Greene, boys’ shuttle and 4x100, lead WACO at Washington
WASHINGTON — Four WACO boys’ track athletes claimed a pair of relay titles and Jennie Greene won an individual event to lead the Warriors girls’ team at Thursday’s Demon Relays in Washington.
The shuttle hurdle team of Brett Hesseltine, Cornell Hulme, Bryce Achen and Dylan Carlson crossed the line in 1:02.23 for a win in that event, and the same four runners broke the tape of the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 44.81 seconds at the meet.
Carlson also had a second-place finish for WACO in the 110-meter high hurdles, clocking a time of 15.76 seconds, just three hundredths of a second behind the winner, Tanner Bandy of Clear Creek-Amana (15.73 seconds).
Greene finished with a mark of 15 feet even for a gold medal in the long jump and the Warrior girls’ lone first-place finish in Washington.
The WACO girls’ 4x100 team claimed silver medals at the meet. Angel Frier, Rosemary Skriver, Greene and Katelyn White finished in 54.76 for second place.
Both boys and girls had a number of other top-four finishes.
In third place for the girls was Skriver with a mark of 4-8 in high jump, Halle Kissell in the 400 with a time of 1:05.99, and the 4x200 team of Angel Frier, Skriver, Greene and White (1:56.83).
For the boys, Braden Blake was third in the 800 with a time of 2:10.00.
Mayme Hihn took fourth in shot put with a throw of 29-1 1/2, and so did the girls’ shuttle hurdle team of Jalyssa Jepson, McKenna White (1:18.42)
In the girls’ 400 hurdles, Kasey Suton was fourth in 1:18.50 and on the boys’ side, Jorge Chacon was third in 1:04.57.
The boys’ 4x400 team of Jackson Roth, Blake, Gabe Black and Chacon was fourth in time of 4:02.90.
On the day, the WACO girls scored 57 points for fourth place of six teams. The boys took sixth of six teams with 49 points.
They compete again in their home meet Monday.