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.

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