Greenwave track and field tunes up at Dayton, hosts regional meet

Fallon senior Aisha Sharron ranks in the top 10 in several categories, including the triple jump where she’s No. 1. Fallon hosts the Northern 3A region meet on Friday.

Fallon senior Aisha Sharron ranks in the top 10 in several categories, including the triple jump where she’s No. 1. Fallon hosts the Northern 3A region meet on Friday.
Photo by Thomas Ranson.

After competing in its final short-team meet of the regular season, the Greenwave track and field team concludes the abbreviated, six-week season by hosting the Northern 3A regional meet at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex on Friday.

Field events begin at noon followed by the track events at 12:30 p.m. Teams are allowed four individual entries and one relay team per event. No state meet will be conducted this year.


Spectators can attend the meet, which is the first to include all teams from the region this year. According to the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, admission is still to be determined and the Churchill County School District and Churchill County High School will determine spectator allowances. Gate fees are $10 for adults, $5 for students, $3 for seniors and children 8 and under are free. NIAA courtesy cards are accepted.


In Saturday’s tune-up meet at Dayton, the Greenwave finished third in both the boys and girls divisions as Spring Creek won the meet.


The following are the top-10 unofficial finishes from both the boys and girls divisions in the Dayton meet, and top-10 rankings in the Northern 3A.


Sprints
Boys: Ruben Sanchez finished third in the 100 meters in 11.9 seconds followed by Brian Sanchez-Rehkop in fifth at 12.1, Jose Alcaraz-Avalos in sixth at 12.2 and Ethan Tarner in seventh at 12.3. Luke Sorensen finished second in the 200 at 24.6 followed by Tarner in fifth at 25.2 and Conner Lashley in ninth at 27.3. Quentin Dowler finished fifth in the 400 in 1:00.7, Trenton Chappell took seventh in 1:03.1 and Jordan DeAloia was ninth at 1:04.9.
Girls: Danyelle Andrews finished fourth in the 100 in 13.9, followed by Aisha Sharron in fifth at 14.0 and Bianca Lopez in sixth at 14.1. Makayle Mathisen took third in the 200 at 28.2, Jessalyn Lewis was fourth at 29.3, Lopez finished sixth at 29.9 followed by Brienna McArthur in 10th at 31.3. Zoey Brown finished fifth in the 400 at 1:11.5.
Rankings: Alcaraz-Avalos’ top time of 12.08 ranks 10th in the 100 with Wooster’s Caleb Conway clocking in at 11.35. Sorensen’s 24.79 is fifth in the 200 with North Valley’s Zack Cook at 23.09. Sharron sits in eighth in the 100, almost a full second from the leader, while Mathisen is sixth-best in the 200 at 27.99 followed by Lewis in eighth at 28.72. Payge Walz leads at 25.76. Zoey Brown is 10th in the 400 at 1:11.27.


Distance
Boys: Cameron Christy finished fifth in the 800 at 2:25.6 followed by Dowler in eighth at 2:30.9 and James Calvert in ninth at 2:31.7. Christy sixth in the 3200 in 12:18.5 and ninth in the 1600 in 5:21.9. Edmond Allyn finished eighth in the 3200 in 13:12 followed by Joseph Nuckolls in ninth at 15 minutes.
Girls: Savanna Regli finished second in the 3200 in 13.52.3 and fourth in the 1600 in 6:23.9. Brown was sixth in the 1600 in 6:38.5.
Rankings: Christy’s 12:11.07 in the 3200 is 10th in the region with Dayton’s Tyler Logan being the top runner at 11:03.93. Regli is ranked fourth in the 3200 at 13:57.35 and ninth in the 1600 at 6:19.83 with Spring Creek’s Kendra Lusk, who won the cross country title, ranked No. 1 in both at 11:33.16 and 5:16.11.


Hurdles
Girls: McCartney McAlexander finished fourth in the 100 hurdles in 18.4 followed by Hailey Guerrero in sixth at 19.8 and Michaella Pursley in eighth at 20.3. McAlexander finished third in the 300 at 53.9 followed by Pursley in seventh at 1:04.2.
Rankings: Although he didn’t race in Dayton, Will Swisher ranks second in the 110 hurdles, trailing the leader by 30 seconds, while he’s fifth in the 300 at 49.34. The leader is Spring Creek’s Joel Herman at 46.15. McAlexander sits in fourth in the 100 hurdles and fifth in the 300, trailing the leader by almost 3 seconds in the 100 and 5 seconds in the 300.


Relays
Boys: Fallon won the 4x100 and 4x400 relays in 46.7 and 4:09.2. The 4x100 team included Alcaraz-Avalos, Sanchez, Sanchez-Rehkop and Tarner, while Calvert, Sorensen, Trenton Chappell and Swisher were on the 4x400 team.
Girls: The 4x100 team of Andrews, Lopez, Sharron and Mathisen finished second in 54.2, and the 4x400 team of Vera Vaz, Brown, Lopez and Mathisen finished third in 5:00.2.
Rankings: The boys 4x100 and 4x200 teams rank fourth, and the 4x400 is fifth in the region. The girls 4x100 and 4x200 teams rank second while the 4x400 is fifth.


Throws
Boys: DeAloia finished second in the shot put with a throw of 35 feet, 10 inches, Jacob Sorensen took fifth at 29 feet, Teon Erwin was seventh at 27-3 and Lashley was ninth at 21-5. Sorensen took third in the discus at 78-9 followed by Lashley in eight at 45-7.5.
Girls: Madeline Stephens won the shot put with a throw of 32-2 and finished second in the discus at 84-11. McArthur finished sixth in the shot put at 21-10.
Rankings: DeAloia sits in ninth in the shot put at 38-4 with Jasper Melgar Pinto leading at 45-5.75. Stephens ranks second in the shot put trailing South Tahoe’s Zoe Brosch by 2-6.5, and she’s fourth in the discus with Fernley’s Aurora Parsons leading at 122 feet.


Jumps
Boys: Sanchez finished third in the long jump at 18-6 followed by Sanchez-Rehkop in ninth at 14-5. Alcaraz-Avalos finished fourth in the high jump at 5-4 followed by Tarner in fifth at 5-4 and Calvert in eighth at 4-8. Matthew Neumann finished sixth in the pole vault at 30-1.5.
Girls: Sharron won the triple jump at 32-0.5 followed by McAlexander in third at 30-8 and Lewis in fifth at 29-7. McAlexander took second in the high jump at 4-10 followed by Guerrero in third at 4-8. Lewis placed third in the long jump at 15 feet followed by Sharron in fifth at 14-10 and Guerrero in ninth at 13-2.
Rankings: Tarner and Alcaraz-Avalos are 6 inches away from first in the high jump as they come in at 5-4, and Sanchez is sixth in the long jump at 18-6 with Dayton’s Lance Peterson being first at 19-11.5. Sharron ranks first in the triple jump followed by McAlexander in fourth and Lewis in sixth. Lewis is sixth in the long jump and Sharron is eighth. McAlexander sits in fifth in the high jump followed by Sharron in ninth.


Pole Vault
Boys: Nuckolls finished fifth at 8 feet followed by Allyn in ninth at 7 feet.
Girls: Pursley won the event at 8 feet and Guerrero was third at 6-6.
Rankings: Luke Sorensen is tied for second at 10 feet with Spring Creek’s Jake Bradford leading the field at 10-9. Pursley is No. 1 in the event at 8 feet.

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