Berg, Rotellini win events for SHS at KW Invite

SHERIDAN — Michael Rotellini and Nate Berg led the Sheridan High School track team at the Kelly Walsh Invite Saturday in Casper.

Rotellini took first in the 800-meter run, finishing the race in 1:59.77 and qualifying for state in the process.

“He took the lead on the second lap and put distance on the field in a state meet qualifying time,” head coach Art Baures said. “He is now qualified in all four of his events.”

After taking third in the event last weekend at the Dan Hansen in Sheridan, Nate Berg won the 300-meter hurdles Saturday with a 41.21 second run, qualifying for state in the process.

“He has improved consistently and continues to be an outstanding leader on our team,” Baures said of the senior Berg.

Sheridan’s other standout runner this season, Gabby Edeen, also ran a state-qualifying time Saturday, this time in the 200-meter dash. She ran it in 26.08.

“Gabby is running times that are very competitive, and she will be able to compete with the best at the regional and state meets,” Baures said. “It is great to see her confidence grow and her performances improve late in the season.”

Baures noted Mariah Grant as another standout for the Lady Broncs Saturday. The sophomore placed in two events, taking sixth in the 100-meter dash and second in the long jump.

“She is starting to run and compete to the best of her ability, and she will certainly see more improvement if she continues in that fashion,” Baures said.

No team scores were kept Saturday, but the meet saw teams from Billings and Cheyenne, providing a second straight weekend of good competition after weather has limited the SHS track schedule this year.

“Many of the teams in the state were in attendance and provided a very good test for our athletes,” Baures said. “It was very nice to see some new state meet qualifiers and many of the other athletes also stepped up and improved in their respective events.”

Sheridan will be in Gillette Tuesday and Friday.

Kelly Walsh Invitational
Casper, Wyoming – KW High School
Saturday April 27, 2013
No Team Scores Kept:
SHS Girls Individual Results: (Top 8 Only)
Girls 100 Meter Dash
6 Mariah Grant 13.20
200 Meter Dash
4 Gabby Edeen 26.08 *New State Qualifier
800 Meter Run
5th Zoe Sherman 2:35.94
1600 Meter Run
7th Janika Sweeney 5:50.12
High Jump
7th Erin Jensik 4’ 11”
Long Jump
2nd Mariah Grant 16’ 1.50”
7th Addison Stedille 15’ 3”
Shot Put
4th Shayla Christensen 37’ .50”
4 X 100 Meter Relay
4 Sheridan 51.02 Megan Culver, Gabby Edeen, Mariah Grant, Crystal Richards
4 X 400 Meter Relay
4 Sheridan 4:28.37 Janika Sweeney, Ellie Sweeney, Gabby Edeen, Zoe Sherman
4 X 800 Meter Relay
3 Sheridan 10:09.02        *New State Qualifier
Janika Sweeney, Ellie Sweeney, Erin Jensik, Zoe Sherman

SHS Boys Individual Results: (Top 8 Only)
100 Meter Dash
5th     Nate Kane 11.65
200 Meter Dash
6th    Casey Carlton 23.17
800 Meter Run
1st     Michael Rotellini    1:59.77        *New State Qualifier
4 X 100 Meter Relay
3rd    Sheridan “A” 44.94
Brian Kjerstad Dakota Larner Nate Kane Casey Carlton
4 X 400 Meter Relay
3rd Sheridan 3:34.49
Kyle Dietsche Nathan Berg Bradley Holloway Casey Carlton
Long Jump
7th     Casey Carlton 19’ 3.25”
Triple Jump
7th     Cameron Craft40’ 0.50”

Tongue River at KW Invite
Top 8
Girls Discus
4 Sarah Nielsen  118-07
Girls 1600 (5:14.05)
3 Amanda Hutchinson 5:38.88
Boys 1600 (4:34.40)
5 Cody Jolovich 4:54.00
Girls 400 Meter Dash (1:00.91)
3 Amanda Hutchinson 1:03.45
Boys 800 Meter Run (1:59.77)
4 Josiah Huff 2:02.96
Girls Shot Put
5 Sarah Nielsen 36-03.00
Others: Jolovich was 9th in the 800.

Big Horn at KW Invite
Top 8
Girls Triple Jump
7 Hanneah Puckett 31-11.00
Girls 110 Meter Hurdles
7 Jadyn Mirich BHHS 16.96
Girls 300 Meter Hurdles
4 Jadyn Mirich BHHS 49.80
7 Bailey Bard BHHS 50.35
Boys 110 Meter Hurdles
3 Matthew Wigglesworth BHHS 15.88
Girls 200 Meter Dash
6 Bailey Bard BHHS 27.76
Others; Wigglesworth was 9th in the 400 meter dash and Cricket Cunningham was ninth in the girls 400. Kyle Jerney was ninth in the boys 3200.

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