The Carbon High track teams welcomed schools from around the eastern portion of the state on Friday to participate in the Eastern Utah Championships in Price. With 11 schools represented the Lady Dinos grabbed the top spot and on the boys side it was Union taking first with Carbon collecting a second place finish.

The Carbon girls team earned their seventh No.1 finish this season followed by Union, Uintah, Grand and Emery. The Lady Dinos have finished no worse than second in all meets they have been a part of this year.

The distance runners set the pace once again for the Dinos with Beverly Lancaster taking first place in the 1600 meter, with a time of 5:48.47. Sophia Taylor grabbed third to continue her consistent season and Ambree Jones crossed the line in fifth. Once again in the 3200, Lancaster, Taylor, Jones and Erin Stromness would go No.2 thru No. 5, and then in the 800 it was Makenna Blanc and Lancaster going two and three.

Blanc was a part of the 4×100 relay that would take first along with team mates Eminie Elliot, Haylee Prescott and Lyndee Mower. In the 4×400 the Dinos finished fourth.

Elliot would come through for Carbon in individual events as well claiming a first place finish in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 15.87, Lindsey Jespersen claimed the fifth spot. Elliot also finished fourth in the 100 Meter. Jespersen grabbed a fifth place finish in the 300 meter and Prescott ended the 200 meter with a time of 26.94 which landed her in third.

Prescott was also busy in the field events earning a first place finish in the high jump, Saydee Johnson took third. In the long jump Prescott claimed second place with Elizabeth Marshall, Elliot, and Johnson going No. 3 thru No. 5. Kayla Lee threw for first place in the shot put and Eva Grimaldo claimed third place for the Dinos in the discus, Lee would finish in fifth. Julia Shorts and Miriah Salee would throw for fourth and fifth place in the javelin.

On the boys side, the Dinos finished behind Union for second place with Uintah, Emery and Duchesne rounding out the top five. The boys team has been finishing in the top three over the last five meets.

Ryker Childs  picked up where he left off claiming first place in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.31. In his other events he would battle Emery’s Trevin Brazier taking second in the 100 meter with a time of 11.37 just .04 seconds behind Brazier, then in the 300 meter hurdles Childs finished in second to Brazier again, with a time of 41.58. Childs also claimed second place in the long jump.

The Dinos claimed points in relays with the team of  Ashton Ferguson, Will Carmichael, Nathan Hobbs and Caleb Winfree finishing in second place just behind Union in the 4×100. The Dinos would finish second in the 4×400.

In the distance races Easton Humes claimed a second place finish in the 1600, Kobe Cruz crossed the line right after to take third. Cruz grabbed the third place spot in the 3200 and Humes ended the 800 in fifth.

Bradley Wood continued his season of top finishes in the shot put throwing for fourth. Bowden Richardson threw to a fourth place finish in the javelin and Carson Shepard claimed a fifth place finish in the discus. Caleb Winfree grabbed fourth place in the high jump.

Carbon will head back to the track on May 12 & 13 when they will host the Region 12 Championships.

The 3A State Championships will be May 21 & 22 at Davis High School.

Below is a recap of the final scores from the Eastern Utah Cahmpionships:

Place

Team (Boys)

Points

1

Union

141

2

Carbon

104.5

3

Uintah

84

4

Emery

79

5

Duchesne

58.5

6

Grand

37

7

San Juan

28

8

Monticello

21

9

Altamont

20

10

Manila

5

 

Place

Team (Girls)

Points

1

Carbon

188

2

Union

136

3

Uintah

74

4

Grand

44

5

Emery

38

6

San Juan

35

7

Altamont

30

8

Green River

13

9

Duchesne

8

10

Monticello

3

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