Track & Field: Douglas keeps rolling
One certainly can’t accuse the Douglas High School girls track team of not peaking at the right time.
In the final meet of the regular season, the Lady Tigers rolled up their fourth consecutive team win at the Carson Invitational on Saturday.
This came on the heels of winning the Glenn Poole Invitational in California, the Big George Invitational in Minden and a league meet at Hug High School last week.
The Douglas boys finished second to McQueen on Saturday.
Marshall McKown broke the school record in the shot put for the third time this season, turning in a distance of 53 feet, 2.5 inches. He also won the discus with a throw of 156-11.
This weekend, the postseason gets underway with the Northern Division I Regional Trials at Damonte Ranch.
Douglas fared particularly well in the running events at Carson.
Olivia Abbott won the 200 with a time of 26.77, Aspen Abbott won the 400 with a time of 60.49 and Lindsey Adams won the 800 and the 1,600 with times of 2:24.46 and 5:20.93 respectively.
In the relays, Olivia Abbott, Aspen Abbott, Bailey Gansberg and Marissa Cowan won the 4×100 relay with a time of 50.71 seconds, Lizzy Byrne, Bailey Gansberg, Jessa Gansberg and Marissa Cowan won the 4×200 relay with a time of 1:50.10, and Aspen Abbott, Byrne, Olivia Abbott and Adams won the 4×400 with a time of 4:05.71.
Also for Douglas, Madeline Lowe took second in both the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles.
Morgan Weston finished second in both the shot put and the discus.
Corryne Millett and Lauren Babbitt tied for second in the high jump.
Millett and Darby Mattinson went second and third in the long jump.
Bailey Gansberg took third and Cowan took fifth in the 100.
Jessa Gansberg was third in the triple jump, followed by Aspen Abbott in fourth.
Maria Munoz finished fourth in the 3,200
Byrne was fifth in the 200. Shawnee McFadden and Molly O’Farrell tied for fifth in the pole vault.
For the Douglas boys, Nick Abreu, Bailey Vidaurri, Michael Nolting and Cole Melhus won the 4×100 with a time of 43.80.
Michael Nolting and Cole Melhus tied for second in the high jump.
Abreu finished second in the 100 at 11.60 seconds.
Brandon Harmon, Vidaurri, Melhus and Hoshizaki took second in the 4×200 relay at 1:32.67.
William McCready-White, Nick Kertesz, Nolan Greth and Johnny Jacobini finished third in the distance medley.
Nolting was fourth in the long jump, followed by Nick Abreu and Jake Passas.
Joey Swisher took fourth in the triple jump.
Parker Hoshizaki was fifth in both the 100 and 200. Colton Waggoner took fifth in the discus with a throw of 130-8.
Chase Johnson led Sierra Lutheran, taking second in the shot put with a throw of 46-7.
Alex Borgman finished third in the discus with a throw of 134-3.
Cady Contreras took fifth in the girls triple jump. The Falcons’ Donovan Harrison was seventh in the 1,600.