Senator girls fifth, boys seventh at Big George

Carson High junior Aaron Witt takes flight in the long jump at the Big George Invitational on Saturday in Minden.

Carson High junior Aaron Witt takes flight in the long jump at the Big George Invitational on Saturday in Minden.
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Carson High track and field put together some noteworthy marks Saturday in Minden at the Big George Invite.

Starting on the girls’ side, where Carson took fifth as a team, the Senators were led by Brianna Rodriguez-Nunez, who won the 800 in a personal record time of 2 minutes, 29.80 seconds.

Freshman Allison Peachay took sixth in the 200-meter dash in a personal record time of 27.59. She was also seventh in the 400.

Fellow freshman Nastasia Sulprizio was fifth in the 800.

Sophomore Vea Miner was fourth in the 1,600 in 5:43.75 and fourth in the 3,200 in 12:31.56.

Rodriguez-Nunez was one second off her teammate’s pace in the 3,200, taking fifth.

In the 300-meter hurdles, Kaylynn Bloomfield took second in 48.81, setting a personal record.

Freshman Julie Salanoa was third in the shot put with a personal record toss of 30 feet, 3 inches. Fellow freshman Emjae Salanoa took fifth in the discus with a mark of 87-4.

For the Senator boys, sophomore Sean Thornton was fifth in the 1,600 in 4:39.18.

Thornton won the 3,200 meters in 10:19.88.

The Senators’ 4x800 relay team of Cael Ruthenbeck, Ivan Romeo, Seth Chalmers and Jaren Thornburg took second place in 9:19.71.

Senior Sam Richetta was fourth in the shot put with a personal record throw of 42-1.

In the discus, fellow senior Roman Gantt set a PR with a toss of 122-8, which earned him fourth.

Junior Aaron Witt was third in the triple jump, setting a PR with a leap of 40-1.75.

• Dayton’s Rhys Evans took fifth in the 300-meter hurdles, stopping the clock at 44.21.

Evans also recorded a personal record in the pole vault, taking second place with a clearance of 12-6.



The Carson baseball team won its fifth game in a row Thursday in a 2-1 victory over West Valley.

Carson’s lone RBI came off the bat of Carson White in the fifth inning, driving in Tyler LaFollette.

Jordan Sieben scored the first run of the frame on an error when Jeremy Hernandez reached after an outfield miscue.

Will Raggett dominated on the mound, throwing 6.2 innings and allowing one earned run while recording three strikeouts.

UP NEXT: Carson (7-11, 0-5 in league games) got back into Class 5A league play Tuesday at Spanish Springs (8-10, 2-5).


A tight contest ended in a 6-5 win for Damonte Ranch over Carson softball Saturday.

The Mustangs plated a run in the first and five in the second to put up enough run support for the win.

Carson scored three times in the first inning on back-to-back homers.

Sofia Morrison started the run with a two-run blast to center to plate Zaydee Gitthens. Morrison ended the game with three RBIs

Bella Reyes followed in the next at-bat with a home run to left field.

Lillian Barker and Jasmine Slater each had a pair of hits in the loss.

UP NEXT: Carson (2-4) will play Thursday at Bishop Manogue (9-8, 2-3 in Class 5A North league play).


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