The Carbon Dinos were the top local finisher in the 2015 Eastern Utah Farm Bureau Championships Saturday at Carbon High School. The Dinos finished in fourth overall while Emery and Green River finished in eighth and ninth, respectively, and Pinnacle in 13th. The Dinos missed a first place finish on the girl’s side by just eight points.
Carbon standout Sarah Ohlwiler missed the meet along with Sadie Crompton and Emily Broadbear for state solo ensemble in Orem. Ohlwiler and Crompton took part in the Tiger Trials at Orem High School because of its proximity to solo ensemble. There, Ohlwiler placed eighth in the 100-meter hurdles and third in the long jump.
Emery’s Erin Hurst placed first in both the 3200 and 800 meters. It was the first time she had ever competed in the 800. Carbon freshman Makara Morgan finished behind Hurst in second. Paytn Jeffs took home the high jump title. She also placed third in the long jump. Carbon’s Jordan Scoggins placed behind Jeffs in fourth.
Carbon’s Jordyn Oman ran to a first place finish in the 200 meters. LacieJo Funk, of Emery, came in fourth. Oman and Funk also placed fourth and sixth, respectively, in the 100. Stine Eidkeland, a German exchange student, took home the discus title. Taylor Oliver and Jaylie Jensen went first and second in the javelin. Green River’s Cassidee Moore came in third.
In one of the best performances of the day, Green River’s Tyrell Shumway threw six feet further than a Uintah thrower to take first place in the javelin. With his throw of 171-07, Shumway now has the fifth furthest throw in 1-5A classifications. Corbin Mecham and Joe Serafin took home second place finishes in the shot put and 100, respectively.
Pinnacle also notched points at the meet, placing fifth in the boy’s sprint medley and seventh in the girl’s medley.
Carbon and Emery will participate in the Pepsi Relays in Richfield on Tuesday. Green River and Emery will then travel to Provo to take part in the BYU Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Pinnacle will take part in its region meet May 6 in Blanding.