Viewmont and Mountain View coasted to team titles during the 35th Annual Davis High Invitational track meet that finally concluded Tuesday evening. The meet had been postponed from last weekend due to snow.
The Vikings of Viewmont blew past their 4A opponents, finishing with 112 points to easily beat out second-place Roy, which amassed 53. Mountain View was third at 51.Roy's strength came from Billy Schuffenhaur, who won three individual titles in the javelin, 110 meter hurdles and 300 meter hurdles. He also finished second in the discus. Viewmont had its own set of champions, however, as Mike Ewing captured the pole vault, Scott Keate the 1600 meters, Jeff Rast the 400 meters, and the Vikes won relay titles in the 1600 meter and medley.
Other individual champions included Cottonwood's Cameron Howell in the high jump, Shawn Rasmussen of Roy in the pole vault, Matt Hansen of Skyline in the 100 meters, Mountain View's 400 meter relay team, Cottonwood's Scott Harbertson in the 800 meters, Mountain View's Sam St. Clair in the 3200, Jared Passey of Mountain View in the discus and Layton's Leon Cano in the long jump.
With most of the top 4A schools at the meet, this year's Davis Invitational sets the stage for the final three weeks of the season, when tracksters will compete at the BYU Invitational this weekend, individual region meets next week and the state finals in Provo in three weeks.
The Lady Bruins also dominated their division, scoring 111 points to second-place Layton's 68. Mountain View received first-place finishes from Liz Dawe in the discus, Amy Allen in the 1600 and 3200, Becky Perry in the 100 hurdles, Joy Hannat in the high jump, and Kim Henry in the shot. American Fork super soph Windy Jorgensen captured the 100 and 200 meters, Jamie Hollingshead of Timpview won the long jump, Shauna Halford of Cottonwood captured the 400 meters, Clearfield's Jill Zaugg won her specialty - the 300 meter hurdles, and Weber's Jen Johnston won the 800 meters while teammate Brittany Steuer took the javelin.
No meet records were set, but several teams established new individual school marks during the finals, held under near-perfect conditions in Kaysville.