teams both take second at WPL meet
The Prairie boys and girls track teams each finish second at the White Pine League track meet held at Lapwai Tuesday, April 29.
The boys team finished 6 points behind Timberline with 111 points while the girls were just 2 points behind Lapwai with 98 points.
Event winners for the boys were Kyler Shumway in the shot put at 529 and the 4x100 and 4x200 relays. Anchor runner David Sigler outleaned Lapwais anchorman to win the 4x100 in 46.8. Teammates were Jon Rice, Kyle Daly and Devin Schmidt.
In the 4x200 Rice, Jason VonBargen, Schmidt and Sigler won in 1:37.6 with Sigler outleaning Timberlines anchorman at the tape.
Other top 3 finishers were Sigler with a second in the 300 hurdles in 44.0; the 4x400 team of Daly, Kris Banning, Rice and Brock Heath with a third in 3:57.8; Kenneth Enneking, third in the shot put at 435, Shumway, second in thediscus at 1269 and Schmidt, second in both the long jump at 1710½ and the triple jump at 3711¼.
For the girls team the only event winner was Kaylee Uhlenkott in the shot put at 3810½.
Their depth helped them to the second place finish.
Top 3 finishers were Betty Clark with a third in the 1600 at 6:31.5; Casey Bruegeman, third in the 3200 in 14:09.8; NaTosha Schaeffer, third in the 100 hurdles in 18.8; Uhlenkott, second in the discus at 1038 and Katie Nuxoll, second in the triple jump at 306.
Also the 4x100 relay team of Kristin Hill, Kayla Lorentz, Nuxoll and Schaeffer was second in 55.7 as was the 4x200 team of Justina Zigler, Lorentz, Nuxoll and Schaeffer in 2:04.2 despite dropping the baton at one of the handoffs. The medley team of Dani Cochran, Lorentz, Hill and Zigler took third in 2:13.7.
Boys track team takes second at Kamiah Invitational
The Prairie boys track team took second at the Kamiah Invitational Track Meet Friday, May 2 at Kamiah, just 5 points behind Orofino.
This despite the fact that Kyler Shumway in the shot put was their only event winner. He won with a toss of 540.
Individual top 3 finishers were Jason VonBargen, second in the long jump at 184½ and Devin Schmidt, 2nd in the triple jump at 3811.
Prairie took second in the 4x200 relay in 1:35.58 (just .4 off the school record), third in the 4x100 relay in 46.34 and second in the 4x400 relay in 3:39.50.
The girls team placed fifth in the team standings.
Top finishers was Kaylee Uhlenkott who took second in the shot put at 3711.
Casey Bruegeman took third in the 3200 in 13:49.40.
Also the 4x400 relay team took third in 4:51.06.
PHS 2008 TRACK SCHEDULE
16-17-Regionals at Kootenai, 4 p.m. 5/16; 10 a.m. 5/17
22-23-24-State Meet at Boise