Oak Creek The girls on the Soroco Rams track team placed second among five conference rivals in the league track meeting Saturday at Battle Mountain.
"We only have eight girls so that's pretty good," Coach Kate Hayne said.
The school two league champions to help gain the team's second-place finish.
Tara Allen triple jumped 30 feet, 3/4 inches to take first place. That wasn't her personal best but it was good enough, Hayne said.
Freshman distance runner Meg Hayne also logged in first-place finishes in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs. She also placed third in the shot put.
Junior Kristie Glawe broke the 100-foot mark in the discus with a throw of 102 feet, 5 inches giving her a second-place finish in league.
"She finally broke that 100 mark. She's been trying to do that all year," Hayne said.
Both girls relay teams did well with second- place finishes.
Medley relay runners Hayne, Allen, Glawe and Jessie DeGanahl ran their best performance ever with a time of 2 minutes, 7 seconds.
The 4x100 team of Glawe, Allen, DeGanahl and Amanda Goss ran the event in competition for the first time at the league meet and placed second.
In addition to her work on the relays, DeGanahl scored points for her team placing third in the 300-meter hurdles and fourth in the 200-meter dash.
Kelly Treanor also had a good day, placing third in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter run and placing fourth in the 800-meter run.
"I thought we did awesome," Coach Vicki Beaver said. "They ran, threw and jumped very strong."
The boys team didn't place at the meet, but some athletes did well enough to move into the regional tournament next weekend.
Matt Hayne ran the 3,200-meter run for the first time at the league meet and placed third.
Hayne, Brandon Gilleland, Brandon Ager and Justin Spaeth ran a personal best time in the 4x800 relay and placed fourth
The 4x200 relay team of Brandon Gilleland, Tyson Gilleland, Ager and Spaeth also ran their fastest time to gain a fourth-place finish and a trip to the regional meet.
"It was a good day for everyone," Beavers said. "Even the kids who didn't place had a personal best."
Athletes who placed sixth or better are invited to compete at the regional meet in Grand Junction on Friday and Saturday.
Glawe and Allen are expected to do well at their events but the rest of the team is up in the air," Hayns said.
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