Fallon track teams sweep Yerington Relays
In its first large meet of the year — and on the heels of one of the biggest in the region — the Greenwave track and field team took first in both the boys and girls division of the Yerington Relays on Saturday.
The Greenwave won the boys division over Yerington, 129.5.-107, in a 14-team field while the Lady Wave won, 154.5-128.5, over Fernley in a 12-team field. Fallon hosts the second-largest meet in the region on Saturday and more than 30 schools visit the Lahontan Valley for the annual Elks Invitational. Events begin at 9 a.m. at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.
The following results reflect top-eight finishers.
Senior Colton Peterson scored a personal best in the 100 meters by running 11.31 seconds to take first, followed by sophomore Jonathan Cisneros, who finished in 11.82 for third. Senior Reid Clyburn took eighth with a time of 12.15. Cisneros, who had a personal record in the 100, finished second in the 200 with another PR in 24.43. Junior Zeke Washington followed in third at 24.61 and Clyburn was fifth in 24.79.
Junior Jhadiel Robles finished second in the 400 with a PR of 55.30 and Washington was third in 56.42. Senior Tristen Mathisen had a PR in the 110 hurdles (20.00) to finish eighth and Clyburn was second in the 300 hurdles with a season-best 44.04. Junior Morgan Lawry finished fifth in 46.91.
The 4×100 and 4×200 relay teams each won in 45.12 and 1:35.36. Seniors Angelo Vann and Trevor East, Clyburn and Peterson ran the 4×100 race, and Cisneros, East, Mathisen and Peterson ran in the 4×200. The 4×400 team of Robles, Mathisen, Washington and Luke Sorensen took fifth in 3:59.59.
Vann finished fifth in the high jump at 5 feet, 6 inches, a season record, and Lawry was sixth in the pole vault at 8-6. Cisneros took third in the long jump with a PR of 18-3, followed by East in fourth at 18-2. Robles was eight at 17-5.5, a PR. East won the triple jump at 41-2.25 and senior Bryan Duenas was second with an SR of 38-5. Vann finished fourth at 38-4 and Robles was fifth at 37-6, a PR.
Freshman Jacilyn Cathey finished sixth in the 400 in 1:12.98, a PR, and sophomore Makayle Mathisen took fifth in the 800 in 2:51.59. Freshman Savanna Regli was seventh in the 800 in 2:54.90. Mathisen won the 1600 in 6:00.41, an SR, and Regli took third in 6:26.84 and freshman Zoey Brown was sixth in 6:51.51.
Regli finished second in the 3200 in 14:44.00, a PR, and freshman McCartney McAlexander won the 300 hurdles in 52.73, a PR, and finished fourth in the 100 hurdles with a PR of 18.83. Senior Allie Lister took eighth in the 100 hurdles in 19.60, a PR.
The 4×100 team of Glenda Lee, Tiffany Sorensen, Aisha Sharron and Lister finished second in 55.17, the 4×200 team of Angel Arteaga, Kate Rios, McAlexander and Cathey finished fourth in 2:03.65. The 4×800 team of Savannah Robinson, Vera Vaz, Brown and Mathisen finished second in 12:58.00, and the 4×400 team of Michaella Simmons, Mathisen, Arteag and Robinson took fifth in 4:57.54.
Sorensen, a junior, won the discus with a throw of 95-1 and freshman Madeline Stephens finished second in the shot put at 28-11, followed by Sorensen in third at 28-6.5. Sharron had an SR to finish third in the high jump at 4-8 and sophomore Hailey Guerrero was seventh at 4-4.
Lister won the pole vault at 8-6, Brown followed in second with a PR of 6-6 and Simmons was third at 6 feet. Sharron took second in both the long and triple jumps with leaps of 14-4.5 and 32 feet. McAlexander finished third in the triple jump at 29-9.75, a PR.