BRUIN TRACK TEAM BRAVES WEATHER AT FWL MEET
April 22, 2008 11:00 pm

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.

"It was miserable," Coach Paul Angove said. "It was really cold, but the kids still put up some good times."

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.