Track & Field: Lindsey Adams, Marshall McKown take individual regional titles
Thanks to a number of standout individual performances the Douglas High School girls track and field team took a strong third place at the Northern Division Regional Championships at Damonte Ranch Saturday.
Douglas scored 88.50 points as a team, behind McQueen (111) and Damonte Ranch (109).
Reno and Carson rounded out the girls top five.
The Douglas boys took seventh, with McQueen also winning the boys team title.
Douglas’ Lindsey Adams highlighted the day, winning the girls 800 (2:20.81) and the 1,600 (5:16.65).
Marshall McKown won the regional boys discus title with a throw of 161 feet, 1 inch.
McKown also qualified for state in the shot put, taking third with a throw of 52-8.5.
Colton Waggoner qualified in the discus as well, taking third with a throw of 141-6.
Olivia Abbott and Aspen Abbott took second and third in the 400 with times of 59.35 and 59.58 respectively, each earning a spot at state.
Olivia Abbott also qualified for state in the triple jump with a leap of 36-0. Lauren Babbitt tied for third in the high jump to qualify for state as well.
Adams, Lizzy Byrne and the Abbotts took second in the 4×400 with a time of 4:03.70.
Morgan Weston qualified in the discus with a third-place throw of 110 feet, 4 inches.
The Abbotts, Bailey Gansberg and Marissa Cowan took sixth in the 4×100.
Jessa Gansberg, Bailey Gansberg, Lizzy Byrne and Sarah Carter took fourth in the 4×200.
Madeline Lowe was fifth in the 100 hurdles, followed by Lauren Babbitt in sixth. Lowe also finished eighth in the 300 hurdles.
Weston took sixth in the shot put and Macie Harjes took seventh in the discus. Shawnee McFadden was seventh in the pole vault.
Corryne Millett was eighth in the long jump. Aspen Abbott was eighth in the triple jump.
Madison Cote was 10th in the 1,600 with a time of 6:06.88. Maria Munoz finished 10th in the 3,200.
The boys 4×100 relay team of Alex Macabales, Nick Abreu, Cole Mulhus and Bailey Vidaurri was fourth at 43.79 seconds.
Macabales, Harmon, Vidaurri and Melhus took fifth in the 4×200.
Nick Abreu finished eighth in the 100 (11.62) and Bailey Vidaurri was eighth in the 200 (23.86).
Brandon Pankey finished ninth in the 3,200 while Austin Crozall was 14th and William McCready-White was 22nd.
Jake Passas and Joey Swisher went ninth and 10th in the long jump. Swisher was ninth in the triple jump.
Melhus finished 12th and Harmon finished 13th in the high jump.
Tay Simms, Abreu and Ian Isherwood went sixth, seventh and ninth in the pole vault.