THS boys fourth, girls fifth at Twilight


SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Brendan Flock, Bryant DeMott and Allison Brummell all scored individual wins for the Torrington track and field teams on Friday at the annual Twilight Invite hosted by Scottsbluff High School.

Flock won the 200-meter dash in 22.28 seconds, and the junior also finished second in the 100-meter dash in 11.07 seconds.

DeMott picked up the win in high jump, clearing six feet, while Brummell won triple jump with a leap of 35 feet, 2 inches.

Aydan Loya picked up two top five finishes, placing third in the 800-meter run in 2 minutes, 5.81 seconds, while finishing fifth in the 400-meter dash in 53.16 seconds.

In the distance events, Weston Cronk finished fifth in the two-mile run in 11:14.75 and finished seventh in the 1,600-meter run in 4:58.39.

In hurdles, Benjamin Fuller finished second in the 300-meter hurdles in 44.26 seconds, while Barrett Eichenberger was 10th. Eichenberger medaled in the 110-meter hurdles with an eighth-place finish in 25.3 seconds.

In relays, the 4x400 team of Loya, Flock, Fuller and Dylan Packard finished second in 3:34.59 in the team’s only relay race of the day.

In field events, junior Ryan Baker finished third in discus with a toss of 134-10.5, beating out sophomore teammate Tyler Bennick, who finished fourth at 132-8.5. Bennick paced the team with a fifth-place finish in shot put with a throw of 47-1. Fuller finished fifth in long jump at 20-3, while freshman Evan Hellus placed eighth in triple jump at 38-1.5.

As a team, the Blazers finished fourth with 75.5 points. Cheyenne Central won the team title with 165 points, while Scottsbluff was second with 138.33 points.

In the girls’ division, Brummell’s win in triple jump was the lone win of the day for the Lady Blazers.

In other field events, senior Reece Halley finished second in discus with a throw of 122-6.5, while senior teammate Sierra Allen was third at 110-6.5. Emma Johnson was sixth at 95-6. In long jump, sophomore Alyssa Wondercheck was fifth at 16-5, while Marissa Moorehouse was eighth at 16-2. Brummell was ninth at 15-8.5.

In pole vault, Mattie Jones cleared 9-9 to finish third, while Teryn Stokes was seventh in shot put at 31-1.25. Allen was ninth at 29-7.

In the running events, sophomore Ada Merrigan and junior Marissa Moorehouse led the Lady Blazers with third-place finishes.

Moorehouse was third in the 200-meter dash in 27 seconds, while Autumn Harris was seventh in 29.22. In the mile, Merrigan was third in 6:01.27.

Other runners to score team points were Jaycee Hurley (fourth) and Wondercheck (eighth) in the 100-meter dash, while senior Tyne Stokes finished sixth in the 400-meter dash. Freshman Tiffany Krueger was seventh in the 800-meter run, while Merrigan finished sixth in the 3,200-meter run. Junior Amberly Froerer was seventh in the 3,200.

Hurley also placed fifth in the 300-meter hurdles, while Halley was sixth in the 100-meter hurdles.

In the team’s lone relay race of the day, Brummell, Halley, Hurley and Olive Osmera was seventh in the 4x100-meter relay in 55.18 seconds.

As a team, the Lady Blazers finished fifth with 77.5 points. Cheyenne Central won the team title with 130.5 points. Scottsbluff was second with 102.5.

The Blazer track and field teams head to Casper for the Kelly Walsh Invite on Friday, April 29.

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