Dominate Field Performances At The State Meet

State Coverage!

As was suggested, the big story in the 6A boys field events was the dominating performance by Tyler Poole from Layton. If Tyler lived in Medieval Scotland, he'd be a force to be reckoned with and has dominated 6A strength events all year.   Tyler threw the shot put over 58-01.75 to take the top podium spot.  And then repeated it again in the Discus, throwing the discus over 174-08.  In the Javelin, Brevin Hamblin took first place with a winning throw of 187-04.75.

As for the jumping finals, Joshua Pommerening of Copper Hills and Cash Bennett of Davis HS went to the tie breaker, both having high jumps of 6-06.  Kenadi Lee of Pleasant Grove was right behind them at 6-04. Pommerening getting the tiebreaker decision.   In the Long Jump, freshman Joshua Hamblin took home more hardware, winning the long jump with a 22-04 jump, while Dominic Overby of West Jordan took home the consultation 2nd place trophy.  In the Pole Vault it came down to a 3 way tie.  Kyle James and Wyatt Barker of Riverton, along with Adam Wightman of Mountain Ridge, all had 14-05.50 vaults. The tiebreaker went this time to Kyle James.

In the girls 6A final, Atelaite Latu of West HS through the discuss the best, with a 128-03.25.  And Clara Baker of American Fork threw the Shot Put a flat 40-00.00.  In the Javelin, Miley Richards of Skyridge tossed a 116-08.00. 

In the vaults and jumps, Sabrina Fairbanks of Lone Peak vaulted to a 12-00.00 final vault to win the 6A Pole Vaulting championship.  Amare Harlan of Fremont picked up another first-place medal with a 19-02.25 Long Jump, and Cami Cvitkovich of Weber outleaped her competition to a 5-09.75 high jump final mark.  

The 5A didn't have anyone dominate as much as Tyler Poole, but there were some notable performances. Keaton Jeppsen of Box Elder won the boys Discus with a throw of 151-01.5 And Rachel Roberts of Viewmont won the girls side with a 118-10.00 throw.  In the Shot Put, Brock Bissegger of Box Elder threw a 52-09.75 winning mark and Morgan Honsvick of Maple Mountain finished on top of her heat with a 36-09.25. Springville HS, Walker Deede did indeed win the Javelin competition as predicted, with an incredible 182-00.25 toss.  Kate Tueller of Northridge took the girls' side with a 135-02-75.   

In the jumps and vaults, In the long jump, Cole Brooke of Woods Cross didn't know if he'd ever land and took first with a 22-04.50.  Kate Tueller of Northridge not only can throw a javelin but also took the long jump with a 180-00.50 first-place leap.  In the high jump boys final, Logan Gillian and Cole Johnson went to a tiebreaker, with Gillian winning it for Northridge.  And Kora Cook of Uintah took first place with a 5-08 jump.  In the pole vault, Brendan Croft of Timpanogos and Jackson Merrill of Orem finished with 15-05.75 vaults. Mr. Croft won the tiebreaker.  Taylor Yee, Mountain Crest, and Anna Ames, Hillcrest, both ties at 11-00.00. Taylor Yee took home the gold.  

In the 4A, Owen Mackay of Snow Canyon was all alone with a 6-08 jump.  Brevin Egbert of Sky View and Austin Eaton of Crimson Cliffs tied for first at 21-09.75, and Egbert won the tiebreaker.  Bo Hickman of Snow Canyon really knows how to throw a Javelin, going over 206-00.50, one of the best in all the divisions.  Abigail Blau of Green Canyon was able to hurl a shot put over 41-11.50 for first place, and Quincy Esplin of Cedar was able to sling the discus over 130-06.25 for first place as well.  

Notable performance in 1A - 3A,  In the 3A, Jyson Diaz of Delta flew to a 22-7.25 first-place mark in the long jump, Tanner Taylor of Delta tossed a 49-10.50 for first and Nicole Willardson of Richfield also with an incredible throw of 40-01.50 also taking home the first place trophy. Cadee Alder of Manti threw and an amazing 139.04.50 Javelin mark to take first as well.  In the 2A,  Brody Jacobs of Duchesne, long jumped over 21 feet and he's only in 9th grade taking the 2A championship. Blain Anderson of North Sevier threw a 49-05.75 to win first in the shot put and Sarah Snell of Saint Joseph won the Javelin 2A with a 134-03.75 throw. In the 1A, Jonathan Timpson of Water Canyon high jumped to a victory with a 6-07 and Tommy Sheeran of Monticello jumped an amazing 22-04 feet and proved both could compete with the higher division athletes.  Mya Young of Valley, put down an 15-08.25 long jump mark to win first in her event, and Jenilee Keener of Green River threw an amazing 128-01.75.