Celio soars over 10-feet in pole vault for Tigers
Douglas High senior Hunter Celio cracked the 10-foot barrier in the girls pole vault Tuesday at the Miner Relays track and field meet in Reno.
Celio cleared 10-0 — a top-10 4A mark in Nevada this season — to share first-place with Reno’s Grace Ericson during a meet hosted by Bishop Manogue.
Kindra Ruckman, a junior, also captured first-place in the discus with a throw of 95-6 to help Douglas finish third in the girls team standings with 51.95 points.
This was a personal record for Celio, who had previously cleared 9-0 and 9-6 this season, plus she jumped 9-0 to place fifth at the region championships last year.
Madilynn Cox also jumped a personal record 8-0 to place fifth in the pole vault on Tuesday.
Ruckman and Karla Sanchez placed fourth and sixth in the shot put with respective throws of 30-5 and 30-0. Sanchez placed seventh in the discus at 83-1.
Sophomore Kayla Provost cleared 4-10 to take third-place in the high jump.
On the track, Douglas placed fourth in the 4×1,600 relay as Megan Ruffo, Addison Gregory, Maya Smith and Leslee Alaniz combined to run 24:06.21.
The Tigers’ Sophia Bottino, Faye Fornier, Macey Weston and Madison Smalley ran 1:54.0 to take fifth-place.
Douglas placed fourth in the 4×400 relay as Josh Gurule, John Munyan, Dawson Coman and Luke Gansberg combined to run 3:41.18. Gurule, Sean Wolfkiel, Race Coman and Dawson Coman placed sixth in the 4×100 in 45.52.
Dawson Coman clocked a solid 5.0 in the 40-meter dash Saturday at the Reed-Sparks Rotary Invitational in Sparks.
Douglas placed fifth in the 4×1,600 relay as Cody Jackson, Matthew Kruse, Steven Shaw and Munyan ran 20:30.66.
Sophomore Keagan Anderson cleared a personal best 5-8 in the high jump, where he tied Carson’s Jared Myrehn for fourth-place.
Samuel Brees placed fifth in the pole vault at 11-0, while Tahoma Smokey and Taran Grove both threw 42-2 in the shot put to share sixth-place.