The BYU Invitational was the last Invitational of the year for our Riverton athletes. The two-day meet was full of great performances, lightning delays, rain, hail, and finally some sun. Almost every single athlete ran a PR. This weekend was very encouraging as we head into Region Championships this coming week.
The 300M hurdlers had a bit of an odd weekend; due to a number of lightning delays on Friday, their race was moved from Friday afternoon to 7:30 AM Saturday morning. Th...
The UHSTCA, held at Copper Hills, will forever be known as the longest and windiest meet known to man! All the Riverton athletes did their best to bundle up in their blankets, sleeping bags, and even tarps, to stay warm and out of the frigid wind. Despite the unfortunate weather conditions and being at the track for twelve and a half hours, the sprinters ran very well.
Andrew Glenn and Brant Hansen both qualified for State in the 100M running 10.25 & 10.28. Unfortunately, they b...
The wind never stopped blowing throughout day at Taylorsville. It made it very difficult for the sprinters to run PR’s with a headwind of -5.0 but they gave it their best efforts. In fact, the Boy’s team ended up winning the meet (138.5) by one point over Herriman High School (137.5).
Austin Gomez had the fastest time of the day in the 110M hurdles with a time of 15.56. Carter Comish (18.28) and Jefferson Beals (18.85) also scored points finishing 7th & 8th.
The Taylorsville Invitational was full of aches, pains, rearranging and WIND! However, despite it all, the Girl’s teams performed very well. The Girls scored 88 points and took 2nd place in the meet.
The hurdles started off the meet very well. Both Shambrea Ogden (18.19) and Halle Day (19.93) ran season PR’s in the 100M hurdles. The 300M Hurdles was a solid race despite the blistering wind. Shambrea (48.43) and Gwyn (48.86) finished second and third overall.
The UVU invitational turned out to be great meet. The weather was a bit chilly as the meet started but it quickly warmed up - leading to some awesome performances! In fact, out of 30 teams competing, our men’s side won the meet.
All six of our sprinters ran PR’s in almost all of their events.
Austin Gomez qualified for State in both the 110M and 300M hurdles. He finished second place in both hurdles, running a time of 15.51 in the 110M hurdles and a time of 39.81 in the 300M Hurdles.
The UVU invitational turned out to be great meet. The weather was a bit chilly as the meet started but it quickly warmed up - leading to some awesome performances!
Gwyn Romrell and Shambrea Ogden both had solid races in the 100M hurdles. They both came back later in the day and raced the 300M Hurdles. Shambrea ran a season PR with a time of 50.00. Gwyn ran a huge PR with a time of 48.74. She improved on her previous PR by over a half a second.
Despite Mother Nature’s best efforts, the Girl Sprinters had a solid first invitational. The weather held off for most of the meet and the girls ran very well, claiming six top-ten finishes.
All four hurdlers –Gwyn Romrell, Shambrea Ogden, Halle Day, and Megan Johnson--ran either a PR (personal record) or a season opener PR. Gwyn Romrell took 10th place overall in the 100M hurdles with a time of 18.06.
In the 300M Hurdles, Shambrea Ogden placed 7th overall, with a time of 50.44...