Emery High School hosted the Darrell Gardner Invitational on Tuesday at which 12 schools participated.
Emery, Carbon, Green River and Pinnacle all participated in the meet. Carbon finished up the meet in second place (girls placed first, boys fourth), Emery in fourth (girls third, boys sixth), Green River seventh (girls 10th, boys seventh) and Pinnacle 12th (girls tied for 11th, boys 11th). They all finished behind Uintah, who finished with a meet-high 217.5 combined points.
Carbon and Emery both had athletes finish first overall in various categories. Sarah Ohlwiler took home the long jump title with a jump of 17’1”. Emery’s Paytn Jeffs finished in second. Ohlwiler also finished second in the 100 meters. Jordan Scoggins placed first in the javelin for the Dinos, while Taylor Oliver placed third. Gabe Vandyke, Braxton Jones and Cache Barrett placed second, third and fourth, respectively, in the high jump.
Emery’s Jeffs took home top honors in the high jump, tying an Altamont jumper with a 4’9” leap. Ashlynn Allred ran away with the 100-meter crown, nearly 1.5 seconds in front of Carbon’s Ohlwiler. Allred also ran the 400-meter leg of the sprint medley, which placed first overall. Jeffs, Camry Johnson and Erin Hurst were the other runners in the medley. Hurst also took home the 1600-meter title, finishing over seven seconds in front of second place.
Green River’s Joe Serafin placed third in both the long jump and 100 meters. He also finished fifth in the 200. Tyrell Shumway placed second in the javelin and Corbin Mecham placed third in the shot put.
Pinnacle’s boy’s sprint medley team of Tanner Hansen, Jeremy Roberts, James Sanchez and Hunter Sherman raced to a third place finish. Sherman also placed seventh in the 110-meter hurdles.
For complete race results, click here.
Carbon, Green River and Pinnacle will all next compete at the Blue Mountain Invitational this weekend at San Juan High School. Emery will take part in the Dixie Invitational in St. George.