Indoor Track and Field State Meet 2014
Athletes that like to run like or with the wind, will soon migrate outdoors, but before that, state champs have to be crowned indoors.
Of the 9 records broken at the 2014 State Indoor Track and Field Meet, Tabitha Simmons of Gillette claimed 2 of them, as she set a new mark in the Girls 1600 meter run with a time of 5 minutes 13.61 seconds (old record was 5:17.19), and in the Girls 3200 meter run with a time of 11:13.92 (old record was 11:24.90).
The Gillette girls 4x800 meter relay time turned in a time of 9:49.40, breaking the old record of 9:56.64. The team consists of Simmons, Abby Phillips, Quinn Destefano and Sydney Wendt.
Jerayah Davis of Kelly Walsh won both the 55 and 200 meter dashes, but did not break the records she set last year.
For the boys, Clay Carlson of Kelly Walsh is the new record hold in the 400 meter dash. The Trojans' time was 50.17 seconds, topping the old record of 50.53.
Ricky Faure of Rock Springs has the new mark in the Boys 1600 meter run, turning in a time of 4 minutes 15.14 seconds, beating his old record by 3 seconds plus (4:18.98).
Hunter Davila of Kelly Walsh easily crushed the Boys 3200 Meter Run record. His time was 9 minutes 30.77 seconds. The old mark was 9:38.63.
KW's boys 4x400 meter relay team is now in the record books with a time of 3 minutes 26.76 seconds (old record was 3:29.39). The team is comprised of Joey Czellecz, Calum Kepler, Sam Zook, and Clay Carlson.
The Trojan boys 4x800 meter relay team also set a new record, clocking a time of 8 minutes 10.57 seconds (old record 8:14.11). The runners are Kepler, Carlson, Nick Robinson and Davila.
Finally, Garrett Lynch of Cody has the new mark in the boys shot put. The Bronc put in a toss of 59 feet 6 1/2 inches, outdistancing the old record of 57 feet.
Gillette won the girls title while Natrona won the boy's.
Team standings: Casper Natrona 131, Casper Kelly Walsh 127, Campbell County High School 70, Laramie 58, Rock Springs 34, Sheridan 32, Cheyenne Central 32, Cody 29, Cheyenne South 12, Star Valley 12, Green River 12, Riverton 11, Cheyenne East 10, Lovell 9, Worland 4, Big Piney 2
Team standings: Campbell County High School 149.5, Cheyenne Central 66, Laramie 61, Rock Springs 50, Cody 49.5, Casper Natrona 39, Sheridan 33, Casper Kelly Walsh 33, Worland 26, Green River 10, Thermopolis 10, Cheyenne South 6, Cheyenne East 5.5, Evanston 5.5, Star Valley 2