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8 J The Lovell Chronicle J April 11,2013 Rocky thinclads open season strong BY SAM SMITH The Rocky Mountain Middle School track team opened up the 2013 season Saturday at the Powell In- vitational after cold temper- atures cancelled the meet March 23 in Lovell. The Grizzlies' next scheduled meet will be Sat- urday in Basin for the Cloud Peak Invitational. Track ac- tion is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Grizzlies head coach Mike Higgins reported the following results from Satur- day's meet: EIGHTH GRADE GIRLS Marissa Arnold -- high jump 1st 4-7 (PR), long jump 2nd 13-0, triple jump 6th 25- 9aA, 200m dash 2nd 31.09; Katelyn Doughty -- 800m 9th 3:14.38, 1600m 6th 7:04.94; Emily Doughty -- 800m 10th 3:21.79, 1600m 7th 7:19; Liv- ia Higgins -- long jump 7th 11-1, 75m hurdles 1st 14.47, 200m hurdles 2nd 34.45, 400m 1st 1:08.32; Summer Johnson -- triple jump 7th 24-8, long jump 6th 11-1 800m 8th 3:10.38; Kim Row- land -- shot put 7th 16-2 (PR), discus 6th 46-0 (PR), 800m llth 3:24.81; Taylor Sims -- shot put 6th 18-1, discus 9th 24-9; 400m relay 3rd 1:00.91 (Johnson, M. Ar- nold, K. Doughty, Higgins). SEVENTH GRADE GIRLS Abby Arnold -- 75m hur- dles 16.93, long jump 10- 10 (PR), 200m dash 35.66, 800m 4th 3:07.74; Janaka Brand -- shot put 6th 19-1; Cassidy Crosby -- 1600m 8th 9:08.20; Kennedy Despain -- shot put 8th 18-9 (PR); Mad- dison Hocker -- 75m hur- dles 5th 16.56, 200m hurdles 39.88; Pepper Lewis -- tri- ple jump 4th 25-0 (PR), long jump 3rd 11-10, 200m hur- dles 4th 37.76 (PR), 100m dash 15.49; Brenda Tim- mons -- high jump 3rd 3-10, long jump 5th 11-3, 75m hur- dles 17.05, 200m dash 35.23; 400m relay 4th 1:02.60 (A. Arnold, Hocker, Tim- mons, Lewis); 800m relay 5th 2:44.46 (Mariah Mader, Brand, Crosby, Despain). SIXTH GRADE GIRLS Gabby Christensen -- high jump 5th 3-8, triple jump 8th 19-4, 100m dash 16.45; Lizzy Crawford -- long jump 9-8, triple jump 9th 19- 3,100m dash 17.7; Haley Es- calera -- 100m dash 17.95; Lindsey Tindle -- 75m hur- dles 21.01, 100m dash 18.45, 200m dash 40.52; Makai- la Twomey -- 200m dash 42.15, 800m 9th 3:29.31; Grace Wassmer -- 800m 5th 3:11.06, 1600m 3rd 6:57.27; 1600m relay 2nd (Chris- tensen, Wassmer, Davison, fourth not listed). EIGHTH GRADE BOYS Brian Crawford -- long jump 4th 15-10 (PR), high jump 3rd 4-8, triple jump 4th 30-5aA (PR), 100m dash 5th 13.72 (PR), 800m 3rd 2:45.23; Dominic Twomey -- long jump 7th 13-6 (PR), 200m dash 5th 30.17 (PR), 800m 2nd 2:35.08 (PR), 1600m 1st 5:32.56 (PR); Garrett Vezain -- shot put 2nd 35-3 (PR), discus 92-7 (PR), 75m hur- dles 13.97, 200m hurdles 4th 32.70, 400m 4th 1:04.93; Zac Zier -- shot put 3rd 35- 14, discus 2nd 112-0 (PR), long jump 6th 13-11; Hunter Faughn -- 100m dash 14.77, 200m dash 31.57; 400m re- lay 3rd 1:03.34 (Brendan Ro- man, Faughn, Robert Logan, Twomey). SEVENTH GRADE BOYS Jonathan Allred -- high jump 5th 4-6 (PR); Scott Banks -- 400m 1:15.76, 800m 3:01; Alex Christensen -- 1600m 6:40.89 (PR); Col- by Davison -- discus 56- 6a; Treyson Frost -- triple jump 6th 26-3 (PR), 800m 4th 2:35.51 (PR); Austin Grohman -- triple jump 4th 29-0, 100m dash 5th 14.03 (PR), 400m 3rd 1:07.92 (PR); Tristan Jewell -- high jump 5th 4-6, triple jump 2nd 30- 5aA (PR), 75m hurdles 3rd 13.69; Dylan Langston -- 200m hurdles 6.th 36.81, 100m dash 15.92, 800m 2:56.93; Carson May -- tri- ple jump 5th 26-10/, 100m dash 15.73 (PR); Lathan May -- high jump 4th 4-8, triple jump 3rd 29-8 (PR), 100m dash 14.79; Jeremy McQueary -- long