Record-breaking weekend

Southeast girls break multiple records en route to second-place finish

CASPER – The Southeast High School girls’ team capped off the season with a second-place finish at state, breaking two records along the way.

Junior Jordan Stoddard won long jump with a distance of 19 feet, 4 1/4 inches, beating the Class 1A state record by nearly 15 inches on Thursday.

Stoddard’s closest competitor was Tana Teichert of Cokeville, who recorded a jump of 16-7 1/4.

It was the first of two state championships Stoddard won over the weekend, clearing 5-4 in high jump. She went for a state record height of 5-6 but couldn’t clear it in her three attempts.

Stoddard also finished runner-up in the 100 and 200-meter dashes.

Stoddard’s long jump wasn’t the only record to fall at state, as the sprint medley relay team of freshmen Sasha Haines, Tylar Stoddard and Kylee Llewellyn and senior Emma Short won the state championship in 4 minutes, 41.42 seconds, setting a new school record.

In the other relays, the 4x400 team of Haines, Tylar Stoddard, freshman Kailey Porter and Llewellyn placed fourth in 4:40.63 seconds, while the 4x100 team of Haines, Tylar Stoddard, Short and senior Hattie Waltermire finished third in 55 seconds.

The Lady Cyclones also swept the top two spots in the shot put.

Sophomore Shelby Ekwall won the team with a toss of 36-2 1/2, beating out freshman teammate Harper Boche, who finished second at 24-4 3/4.

Boche also scored a seventh-place finish in discus at 85-8.

In other field events, Tylar Stoddard and Llewellyn finished seventh and eighth, respectively in triple jump.

As a team, the Lady Cyclones finished second with 91 points. Cokeville won the team championship with 115 points. Kaycee was third with 65.

In the boys’ division, the Cyclones finished eighth with 88 points.

Junior Ryan Clapper led the Cyclones with a pair of runner-up finishes.

Clapper finished second in the 100-meter dash in 11.61 seconds and finished second in the 200 in 23.72 seconds.

The Southeast boys also had two relay teams score team points.

The 4x100 team of Clapper, Dawson Mullock, Reece Robertson and Grant Logsdon finished fourth in 48.07 seconds, while the 4x400 team, comprised of the same four runners finished fifth in 3:47.55.

In field events, Logsdon finished fourth in pole vault, clearing 9-6. He also finished eighth in triple jump at 39-2. Mullock also  finished seventh in long jump at 19-6.

Burlington won the boys’ Class 1A team title with 110, while Cokeville was second with 108.



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