By Josh Bronson
Pilot staff writer
Despite poor weather conditions, the Brookings-Harbor High School track team battled against Mother Nature in a three-way Far West League meet Tuesday against South Umpqua and Siuslaw in Florence.
andquot;It was miserable,andquot; Coach Paul Angove said. andquot;It was really cold, but the kids still put up some good times.andquot; Freshman Catherine Bones won two events, taking the 100-meter hurdles in 17.54 and winning the long jump with a distance of 14-06.5.
Bones also took second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 14.17. Teammate and fellow freshman Sophia Morris won the 100 in 14.06.
Senior Tabby Reneman also won a pair of events, capturing the titles in the discus and javelin.
Reneman won the discus with a throw of 117-00 and won the javelin with a toss of 103-06.
Other Bruins who placed in the top three were: Monica Mitchell, second in shot put, 21-06; Kaila Yaeger, second in discus, 75-11; Tiani Mitani, third in 200, 30.26; Taylor Schaeffer, third in shot put, 17-08; and Crystal Pitts, third in long jump, 13-03.
Junior Chris Hodge led the boys team with a pair of wins in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles.
Hodge took the 110 hurdles in 16.94 and then won the 300 hurdles in 44.39.
Junior Kevin Sthen won the 400-meter dash in 55.74 and senior Andrew Tuttle took the high jump with a height of 5-06.
Other Bruins who placed in the top three were: Alec Rosenthal, second in 1,500, 4:36.97; Aaron Miller, second in 3,000, 10:49.67; Jackson DeHaven, second in discus, 106-02; Dylan Roberts and Geoff Gowman, second in high jump, 5-04; Gowman, third in 100, 12.74; Sthen, third in 200, 24.99; Javin Fleshman, third in 3,000, 11:33.96; Kyle Botnen, third in shot put, 36-08; Andrew North, third in discus, 103-11; and Tuttle, third in javelin, 148-06.