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North Tahoe track and field: Lakers fare well at Yuba College

Staff report
Senior thrower Jordan Briggs competes in the discus at Yuba College.
Courtesy Greg Briggs |

The North Tahoe track and field teams warmed up for the season in the John “O” Invite at Yuba College in Marysville this past weekend.

Seniors Jordan Briggs and Cam Goldstone led the Lakers with top-five finishes in their respective events. Briggs finished second in both the shot put (34-10) and the discus (103-0), while Goldstone placed second in 3,200-meter run (10:36.42) and fifth in the 1,600 (4:59.58).

Kaya Williams, another senior, placed sixth in the 3,200 (13:54.29), 13th in the 1,600 (6:14.68) and 17th in the 800 (2:51.52), senior Allison Wright was eighth in the 200 (28.28) and 13th in the 100 (13.87), and senior Maddie Cleeland was 11th in the 100 hurdles (19.71)..

Among other Laker girls distance runners, Elan Lindsey finished fifth in the 3,200 (13:21.57) and 14th in 1,600 (6:14.68), Ella Carr was seventh in the 3,200 (14:23.50) and 23rd in the 800 (3:01.43), and Alaina Hill was 18th in the 800 (2:54.07).

For the North Tahoe boys, senior Max Burhkart earned a couple of top-10 finishes, placing ninth in both the 800 (2:20.26) and the high jump (5-06), while senior Nick Joslin finished seventh in the discus (115-11) and 14th in the shot put (36-09).

Jacob Buhler placed 18th in the shot put (35-05) and 19th in the discus (94-07), Brett Hurt was 15th in the long jump (17-03), and Nathan Lutz was 27th in the 100 (12.21).

Complete results are available at http://www.athletic.net.

The Lakers are set to compete in another California meet, the Colfax Invitational, this Friday.