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Track Updates – Wilcox captures two individual seconds

Here are the results for the Bear River track team at the state 3A track championships at BYU in Provo on Saturday.

Saturday Report

Branson Fonnesbeck placed 5th in the shot put with a toss of 45′ 5′.  The winning toss was 49′ 7.75″. Courtney Morgan finished 8th in the girls’ discus with a toss of 102′ 0.5″. The winner recorded a toss of 126′ 9.25″.

Sophomore Whitney Wilcox took second in the 100 meter finals with a time of 12.50. Senior Kayla Shakespeare of Cedar ran it in 12.26. Wilcox also took second in the 400 meter finals with a time of 57.66. Cedar junior Aimee Bryson came in ahead of her with a time of 56.75.

The Bears also took second in the 4×100 meter relay. The team of Candice Buttars, Misty Fonnesbeck, Tara Christensen and Wilcox finished behind Cedar by half a second. The Redmen came in at 49.69 while the Bears were 50.19.

As a team, the girls were in 7th place, the boys are in 21st.


Friday Late Report.

In the 200 meter dash for girls, Candice Buttars recorded a 26.06, which was good enough for 11th overall, but just out of qualification for the finals. Whitney Wilcox came in at 27.14, for 15th overall.

Friday Early Report

Whitney Wilcox qualified for the finals in the 100-meter dash as the #6 runner. She had a time of 12.89. The top time was 12.44. Candice Buttars came in at 13.26 for 16th place and Tara Christensen ran 13.36 for 17th. The Bear River A team took the #2 seed into the finals of the 3A 4×100 meter relay.

The team of Candice Buttars, Tara Christensen, Sadie Croney, Wilcox and Misty Fonnesbeck turned in a time of 50.26. The top time was 49.19. In the girls 400 meter, Wilcox advanced to the finals as the #2 seed with a time of 58.45. The top seed came in at 57.93. Brett Smart just missed qualifying in the 110 meter hurdles by .24 seconds. He came in 10th place, one spot out of the finals with a time of 16.24. The top time was 14.67. He also finished 9th in the high jump at 5′ 9″. The winner was at 6′ 3″. He took 14th in the 300 hurdles at 42.96. The top time was 39.34.

Candice Buttars took 8th in the long jump at 16′ 2.5″. Terrell Womack took 17th at 14’11.5″. The winner’s jump was 17′ 9.75″. In the girls’ shot, Womack took third overall with a toss of 37′ 2.75″. Courtney Morgan took 5th at 35′ .5″. The top throw was 43′ 10.5″. Branson Fonnesbeck took 15th overall in the discuss at 113′ 3″. The winner was at 160′ 8.25″.

In the girls 100 meter hurdles, Rylee Perry finished 18th overall with a time of 18.82. The winner’s time was 15.71. The girls’ medlay relay team of Wilcox, Christensen, Croney, Fonnesbeck and Buttars took 11th place at 4:31.69. The top time was 4:03.22.


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