Local High Schools Run at State Track and Field Championships


The Carbon Dinos, Emery Spartans, Pinnacle Panthers and Green River Pirates all took part in the 2018 UHSAA State Track and Field Championships over the weekend at BYU.

Carbon’s Derek Hillam took home two state titles, coming in first place in both the long jump and 300-meter hurdles in the 3A classification. As impressive as Hillam was in the 300 hurdles, what’s more impressive is that he picked up the event mid-season. He had never placed first in the event until his state title victory.

Emery’s Braiden Ivie took two, second place finishes in both the 100 and 200 meters. Ivie finished behind Delta’s Dallin Draper in both races.

Pinnacle’s top overall finish came from freshman Landen Hardy, who posted a fifth-place finish in the 1A 800-meter race.

Carbon athletes scoring points in the meet include:

Regan Hansen, third in the 3200 meters. Girls’ 4×100 (Harley Migliori, Makenna Blanc, Madelyn Christensen, Paiten Thomas), fifth. Boys’ 4×100 (Carson Frame, Jaylon Dennis, Carter Fausett, Derek Hillam), fifth. Carson Frame, seventh in 110 hurdles, fifth in long jump. Shannon Baker, third in 400 meters, seventh in 200 meters. Carter Fausett, eighth in 400 meters, seventh in long jump. Makenna Blanc, third in 800 meters. Girls’ 4×400 (Paiten Thomas, Madelyn Christensen, Makenna Blanc, Shannon Baker), third. Boys’ 4×400 (Jared Spendlove, Carson Frame, Carter Fausett, Derek Hillam), third. Emma Christensen, fourth in high jump. Marianna Molinar, eighth in javelin.

Emery athletes scoring points in the meet include:

Mason Faimalo, sixth in 110 hurdles, eighth in high jump. Ty Funk, seventh in 800 meters. Tayden Nielson, seventh in high jump. Jayla Weston, fourth in shot put. Drake Hoffman, sixth in shot put. McKenzie Cox, sixth in discus. Keldan Guymon, seventh in javelin.

Pinnacle athletes scoring points in the meet include:

Girls’ 4×100 (Stephanie Sasser, Kaeley Taylor, RaeLiegh Miller, Brielle Motte), eighth. Kaeley Taylor, seventh in 800 meters.

Green River athletes scoring points in the meet include:

Miranda Johnson, eighth in javelin.

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