The Wheatridge Middle School track teams opened the season with several record setting performances in action at the Louisburg Triangular last week.
In seventh grade girl’s competition, Zoe Daniels took gold in the 100 meter hurdles, Kailani Donham placed first in the high jump, and the 400 meter relay team took home gold medals.
In eighth grade girl’s competition, gold medals went to Ashlyn Anderson in the high jump and in the 200 meters. Anderson set a new personal record in the high jump of 4-feet 11-inches.
Skyler Bartels took first in the 100 meters, 400 meters, and 800 meters. The 400- and 800- meter relays teams earned gold, and Haley Meyer won the discus.
In seventh grade boy’s competition, gold medals went to Ishamal Scales in the hurdles, Marcus Thomas in the shot put tying the school record of 39-feet 9-inches. Thomas also set a school record in the high jump with a 5-feet 6-inch leap for gold. He also took first in 200 meters. Gold place medals also went to Mitch Lumley in the 1600 meters, Gavin Brown in the discus and to the 400- and 800-meter relay teams.
In the eighth boys competition, first place efforts came from Rodolfo Berrum in the mile, and to Sae Alcorn-Tisinger in the 200 meters. Members of the 400, 800 and medley relay teams also brought home gold medals.