Track and Field: Beamer sweeps Decatur; TJ downs Curtis

The Todd Beamer Titans got the best of cross-district rival Decatur Thursday. The Titans won both the boys’ and girls’ dual meets. The Beamer girls won, 90-51, and the boys beat Decatur, 71.5-64.5.

On the girls’ side, the Titans’ got two individual wins apiece from Taylor Kartes, Mackenzie Hickel, Sydney Rogalia and Emma Cortes. Kartes won the 1,600 (5:40.48) and the 800 (2:31.62), Hickel won the 100 hurdles (16.91) and 300 hurdles (48.83), Rogalia took the 200 (27.3) and long jump (17-5 1/4) and Cortes won the 100 (13.39) and triple jump (34-1). Beamer also got a win from Kimberly Williams in the discus (92-2).

Decatur’s victories came from Leah Johnson in the 400 (1:06.26), Tori Zellerhoff in the 3,200 (12:17.44), Carly Carsen in the pole vault (10-0) and high jump (4-10) and Lindzy DeBie in the shot put (33-5).

On the boys’ side, Decatur’s Tre Kelly won three individual events, but it wasn’t enough. Kelly won the 300 hurdles (41.97), the long jump (20-5 1/2) and the triple jump (38-6 1/4). The Gators also got wins from Tyrone Faulkner in the 400 (52.27), Isaac Ochoa in the 200 (22.83), Cameron Warriner in the pole vault (11-6), Jordan Wernett in the shot put (41-7) and Andy Jowett in the discus (137-8).

Bemaer’s wins came from Austin Hitchcock in the 100 hurdles (16.57), Shawn Priggett in the 100 (11.48), Jacob Wittman in the 800 (2:06.80), Garth Ward in the 1,600 (4:32.94) and 3,200 (10:27.05) and Bronson Martinez in the high jump (5-8).

The Thomas Jefferson Raiders swept both the boys’ and girls’ dual meets against Curtis Thursday afternoon. The TJ boys beat the Vikings, 90-55, and the girls beat Curtis, 96-49.

On the girls’ side, the Raiders got double wins from Kayla Adams in the shot put (42-3) and discus (126-8) and Lindsey Dahl in the long jump (15-10 1/4) and 300 hurdles (47.55). Jefferson’s other wins came from Kendra Ansotigue in the javelin (120-5), Sydney Walker in the pole vault (8-6), Bailey Warrior in the 100 (13.31), Cheryl Hong in the 200 (23.47), Kristina Jones in the 400 (1:04.15), Lacey Printz in the 800 (2:31.36), Monica Jaenicke in the 1,600 (5:37.06) and Leah Kiyohara in the 3,200 (12:17.55).

On the boys’ side, TJ got double wins from Mikhail Vlasenko in the shot put (45-7) and discus (128-6). The Raiders’ other individual victories came from Michael Sallee in the triple jump (41-9 1/4), Matt Barner in the pole vault (12-0), Scott Sanford in the 110 hurdles (15.66), Edward Choi in the 300 hurdles (48.99), Aaron Jeung in the 100 (11.15), Daniel Green in the 400 (54.97) and Chase Braxmeyer in the 3,200 (9:50.80).

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