North Tahoe track | McDermott wins 2-mile at Yerington meet
Sophomore distance specialist Noah McDermott led the North Tahoe track and field team with a first- and second-place finish at the Yerington Small Schools Meet on Saturday.McDermott easily won the 3,200 (2-mile) in a time of 11:17.04, which was more than 20 seconds faster than runner-up John Dewald of Sage Ridge, who posted a time of 11:37.20. Dewald edged McDermott in the 1,600 (1-mile), finishing first in 5:04.32 to McDermottandamp;#8217;s 5:07.94.In addition, McDermott teamed up with Jordan Hoist, Brandon Hackett and James Palacio to finish second in the 4×800 relay.The top-two finishes helped lead the Laker boys to a fourth-place finish as a team with 64 points. Rite of Passageandamp;#8217;s boys won with 165 points, followed by 3A Dayton with 163. North Tahoe freshman Allie Doyle finished runner-up in the 200-meter dash in a time of 30.61 seconds as Lettie Lynch of Dayton won in 29.10. Doyle also finished fourth in the high jump, clearing the bar at 4-06, and was fifth in the 100 in a time of 14.41. Sophomore teammate Angela Wood placed fourth in both the 200 (31.28) and the 400 (1:15.66) and fifth in the high jump (4-04), while freshman Tara Gallant finished third in the 1,600 in 6:27.86.North Tahoe freshman, Ingrid Roske, placed sixth in the 1,600 (7:27.34) and ninth in the 800 (3:20.20), while fellow freshman Sage Chador was sixth in the shot put (25-09). The solid results led to a fifth-place finish as a team, with 50 points. Daytonandamp;#8217;s girls won with 178 points, while Yerington was the top 2A team in second overall, posting 100 points. Meanwhile in the field events, North Tahoe senior Matt Grijalva took fourth in the shot put with a heave of 119-01 as Jordan Hoist was 10th (99-03). Sean McDermott was fourth in the long jump with a leap of 18-03 and fourth in the 300 hurdles in 50.57, and senior Oakley Keeler was fourth in the 100 in 11.90. Alex Bourriague was sixth in the 110 hurdles (19.29) and Hackett was ninth in the 400 (1:02.60). Wood took 10th in the long jump (12-01) and Roske was 10th in the triple jump (25-01).
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