Carson High athletics

Briefs: Carson High track performs well, plus area baseball and softball updates

Carson High junior McKenna Budd runs without anyone behind her in the 800-meter run Saturday afternoon at Carson High.

Carson High junior McKenna Budd runs without anyone behind her in the 800-meter run Saturday afternoon at Carson High. Photo by Carter Eckl.

 Carson High track second at home meet
Saturday. Carson High held its second home meet of the season with both the boys and girls track and field teams securing second.
The Senator boys scored 58 team points, finishing only behind Damonte Ranch (85). Carson’s girls team just missed the top mark as Bishop Manogue (61.5) took first edging out the Senators (52.5 team points).
Natalyn Wakeling needed little incentive to defend her home track, winning the 100 and 200-meter dashes, setting new season bests in both.
McKenna Budd cruised to a win in the 800-meter run (2:28.44) by more than 15 seconds.
Kaylyn Bloomfield won the 1,600-meter run in 5:50.09, besting teammates Julia Kaiser by 26 seconds.
Freshman Sofia Kolupaeva was second in the 300-meter hurdles in 54.27.
The Senators’ 4x4 team of Wakeling, Bloomfield, Allyson Murphy and Budd took the top spot in 4:19.02.
Junior Pejuta Win Osorio continued to be one of the most competitive throwers, winning the shot put (26 feet, three inches) and discus (79 feet, two inches).
In the triple jump, Rachel Bush was second with a mark of 30 feet, three inches.
On the boys’ side, Jacob Crossman was the top Senator in the 800, taking second in 2:07.63.
Walker Mackenzie ran the 1,600 in 4:59.70, which earned him a third place finish.
Samuel Davis and Dominic Valdez were second and third in the 3,200 while Isaac Avina won the 300-meter hurdles in 43.76, setting a new personal record in the process.
The 4x800 team of Mackenzie, Andrew Ingram, Anthony LeBlanc and Crossman won by more than nine seconds, finishing in 9:10.88.
Noa Tuia was second in the shot put with a toss of 41 feet, 10 inches while Guillermo Perez Roque won the discus with a PR throw of 140–3.
Kai Miller cleared 14 feet, six inches in the pole vault to win easily while Renald Malasaga was second in the long jump (18-5).


Carson High baseball uses two walk-offs to down Reed
The Senators knew their two contests against Reed had plenty of postseason implications and Carson responded in kind.
The Senators used walk-off hits from Kobe Morgan in game one (4-3) and Ryan Marquart in game two (2-1) to sweep the Raiders.
For Maruqart, his game-winning hit came in his first at-bat of the season.
“I just wanted to swing the bat and it ended up working,” said Marquart. “I don’t really get to do that. I was just really happy to touch the base for once.”
The two wins gives Carson baseball a 6-8 record and leaves the Senators in sole possession of the No. 6 slot in Northern Nevada Class 5A.
A full recap from the Senators’ two wins can
be found on our website.
UP NEXT: Carson closes out its season with a road contest Tuesday against McQueen (10-3) before closing the regular season at home against Douglas Friday.
 
Senator softball can’t take one from Reed
Carson High softball fell to 9-5 on the year after losing 13-3 and 6-3 to a talented Reed team Saturday.
The Senators were run-ruled in the opener before playing a tight, 2-2 contest into the seventh inning of game two.
Reed’ Danyelle Leone came in for five outs of relief work in the circle and executed a push bunt double in the top of the seventh that allowed to runs to score.
Leone’s double was followed by a ball hit off the wall, giving Reed a 6-2 lead going into the bottom of the seventh.
Kedre Luschar piped her sixth home run of the week in the bottom of the seventh, but it was as much run support as Carson could muster in the final frame.
Luschar is now hitting an abusrd .640 batting average (32-of-50) for Carson with seven home runs, five triples, six doubles and 17 runs batted in.
Currently her OPS (on-base plus slugging percentage) is 2.034.
UP NEXT: Carson closes out its regular season at McQueen (8-5) Tuesday night before hosting Douglas (10-4) Saturday morning.


Dayton baseball sweeps Elko
After defeating the Indians 8-3 Wednesday, Dayton travel to Elko and picked up two more wins by final scores of 12-2 and 12-0 Saturday.
Tyler Stolfich went 4-for-4 with two doubles in game one with two RBIs while Broc Strong and Ethan Callan also had multi-hit performances.
Stolfich moved over to the mound in game two, throwing a two-hit performance without allowing an earned run. He added three more hits at the plate and drove in another two runs.
Caleb Sumsion was 4-for-4 in game two with two RBIs while Robbie Harrison, who hit behind Sumsion went 4-for-4 with five RBIs, doing a majority of the damage.
UP NEXT: Dayton (10-3) hosts South Tahoe (13-1) Tuesday afternoon before closing out its season with a three-game set against Fallon (8-5).


Dayton girls track and field dominate Spring Creek meet
The Dust Devil girls’ track and field team posted 264.5 points Saturday, besting Spring Creek and Elko.
Katelyn Howerton won the shot put with a toss of 26-4 while freshman Penny-Laine Vaelua took second with a throw of 24-11.
Howerton also won the discus without too much pressure, taking the top spot with a throw of 102-2.5.
Molly McGrew won the 400 while freshman Ayisha Agee won the 100-meter hurdles.
Eden Evans won the triple jump with a mark of 29-7.
On the boy’s side, Dayton scored 158.5 points to take third as a team.
Shawn Reul threw the shot put 42-7.25 to take first for the Dust Devils before also winning the discus event as well.
Noah Gibson took the top spots in the triple jump and high jump for Dayton.

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