Powell Girls are 2X State Track Champions, Area Teams Excel
Written by Cole Havens on May 25, 2022
The 2022 Track and Field State Championship Meets concluded over the weekend.
We’ve already taken a look at how Cody performed in the Class 4A Meet, now a look at out the rest of the Big Horn Basin represented.
CLASS 3A RESULTS
We’ll start off with a look at Class 3A, starting on the girls side:
The Powell Lady Panthers repeated as team champions earning 96 total points. Worland finished in 12th with Lovell 13th and Thermopolis 14th.
Jenna Hillman led the way for the lady Panthers claiming 1st in the 100 with a time of 12.65. She was 1st in the 200 with a time of 26.59 and came in 2nd in the 400.
Anna Bartholomew was 5th in the 800 and 7th in the 400.
Lauryn Bennett was 7th in the Pole Vault
Waycee Harvey was 3rd in the 100, 4th in the 200 and 2nd in the Long Jump
Megan Jacobsen was 8th in the 800.
Reagan Thompson was 2nd in the Shot Put.
Powell’s 4×400 relay team took 1st.
Leading the way for Lovell was Amee Newman who took 3rd in the 800 and 4th in the 1600. Kallie Owens was 8th in the Shot Put and the Sprint Medley Relay team took 4th.
Leading the way for Thermopolis was Ina King who took 2nd in the Triple Jump. The 4×800 rleay team was 7th.
Over on the boys side in Class 3A:
Powell would finish in 3rd place with Worland 5th and Lovell 7th. Thermopolis took 15th.
The Panthers were led by their All-State performers. Toran Graham was 2nd in the Shot Put and 4th in the Discuss.
Daniel Merritt was 2nd in the 1600, 3rd in the 3200 and 6th in the 800.
Zach Ratcliff was 2nd in the Long Jump and 8th in the Triple Jump.
Sheldon Shoopman was 2nd in the Discuss and 3rd in the Shot Put.
Leading the way for Lovell was Quinn Lindsay who placed 1st in both the Discuss and Shot Put. His Discuss throw was 174-3 and his Shot Put was 57-11.
Adnan Khan was 2nd in the Triple Jump.
Ben Nichols was 2nd in the 400 and 8th in the 100.
Gavin Robertson was 5th in the Long Jump.
CLASS 2A RESULTS:
And now a move over to Class 2A to look at top performers.
Starting on the girls side, where Riverside was the best placing girls team, taking 9th. Rocky Mountin was 12th, Greybull was 13th and Shoshoni was 15th.
Top individual performers:
Riverside was led by Vaidyn Vanderploeg who took 1st in the 100 with a time of 12.85, 1st in the 200 with a time of 26.47 and was 5th in the Long Jump.
Rocky Mountain was led by Katie Christensen who took 4th in the Long Jump whiel Brittly Boettcher was 6th in the 100 hurdles and the 4×100 relay team took 4th.
The Relays led the way for Greybull with the Sprint Medley Relay 4th, 4×100 6th and 4×800 8th.
And Riana Tidwell led the way fro Shoshoni finishing 4th in the 300 Hurdles.
As for the boys side in 2A:
The highest placing area team was Rocky Mountain, finishing in 4th. Rvierside was 6th with Greybull 13th and Shoshoni 14th.
Leading the way for Rocky Mountain was Kelden Boettcher who was 1st in the Triple Jump at 41 feet, 10 inches. He was 3rd in the Long Jump and 7th in the Pole Vault.
Jackson Hanusa was first in the Pole Vault at 12 feet, 6 inches while Ben Simmons was 3rd in the 300 hurdles.
Riverside was led by Nathaniel Boreen, taking 2nd in the Pole Vault. Ryan Hoyt was 2nd in the 3200, 4th in the 1600 and 8th in the 800.
Greybull was led by Aiden Reece who took 1st in the High Jump at 6 feet.
CLASS 1A RESULTS:
And last but not least, a look at how area Class 1A teams performed:
Starting on the girls side, where Burlington was 7th, Meeteetse was 13th and Ten Sleep was 19th.
Top performer from the area is Burlington’s Jessie Michaels who took 2nd in the 3200 and was 3rd in the 1600.
Meeteetse was led by Jaycee Erving who took 2nd in the Discuss.
On the boys side, Burlington took 4th while Meeteetse was 10th and Ten Sleep 15th.
Leading the way for Burlington was Clayton Edwards who took 1st in the High Jump at 6 feet, was 2nd in the 200 and 4th in the 100. Jack Godfredson was 1st in the Pole Vault at 11 feet, 6 inches.
Dace Bennett led the way for the Longhorns finishing 2nd in the Long Jump, was 6th in the 100 and 7th in the Triple Jump.
Full results from State Track can be viewed here: http://www.whsaa.org/stateevents/track/statetrack.asp