Fallon sophomore Jessalyn Lewis won the triple jump in the four-team meet Saturday in Minden.
The Greenwave track and field team opened the season in a small, four-team meet on Saturday at the Big George Athletic Complex in Minden.
Fallon finished fourth in both the boys and girls division as it competed against Douglas, Reno and Bishop Manogue from the 5A. Reno won the boys division, 89-74, over Douglas, while Douglas won the girls, 75.5-73.5, over Reno. Fallon totaled 31 points in the boys standings and 22 in the girls.
The Elks Invitational returns to the valley for the first time since 2019 after it was canceled the last two years due to the pandemic. Field events for the day-long event begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by the track events at 9 a.m. at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.
Fallon held its own in several categories with the boys team posting eighteen top-10 finishes and the girls team posting eight, excluding relays. The following is Fallon’s best times from Saturday’s Douglas meet.
Sprints and hurdles
Ethan Tarner led Fallon in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.45 seconds, Luke Sorensen finished the 200 in 25.23 and William Brim-Klein ran the 400 in 58.93. The best times in the 100, 200 and 400 were 11.08, 22.03 and 55.14.
Jessalyn Lewis led the girls in the 100 with a 13.77 while Rachel Mori finished the 200 in 30.02. Zoey Brown ran the 400 in 1:12.70.
The best times for the girls in the 100, 200 and 400 were 12.58, 26.13 and 1:03.45.
Blake Lee finished fourth out of four in the 110 hurdles in 22.41 with the winner running it in 18.74.
Fallon excelled in the mid- and long-distance runs with Brim-Klein taking sixth in the 800 at 2:23.33 followed by Edwin Ugalde in eighth at 2:32.06 and Yahir Ugalde in 10th at 2:35.59. Edwin Ugalde was eighth in the 1600 at 5:24.55 followed by Uriel Romero-Montes in ninth at 5:33.39. Romero Montes also finished sixth in the 3200 at 12:19.27, Edmond Allyn followed in seventh at 12:32.54 and Dallin West was 10th at 13:08.25.
The best times in the 800, 1600 and 3200 were 1:56.04, 4:25.46 and 10:46.09.
For the girls, Regli finished third in the 3200 at 13:40.25 and sixth in the 1600 at 5:56.81. The best times in the 1600 and 3200 were 5:13.35 and 11:30.40.
The Greenwave boys competed in all four relay events, winning the 4x800 in 9:33.23.
The 4x100 and 4x200 teams finished second in 48.87 and 1:42.30. The 4x400 team was third in 4:11.81. The 4x800 team included Yahir and Edwin Ugalde, Caleb Proffen and William Brim-Klein. Teon Erwin and Max McCoy ran on both the 4x100 and 4x200 teams, Cass White and Tarner were on the 4x100, and Jordan DeAloia and Luke Sorensen rounded out the 4x200. The 4x400 team included Blake Lee, Matthew Neumann, Yahir Ugalde and Brim-Klein.
For the girls, the 4x100 team of Brienna McArthur, Zoey Jarrett, Mori and Lewis finished second in 55.69. The 4x400 team of Zoey Brown, Ruth Casillas Ibarra, Regli and Mori was third at 4:58.68.
Lewis was the only individual to win an event, taking the triple jump with a mark of 30 feet, 9.5 inches. She also finished third in the long jump at 14-6.5, about 18 inches shy of first. Jarrett finished sixth in the triple jump at 28-3.75 and Madison Reida was eighth at 13-1.75.
Lee led the boys with a third-place finish in the triple jump at 31-4 followed by Neumann in fourth at 30-1.75 with the winning leap at 37-7.5. Tarner took fourth in the high jump at 5-6, four inches shy of first, and Lee was fifth at 5 feet. Erwin was the highest finisher in the long jump at 15-9 for 14th. The best mark was 18-5.25.
Brittany McArthur finished second in the shot put with a throw of 26-7, and Brienna McArthur was sixth at 24 feet. Brittany McArthur finished 10th in the discus at 49-2.
Kanigh Snyder led the boys with a third-place finish in the discus at 102-8, staying less than 8 feet from the winner, and fourth-place finish in the shot put at 35-10, about 13 feet from the leader. Jacob Sorensen was sixth in the discus at 88-4, and Jordan DeAloia took seventh in the shot put at 32-11.
Edmond Allyn cleared the bar at 7-6 to finish seventh. The winning vault was 11-6.