SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School track and field team competed in the first day of the state track and field meet in Casper Thursday. The Broncs sit in seventh place having scored eight points, while the Lady Broncs currently sit in ninth with 5.5 points.
The Broncs’ 1,600-meter sprint medley relay team — of Cody Stults, Carter McComb, Izak Aksamit and Tim Brown — took runner-up with a time of 3 minutes, 35.92 seconds. Katie Turpin and Alecia Thoney paced the Lady Broncs. Turpin crossed sixth in 3,200-meter run, clocking in at 11:45.46, and Thoney finished in a tie for sixth in pole vault, clearing 9 feet, 6 inches.
Star Valley leads the way on the boys side after Day 1 with 24 points, and Laramie paces the girls teams with 28 points.
The state meet continues Friday before wrapping up on Saturday.
Rams fourth after first day, Lady Rams sixth
BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School track and field team put a bow on the first day of the state track and field meet Thursday with a state championship.
The Rams’ 1,600-meter sprint medley relay team — of Carson Bates, Ayden Phillips, Will Huckeba and Nathaniel Lydic — dominated the competition. The team won the state championship, logging a time of 3:46.61, which was more than seven seconds faster than the second-place team.
The Big Horn boys team sits in fourth with 19.5 points, while Wright leads the way with 28.5 points. The girls team holds onto sixth, having scored 11 points. Pine Bluffs’ girls team paces the field with 31.5 points.
Kade Eisele and Garrett Custis rounded out the points scorers for the Rams. Eisele placed third in pole vault, clearing 11-6, and Custis took sixth with a mark of 10-6.
Laurel Biegel led the Lady Rams, taking third in high jump after clearing 5-2. Shyan Davidson finished seventh in shot put with a throw of 34-4, while Amelia Gee wasn’t far behind in eighth with a mark of 34-1, and Reata Cook placed seventh in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 13:43.77.
Eagles score 15 points on first day
DAYTON — The Tongue River High School track and field teams wrapped up Day 1 at the state track and field meet Thursday. The Eagles are in sixth after scoring 15 points, and the Lady Eagles sit in 11th with three points.
Jason Barron led the boys team, placing third in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 11:11.72. Jacob Knobloch finished fifth in shot put with a toss of 130-2. The Eagles’ 1,600-meter sprint medley relay team — of Zach Cook, James McKenzie, Eli Cummins and Austin Wood — crossed sixth in a time of 4:07.92.
Carleigh Reish paced the Lady Eagles after logging a sixth-place finish in high jump with a mark of 4-10.