Carbon High softball team easily defeats Emery Spartans
|Carbon Highs' Allie Stewart makes an excellent showing in the high jump at the second invitational track meet on April 16.|
On Saturday, April 16, Carbon High School's second invitational track meet took place. It was sponsored by Van Mays and Allstate Insurance.
Eight teams were involved in the meet. Both Carbon boys and girls placed third over all.
Paul Goodrich started the meet off with a first place finish in the 3200-meter run and fourth place in the 1600-meters. In the 800-meter run, Tyler Munns placed second as he led going into the final 300, only to be passed in the last 50 yards of the race. Tyler also placed fifth in the 400-meter sprint in the finals, and he posted personal best times in each event.
Kerry Powell had a great meet, placing seventh in the two-mile with a personal best time.
Katie Hobbs and Paige Morley medaled in the 3200-meter by placing fourth and fifth respectively. Both girls also had personal best times in the 3200-meter and 1600-meter run. Both girls also ran on the girls medley relay team, led off by Maquette Potts and Candra Nelson, and the 4x400 placing first and fourth.
The Stewart twins competed very well as Amie Stewart placed second in the finals of the girls 300-meter hurdles. She ran fast enough to qualify for state in this event, and also placed second in the girls long jump and sixth in the 100-meter hurdles. Allie Stewart placed eighth in the girls 100-meter high hurdles. She was in fourth place and looking great until she hit the number six hurdle and fell. But, as a true champion, she got up and finished the race. Allie also finished fourth in the girls long jump.
In the boys 110-meter hurdles, Jordan Burrows placed fifth while Jacob Perez placed third in the finals of the boys 300-meter hurdles, and Brett Wells finished seventh in the finals.
Brittany Banning and Danielle Martino ran third and fourth in the finals of the 100-meter dash. Banning placed fourth in the girls long jump, while Martino placed fifth in the girls high jump and sixth in the long jump.
Leo Yu made the finals in the boys 400 meter dash, placing seventh over all.
In the girls 4x400 meter relay Carbon placed first. The relay team was composed of Allie Stewart, Amie Stewart, Brittany Banning, and Danielle Martino.
The boys 4x100 meter relay team placed second and consisted of Brandon Hackwell, Randy Jones, Jacob Perez and Leo Yu.
In the throwing events Stetson Kunz placed fifth in the boys shotput, and Ryan Leonard placed sixth in the boys discus.
Maquette Potts led the girls high jumpers by placing second over all, with Mikaleen Loveless in fifth place.
Adam Potts placed second in the boys high jump, followed by Jason Child in third, Jake Malone in fourth, and Stetson Kunz with fifth place.
In the girls javelin, Alice Johnson placed seventh.
Randy Jones led the boys by placing third in the javelin, followed by Chris Henry in fifth.
Many of the athletes had personal best results at this meet.
The team's next meet is today, at North Sanpete, and will only be for freshmen and sophomores.