jump 9-4, 400m 1:30.62 (PR); Stephen Preator -- 200m hurdles 42.09, 400m 1:17.91; Landon Townsend -- shot put 24-2, discus 8th 59-3; 400m relay 2nd 56.08 (Grohman, Jewell, Banks, L. May), 1600m relay 4th 5:27.18 (Allred, Nathan Hatch, Kyle Hoyt, William Preator). SIXTH GRADE GIRLS Isaac Baird -- long jump 10-, 200m dash 37.70; Sky- ler Drewes -- 400m 1:16.74; Nathan Hatch -- 200m hur- dles 39.83; Spencer Hedg- es -- long jump 9-10, 800m 3:03.74; Kyle Hoyt -- 75m hurdles 16.86, 200m dash 34.65, 400m 1:22.83; Wil- liam Preator -- 800m 2:58.15, 1600m 6th 6:26.93; Ethan Price -- high jump 9th 4-4, long jump 5th 12-8, 100m dash 15.56; Mason Schmidt -- 200m dash 36.51, 400m 1:20.10, 1600m 6:30.00; Jett Winland -- long jump 9-5, 75m hurdles 18.11; J.R. Dickson -- 200m hurdles 58.23. LOVELL TRACK continued from page seven fourth with a time of 3:49. In jumping events, sophomore Cade Bischoff placed at the top with Dino Collins in the long jump but finished second on a tie- breaker, jumping 19-8. "Cade jumped well and is showing consisten- cy meet to meet," Sanders said. Cody Savage placed fifth at 19-2, Nathan Bal- lard seventh at 18-3 and Calin McArthur 10th at 17-8. o.:,.avge won the tri.- i tna, vh a [stanc of 41-11A, pre-qualifying for State. Dino Collins was third at 39-1, Ellis fifth at 38-7 and Mysen McAr- thur sixth at 37-5. Bran- don Wolvington was ninth at 36-6. "Forty-one is a good dis- tance," Sanders said of Sav- age's jump. "He's probably disappointed, but it's some- thing you build throughout the season, same with the long jump." In the high jump, Bischoff placed sixth, clear- ing 5-7, Wolvington was 10th at 5-5 and Beau Green was 15th at 5-3. In the throws, senior Tanner Rohrer placed sec- ond in the shot put with an official throw of 46-5, but Sanders said the event of- ficial didn't carry forward a preliminary round throw of 47-10. Savage is trying the shot put and placed sev- enth with a toss of 40-23/. Sophomore Daniel Strom threw well in the dis- cus for the second straight week, placing third with a throw of 122-3. Savage was fifth at 112-4. Other boys results include: 100m dash - Chase Tippetts 16th, 12.55, Derek Phelps 23rd, 13.12, Aspen Flood 30th, 14.12; 200m dash - Tippetts 13th, 25.19, Michael Brightly 19th, 25.74, Zeke Collins 25th, 27.41; 400m dash - Dylan See 18th, 1:02.31, Chance Wilson 20th, 1:08.25; 1,600 - Andrew Mayes llth, 5:46.25, Merrill Beck 12th, 5:49.42, Konner Davis 22nd, 7:13.97; long jump - Beau Green 18th, 15-2, Seth Kite 21st, 14-9, Es- ton Croft 22nd, 14-7, See 20th, 15-, Alex Sawaya 24th, 13-11, Flood 25th, 13- 10, Chance Wilson 26th, 13-8, Colton Wardell 31st, 8-11; triple jump - Seth Kite 12th, 35-7, Zeke Col- lins 15th, 32-7; shot put- Daniel Strom 13th, 33-8, McKay Mayes 14th, 33- 7, Tyler Tillett 19th, 29- 3, Aaron Monterde 22nd, 28-6aA; discus - Monterde 15th, 89-7, Mayes 19th, 86- 9, and Tillett 21st, 85-4. GIRLS RESULTS Coaches named fresh- man Mykelle Nichols as NATHAN OSTER Lovell freshman Caitlyn Lundberg stretches for distance during the long jump competition at the D&D Invitational in Worland Thursday. Lundberg and her teammates will compete in Powell Saturday. the athlete of the week. "Mykelle pre-qualified for State in the 400 and ran in 62 seconds, which is great. She looked smooth and didn't seem to be press- ing," Sanders said. Nichols won the 400 with a time of 1:02.52, and she also placed sixth in the 100-meter dash at 13.88. Sophomore Whitney Grant placed eighth in the 100 at 13.92. Junior Kim Shum- way