After a successful day of competition at the Last Chance Meet, several athletes improved their individual times and marks to earn regional qualifying marks.
Clark Brown ran a personal best in the 100m with a time of 10.31 while Derek Sorensen added a personal record of his own with a time of 10.52.
Korey Smith is now ranked No. 5 all-time in the 400m hurdles with a time of 50.54. Scott Mecham followed closely behind with a mark of 50.58. On the women’s side, Brenna Porter ran a personal best 57.65 in the 400m hurdles.
In the men’s 200m, Clark Brown, Derek Sorensen and Ramarco Thompson ran personal best times of 20.85, 21.07 and 21.11, respectively.
Junior Madelyn Brooks led the Cougars in the 800m and recorded a time of 2:09.20 while Heidi Fuhriman and Sidney Reilly took a close second and third. In the men’s heat, senior Chase Horrocks ran a personal best 1:50.48, just a mere one hundredth of a second improvement from his last time.
Jackson Walker currently leads the Cougars in the men’s decathlon with 3744 points while Lindsay Yetter sits in first place in the women’s heptathlon with 3178 points. Yetter also ran a PR of 14.04 in the 100m hurdles.
True freshman Jacob Barnes threw 66.16 in the javelin, a personal best by six meters and a regional qualifying mark.
In the long jump, Chloe Hadley hit a personal best mark of 5.76m (18’10.75’’) and Blake Steeves recorded a personal best 7.49m (24’7”).
The Last Chance Meet will continue through Saturday, May 13. For a full list of results, click here.