Big C Relays takes over The Dome

  • By Staff Report
  • Sunday, April 3, 2016 12:14am
  • Sports

The Kenai Peninsula found its share of success Friday and Saturday at the Big “C” Relays at The Dome in Anchorage, the first track and field meet of the season among high school teams.

The Soldotna girls won the 800-meter sprint medley relay with a time of 1 minute, 55.11 seconds, over two seconds clear of runner-up Dimond.

Cook Inlet Academy’s Noah Leaf claimed the win in the boys 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.97 seconds. Leaf also finished fourth in the boys 300-meter hurdles with a strong time of 43.13 seconds.

Kenai sophomore Ithaca Bergholtz finished third among a field of 37 runners in the girls 3,200 meters with a time of 12:02.3, just a few seconds behind runner-up Briahna Gerlach of Glennallen.

In the sprints, Daisy Nelson grabbed fourth place among a field of 71 in the girls 100-meter dash, notching a time of 13.33 seconds. In preliminaries, Nelson ran a 13.22. Nelson later finished second in the girls 400 meters with a personal best of 58.95 seconds,.

Angie Cardoza tallied a sixth-place finish in the girls 100 with a time of 13.44.

Soldotna girls 1,600-meter sprint medley relay finished third with Hallie Landess, Emily Werner, Nelson and Brittany Taylor with a time of 4:34.02. The Kenai Central girls finished fifth with a time of 4:42.20, with Julianne Wilson, Hayley Maw, Sarah Hollers and Brooke Satathite.

Wilson finished third in the long jump with a leap of 14 feet, 10.5 inches. Nikiski senior Arianna Parrish finished ninth at 14 feet, 4 1-4 inches.

Abby Beck finished fourth among 28 throwers in the discus event, heaving a toss of 90 feet, 3 inches. A trio of Soldotna athletes followed behind, with junior Annie Quinn taking fifth at 85 feet exactly, sophomore teammate Emily Pieh getting seventh at 81 feet and freshman Danica Schmidt in ninth at 78 feet.

In the girls shot put, SoHi senior Sylvia Tuisaula took second with a toss of 32 feet, 11 1-2 inches, while Quinn finished right behind in third with a throw of 32 feet, 8 1-4 inches. Kenai’s Beck was fourth in 31 feet, 7 3-4 inches.

Nikiski senior Luke Johnson took home the bronze in the boys shot put with a heave of 46 feet, 1 3-4 inches.

In the boys discus, John Grossl finished second with a toss of 131 feet, 6 inches, while teammate Toby Randall was fourth at 118 feet, 4 inches. Nikiski sophomore Ian Johnson was sixth at 109 feet, 8 inches.

Kenai’s Keenan Orth also brought home a bronze with a leap of 5 feet, 8 inches in the boys high jump.

The SoHi boys 3,200-meter relay finished third among 27 teams with a time of 8:36.51.

More in Sports

Soldotna's Andrew Arthur celebrates his goal with Lane Hillyer (17) and Gehret Medcoff (5) on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at the Peninsula Conference tournament at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Kenai girls, Soldotna boys nab Peninsula Conference soccer crowns

The Kenai Central girls and Soldotna boys soccer teams won Peninsula Conference… Continue reading

tease
Saturday baseball: Kenai, SoHi, Homer all win on road

The visiting Kenai Central baseball team defeated Redington 18-0 in five innings… Continue reading

tease
Saturday softball: Soldotna, Kenai collect wins on road

The Soldotna softball team moved to 10-2 in the Northern Lights Conference… Continue reading

Kenai Central's Kainoa Taylor (8) celebrates his game-winning goal in the penalty kick shootout against Homer on Friday, May 17, 2024, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Friday soccer: Kenai, SoHi girls, boys to play for Peninsula Conference titles

The Kenai and Soldotna girls and boys soccer teams advanced to the… Continue reading

tease
Friday baseball: SoHi, Kenai, Homer all win

The visiting Division II Soldotna baseball team defeated Division I Colony 1-0… Continue reading

tease
Friday softball: Kenai, SoHi get road NLC victories

The visiting Kenai Central softball team swept a doubleheader from Houston on… Continue reading

Me posing with a vintage guide to reporting on education. (Photo by Camille Botello)
Out of the Office: Next chapter

Like a lot of people who do what they love, I can… Continue reading

The Peninsula Oilers play the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Oilers launch fundraising drive due to financial troubles

The Peninsula Oilers are mounting a fundraising drive as financial troubles are… Continue reading

tease
Thursday softball: Homer picks up 3 NLC wins on road

The visiting Kenai Central softball team was swept by Palmer in Northern… Continue reading

Most Read