Mojave and Spring Mountain’s boys track and field programs claimed state championships in their respective classes at Carson High School on Saturday afternoon.
Centennial leads the girls team standings while Bishop Gorman leads the boys.
Sunrise Mountain thrower Kapua Pulotu and Western sprinter Korey Powell-Oliver won their respective events at the Class 3A state track and field meet at Carson High School on Friday night.
Joey Fox ran the 100-meter dash in a state-best time of 10.67 seconds to win the Sunset Region championship Saturday and is one of the Bengals’ most successful athletes.
Arbor Views’ Esparza won the 400-meter dash in 56.49 seconds to earn the Sunset Region championship and a trip to the Class 4A state meet. Centennial’s girls won the team title and Bishop Gorman won the boys championship.
The Patriots foursome of David Leathers, Tyeese Blackman, Rudy Distrito and Cervantes White won the Sunrise Region championship in 42.84 seconds at Basic High School on Saturday afternoon to clinch aberth in Reno for the Class 4A state track meet this weekend. Coronado swept the boys and the girls titles.
Jordan Howden and Jamel Brown each won two individual events and led the Desert Pines boys track team to victory in the Class 3A Southern Region meet at Overton on Saturday.
Basic’s Raquel Chavez won both distance races in the Sunrise Region track meet at Basic High School on Saturday morning.
Jeriel Thomas, Nevada’s fastest 400-meter runner, won his heat in 48.73 and finished second in the Sunset Region preliminary race on Saturday.
David Warren won the triple jump and helped a pair of relay teams to second-place finishes to guide the Mojave boys track team to a first-place finish in the Grant Bushman Invitational in Overton.