The Steers and Lady Blues varsity track continued running towards success at the POJO Relays in Springtown on March 21 and 22.
Going into Porcupine Stadium after a strong outing last weekend at the PK Relays, GHS had high expectations they not only reached but exceeded. Friday started out with the field events in which both the Steers and Lady Blues had big days.
In the shot put, one of Graham’s stronger events, the Steers took both first and second place. Chanse Moss overtook Juan Arrendondo and threw 50-feet-1-inch, while Sydney Smith took first for the Lady Blues with a 33-foot-9-inch throw, a full foot farther than the next closest competitor.
In the discus, Smith rounded out the top six with Haley Riggens taking the first place honors via a 98-foot-10-inch throw that turned out to be over twelve feet farther than the second place winner. The Steers also took gold in the discus with Mikey Freeze taking the first spot to beat out second place finisher Jack Hays. Conner Smith rounded out those who placed, earning the sixth spot.
The Steers also did well in the other field events, with Justin Escalon and Bryce Reeves both jumping 5-feet-10-inches to tie for fourth place in the high jump. The Steers also took the fourth and fifth spots in the pole vault thanks to Bradley Little and Nathan Flowers. I
n the female pole vault, track star Kristin Adair earned a first place spot. Overall the Lady Blues also took the fourth and fifth spots in the pole vault thanks to Cody Hays and Alley Riley.
Read the entire story in Wednesday's Graham Leader.