shatters shot put record
Kyler Shumway shattered his school record in the shot put by nearly 3 feet in a 9-team track meet at Lapwai Tuesday, April 7.
Shumway hit 588½ to win the event and best his previous high mark of 5511. He also won the discus with a best toss of 1273 and was third in the 100 meter dash in 12.1.
Devin Schmidt and Brock Heath each also won 2 events. Schmidt the won both the 100 and 200 meter dashes in 11.9 and 24.3 seconds respectively. He was also second in both the discus and triple jump with marks of 1246 in the discus and 40½ in the triple jump. Heath meanwhile on both the 1600 and 3200 in 5:07.6 and 10:50.2 respectively and was third in the 800 in 2:17.2.
Another top 3 finisher for the boys team was Justin Schmidt who took second in the 1600 at 5:27.9.
As a team the boys took second place with 126 points, just 6 points shy of meet winner Lapwai.
The girls team had one individual and 2 relays record wins.
NaTosha Schaeffer won the 100 meter hurdles in 18.6 and was second in the 300 hurdles in 56.0.
The 4x100 relay team of Kristin Hill, MaKayla Schaeffer, NaTosha Schaeffer and Katie Nuxoll took first in 54.5 and those same four girls teamed up to win the 4x200 relay in 1:55.4.
The medley relay team took 2nd place in 2:14.3.
Nuxoll also took 2nd in the triple jump with a mark of 299½.
MaKayla Schaeffer was second in the long jump at 141½ with Justina Zigler placing third in that event at 12½.
As a team the girls took third place with 96½ pts. Lakeside was first with 102 and Kendrick was second with 101.
Shumway, Schmidt pick up wins
Kyler Shumway won both the shot put and discus while Devin Schmidt won the triple jump at the Nez Perce/Lewis & Clark Games at Kamiah Friday, April 10.
Shumway won the shot put with a mark of 574, his second best mark ever at a meet and the best hes ever posted at Kamiah. He also won the discus with a mark of 1361.
Schmidt meanwhile had a personal best in the triple jump of 41 as he won the event. He had a mark of 4110 that was wiped out as he scratched on the jump. Schmidt also took fourth in the discus with a mark of 1268.
He qualified for the finals in both the 100 and 200 but elected to skip them due to a balky knee.
On the girls side Kaylee Uhlenkott returned to action after a leg injury suffered in a basketball tournament in Pendleton. She took second in the shot put with a mark of 343 and was sixth in the discus.
MaKayla Schaeffer took fourth in the long jump with a mark of 144.
Prairie also took third place in both the 4x100 and 4x200 relays. Kristin Hill, Justina Zigler, NaTosha Schaeffer and MaKayla Schaeffer were the competitors in both relays.
Several track team members missed the meet due to being at the state HOSA competition in Boise.
PHS TRACK 2009
21-White Pine League Meet at Lapwai, 4 p.m.
24-Kamiah Invitational, 3 p.m.
30-Area Best & Lewiston, 3 p.m.
8-9-Regionals at Kamiah, 4 p.m. May 8, 10 a.m. May 9
15-16-State Track at Boise