Carson track and field impresses at home meet

Carson High middle-distance runner Tristan Rutledge gets off the blocks at the start of the 400-meter run. Rutledge is in the top 10 in the 800 meters in the Class 5A North.

Carson High middle-distance runner Tristan Rutledge gets off the blocks at the start of the 400-meter run. Rutledge is in the top 10 in the 800 meters in the Class 5A North.
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The Carson High track and field team hosted its annual invitational over the weekend, with the Senator girls taking home the team title.

At the end of the meet the girls had scored 109 points while the boys were fifth with 67.5 points.

Ava Brehm was fourth in the 100 and 200 for Carson while Madison Hager took second in the 1,600 in 5:50.03, a personal record.

The 3,200 meter crew of Vea Miner, Jinnie Ponczoch and Hannah Budd were second, third and fourth for Carson.

Miner, Ponczoch and Budd were joined by Eleanor Romeo to win the 4x800 relay in 10:32.60.

Anne Davis won the 100-meter hurdles in 17.24, setting a PR.

Anela Mitchell was third in the discus with a PR throw of 96 feet, six inches and fifth in the shot put.

Makenzie Fernandez had the fourth highest leap in the high jump, clearing 4-10.

Davis and Fernandez were third and fourth in the long jump as well.

Rachel Bush had a season-best leap of 31-2.5 in the triple jump to take second place.

On the boys side, Alex Miner, Tristan Rutledge and Samuel Davis all finished within three seconds of each other in the 800 to go ninth through 11th.

Sawyer Macy won the 1,600 meters in 4:36.13, setting a personal record. Freshman Sean Thornton was fifth in the same event in 4:37.87.

Macy went on to take second in the 3,200 in 10:14.24.

Carson’s 4x200 relay team was third as Isaiah Hurlbert, Kekoa Mitchell, Miles Frewert and Emilio Lopez finished in 1:35.65.

Hurlbert, Lopez, Zack Lopez and Kai Pieretti combined for second place in the 4x400 in 3:42.90.

Alexander Myrehn had a nice day in the throws competition, winning the discus with a toss of 135-8.5, a personal record.

Myrehn was third in the shot put with a throw of 41-1. Aaron Witt was third in the triple jump with a measurement of 38-11.5.

Sierra Lutheran baseball sweeps DH with Carlin

The Falcon baseball team picked up two wins this weekend over Carlin by finals of 10-0 and 14-4.

In the opener, Charles Gagen went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and two doubles. Jonah Paul went 1-for-3 with two RBIs, including one double.

Joseph Seddon pitched 4 innings allowing only one hit and 10 strikeouts. Jonah Paul came on in relief pitching a scoreless inning with three strikeouts.

In the second game, Paul Mueller went 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Anton Granata got on base three times and scored three runs. Mueller pitched four scoreless innings with six strikeouts. Alan Morales came on in relief and had three strikeouts to close out the win.

Falcons set PRs at Carson Invite

The Sierra Lutheran track team had solid performances across the spectrum this past weekend at the Carson High Invitational.

In the 100 meters, Flynn Scheibe was third at 11:26; Hunter Rowlatt was 14th at 12.06 and Luhr Immen 21st at 12.32.

In the 200 meters, Scheibe was fifth in 23.78 before taking second in the 400 in 50.85. Nathan Tack was 14th in 56.44.

Chandler Ricks was 12th in the 3,200 in 12:48.

Rowlatt was 5th in the shot put with a throw of 39-4 before taking 10th in the discus.

Immen had the best results for the Falcon boys in the high jump and long jump, finishing 6th and 17th, respectively.

On the girls side, Kayla Carpenter was seventh in the 200 at 29.04 while Lydia Carpenter was 14th in 29.35.

Kayla Carpenter was second in the 400 in 1:05.

Saige Gregory took 8th in the 800 in 2:47 before finishing sixth in the 1,600 in 6:05.

Riley McHenry was ninth in the 300-meter hurdles in 54.27

The 4x200 relay team of McHenry, Francesca Antonucci, Vanessa James and Lydia Carpenter were sixth in 2:02.

Riley McHenry, Vanessa James, Saige Gregory and Kayla Carpenter were third in the 4x4 in 4:53.

In the shot put, Chloe Friend was sixth with a throw of 29-3.

“For both the Carson JV Meet and the Carson Invite the teams performed very well. All athletes ended up with personal records and season records. Their improvement during this season has been fantastic,” said head coach Robin Williams.

Carson softball splits DH with Galena

The Senator softball team dropped its first game of its weekend doubleheader against Galena before run-ruling the Grizzlies in game two.

In the 12-5 loss, Carson’s Jasmine Slater went 3-for-4 while Isabella Reyes homered for the Senators.

Corine Doran, Sofia Morrison and Rhys Branham all doubled in the opener.

In the 15-5 win in game two, Slater recorded three more hits with a double, triple and three RBIs.

Reyes, Ashleigh Naranjo and Zaydee Gitthens all drove in a pair of runs each.

Doran went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two doubles.

Carson is 3-12 on the season.

Dayton baseball and softball swept by Fallon

Both Dust Devil baseball and softball teams couldn’t pick up a win over Fallon this past weekend.

For the Dayton baseball team, losses of 7-6, 10-0 and 12-2 dropped the Dust Devils to 1-10-1 on the season.

In the opener, it was the top of the order that did most of the damage as Nathan Koback went 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Ty Eakins and Ty Francis recorded extra-base hits as Eakins had a double while Francis tripled.

Justin Moore and Grant Cowee each recorded an RBI as well.

Dayton softball fell 9-3, 5-2 and 11-0 in their three-game set against the Greenwave.

Cheyenne Clayson drove in a pair for the Dust Devils in game one and also recorded four strikeouts in two innings in the circle.

Clayson had seven K’s in six innings of game two.


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