added the 800 me- ters to her repertoire and won the race with a time of 2:28.97, pre-qualifying for State. Senior Meryk McAr- thur was sixth at 2:46.28. Shumway also placed fifth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 29.11. "That's a pretty good opening time," Sanders said of Shumway's 800. "She is still getting in shape for the 200." Freshman Jaclyn Caldwell won the 1,600 me- ters with a time of 5:56.16, only about a second off pre- qualification time. Afton George was 10th at 7:57.32. "It was good to see Jac- lyn rim sub-six (minutes)," Sanders said. "It was great to see a freshman win it. I think she has the drive to lower it even more." Whitney Grant placed second in the 100-meter intermediate hurdles with a personal-record time of 17.05, pre-qualifying for State, and Meryk McAr- thur placed third in the 300-meter low hurdles at 52.66. "We were thrilled to see that time," Sanders said of Grant's 100 hurdles time. "We're going to need her to do well in that event. "Meryk did great in the 300 hurdles. She attacks the first three hurdles well, and if she can stay in rhythm longer it will help her even more." Lovell's 1,600-meter re- lay team of Chayli McAr- thur, Nichols, Savanna Savage and Madison Harp- er placed third with a time of 4:41.14. Sophomore Chay- li McArthur won the long jump with a leap of 15-3a/ and placed third in the tri- ple jump at 31-63A. Caitlyn Lundberg placed seventh in the long jump at 13-10. "Chayli is showing good consistency and strength in all of her jumps," Sanders said. "Last year she wasn't as strong. In the triple jump we switched the leg she jumps off of, and that will help quite a bit. Her form has gotten a lot better in the triple jump. Sophomore Ivy Abra- ham placed sixth in the high jump, clearing 4-5, while Nichols placed eighth at 4-3. In the throws, junior Katie Hoover placed sixth in the shot put, tossing the shot 31-8. Other girls results included: 100m dash - Kassi- dy Hetland 12th, 14.51, Ameesha Anderson 14th, 14.57, Caitlyn Lundberg 15th, 14.70; 100m hurdles - Madison Harper llth, 19.51, Jordan Harper 17th, 21.90, Lysann Koppetsch 21st, 27.72; long jump - Ivy Abraham llth, 13-5, Sa- vanna Savage 22nd, 12-2, Hetland 27th, 11-1, Gio- gin Pastocchi 29th, 10-10; triple jump - Savage 19th, 25-3; high jump - Jamie Kite 12th, 4-1; shot put - Mercedes Haney llth, 28-1, Victoria Zupko 25th, 20-; discus - Katie Hoover 14th, 68-0, Zupko 19th, 57-8. POWELL TRACK MEET The Bulldogs will trav- el to Powell Saturday for the annual L.A. Kohnke Invitational. Field events begin at 10 a.m., Sand- ers said, running events at 10:30. "We've changed up some events (for the meet)," Sanders said. "There are certain things we need to see to make sure before Regionals that kids are in events that will benefit not just them but the team." DAVID PECK CJ Murphey chips a shot onto the green last fall at the State Golf Tournament held at Foster Gulch. Murphey was the top boys golfer in Worland this past Friday shooting a 95. LHS golfers off to a good start BY PATTI CARPENTER The Lovell High School golf team traveled to Worland on Friday to compete in their first tourna- ment of the spring season. Coach Devon Parks said he was pleased overall with the performance of those who played in the tournament and was pleasantly surprised to see most of the returning golfers "pick up right where they left off." CJ Murphey was the top golfer competing on the boys team with 50-45=95. McKay Baxendale shot 50-52=102. The two were the only varsity