Twin brothers Dom and Marcus McKenzie of Pine View compete within the 100-meter sprint at Pine View Invitational observe meet, St. George, Utah, March 26-27, 2021 | Photograph courtesy of Pine View Excessive Athletics, St. George Information
ST. GEORGE — Simply over one month into the season, lots of Area 9’s observe and area athletes are beginning to hit their stride, already posting numerous robust performances.
On the Pine View Invitational staged at Pine View Excessive Faculty in St. George final weekend, Desert Hills was the top-scoring Area 9 faculty in each the girls and boys meets.
The Thunder captured second place total within the women meet, simply eight factors behind Timpview. Within the boys meet, Orem was the runaway winner, with Nook Canyon and Desert Hills ending a respective second and third, with solely a fourth of some extent separating them. Greater than two dozen faculties participated within the two-day occasion.
Pine View’s twin speedsters Dominique and Marcus McKenzie, who’re each juniors, posted 1-2 finishes in each the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes. Within the 100, each have been credited with an identical occasions of 10.67 seconds, though Marcus McKenzie was listed because the winner. Within the 200, Dominique McKenzie edged his brother by two hundredths of a second to win in 21.33.
“Dom’s time of 21.33 is the second-fastest time within the nation within the 200 thus far this yr, and it additionally set a brand new state 4A file,” mentioned Pine View head coach David Holt, who added that Dominique McKenzie additionally ran the 100-meter sprint in 10.65 seconds at Snow Canyon the week earlier than.
Additionally at Pine View, Hurricane junior Caila Odekirk, the two-time defending state 4A cross-country champion, gained each the 3200-meter and 1600-meter races. Odekirk’s successful time within the 3200 was 10:47.37, whereas her 1600 time was 5:01.07.
Within the boys distance races, Hurricane senior Joshua Armstrong positioned second within the 1600-meter run, his time of 4:19.47 coming in simply behind winner TJ Warnick of Riverton, who crossed the end line in 4:18.90. Taking third place was Snow Canyon senior Tim Bryan, who completed in 4:19.69. Armstrong additionally completed fourth within the 800 and tenth within the 3200, whereas Bryan positioned second total within the 800.
Within the women 100 hurdles, Area 9 athletes swept the highest three spots, with all three breaking the 16-second mark. Snow Canyon senior Darcy Jackson positioned first in 15.46, Cedar junior Zoey Bonds was second in 15.86 and Desert Hills senior Hannah Stuart was third in 15.89. Stuart additionally positioned sixth within the 300 hurdles with a time of 48.88.
Within the boys hurdles, senior Kenneth Moore of Hurricane gained the 110-meter race in a time of 15.23 and positioned second within the 300-meter occasion, with a time of 40.60.
Snow Canyon sprinters Kristin Cook dinner and Emma Bingham each positioned among the many prime 5 within the 100-meter sprint, with Cook dinner taking second and Bingham putting fifth. Snow Canyon teammates Brea Bulkley and Hailee Phillips captured those self same two spots, respectively, within the 800-meter race.
Junior Brynlee Johnston of Pine View positioned fourth within the 400 and fifth within the 200.
In area occasions, Cedar senior Logann Legal guidelines gained the javelin with a throw measuring 126 ft, 8.5 inches. Her teammate Kelsi Oldroyd, additionally a senior at Cedar, positioned second within the lengthy soar, fifth within the excessive soar and fifth in javelin.
Tyson Parker, a junior at Desert Hills, gained the boys excessive soar by clearing 6 ft even. He additionally positioned second within the lengthy soar with a leap measuring 21 ft, 0.5 inches, the identical distance as that of winner Hyrum Fescher, a senior at Water Canyon.
Desert Hills senior Peyton Williams gained the boys discus with a throw of 164 ft, 1 inch.
Shailee Bundy, additionally a senior at Desert Hills, gained the ladies shot put with a successful mark of 37 ft, 5.25 inches, greater than 6 ft farther than the perfect throw of runner-up Abby Bateman of Kanab, who recorded a prime throw measuring 31 ft, 2.5 inches.
Madison Terry, a junior at Enterprise, gained the ladies discus with a toss measuring 114 ft, 7 inches, which was greater than 18 ft farther than runner up Kamree Corry, a Cedar Excessive senior, who threw 96 ft, 5 inches.
Within the boys javelin, Crimson Cliffs junior Naluwaia Bathroom positioned second, his throw of 169 ft, 0.5 inches coming simply over 1 foot behind the winner, Carter Payne of Morgan.
For full meet outcomes, click on right here.
The following scheduled observe meet hosted by a Area 9 faculty can be held at Hurricane Excessive April 9-10.
Pine View Invitational, March 26-27
Prime 10 boys staff scores
- Orem, 105.75
- Nook Canyon, 66
- Desert Hills, 65.75
- Park Metropolis, 57
- Pine View, 45
- Hurricane, 41
- Mountain View, 34
- Emery, 29
- (tie) Snow Canyon, 27
- (tie) Morgan, 27
Prime 10 women staff scores
- Timpanogos, 67
- Desert Hills, 59
- Cedar, 48
- Delta, 42
- Snow Canyon, 39
- (tie) Kanab, 38
- (tie) Pine View, 38
- Park Metropolis, 36
- Hurricane, 33
- Morgan, 32
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