Emery notched an impressive third place finish in the Region 15 track meet, earning 214 points to finish just behind Grand and San Juan on Thursday.
Sophomore Erin Hurst started off the girl’s team with a first place finish in both the 3200 and 1600 meter races. Camrie Johnson added points to Emery’s score with a second place finish in the 100-meter hurdles as well as a third place finish in the 300-meter hurdles. She also notched a second place jump in the long jump. Ashlyn Allred crossed the line in first in the 100 meters as well as the 200 meters. Payton Jeffs was also impressive for the team as she notched first place finishes in the high jump and long jump. Laryssa Guymon threw a second place finish in the discus while Chyanne Carter took fifth. Guymon also took fourth place in the javelin.
Freshman Ty Funk started the boys on a high note as he crossed the line in third in the 3200 meters and fifth in the 1600 meters. Alex Stilson also notched points for the team in the 3200 meters, coming in sixth. Ashton Dielei finished in second in both the 110-meter hurdles and the 300-meter hurdles while Daryl Guymon finished in sixth and fourth in the same races. In the 100 meters, Beau Ivie took fourth and Logan Cox finished in sixth. Cox also finished in fourth in the 400 meters while Matt Mecham earned a fifth place finish. Justin Jennings and Raymon Brazier were impressive in the high jump for Emery, jumping into the third and fourth spots, respectively. Brazier also took fourth in the javelin. Ty Mecham and Nathan Potter earned points in the shot put, taking second and fourth, respectively. Kasey Jones threw a third place finish in the discus.
The girl’s 4×100 team finished in first while the boys took third. The 4×400 teams saw much of the same, with the girls finishing first and the boys taking third.
With the third place finish at the region matchup, the teams will travel to Provo for the state 2A track meet at Brigham Young University on May 15-16.