WHS Boys Track And Field Win Lovell Invite, Girls Finish 2nd
Written by Chance Bond on April 22, 2022
With a change in the schedule the Lovell High School Track and Field Invite was moved from Saturday to Thursday.
Eight teams were at the meet: Worland, Powell, Burlington, Lovell, Rocky Mountain, Riverside, Meeteetse, and Greybull.
The Warriors Boys team would win the meet with 154 points over host team Lovell.
Top 10 finishes for the Boys included.
Boys 100 Brock Douzenis 3rd, Garrett Cole 6th, and Taylor Pierce 9th
In the 200 Meter Douzenis finished 4th, Nathan Harper 5th, Dawson Utterback 7th, and Taylor Pierce 9th.
Boys 400 Meter Jack Bishop with the 1st place finish, Nathan Harper 2nd, Felix Lentsch 4th, Liam Harper 7th, and Jaiden Lloyd 10th.
In the 800 and 1600 Meter Freshman Trajn Swalstad was the highest finisher for the Warriors. 7th in the 800 and 3rd in the 1600.
Worland had 5 top 10 finishers in the 1600 including: Will Bishop 4th, Melvin Croft 6th, Ivan Thomas 8th and Scott Thomas 9th, Scott also finished 8th in the 800 Meter.
Boys 3200 top finisher was Ivan Thomas at 3rd.
The 110 Meter Hurdles and the 300 Meter Hurdles were both won by Worland’s Aaron Carver. Dawson Utterback finished 3rd in the 110, and 4th in the 300 Meter Hurdles. Wyatt Dickinson finished 10th in the 110 Hurdles.
The Boys would sweep the relay events winning the 4X100, 4X400, 4X800, and the 1600 Sprint Medley.
The team of Harley Redding, Melvin Croft, Felix Lentsch, and Jack Bishop would Automatically Qualify for State.
The highlight of the meet for Worland was Liam Harper clearing 6’4″ his personal record.
Liam would attempt 6’6″ which would have been a Lovell track record, but just missed.
Dawson Utterback would get 6th in the Pole Vault.
In the Boys Long Jump Brock Dozenis got 2nd, Taylor Pierce 10th.
Christen Petersen would AQ in the Shot Put and finish 2nd, he also finished 4th in the Discus.
The Lady Warriors Track and Field team finished 2nd behind Powell at the Lovell Invite.
Four girls finished in the top 10 running the 100 meter Dash. Maddy Lloyd 4th, Erika Manahan 5th, Nyssa Leyva 7th, and Shae Whitlock 8th.
The Girls 200 also had 4 Lady Warriors in the top 10. Erika Manahan 2nd, Maddy Lloyd 3rd, Maci Newell 5th, and Delilah Salazar 9th.
Five Lady Warriors would finish top 10 in the 400 Meter Dash. Maci Newell 6th, Erika Manahan 7th, Adisyn Rollins 8th, Laecsi Ramirez 9th, and Madilyn Glanz 10th.
DeEtte Hofmann finished 7th in the Girls 800.
Freshman Phenom Zena Tapia finished 1st in both the 1600, and 3200 Meter Runs.
Another Freshman Anna Richardson finished 2nd in both the 100 Meter Hurdles, and the 300 Meter Hurdles.
Freshman Shae Whitlock won the 300 Metter Hurdles.
The Girls team of Maddy Lloyd, Lecsi Ramirez, Nyssa Leyva, and Erika Manahan won the 4X100 Meter Relay.
The Lady Warriors finished 2nd in the 4X400 Meter Relay, and 3rd in the 1600 Sprint Medley.
Sophomore Adisyn Rollins finished 3rd in the High Jump, Freshman Kyndall Renner finished 7th.
In the Long Jump Sophomore Nyssa Leyva got 8th and Renner got 9th.
The Girls Triple Jump saw Worland’s Freshman Madilyn Glanz finish 2nd.
Manaia Petersen won the Shot Put and got 2nd in the Discus. Karen Navarro finished 5th in the shot Put.
The Lady Warriors got 2nd place at the Lovell Invite. The Powell Girls would win the Event.