Angela Hammond won three state titles, one individual, and helped Cheyenne’s girls track team finish second at the Class 3A state championship at Foothill on Saturday, the best placement of any Southern Nevada school.
Gizelle Reid won the title in the 400-meter dash with a time of 54.98 seconds at the Class 4A state track meet at Foothill on Friday.
Musio Jimenez-Vazquez of Sunrise Mountain broke a 27-year-old record in the 3,200-meter run on Friday during the Class 3A state track and field meet at Foothill, winning in a time of 9 minutes, 35.32 seconds.
After a second-place finish in the 300-meter hurdles last season, Legacy senior Jamaal Britt came into this season with a new determination, and will have a chance to end his career in style at the state meet that begins Friday at Foothill.
Cheyenne’s Angela Hammond won two individual events and ran on two winning relays Friday and Saturday to lead the Desert Shields to the Class 3A Southern Region girls track title in Overton.
Palo Verde senior Daniel Ziems completed a sweep of the distance events by winning the 1,600-meter run at the Class 4A Sunset Region track and field meet Saturday with a school-record time of 4 minutes, 21.40 seconds.
Nick Benham’s shot put of 53 feet, 9 inches was more than 7 feet better than second place and gave Desert Oasis’ boys track team an early winner in the Sunset Region meet Saturday at Foothill.
Noah Thompson won two events Friday to lead Mojave’s boys track team to the team title at the Grant Bushman Invitational in Overton.
Bonanza senior R.J. McCarter carries a tattoo of his late grandmother on his forearem as a motivator for the region track meet Saturday at Foothill.
Blake Dickinson, Ben Slighting and Bridget Dietz have each competed in high school track and field events this season out of a wheelchair and are as much a part of their respective teams as any of their friends and classmates.
Here is a look at some of the week’s top high school sports events.
Jared Kimbel and Gabriel Lopez each won two events Thursday as Arbor View’s boys track team rolled victory in a five-team home meet.
Cody Kludasch won two individual events Wednesday to lead the Las Vegas boys track team to victory in a five-team meet in Overton.
Justin Meeks won three individual events on Tuesday to lead Foothill’s boys track team to a 113-33 home victory over Valley.