Southeast girls take usual top spots; boys earn a few more podium spots at SEWAC
BURNS – Starting off with the boys the senior trio once again showed up and showed out, earning the majority of the boys' points this week. However, they had more help at the annual Southeastern Wyoming Athletic Conference meet as they were helped by quite a few boys from the rest of the team.
For the trio of Austin Short, Wyatt Campbell and Dawson Mullock, it was a fairly normal track meet. Campbell took second in both the 200-meter dash and 100-meter dash. Short was fourth in the 100 and third in the 200. Mullock took fifth in the long jump and first in the high jump as he set a new personal best with a jump of six feet, two inches. The trio was part of the 4x100 relay team that took first, also on that team was Mathew Chapman, the three were on the 4x400 as well which took third and included junior Wyatt Gladson.
This week the seniors had some help scoring points as sophomore Emmet Coxbill took seventh in the discus and eighth in the shot put. Also contributing was sophomore Kanon Tippetts as he took fourth in the 400 dash and was part of the sprint medley team and 4x800 team. The sprint medley team that consisted of sophomore William Knowlton, Gladson, Tippets and Chapman earned fourth place while the 4x800 team took third and that consisted of seniors Lucas Gara and Dillan Hasbargen along with Tippetts and Knowlton.
Coming up on regionals, the Southeast boys track team looks to make a statement as they have some of the top placers in 1A and look to improve and even win their first track meet.
On the girls’ side, it was the usual case for the team as many top spots were along with a couple of gold medals.
Earning those golds were senior Shelby Ekwall and sophomore Angie Logsdon. Ekwall earned hers by throwing 40 feet, 8.5 inches in the shot put. Logsdon won pole vault and set a new personal best with a vault of 9 feet.
The rest of the girls' track team held their own as well. In triple jump, junior Tylar Stoddard took second and Logsdon was third. Junior Harper Boche was second in the shot put and fifth in the discus. Freshman Hadley Leithead earned third in the discus. Freshman Macy Tremain was fourth in the 200 while Stoddard finished seventh.
For the relays the 4x100 team of freshman Kennedi Blevins, junior Sasha Haines, sophomore Taylar Hansen and Stoddard, took fourth place. The 4x400 relay took second that consisted of Haines, Blevins, Stoddard and Hansen. The 4x800 was third, a part of that team was freshman Keana Llewellyn, Taylor Tregemba, Anna Hartman and junior Kylee Llewellyn. The sprint medley took third, on that team was Blevins, Stoddard, Logsdon and Llewellyn.
The girls will look for the same outcome as the boys this week as regionals as they hope to take home a team first place and quite a few gold medals. The regional meet will be here in Torrington on Friday and Saturday.