SHS runners on fire at Trojan Invite

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School track team traveled to Casper Friday to participate in the 2014 Trojan Invite hosted by Kelly Walsh High School.

Sheridan’s female runners were on fire and racked up multiple high-profile finishes.

Junior Gabby Edeen took the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.89, followed in third place by Senior Crystal Richards, who ran the race in 13.24.

In the 200-meter race, Senior Maddy McClure finished first at 26.58 and Edeen came in right behind her with a time of 26.93.

McClure turned around to win the 400-meter dash in 1:03.70.

For the 800-meter race, it was Sophomore Janika Sweeney made a fourth place finish with a time of 2:38.17. Junior Cassandra Robinson raked in a point for the team with her eighth place finish at 2:50.81.

Freshman Xiomara Robinson lead the SHS Girls in a fourth place finish in the 1600-meter run with a time of 6:17.17. Robinson came sixth in that race at 6:20.19.

Freshman Peyton Bomar finished first in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.80, while Sophomore Katie Campbell was one of a three-way tie for 5th place with a time of 18.16.

Bomar also took second in the 300-meter hurdles race and Campbell came in fourth with times of 51.06 and 54.44, respectively.

The girls 4×400-meter relay team comprised of Bomar, Sweeney, Edeen and McClure raked in another first pace finish and 10 points for the SHS team standing.

Their final time was 4:19.15, and they beat the second place team, Kelly Walsh, by more than seven seconds.

In the field events, Marissa Hegy finished first in pole vault, 8-feet, 6-inches. Junior Raien Emery came in fifth with a vault of 7-feet, 6-inches. Bomar finished third in long jump with a leap of 15-feet, 8-inches, and Richards finished fifth at 15-feet, 5-inches.

Shot putter Shayla Christensen threw 37-feet, 11-inches, far enough to place fourth. She got another fourth finish in discus with a throw of 104-feet, 8-inches.

The SHS girls finished third in team point totals.

In the boys’ races, Bradley Holloway took third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 56.10,

The Sheridan boys also dominated the 800-meter run, as Sophomores Rion Szatkowski finished first with a time of 2:15.55 and Micah Sweeney took second at 2:18.72. Next was Junior Bruso Taylor in third followed by Sopomore Zack Petersburg with the fourth place finish.

Taylor went on to finish third in the 1600-meter run with a time of 4:57.85, and Sweeney was fouth at 5:03.60.

The team totals for the SHS boys left them tied with Dougas High School in third place in overall scoring.

 


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