Following the Eureka Invitational meet last week, the Vandal boys and girls track teams participate this Saturday in the Lowry Invitational in Winnemucca.
Tristan Birchim is one of the Top 10 competitors in the 1A Shot Put event this season. He ranks eighth at the moment with a put of 36-8¾, but ranks third among teams from the 1A Northern Division. Garrett Todd is sixth in the Northern Division Triple Jump at 34-1 and teammate Jerrett Gallagher ranks eighth in the event with a jump of 29-6½.
On the girls side, Melissa Schweble is sixth in the Shot Put at 27-7½, Angel Greely seventh in the Discus 77-1, Alia Minoletti leads the 1A state in the Triple Jump with a leap of 32-1, ranks second in the High Jump at 4-10, and fifth in the Long Jump at 14-0. Jiselle Dominguez ranks second in the Long Jump at 14-7.
As for rankings in the girls 1A Northern Division, Schweble is sixth in the Shot Put. Greely is fourth in the Discus with Schweble seventh at 75-5. Minoletti is second in the High Jump, Dominguez second in the Long Jump with Minoletti fifth. Morgan Thomas is ranked fourth in the Triple Jump.
The 1A Northern Regional meet and qualifications for state will be held May 12-13 at Carson High in Carson City. The state meet will be May 19-20 at Foothill High in Henderson.
At the Eureka Invitational April 21 Vandals who competed included:
100 meters – Jake Jensen, 13.83
Shot Put – Tristan Birchim, 36-8¾, Jensen, 33-9½, Jerrett Gallagher, 28-10½
Discus – Birchim, 107-9, Jensen, 86-1
High Jump – Garrett Todd, 5-0
Long Jump – Todd, 17-2, Gallagher, 14-2
Triple Jump – Todd, 34-1
100 meters – Alora Wilson, 15.75
200 meters – Jiselle Dominguez, 29.72
800 meters – Katie Damele, 2:44.7, Morgan Thomas, 2:49.2
1600 meters – Damele, 6:03.6, Thomas, 6:10.5
3200 meters – Damele, 13:46.7
100m hurdles – Cody Gibbs, 17.46
300m hurdles – Gibbs, 54.74
4×400 relay – First, 4:56.5
Shot Put – Melissa Schweble, 26-5¼, Skylar Merritt, 21-3¼, Wilson, 19-01½
Discus – Angel Greely, 77-1, Schweble, 75-5, Wilson, 71-1, Merritt, 62-9
High Jump – Alia Minoletti, 4-10
Long Jump – Minoletti, 14-0, Dominguez, 13-6, Wilson, 11-10
Triple Jump – Minoletti, 32-1, Thomas, 28-7