The Cleveland High boys and girls track and field teams took first place at the Storm’s invitational meet last weekend.
The boys team won all four relays and amassed 102 points.
The Storm also had two individual winners who qualified for the state meet, Tyler Chavez in the 200-meter dash (22.3) and Brandon Leitch in the javelin (166 feet, 5 inches). Michael Roseborough also qualified for state in the discus (138 4).
Volcano Vista (80.5) was the runner-up. Cibola (27) was fifth.
Making up the winning relays for the Storm were Chavez, Nathan Muñoz, Camden Davis and Malachi Bennett in the 4×100 (44.16); Chavez, Muñoz, Gage Oakes and Bennett in the 4×200 (1:34.97); Davis, Muñoz, Keaton Frieberg and Mike Abramson in the 4×400 (3:36.85); and Davis, Wilson Blackbird, Oakes and Jared Mayoral in the 1,600 medley (3:43.9).
Event winners for the Hawks included freshman Christopher Streetz in the 100 (11.03); Mike Budick in the discus (177-2) and shot put (56-3);
Cibola’s Frankie Scorfina captured the 1,600 in 4:35.95.
- The Storm girls accumulated 84 points. Volcano Vista (69.5) was fourth, Cibola (22) sixth and Valley (6) was 12th.
Larimar Rodriguez won the 400 in 1:01.83, Nia Powdrell won the 100 (12.32) and Elicia Gallegos won the long jump (14 feet, 8.25 inches).
The 4×200 (Caitlin Barnard, Cheienne Armstrong, Gallegos and Powdrell/1:53.62) and 4×400 (Erin DeBee, Armstrong, Gallegos and Rodriguez/4:20.46) relay teams also placed first.
Volcano Vista’s Lindsey Larsen won the high jump (5-4) by six inches over her nearest competitor.
Today, the annual Buddy Robertson Invitationals will be held, with schools split up between Milne Stadium and Wilson Stadium.
The boys and girls from Cibola, Volcano Vista, Valley and Rio Rancho are at Milne Stadium.
The boys and girls from Cleveland and West Mesa are at Wilson Stadium.