Incline track | Highlanders perform well at High Desert Invite |

Incline track | Highlanders perform well at High Desert Invite

Staff report
Incline sophomore Sami Lampe heaves the shot put at the High Desert Invite at Reed on Saturday.
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Valeri Nix and Sami Lampe led the Incline track and field team with top-10 finishes in the mixed-division High Desert Invite at Reed on Friday.

Nix, a junior sprinter and hurdler, finished eighth in the 100-meter hurdles, posting a time of 18.13 seconds. She also recorded a 10th-place finish in the 200-meter dash, in 28.32, and an 11th-place finish in the 400, in 66.57, and was part of the 4 x 200 relay that placed ninth in 1:57.59.

Lampe, a sophomore, placed seventh in the long jump with a leap of 14-07. She tossed the shot put 22-11.75 and was on the 4 x 200 relay and 4 x 100 relay, which finished ninth in 56.52.

Kandace Dira, who also ran on the 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 relays, posted a time of 29.78 in the 200 and 67.40 in the 400, and Kate Ballan recorded times of 20.38 in the 100 hurdles and 59.39 in the 300 hurdles.

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Serena Singh finished in 20.67 in the 100 hurdles and 61.82 in the 300 hurdles, and had jumps of 12-00.5 in the long jump and 28-03.5 in the triple jump. Mia Harbaugh jumped 13-09 in the long jump and 27-05.5 in the triple jump and was on the 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 relays. Arantza Alcantara ran the 100 in 15.67 and the 400 in 74.50. She also was on the 4 x 100 relay.

On the boys’ side, Incline sophomore Matt Colby finished 16th in the 110 hurdles with a time of 17.69.

Sophomore teammate Ryan Eppolito, who competed for the first time since breaking his ankle this past winter, posted times of 60.05 in the 400, 2:29.73 in the 800 and 5:46.53 in the 1,600.

Conor Devine threw the discus 64-08 and recorded a leap of 13-4 in the long jump, and Nick Barnard finished with times of 67.79 in the 400 and 2:45.66 in the 800 and jumped 13-10.75 in the long jump.

Incline will compete in the Fernley Invitational on Saturday before heading to Winnemucca for regionals May 16-17.


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