the field events, Kamdynn Townsend won event #3 as she won the high jump at 4-11. She won event #4 with a leap of 16-10 in the long jump. The triple jump winner was Stephanie Witbrod of Douglas going 34-8.75. Olivia Maertens from Buffalo cleared 8-9 to place first in the pole vault. In the weight throws, Allyson Fertig, the UW signee for basketball won the shot and the discus. She threw 42-2.5 in the shot and 120 8.5 in the discus.
In the girl's team standings, Douglas took 1st with 135 points, Buffalo 2nd with 122.5, and Glenrock 3rd with 79.5. Be sure to take a look at our video from the proceedings from Douglas on Friday.