North Tahoe track and field | Clark wins 2-mile at Colfax Invite
May 5, 2011
North Tahoe senior Carson Clark won the 3,200-meter race at the Colfax Invitational this past Friday to help lead the Laker boys to a fifth-place finish as a team.
Clark posted a winning time of 10 minutes and 50.89 seconds in the 2-mile race. The senior also earned a medal in the 1,600 (1-mile), as he placed third with a time of 4:59.54.
Teammate Jonathan Adams blazed to a third-place finish in the 100-meter dash, recording a time of 11.60 seconds, while he also was part of the 4×100 relay team and#8212; along with Trevor Trimm, Brett Roberts and Chris Hoffman and#8212; that finished third with a time of 47.07.
Roberts and Griffin Lancaster brought home medals as well, as Roberts placed third in the high jump, clearing the bar at 5 feet, 10 inches, while Lancaster was third in the 300-meter hurdles, with a time of 47.90.
Lancaster finished sixth in the 110 hurdles, in 19.75, and Roberts was eighth in the long jump, with a leap of 18 feet, 9.5 inches. Trimm was 14th in the long jump (17-09) and John Baker 15th (17-07.5). Trimm also was 19th in the 100 (12.71).
Baker finished 10th in the 1,600 (5:26.10) and 19th in the 400 (57.70), while Lancaster was 21st in the 400 (61.26).
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Among the Lakersand#8217; varsity womenand#8217;s contingent, senior Kelsey Wittels recorded the top finish of the day, as she placed sixth in the 300 hurdles with a time of 53.90.
Wittels was 13th in the 100 hurdles, in 20.19, while she and freshman teammate Angela Wood tied for seventh in the high jump, each clearing the bar at 4 feet, 8 inches.
Wood finished 12th in the 400 (68.15) and 24th in the 200 (31.09), and Wittels was 18th in the 100 (14.49).
UP NEXT: The Lakers will compete in the Northern 2A Regional meet at Fernley High School on May 13-14. State is scheduled for May 20-21 in Las Vegas.
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