BURNS – Wheatland runners competed in Burns last Friday. Boys varsity placed fifth while the junior varsity placed sixth. On the women’s end, varsity placed sixth and junior varsity came in fourth overall.
Freshman Matthew Streets won the junior varisty 3200-meters for the first time this season with a personal best time of 12:49.43.
Dylan Pearson has been taking first or second place at almost all the meets this year, but at the Wiseman Invite he posted his best high jump at 6’4. Two inches higher than his previous posted scores. Kade Preuit came in third in the event.
Another personal best was marked by Cross Hernandez with his second place finish in the junior varsity 400-meter.
Jake Hicks came in second in pole vault reaching his seasonal personal best at 12’10, the same height as the first place but lost by two points. Rodee Brow placed fourth with his own personal best vault of 11’10.
Adam Suko placed third in the varsity 200-meters.
The girls team had two first place varsity finishers. Khayla Otero completed a personal best long jump of over 17’, two feet farther than she has ever jumped before, awarding her first place. Otero also place second in the 400 meter run. The other first place finisher was-Danielle Brow in the 3200-meter run with a personal best time of 12:52.80.
Junior varsity member Grace Hanni snagged a second place finish in the 1600-meter run.
Elly and Halle Smith placed third and fifth respectively in the high jump.
Meile Chebotarev helped the team score placing third in the junior varsity 100-meter hurdles.
Regionals will also be held in Burns.