Track: Fallon boys third at Fernley; big Reed meet next

Fallon junior Jaiden McFadden and the Greenwave boys team finished third in Fernley.

Fallon junior Jaiden McFadden and the Greenwave boys team finished third in Fernley.
Matt Reibsamen/CCHS Athletics

Ahead of the largest meet in the region, the Greenwave track and field team weathered the brisk conditions on Friday in Fernley, finishing third out of 13 teams in the boys division.

Fallon competes in the annual Reed-Sparks Rotary Invitational on Friday and Saturday with events starting at 3:30 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. on Saturday.

In last week’s Fernley meet, Fallon scored 81.2 points in the boys division while the girls were well represented in the jumps as they had limited numbers.

The following are Fallon’s top-10 finishes from the Fernley meet.


Junior Max McCoy won both the 100- and 200-meter runs with personal bests of 11.71 and 25.16 seconds. Junior Jaiden McFadden finished eighth in the 200 and 10th in the 100 in 26.31 and 12.29.


Sophomore Edwin Ugalde took fourth in the 800 in 2:21.96, and sophomore Uriel Romero-Montes was 10th in 2:35.06. Senior Yahir Ugalde finished seventh in the 400 with a season-best 1:01.08. Sophomores Dallin West, Henry Vergara and Manuel DeSantiago finished seventh through ninth in the 3,200 with times of 14:23.24, 14:32.31 and 14:57.11.


Senior William Brim-Klein ran a personal-best 45.13 to finish second in the 300 hurdles, and sophomore Braden Sorensen finished seventh in the 300 hurdles in 49.29 and eighth in the 110 hurdles in 20.38.


The 4x400 relay team won, the 4x100 team took second and the 4x800 team finished third.

The 4x400 team included freshman Bransyn Wright, Yahir and Edwin Ugalde, and Brim-Klein, while the same boys ran the 4x800 race with the exception of sophomore Uriel Romero-Montes in place of Wright. The 4x100 team consisted of juniors Braden Hendrix, McCoy and McFadden and sophomore James Sorensen.


Junior Jacob Sorensen finished third in the discus with a throw of 108 feet, 5 inches, a personal best, and 10th in the shot put at 34-6.


Hendrix finished fourth in the triple jump at 34-11 followed by Wright in seventh at 34-6.5. Sophomore Tyson Wilson was seventh in the high jump after a personal best of 5-4, and Wright followed in eighth at 5-2.

Junior Jessalyn Lewis finished sixth in the triple jump and eighth in the long with leaps of 27-11.75 and 12-7.5.

Pole vault

Freshman Maximillion Dahl and McFadden finished tied for 10th in the pole vault at 7-6.


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