Lowry’s Jovi Kuskie makes her way over a hurdle, as she competes in the 10-meter hurdles at the Yerington Relays.
Lowry’s Jovi Kuskie makes her way over a hurdle, as she competes in the 10-meter hurdles at the Yerington Relays.
The Lowry High School track and field team was in Yerington last Saturday for the Yerington Relays, one of the last sporting events held as the NIAA has suspended all spring sports and activities.  

Sophomore Jovi Kuskie claimed victories in the 1,600 meters and 300-meter hurdles and was second in the 100-meter hurdles.

She had a time of 5 minutes, 47.45 seconds in the 1,600 meters and stopped the watch at 49.90 in the 300-meter hurdles. Kuskie had a time of 17.61 in the 100-meter hurdles.

Fellow sophomore, Emily Backus led the way in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12,97 and she was second in the long jump with a leap of 15-0.

Junior Adia Bengochea turned in two runner-up finishes on the day. She was second in the 800 meters with a time of 2:38.57 and had a time of 6:08.63 in the 1,600 meters.

Sophomores McKenzi Petersen (4-10) and Hannah Whitted (4-10) were fourth and fifth in the high jump, while freshman Mia Hernandez was 11th with a mark of 4-6.

 Hernandez also placed eighth in the pole vault, clearing the bar at 6-0.

Lesley Martinez had a pair of eighth-place finishes in the throwing events. She had a toss of 77-2 in the discus and 25-6.50 in the shot put.

Alethea Houston was eight in the 200 meters with a time of 29.58 and ninth in the 100-meter dash at 14.52. Ryleigh Raabe placed ninth in the 1,600 meters with a time of 7:14.52 and 11th in the 800 meters at 3:11.55, while Amy Adair placed 10th in the 400 meters in a time of 1:19.43.

Ashley Rookstool, Hadley Hatch and Marsiol Lopez tied for 10th in the pole vault, as he cleared 5-0. 

The 4x100 relay of Whitted, Madison Duvall, Alexis Olson and Houston were third.

On the boys side, Jasper Glasgow set a personal best in the discus at 138-6 to place second and the senior was third in the shot put at 40-3.50. Cody Vess (37-0) and Trent McKellips (26-6.50) were sixth and seventh in the shot put and Vess was 10th in the discus at 108-10, a personal best.

Colby Terry placed third in the pole vault, clearing the bar at 11-0, while Shaun Gilliland was 11th at 8-0. Iysis Arriola was seventh in the long jump with a leap of 17-6, a personal best and Eddie Zheldyer was 10th in the triple jump at 29-1.

Robert Rangel placed third in the 1,600 meters in a time of 5:02.34 and was fifth in the 3,200 meters at 11:24.31, both were personal bests. 

Jeremy Walker finished fourth in the 400 meters with a time of 57.01 and was fifth in the 1,600 meters at 5:09.81 and Celso Ruiz was sixth in the 400 meters with a time of 58.91.

Ben Draunidalo was seventh in the 200 meters in a time of 25.02 and ninth in the 100 meters at 12.00.

Sophomore Gunner Bradley placed ninth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 22.13 and Octavio Ruiz (12:45.43) and Dylan Nee (13.14.69), were 10th and 12th, respectively in the 3,200 meters.  

The 4x800 relay of Tyler Morrison, Ivan Lara, Rangel and Walker were third in a time of 9:23.12 and the 4x400 relay of Frank Davis, Kaid Sanchez, Evan Lewis and Gilliland were fourth in a time of  4:04.27.