High school track: 5A region championship recaps

Published: Friday, May 9 2014 11:26 a.m. MDT

4x400 relay — Davis, 3:58.62

Sprint medley relay — Fremont, 4:20.13

Region 2

TAYLORSVILLE — Hillcrest’s boys and girls track teams impressively swept the Region 2 championships at Taylorsville High School on Wednesday.

Garrett Stroh won the 100, 200 and 400 meters to pace the Huskies, while teammate Jonathan Egbert won the 1,600 and 3,200 races. Hillcrest won 10 of the 17 events to finish with 227 points, nearly double that of second-place Taylorsville (114 points).

On the girls side, Ariana Williams won both hurdles events to lead the Huskies to a 171.5 team points. Hunter finished in second with 132 points.

Williams was one of four multi-event winners. Taylorsville sprinter Emma Schroeder won the 100 and 200 meters, West’s Kaitlyn Bekins won the 800 and 1,600, while Hunter’s Makalita Lapuaho won the discus and javelin.

Boys team scores

1. Hillcrest, 227; 2. Taylorsville, 114; 3. Granger, 86; 4. West, 81; 5. Cottonwood, 79; 6. Hunter, 62.

Individual boys region champions:

100 meters — Garrett Stroh, Hillcrest, 10.81(w)

200 meters — Garrett Stroh, Hillcrest, 23.50

400 meters — Garrett Stroh, Hillcrest, 52.07

800 meters — Jared Croft, Hillcrest, 2:01.29

1,600 meters — Jonathan Egbert, Hillcrest, 4:39.49

3,200 meters — Jonathan Egbert, Hillcrest, 10:17.48

110 hurdles — Christian Bentley, Taylorsville, 15.68

300 hurdles — Nick Espinoza, Hillcrest, 42.19

High jump — Jeremiah Deegan, Granger, 5-08

Long jump — Hayden Keller, Hillcrest, 20-02.75

Shot put — Jale Letatau, Cottonwood, 44-07.00

Discus — TJ Fehoko, Cottonwood, 135-11.00

Javelin — Suliasi Tukumoeatu, Granger, 127-06

Pole vault — Kyle Vest, Taylorsville, 10-00

4x100 relay — Hillcrest, 44.35

4x400 relay — Hillcrest, 4:21.58

Sprint medley relay — Taylorsville, 3:43.03

Girls team scores

1. Hillcrest, 171.5; 2. Hunter, 132; 3. West, 96; 4. Granger, 91.5; 5. Taylorsville, 85; 6. Cottonwood, 27.

Individual girls region champions:

100 meters — Emma Schroeder, Taylorsville, 12.66(w)

200 meters — Emma Schroeder, Taylorsville, 26.78

400 meters — Kaitlyn Bekins, Hunter, 1:02.40

800 meters — Katherine Morelli, West, 2:30.38

1,600 meters — Katherine Morelli, West, 5:39.97

3,200 meters — Gracie Otto, Hillcrest, 12:58.75

100 hurdles — Ariana Williams, Hillcrest, 15.30

300 hurdles — Ariana Williams, Hillcrest, 47.96

High jump — Emily Francis, West, 4-09

Long jump — Kylie Kay Harrison, Hunter, 15-02.50

Shot put — Jodeci Limatua, Taylorsville, 32-03.00

Discus — Makalita Lapuaho, Hunter, 101-06

Javelin — Makalita Lapuaho, Hunter, 89-08

4x100 relay — Hillcrest, 53.51

4x400 relay — West, 3:37.02

Sprint medley relay — Granger, 4:42.91

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