Centennial’s Hartle claims Gatorade award

Centennial track and cross country star Nick Hartle has been named the Gatorade Nevada Track and Field Athlete of the Year.

Hartle completed his high school career by winning four state titles. He won the 400-meter dash (47.79 seconds), the 800 (1:52.53), the 1,600 (4:18.03) and the 3,200 (9:28.27).

Hartle’s efforts helped the Bulldogs capture their first track team state title.

Hartle, who has signed with UCLA, also won the Class 4A state cross country title, and was named the Review-Journal’s Male Athlete of the Year.

Reed’s Gabby Williams, who won state titles in the 100 hurdles (14.11), 300 hurdles (42.86) and high jump (5 feet, 11 inches), claimed the girls honor.