North Tahoe track and field | McDermott top 10 at Fallon Elks Invite
North Tahoe sophomore Noah McDermott held his own against a large field of varsity racers from big schools with a pair of top-10 finishes in the distance runs at the 40th annual Fallon Elks Invitational on Saturday.
McDermott finished ninth in the 1,600 (1-mile) and 10th in the 3,200 (2-mile), posting times of 5:00.60 and 10:52.20, respectively. He was third among 2A racers in the 1,600 and second in the 2A in the 3,200.
Jordan Cardenas of Reno High won the 3,200 in 9:54.30, while Elko’s Connor Wolf won the 1,600 in 4:47.60. Nathanael Williams of Sierra Lutheran was the top 2A finisher in both races, as he was second in the 1,600 in 4:50.50 and fourth in the 3,200 in 10:18.60.
Another North Tahoe sophomore, Angela Wood, recorded a 17th-place finish in the 400-meter run, posting a time of 1:08.17, and Tara Gallant was 27th in the 800 in 2:59.00. Wood and Allie Doyle tied for 21st in the high jump, clearing the bar at 4 feet, 5 inches.
McDermott also was 20th in the 800 in 2:20.10, while Alex Bourriague was 23rd in the 100-meter hurdles (18.85) and 25th in the long jump (17-08.25). Sean McDermott was 21st in the triple jump (35-00.50) and 27th in the 300 hurdles (49.69), freshman Ingrid Roske was 23rd in the triple jump (26-04.50), Sara Trimm 31st in the 100 hurdles, Doyle 30th in the 200, and Brandon Hackett 35th in the 400 and James Palacio 37th.
Douglas’ girls captured first place with 99.5 points, while Yerington was the top 2A school in eighth place (32 points). Reno’s boys won with 114 points as ROP was the top 2A school in 11th (26 points).
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