players competing on the boys team. Junior varsity player Dylan Hultgren shot 57- 55=112. It was his first tournament and literally the first time he played a full round of golf. Justin Mickelson, also a junior varsity player, shot 69-55=124. Parks said he thought Mickelson was a little rusty after the winter break and fully ex- pects him to do better at future tournaments. Lauren Hinckley was the only girl to compete from the girls team. Hinckley is new to the team and already showing great promise with a sixth place win at the tournament for her score of 43-52=95. "To see that 43 is huge," said Parks. "It means she can get below 90." Although Hinckley has been pla3fing :g01! nel; whole life, she has never iSla'yd for tli high school  team. c Next up, the team will travel to Sheridan on Fri- day. Parks expects more members to participate. "I'm excited about how they all played coming out of winter," said Parks. "There's no where to go but up from here." The team will host a tournament at home on the Foster Gulch Golf Course on April 20. North Big Horn grapplers place 16 in Worland BY SAM SMITH The North Big Horn Rams wrestling team trav- eled to the Worland Free- style Tournament Satur- day where 16 placed and six took first place. Angie Spann reported the following results from Saturday's meet: Lovell freshman Mer- rill Beck placed first at 145 pounds in the cadet division while Rocky freshman Shay Bond placed first at 132 pounds. Kevin Marchant placed first at 60 pounds in the intermediate divi- sion as Nathan Minemyer placed first at 80 pounds in the intermediate division. Bishop Trainor placed first at 87 pounds in the inter- mediate division while Coy Trainor placed second at 130 pounds in the novice di- vision. Zayden Stahl placed first at 40 pounds in the peewee division. In the bantam division, Weston Crumrine placed second at 70 pounds while Kelden Boettcher placed second at 55 pounds. Wil- liam Spann placed fifth in the same weight class. Thomas Stokes placed second at 50 pounds in the intermediate division as Asher Nicholson placed sec- ond at 65 pounds in the nov- ice division. In the peewee division, Danika Crumrine placed third at 55 pounds while Tucker Sabin placed fourth at 50 pounds. Ky- ler Marchant placed fourth at 70 pounds in the novice division as Landon March- ant placed fifth in the same weight class in the interme- diate division. The North Big Horn Rams wrestling team will host the Lovell Folkstyle Tournament Saturday. Weigh-ins will begin in Lovell at 7 a.m., and wres- tling action will begin at 9. The WAWA Folkstyle State Tournament will be Thurs- day, April 18, in Casper, and wrestling action will begin Friday, April 19, and will continue until April 21 in Casper. Tip: Walk Single File: Unless you are on a sidewalk separated from the road or a wide bike lane, you should walk in single file. This is especially important on a road with lots curves, where traffic has only a split second chance of seeing you before hitting you. While it can be enjoyable to walk down the road two to three abreast chatting merrily, drivers don't expect it and you may lose your best walking buddies. Stay Aware of Bikes and Runners: Share the road and path with bikes and runners. Bike riders should alert you when approaching from behind with a bike bell or a "passing on the left/right:' Listen for them, and move to walk single file, allowing them to pass safely. Runners should also call out for passing. Bike- walker collisions can result in broken bones or head