The Lincoln County High School track team braved heavy winds at the Boulder City Invitational last Friday, and several athletes were still able to achieve career and season personal records.
Sam Anderson finished first at the meet in the long jump, beating his career best with a distance of 21 feet 2 inches. The 4×100 meter relay team of Landen Smith, Benson Wadsworth, Noah and Anderson also took first and their career best by 0.13 seconds with a time of 45.70 seconds.
Dani Lister got third in the discus, breaking the 100-foot mark for the first time with a distance of 103-10.00, and Kyle Zierow, Lister and Dylan Phillips all had career bests in the shot put.
Cody Dirks earned a nine-second career best in the 1600 meters with a time of 5 minutes 12.49 seconds. That’s after running a new PR of 2:20 in the 4×800 relay.
Mayah Hafen earned a season best in the long jump with a distance of 13 feet 7.50 inches, and the 4×800 relay team of Cody Dirks, Michael Winters, Lincoln Frehner, and Sam Barfield beat their season best by 13 seconds, finishing in 10:04.15.
Thirteen schools competed in the meet. Division III foes Andre Agassi and West Wendover joined Lincoln. On the boys side, top finishers in the division included Smith in the 400 meters with a time of 54.41, Barfield in the 800 meters (2:28.37), Dirks in the 3200 meters (11:51.49), Smith in the 300 meter hurdles (48.11), the 4×100 and 4×800 teams, Phillips in the shot put (38-05.50), Anderson in the long jump and Frehner in the triple jump (34-06.00).
On the girls side, top division finishers were Haylee Zierow in the 1600 meters (7:11.37) and Lister in the shot put (24-01.75) and discus. Several other competitors finished in the top three in the division.
Leading the Division III Southern League this season are Frehner in the 110 meter hurdles, Smith in the 300 meter hurdles, the aforementioned 4×100 meter team, Anderson in the long jump and Lister in the discus.