Prep Track and Field: Wolverines, Lakers get in final tune-up before zones |

Prep Track and Field: Wolverines, Lakers get in final tune-up before zones

WINNEMUCCA ” Truckee’s boys finished sixth and its girls 11th this past weekend at the Lowry Invitational ” the final tune-up before zones on May 15 and 16.

North Tahoe, which brought only four of its athletes because of prom, said head coach Skip Piechocinski, recorded two individual wins thanks to senior big man James Laughlin. The short-handed Laker boys placed 13th out of 18 teams.

Vince Shaffer, Tyler Books, Tony Rodriguez and Chris Gallagher teamed up to lead the Wolverines in the 4×800 relay, taking the top spot out of 13 relay teams with a time of 8:42.49. Spring Creek was second with a time of 8:55.41.

Laughlin kept his undefeated season record intact in both shot put and discus, winning the shot with a throw of 48 feet, 1.25 inches, and taking the discus with a throw of 144-01.25. KW Pete of Owyhee placed runner-up in shot put, recording a throw of 44-07.75, and Fritz Knight of Battle Mountain was second in discus with a throw of 141-10.50.

In other top-three finishes for Truckee, the girls 4×800 relay team of Mollie Askin, Hanna Casares, Carly Clusserath and Heather Mort took third with a time of 11:06.44. Spring Creek won in 10:58.04 and Lowry was second in 11:01.12.

Truckee’s Shauna Day finished third in the girls 300-meter hurdles with a time of 51.43, and Tyler Brooks was third in the boys 1,600 with a time of 4:55.72.

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