Camp Verde track takes on Chino

The Camp Verde track team traveled to Chino Valley on Saturday. The boys team finished fifth out of 11 teams while the girls team finished a strong third behind Sedona Red rock and Chino Valley.

Top Cowboys that finished in the top 10 were: Aaron Godfrey, who placed 9th overall in the 800-meter run. Coleton Williams finished 6th in the 1600-meter run, followed by Damien Watkins in 9th. Williams also finished 5th in the 3200-meter run in a time of 11:36.64.

Jacob Wolfe finished fourth in the 110-meter hurdles and third in the 300-meter hurdles.

On the girls team, Ashley Petefish finished 8th in the 100-meter dash and 8th in the 400-meter dash.

In the 800-meter run, Jessica Regan placed 6th in a time of 2:43.44 and she finished 4th in the 1600-meter run in a time of 6:19.44. Regan was followed by teammates Marley Fish in 6th in the and Jessica Reay in 11th in the 1600.

In the 3200-meter run, Liz Hicks took an impressive 1st place and led the pack with a time of 13:54.64, about 20 seconds faster than her nearest competitor. Marley Fish finished 3rd with a time of 14:50.84.

In the hurdle events, Cassie Spleiss finished 3rd in the 100-meter race with a time of 17.44.

The girls relay team finished 5th in the 4x100 relay with a time of 58.74 to score four points for the Cowboys. In the 4x400 relay, Camp Verde finished 4th with a time of 4:38.84. In the 4x800 relay, the Cowboys placed 3rd with a time of 11:11.14.

In the high jump, Camp Verde's Cassi Spleiss finished 4th overall with a height of 4-feet, 6-inches. This was followed by teammate Anna Bassous with a jump of 4-feet.

Spleiss also scored points for her team in the triple jump with a distance of 26-feet, 6.5-inches to take fourth place.

Jordan Trammell continues to do well for the Cowboys in the throwing events. She placed 2nd in the shot put with a throw of 30-feet, 6.5-inches. Trammell also dominated in the discus throw, placing first with a distance of 106-feet, 2-inches, about five feet farther than anyone else. Liz Hicks placed 5th in the event with a throw of 74-feet, 10-inches.

The Cowboys finished up their regular schedule with this meet in Chino Valley. Next up for the team will be the regional meet on Saturday, May 5 at Red Mesa.

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