Mountain View track teams aced Lyman Invitational

MVHS runners (l to r) Hunter hwkins and Tuben Thomas and Lyman's Morgan Hatch stride down the track in a heat at the Lyman Invitational last week. PIONEER PHOTO/Virginia Giorgis

Lyman High School claimed second place

LYMAN — Lyman High School hosted three other schools at the school’s invitational track meet last Friday.

The weather cooperated, was a tad brisk, but played out under full sunshine and no wind. The other three schools which participated included the Mountain View Buffalos, Big Piney Punchers and Eden-Farson Pronghorns.

Last week was the fourth week of competition for tracksters. There were four in-state events on Friday and five on Saturday with some schools competing out of state.

The Mountain View track teams for both the boys and girls ruled the field with the MVHS girls ranking up 240 point. They were closely followed by the track team at Lyman with 217 points. Both Big Piney and Farson, smaller schools, came in at third and fourth, respectively, with 87 and 21 points.

Overall, the team scores for the schools were: Mountain View, 491.5; Lyman, 217; Big Piney, 87; and Farshon 21.

In the girls division,Torry Taylor from Big Piney won the 100 and 200 meters. Elena Jensen of Lyman swept the 1600 and 3200 meters with 5:38.41 and 11:53.25, respectively. Hallie Bluemel, Lyman, won both the 100 and 300 hurdles. Sage Bradshaw of Lyman won the long jump and high jump.

As for the boys teams, Mountain View earned 248.5 points for first. Lyman was second with 183.5, followed by Big Piney and Farson-Eden with 64 points.

Alex Bradshaw of Lyman won the 400 meters, long jump and triple jump with a distance of 39 feet. Ashton Schofield from Mountain View won the 100 meters with a time of 11.01 and the high jump with a 6’4” jump. In the high jump, LHS’ Braxton Bradshaw was on Schofield’s heels with a 6’4” jump.

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