THS girls win Wheatland Invite

WHEATLAND – After Friday’s track and field meet in Douglas was canceled due to weather, the Torrington High School track and field teams traveled to Wheatland for the Wheatland Invite.

The Lady Blazers won the girls’ portion of the meet with 167 points, beating out 3A East foes Douglas, Wheatland, Rawlins and Newcastle, who finished second through fifth, respectively.

The Torrington girls picked up three individual wins at the meet.

The 4x400-meter relay team of Sera Glass, Marissa Moorehouse, Hailey Boslau and Tyne Stokes won the race in 4 minutes, 17.9 seconds, while the 1,600-meter sprint medley relay team consisting of the same four members won in 4:25.19. Meanwhile, the 4x100 team of Boslau, Allison Brummell, AJ West and Alyssa Wondercheck finished second in 54.02 seconds.

The third win of the day went to Mattie Jones, who cleared 8 feet, 9 inches in pole vault to win the event by a foot and a half over teammate Gabrielle David, who finished second at 7-3.

Brummell finished in the top three in three field events. Brummell placed second in high jump at 4-11, third in long jump at 15-10 1/4 and third in triple jump at 32-9 3/4.

Brummell was one of three to medal for the Lady Blazers in the jumping events. Wondercheck was fifth in long jump at 15-1 3/4, while Moorehouse was sixth at 14-8 1/4. In the triple jump, Moorsehouse was seventh at 30-5, while West was eighth at 29-2.

In the throwing events, Emma Johnson placed fifth at 29 feet in shot put, while Sierra Allen was sixth at 28-9 1/4. In discus, Allen was second at 104-11, while Reece Halley finished third at 100-5. Johnson was seventh at 86-3.

In the hurdle events, Halley was second in the 300-meter event in 54.9 seconds, while Kyndra Wiford was fifth at 1:00.1. Halley was also third in the 100-meter hurdles in 18.3 seconds.

Wondercheck also medaled in two of the dash events, finishing fourth in the 100-meter dash in 13.71 seconds. Wiford placed sixth and Autumn Harris finished eighth. In the 200-meter dash, Boslau was fourth in 28.05 seconds. Wondercheck was seventh at 28.77.

In the 400-meter dash, Stokes was second in 1:02.71, while Glass was fourth in 1:03.51.

In the distance events, Ada Merrigan was third in the 800-meter run in 2:50.11 and was fourth in the 1,600-meter run in 6:04.98. In the 3,200-meter run, Amberly Froerer was second in 13:27.13.

In the boys’ division, the Blazers had four wins on the day.

Brendon Flock won the 200-meter dash in 23.76 seconds while finishing second in the 100-meter dash in 11.85 seconds. Benjamin Fuller was eighth in the 100 in 12.14.

In the distance events, Weston Cronk won the 1,600-meter run in 4:56.42 while finishing second in the 800-meter run to teammate Aydan Loya, who won the event in 2:15.08.

In Torrington’s only relay of the day, the 1,600-meter sprint medley relay team of Jayden Schlagel, Fuller, Timothy Randolph and Loya won the event in 4:00.15, more than 30 seconds ahead of second place Guernsey.

Randolph also finished fifth in the 400-meter dash in 58.03 seconds.

In field events, Aidan Hull finished third in high jump at 5-8, while Fuller was second in the long jump at 18-11 1/4.

In the throwing events, Ryan Baker paced the team with a third-place finish in discus at 131-4. Rave Rising finished sixth, while Dylan Dreiling was seventh. Tyler Bennick placed eighth. In shot put, Dreiling was sixth at 40-1, and Bennick was seventh at 37-4 1/2.

The Blazers finished fourth with 92 points. Rawlins won the team title with 175 points. Newcastle was second with 100, and Douglas placed third with 97.

Torrington heads to the Burns Invite on Friday. Field events are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.



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