Crouch wins two events to lead Lady Tigers to fourth-place finish at the Wyoming Invite; Givens wins 400 meters for Lady Wolves

Crouch wins two events to lead Lady Tigers to fourth-place finish at the Wyoming Invite; Givens wins 400 meters for Lady Wolves

ROCK SPRINGS – After a successful Simplot Games, ladies from both Rock Springs and Green River hit the track again in Laramie for the Wyoming Invitational. Both teams again had solid finishes.

While Laramie showed why they are one of the top teams, the Lady Tigers were able to crack the top five. Laramie paced the field for the team win scoring 134. Cheyenne South finished second with 85 points while Cheyenne Central was right behind them with 82 points. Rock Springs scored 64 for fourth while Cheyenne East rounded out the top five with 58 points.

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Individually, the ladies of Rock Springs had several strong finishes across the board. One of the strongest performances for the Lady Tigers came from Maliya Crouch. She entered the Wyoming Tournament coming off a fourth-place finish in the shot put at the Simplot Games. In Laramie, Crouch not only won the shot put, but she also took home the title in the weight throw.

Led by Crouch, the Lady Tigers looked strong in the weight throw sweeping the top three spots. Crouch took home the title with Devyn Williams right behind for second. Lady Tiger Erikka Soto rounded out the top three for Rock Springs with a third-place finish. Soto was also strong in the shot put as she finished the invite in the fourth position.

In the sprint events, there were several strong runs for the Lady Tigers. In the 55 meters, Bobbi Parker just missed a title as she came in second with a time of 7.55. East’s Ashley Turner just edged out Parker as she ran a 7.52 for the win. In the 400, it went right down to the line again.

Ali Lange ran a 1:04.96 which placed her in second. Green River’s Josie Givens was the winner with a time of 1:04.33. Lady Tiger Emma Lapp finished in the third position while Brittney Atkinson just missed the top ten finishing in 12th. Atkinson also had a strong run in the 800 with an eighth place finish.

In the 55 hurdles, Kristen McCrann finished in the nine position. The 4×400 relay team and the 4×800 relay teams also took home top honors. In the 4×200, the Lady Tiger team finished in 3rd.


Green River Lady Wolves

Overall, the ladies of Green River finished in sixth as a team with 39.50 points. Individually several Lady Wolves has solid finishes led by Josie Givens.

At the Simplot Games, Givens finished tenth in the 800 meters. At the Wyoming Invite, Givens crossed the finishing line first in the 400. Her top time of 1:04.33 just edged out Ali Lange of Rock Springs who finished at 1:04.96. Givens also ran the 200 and finished just outside the top ten with a 13th-place finish. Green River’s Kaleigh Allison just missed a top ten finish in the 400 crossing the line in 11th.

Andri Dewey had several top ten finishes in a variety of events. Her top finish was in the long jump as she finished in the fifth position. She also finished ninth in the 55 meters and sixth in the 200 meters

Holly Huber also had a solid performance at the invite. Her highest finish came in the 55 meter hurdles as she finished in third. Her time of 9.02 was just off the leader’s time of 8.62. She just missed her second top ten as she finished 13th in the 55 meters.

The Lady Wolves had several other top ten finishes. Eliza Morin finished fourth in the high jump while Kristen Knezovich was just outside the top ten in the triple jump finishing in 12th. Sarah Herd also had a strong run in the 55-meter hurdles finishing in sixth while Mylee Minard finished fifth in the shot put. Kelsey Moffitt just missed a top ten in the 55 meters finishing in the 11th position.


