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North Tahoe track | Lakers compete in Comstock Classic

Staff report

Minus its top distance runners, the North Tahoe track and field team competed in a field of Division I programs at the Comstock Classic in Carson City on Saturday.

Senior Noah McDermott and junior Tara Gallant, meanwhile, raced an event apiece at the Woody Wilson Classic at UC Davis, where McDermott placed third and Gallant 20th in their respective 3,200-meter runs.

McDermott posted a time of 9:34.91, while Ryan Anderson of Maria Carrillo won in 9:27.82. Gallant finished with a time of 12:06.43.

In varsity competition at the Comstock Classic, North Tahoe senior Peter Holmes recorded a second-place finish in the 800, posting a time of 2:05.21. Logan Spodobalski of Bishop Manogue won the race in 2:02.95.

Senior Brandon Hackett finished fourth in the 200 with a time of 25.04, while junior Colton Wood placed 10th in the shot put with a throw of 30-06 and senior Jordan Holst was 10th in the discus with a throw of 111-05. The boys 4 x 400 relay finished third in 3:47.05.

Senior Angela Wood led the North Tahoe girls among the varsity ranks, as she placed fifth in the high jump, clearing the bar at 4-06, sixth in the shot put, with a heave of 29-00, and eighth in the long jump, with a jump of 14-08.75.

Junior Allie Doyle finished seventh in the high jump, clearing 4-05, and was ninth in the 100-meter dash, in 14.26. The North Tahoe girls 4 x 100 team was third.

In junior varsity competition, freshman Quinn Lehmkuhl won both the 1,600 and 3,200 with times of 6:03.29 and 13:30.13, respectively, while Kristen Gallant was second in the 3,200 in 15:39.89 and sixth in the 1,600 (6:55.65).

Sophomore Allison Wright won both the JV 100 and 200 with times of 13.89 and 28.27, respectively, and freshman Maddie Cleeland won the 100 hurdles in 20.70 and was second in the 300 hurdles in 57.73.

Kyla Pierce was second in the JV high jump (4-02), third in the triple jump (25-11) and fifth in the long jump (12-02).

Among the North Tahoe JV boys contingent, freshman Nathan Lutz won the 100 in a time of 12.58 and sophomore Alexander Steele won the 200 in 25.79.

Max Burkhart was second in the triple jump (34-11) and second in the long jump (17-08), Andy Morgan was second in the high jump (5-04), and Nick Joslin was fifth in the discus (93-08).