After sweeping both hurdles in this year’s Sunrise meet Saturday, the quick-learning David Washington will be seeking a repeat performance at the Division I state meet, which begins at 3 p.m. Friday in Carson City. The meet concludes Saturday.
Las Vegas High’s James took first in the 100-meter dash in 10.69 seconds and won the 200 in 21.66. He also ran a leg on two state-qualifying relay teams, as the Wildcats finished second in the 400 relay and third in the 800 relay.
Karina Haymore won two individual events and finished second in another to lead Centennial’s girls track team to its ninth consecutive Sunset Region title.
Artise McCoy won three individual events Friday and Saturday to lead Desert Pines’ boys track team to the title at the Division I-A Southern Region meet at Boulder City.
Vernon Jackson won the long jump with ease with an effort of 23-2, and Silverado’s boys track team scored 43 points to take a 15-point lead over Green Valley after the first day of the Division I Sunrise Region meet at Del Sol.
Faith Lutheran’s Michelle Reiss set a meet record in the pole vault and won the long jump Friday to lead the Crusaders to the team title at the Grant Bushman Invitational in Overton.
Basic’s Frank Harris, whose mark of 7 feet, ¼ inch is tied for fifth in the nation this season, according to Athletic.net, will look to improve on that accomplishment Saturday in the Division I Sunrise Region meet at Del Sol.
Dalton Leonard won three individual events Wednesday to help host Faith Lutheran’s boys track team to victory in a four-team meet.
As the fast runners headed for the tape, Christian Jackson of Palo Verde High took a hard tumble. Steven Walker thought somebody should do something. He picked up his fallen rival and they crossed the line together.
Silverado’s Zakee Washington, a transfer from Palo Verde, is the top-ranked boys 400 meter runner in the state and has enjoyed a record-breaking stretch over the past few weeks.
Basic’s Frank Harris cleared 7 feet, ¼ inch in the high jump Tuesday to lead Basic’s boys track team to victory in a three-team home meet.
Alexis Gourrier won three individual events Saturday to lead Centennial’s girls track and field team to the championship at the Skyhawk Invitational at Silverado.
R.J. McCarter won three individual events Wednesday to lead host Bonanza’s boys track team to a 74-72 victory over Desert Oasis in a dual meet.
Nikolas Bracken finished first in three events Tuesday to lead Bishop Gorman’s boys track team to victory in a three-team home meet.