Timber Wolves hit the track in Bristol

by Joshua Spaulding
Sports Editor - Granite State News, Carroll County Independent, Meredith News, Gilford Steamer, Winnisquam Echo, Plymouth Record-Enterprise and Baysider

JEREMY WOODBURY clears the high jump bar in Bristol on Saturday. Joshua Spaulding. (click for larger version)
May 20, 2014
BRISTOL — The rain cleared and the Prospect Mountain track team was able to get in some competition at the Bristol Lions Nike Invitational on Saturday, May 17, at Newfound Regional High School.

The top event for the Timber Wolf boys had to be the 3,200 meters, where Drew Tuttle took first place in 10:04, Mike Fife took second in 10:38 and Dylan Tuttle ran to fourth place in 10:56.

Mark Jannini also had a good day for the Timber Wolves, picking up wins in a pair of events. Jannini won his preliminary heat in a time of 16.1 seconds and then won the finals in 15.8 seconds. He then won the 300-meter hurdles in a time of 43 seconds. He also picked up a second place finish in the triple jump at 37 feet, 5.5 inches.

The Timber Wolf 4X400-meter team took first place in a time of 3:40.3, while the 4X100-meter team finished in third place in 46.7 seconds.

Dylan Tuttle also picked up a first place finish in the pole vault, clearing 10 feet, nine inches.

Alex Rayno ran to second place overall in the finals of the 100 meters in 11.2 seconds after winning his preliminary heat in 11.7 seconds. Jeremy Woodbury finished 14th overall in 12.7 seconds.

Rayno came back and won his preliminary heat in the 200 as well in 23.9 seconds and then finished second in the finals with a time of 23.2 seconds.

In the 400 meters, Shane McCartney finished in third place overall in a time of 54.7 seconds, with Nick Hughes taking 11th place in 57.2 seconds.

Cody Symonds took second overall in the 800 meters in a time of 2:00.3, just behind Cam Daly of Inter-Lakes. Julian Brown finished 15th in 2:30.1. In the 1,600 meters, Hudson Ingoldsby ran to ninth place overall in a time of 5:17.7.

In the high jump, Woodbury finished fourth overall in a time of five feet, six inches and Ingoldsby took fifth at five feet, four inches.

Rayno also picked up a sixth place finish in the shot put with a toss of 38 feet, 10.5 inches, while Jake Piacezny won his heat and took eighth overall at 36 feet, 10.75 inches and Ben Drury took 15th at 34 feet, 1.5 inches. Drury also was 18th in the discus with a toss of 84 feet, eight inches.

Piacezny was second overall in the javelin with a toss of 137 feet, four inches, while Drury took 29th with a distance of 87 feet, 11 inches, which was first in his flight.

The Timber Wolf girls only had a few representatives at the meet.

Sarah Mayberry had the best finish of the day for the Timber Wolf girls, as she tied for first in the pole vault at seven feet, six inches.

Ally Cleary snagged a third place in the javelin with a toss of 82 feet, two inches, while Ruby Jones was 11th at 65 feet, nine inch, Jenica Locke was 27th at 44 feet, two inches and Shayle Locke was 28th at 32 feet, eight inches.

Alley Rogers ran the 1,600 meters and placed fifth overall in a time of 5:57.9.

In the 100-meter hurdles, Lexi Normandin was second in her preliminary heat in 19.1 seconds and finished sixth in the finals in 18.7 seconds. Cleary took ninth overall in 19.9 seconds in the preliminaries.

Cleary finished fifth in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 58.3 seconds.

In the discus, Amanda Zaino finished in fifth overall with a throw of 88 feet, two inches. She also picked up an eighth place in the shot put at 26 feet, seven inches. Shayle Locke was 26th at 18 feet, 9.25 inches.

In the long jump, Jones finished 17th at 11 feet, one inch for tops in her flight. Aspen Ladieu was 22nd in the 100 meters in a time of 15.4 seconds.

The Timber Wolves will be competing in the Wilderness Championships in Gilford at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, May 24.

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