Wyoming Invite Girl’s Results

Top three in each event and local finishes

Women’s Team Scores

1 Laramie, 134

2 Cheyenne South, 85

3 Cheyenne Central 82

4 Rock Springs, 64

5 Cheyenne East, 58

6 Green River, 39.50

7 Big Piney 33

8 Evanston, 28.50

9 Riverton, 7


55-meter dash

1 Ashley Turner, East, 7.52

2 Bobbi Parker, RS, 7.55

3 Allee Williamson, Central, 7.69

9 Andri Dewey, GR, 8.01

11 Kelsey Moffitt, GR, 8.11

13 Holly Huber, GR, 8.17

16 Madison Blazovich, RS, 8.35

29 Kaylee Tuttle, RS, 8.61

34 JeNay Langlois, BP, 8.70

39 Alexis Cabera, BP, 8.83


200 meter

1 Cali Stewart, South, 27.11

2 Allee Williamson, Central, 27.14

3 Cayley Gibb, Central, 28.24

4 Abby Nelson, BP, 28.28

6 Andri Dewey GR, 28.37

13 Josie Givens, GR, 29.93


400 meter

1 Josie Givens, GR, 1:04.33

2 Ali Lange, RS, 1:04.96

3 Emma Lapp, RS, 1:07.37

7 Zoey Elliott, BP, 1:09.54

11 Kaleigh Allison, GR, 1:13.02

12 Brittany Atkinson, RS, 1:14.32

14 Norrissa Chitica, GR, 1:19.43

17 Eleni Gullien, RS, 1:26.00


800 meter

1 Claire Hamerlinck, Lar, 2:40.87

2 Maria Smith-Lopez, Lar, 2:41.03

3 Katheryn Goodrich, Central, 2:49.70

8 Brittany Atkinson, RS, 3:02.37


1600 meter

1 Ella DeWolf, Lar, 5:46.71

2 Abbie Fredrick, East, 5:48.30

3 Maria Smith-Lopez, Lar, 5:52.27

4 McKenzi Davison, BP, 6:12.55

13 Cheyenne McMicheal, GR, 6:36.93

20 Abby Hughes, BP, 7:06.48

21 Sasa Starkjohann, BP, 7:15.00


55 meter hurdles

1 Taylor Arsaga, Lar, 8.62

2 Cali Stewart South, 8.78

3 Holly Huber, GR, 9.02

4 Abby Nelson, BP, 9.28

6 Sarah Herd, GR, 9.73

9 Kristen McCrann, RS, 9.98

13 Eliza Morin, GR, 10.62

14 Madison Blazovich, RS, 10.77


4×200 relay

1 Laramie, 1:52.66

2 Cheyenne South, 1:53.40

3 Rock Springs, 1:57.42

Lapp, McCrann, Lange, Parker


4×400 relay

1 Rock Springs, 4:22.73

2 Laramie, 4:27.38

3 Cheyenne East, 4:29.81

4 Big Piney, 4:43.16


4×800 relay

1 Rock Springs, 10:20.02

2 Laramie, 10:42.05

3 Cheyenne Central, 11:16.20

4 Green River, 11:16.79

5 Big Piney, 11:20.70


High Jump

1 Jessica Sepos, Eva, 5-03

T2 Lindsey Grantz, East, 4-10

T2 Allee Williamson, Central, 4-10

4 Eliza Morin, GR, 4-08


Long Jump

1 Taylor Arsaga, Lar, 16-02.25

2 Amber Codr, South, 15-09

3 Lexi Hernandez, Lar, 15-05

5 Andri Dewey, GR, 15-00.50

15 Kaylee Tuttle, RS, 12-09.00

21 JeNay Langlois, BP, 12-00.75

23 Kristen Knezovich, GR, 11-02


Triple Jump

1 Amber Codr, South, 33-00.75

2 Clair Tompkins, Lar, 32-10

3 Alexis Taylor, South, 32-09.50

8 Alexis Cabera, BP, 28-10.75

12 Kirsten Knezovich, GR, 28-06.50

14 Dani Blankenship, BP, 27-10.25


Shot Put

1 Maliya Crouch, RS, 40-01.50

2 Alexis Bown, Eva, 33-05.50

3 Alexis Cabera, BP, 32-03.50

4 Erikka Soto, RS, 32-01

5 Mylee Minard, GR, 31-01.00


Weight Throw

1 Maliya Crouch, RS, 38-07

2 Devyn Williams, RS, 32-08

3 Erikka Soto, RS, 42-03.00