By Greg Perkins
Competing at the very large Chandler Invitational meet last Friday the Snowflake Lobos were just one of a field of 105 teams from all Arizona divisions, as well as from California, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico.
The Lobos fare well in most local invitationals, but competing against so many larger schools they didn’t have as many top finishes. Even so, they still competed well.
In the boys’ 100 meter dash, Tanner Willis was 38th with a time of 11.72.
In the 200 meter dash, Drew Schneider was 12th with a time of 23.50; and Tanner Willis, 45th in 24.08.
In the 400 meter dash, Travis Flake finished 56th with a time of 55.31.
In the 800 meter run, John Lunt was 89th with a time of 2:45.74.
In the 1600 meter run, Daylon Flake placed 103rd with a time of 5:52; and John Lunt, 106th in 6:43.
In the 3200 meter run, Jesse Lewis placed 87th with a time of 12:42.
In the 110 meter hurdles, Brenton Ballard finished 19th in 17.58; and Dylan Richards, 52nd in 20.46.
In the 300 meter hurdles, Dylan Richards placed 65th with a time of 51.73.
The combo of Daylon Flake, Jesse Lewis, John Lunt and Simon Rutstroem finished 22nd in the 4×800 meter relay.
In the shot put, Travis Flake placed 43rd with a toss of 36-05; and Alec Solomon, 74th with 30-05.
In the discus, Alec Solomon was 55th with a distance of 95-04; and Travis Flake, 61st with 92-02.
Brenton Ballard earned the only team points, placing fourth overall in the long jump with a distance of 19-07.
In the girls’ 100 meter dash, Sydney Olson was 39th in 13.70; and Macie Rawlins, 44th in 13.74.
In the 200 meter dash, Skylee Scott finished 55th in 29.06; and Mickelle Stradling, 91st in 31.13.
In the 400 meter run, Britlee Merrell placed 77th with a time of 1:16.
In the 800 meter run, Natascha Stoffell was 48th with a time of 2:50.
In the 1600 meter run, McKala Hatch was 77th with a time of 6:50; and Shelby Prestwich, 93rd in 7:24.
In the 300 meter hurdles, Elle Flake finished 39th with a time of 54.90.
Elle Flake, Annika Decker, Lilly Perkins and Kilee Richards finished 12th in the 4×400 meter relay with a time of 4:32.
In the shot put, Lilly Perkins and Shelby Reidhead tied for 34th with a distance of 25-09.
In the discus, Shelby Reidhead placed 34th with a throw of 68-03; and Lilly Perkins, 46th with 63-01.
In the pole vault, Calla Reed finished ninth, clearing a height of 7-00.
By Greg Perkins