Lady Blazers second at 3A Regionals


BURNS – The Torrington High School girls’ track and field team finished second over the weekend at the 3A East Regional Track and Field Meet in Burns.

The Lady Blazers will take 11 individuals in 19 events, along with two relay teams.

As a team, they scored 116.33 points. Douglas won the team title with 161.

Freshman Allison Brummell and senior Nakalyn Garner paced the team, earning wins.

Brummell won the triple jump at a length of 34 feet, 4.5 inches, while Garner won pole vault at 9-9, edging teammates Mattie Jones and Onlalise Albaugh two tied for fifth at 8-3.

Brummell also placed second in high jump at 4-9 and sixth in the long jump at 15-6.5.

In other field events, freshman Sierra Allen threw 105-11 to finish second, beating out teammate Reece Halley who placed third with a toss of 100-6. Chloe Krick was seventh at 87-9, while Emma Johnson was 11th with a throw of 79-9.

Allen placed ninth in shot put with a throw of 29-8, while Krick finished 10th at 28-3.5 and Johnson 14th at 26-6.

In relay action, all four teams placed in the top five.

The 1,600-meter sprint medley team of Albaugh, Hailey Boslau, Tyne Stokes and Sera Glass placed second in 4 minutes, 35.52 seconds, while the 4x100 team of Autumn Harris, Helena McGaugh, Katie Wiford and Brummell finished third in 55.91 seconds. Both the 4x400 (Boslau, Wiford, Stokes and Halley) and 4x800 (Jones, Stokes, McGaugh and Wiford) teams crossed the finish line fifth.

Halley also picked up a pair of top three finishes in the hurdles, placing second in the 100 in 18.10 seconds, beating out Garner who placed fifth in 19.47 seconds. Halley was third in the 300 in 52.39 seconds.

In the dashes, Albaugh finished third in the 200-meter dash in 29.39 seconds, while Boslau was seventh in 30.53 seconds and Harris eighth in 31.09 seconds. Albaugh was also fifth in the 100-meter dash in 14.55 seconds.

In the 400-meter dash, Boslau finished fourth in 1:04.60, while Stokes was sixth in 1:0693.

In the 800-meter run, Sera Glass was fifth in 2:28.29.

In the boys’ division, the Blazers finished fifth with 65 points. Buffalo won the team title with 194 points. Douglas was second with 115.5, while Burns was third with 100.

The Blazers dominated the throwing events with Scotty Woodruff winning the shot put. Corbin Harris won the discus.

Woodruff’s throw of 50-6.75 topped the shot put field which featured four Blazers in the top four. Harris was second at 48-4.75, while Brandon Bennick was fifth at 44-10.75. Brandon Deen came home eighth at 40-5.25.

In discus, Harris won the event with a toss of 129-8, while Bennick was sixth at 121-11. Rave Rising was 11th at 106-1 and Scotty Woodruff 12th at 105-11.

In other field events, Casey Britton finished fifth at 5-8.

The 1,600-meter sprint medley relay team of Brett Posten, Jacob Wilhoit, Nick Sherbeyn and Pake Haun paced the running event with a third-place finish in 3:50.36.

Meanwhile, the 4x800 team of Sherbeyn, Haun, Kevin Parish and Jacob Polkowske finished fourth in 9:18.13, and the 4x400-meter relay team of Parish, Cody Pierce, Wilhoit and Polkowske was seventh in 3:52.84.

Sherbeyn also earned a pair of fifth-place finishes in the 200-meter dash and 400-meter dash in 25.36 second and 46.05 seconds, respectively.

In the 300-meter hurdles, Piece was fifth in 46.05, while Posten was eighth in the 100-meter dash in 12.57 seconds.

The Blazers will take eight individuals in 13 events and two relays to the season-ending state championships this weekend.

State action gets underway Thursday at 3 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, events get underway at 9 a.m., at Kelly Walsh High School in Casper.

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