State Track and Field 2014 [VIDEO]
Run each meet, like it's your last!
The last meet of the season is now!
Athletes will converge in Casper to try to set state meets and win state titles at the 2014 Wyoming High School Outdoor Track and Field State Championships.
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4A Boys - Natrona edged out Kelly Walsh by 2 points to repeat as state champs. It came down to the last race of the final day, as the Mustangs won the 4x400 meter relay race, by 0.61 seconds, ahead of the Trojans.
3A Boys - Powell wins by 9 points ahead of last year's champs from Douglas.
2A Boys - Thermopolis wins their first title ever, by 6 points ahead of last year's champs from Lovell.
1A Boys - Cokeville repeats by 23 points ahead of Lingle-Ft. Laramie.
4A Girls - Gillette repeats by 12.67 points ahead of Rock Springs.
3A Girls - Cody 7-peats by 6.5 points ahead of Powell.
2A Girls - Lovell (4 of the last 5) by 50 points ahead of Big Horn.
1A Girls - Cokeville by 4.5 points ahead of last year's champs from Lingle-Ft. Laramie
Day 3 Recap:
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Jerayah Davis of Kelly Walsh win the girls 4A 100 meter dash in 11.94 seconds. Missed the overall state record by 0.03 seconds, set by Arnetta Simpson in 1998.
Garrett Lynch of Powell set a new 3A record in the boys shot put, with a distance of 59 feet, 5 inches. The old 3A record was set in 1976 by Gary Schukei of Torrington, with a distance of 59 feet, 2 1/4 inches.
Joey Czellecz of Kelly Walsh sets a new overall state record in the boys 300 meter hurdles, with a time of 37.04 seconds. The old record was set by Taylor Villegas in 2009 with a time of 37.25.
Ricky Faure of Rock Springs set a new overall state record in the 1600 meter run with a time of 4 minutes 14.20 seconds. The old record was 4:15.84 set by Dominick Robinson in 2009.
Kim Shumway of Lovell broke her own 2A record in the girls 400 dash with a time of 55.82 seconds. Her record time last year was 55.99. She also won the 200.
Carlos Salcido of Rock Springs won the boys 4A 100, 200, and 400 meter dashes. In the 200 and 400, he beat Robert Counts of Natrona both times, and won the 200 by only 0.06 seconds.
Freshman Savannah Phillips of Cokeville won the girls 1A 100, 200 and 400 meter dashes.
Day 2 Recap:
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Ricky Faure of Rock Springs sets a new Overall State Record in the Boys 800 Meter Run. His time was 1:48.14, breaking his own record he set in 2012 at 1:51.66
Kim Shumway of Lovell sets a new 2A record by 0.02 seconds in the Girls 800 meter run, with a time of 2:15.29. The old record was set by Amber Henry of Mountain View back in 2008 with a time of 2:15.31.
Natrona County's 4x100 meter relay team sets a new overall state record with a time of 41.94 seconds. The old record was 42.24 set by Cheyenne East in 1993.
Martin Fitzwater of Lusk sets a new school record in the shot put, with a throw of 58 5 1/4 inches. The junior was 3 feet away from the 2A record.
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Day 1 Recap:
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Two records were broken on the first day of competition. The biggest one was in the Boys 4A 3200 run, as Hunter Davila of Kelly Walsh and Cross Country State Champ Jonah Henry of Laramie went neck and neck. Davila crossed the finish line roughly 1/2 second ahead of Henry, and set a new overall state record of 9 minutes 21.64 seconds. The old record was set last year by Ricky Faure of Rock Springs, who had a time of 9:24.80.
The other record that went down was in the Girls 4x800 meter relay, as Cody (Anne Brinegar, Kim Holiday, Jessica Holiday and Mishayla Waltari) set a new 3A record with a time of 9:39.54, breaking the record of 9:43.94 set by Douglas in 2002.
Rock Springs' boys 4x800 meter relay team (Preston Portillo, Krey Ramsey, Elijah Rembacz and Ricky Faure), took first in their race (4A Boys) and missed their own overall state record by 0.97 seconds. The 1994 Tiger team set the mark with a time of 7:56.17. The 2014 team clocked in at 7:57.14.
In the 4A boys long jump, Robert Creager of Natrona, won it on his first jump with a distance of 23 feet 2 3/4 inches...missing the school record by 1 inch.
Hayden Cragoe of Powell tried to top the school record of 15 feet in the pole vault. He attempted 15 feet 1/2 inch, but could not get over the bar. He had to settle for 14 feet 6 inches instead and the 3A boys title.
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