Lincoln dominates pole vault at league meet
ANTELOPE — Lincoln High’s Kelsi Snook and Dylan Toerpe won the girls and boys pole vault, respectively at Center High School in the Fighting Zebras first Pioneer Valley League dual meet April 3.
Snook cleared 8 feet 6 inches and Toerpe vaulted over 11 feet for the wins. Snook also cleared 4-4 in the high jump to win that event as well.
The Zebras also placed first in boys discus and long jump, girls 400 meter and 800 meter runs.
Josh Myers blew away the field with a toss of 123-1 in the discus. The juniors throw eclipsed second place by 19 feet.
Liam Hao went 20-11 in the long jump to emerge with the gold.
Kali Federwisch raced to victory in the 400m in 1 minute 5 seconds. Haley Higgins also gathered gold in the 800m. The freshman won by nearly three seconds clocking 2:48.1.
Lincoln also collected 11 second-place finishes.
Aaron Bruce was runner up in the 800m and Aaron Vasquez was second in both the 1600m and 3200m. Leo Calderon was second in the 300m hurdles and he led the 4x400 relay team that included Zachary Evans, Miguel Franco and Hao. The foursome passed the baton to round the track in 45 seconds.
Myers put the shot 41-5 for second place.
Megan Snook stepped off 1600m in 5:15 for the No. 2 spot and Haley Higgins recorded a time of 14.20 in the 3200m for the second spot. Christa Kittle cleared the 100m hurdles in 17.5 for silver.
Kittle was also second in the long jump with a leap of 14-7 and Alex Ceja cleared 3-10 for second in the high jump.
In Rocklin High’s multi-school track meet last weekend, Kelsi Snook claimed fourth place in the pole vault clearing 8-6.
Myers was fourth in the high jump going over 5-10.
Lincoln was host to Colfax Wednesday in the Zebras’ second PVL dual meet and then host Bear River April 17.