Wolves Look Good in the Field on Saturday

Wolves Look Good in the Field on Saturday

GREEN RIVER – Saturday would see Wolves Hunter Spartz bring home the shot put title as the Wolves finished the 4A West Regional Outdoor Track and Field Championships in sixth place.

The Wolves scored 49 points over the two-day tournament. Kelly Walsh took the team title with 184. Natrona finished second followed by Rock Springs, Riverton and Evanston.

The Wolves strongest Saturday finishes were in the field event which included the only title. Hunter Spartz finished with the shot put title with a throw of 46-11.75. Several other Wolves jump missed top-ten finishes in the shot. Justin Rubalcaba finished 11th, Matt Medina 15th and Nick Boldt 16th.

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In the triple jump, Drew Wilson would be chasing regional gold. His jump of 40-03.75 put him in second overall. Riverton’s Alec Richardson took the top spot with a jump of 42-03.75. Wolves Dallin Hoyt jumped to 13th followed by Dan Mondragon in 14th.

After taking second in the 800 meters of Friday, Braden Reichl returned on Saturday in the 1600. He finished in the ninth position with a time of 4:48.74. Brayden Kovich just missed a top ten crossing in 13th while Eric Clingenpeel finished in the 15th spot.

Chance Hofer ran for a 110-meter hurdle title on Saturday. His time of 17.10 put him in the sixth position for the championships. Hofer also qualified in the 300-meter hurdles and finished in seventh. Hofer tied for 14th in the high jump on Saturday.

Cole White posted a time of 52.49 to finish in the seventh position in the 400 meter finals on Saturday.  

Both relay teams had strong runs on Saturday. The 4×800 team of Eric Clingenpeel, Braden Reichl, Cole While and Brayden Kovick crossed in fourth. The 4×400 team of Brayden Kovick, Cole White, Caleb Nathan and Drew Wilson finished fifth.