Multiple Teams · Justin Thompson and Dusty Burkhart Earn PTC Titles on First Day of Championships


Seniors Justin Thompson and Dusty Burkhart both earned PTC titles last night on the first night of the PTC Championships. Thompson won the shot put with a throw of 45-11.5 and Burkhart won the long jump with a leap of 21-0.

The boys 4×8 relay of sophomore Nolland Almestica, senior Brad Holmgren, junior Nate Skaggs, and sophomore Austin Hinzman placed 3rd and the girls 4×8 relay of juniors Paige McGonigal, Belle Virag, Keagan Fast and freshman Libby Vanderark placed 6th.

In preliminary events, all the girls that ran in a prelim qualified on to finals. Freshman Ashley Martinez and sophomore Gracie Collins advanced in the 100 hurdles, freshman Halie Stevens advanced in the 100, senior Connie Agner advanced in the 400, Martinez and senior Taylor Shaffer advanced in the 300 hurdles, and Agner and Vanderark advanced in the 200.

On the boys side, freshman Damian Jackson advanced in the 110 hurdles, Burkhart and junior Treon Sibley advanced in the 100, and Sibley advanced in the 200.

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