Harrison & Clendenin
High Point Individuals
By Mike Tooley
Owen Harrison and Sarai Clendenin were high point individuals in their respective divisions Thursday, April 5, at the Magdalena Stockyard Relays, leading the Tiger Track & Field teams to third place finishes.
Harrison had three first place finishes, winning the high jump at 5’11”, the 100 meters in 10.9 and the 200 meters in 22.9. His times in the 100-meter and 200-meter give him the fastest qualifying times for the state meet in Class AAA. Harrison’s mark in the high jump gives him the third best jump in the state going into the state meet.
Harrison also finished fifth in the long jump event with a leap of 17’1”.
Sarai Clendenin captured both the 800-meter and 3200-meter races. She finished first in the 800-meter with a time of 2:40.2, and the 3200-meter in 13:35.9. She also competed in the 1600-meter race.
In the boys’ division, Zerod Underwood place in two events, capturing fourth place in the pole vault, clearing the bar at 9’ and finished sixth in the 400-meter run with a time of 63.9.
Tristan Perkins placed fifth in the discus with a throw of 84’10.25” and finished out of the points in eighth place in the shot put event.
Michiah Tshapatt finished fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 30’10”, while Brandon Rael finished sixth in the javelin with a throw of 104’2”. Austin Munson-Weber finished fourth in the 100-meter with a time of 11.9.
Isaac Grijalva placed seventh in the 1600-meter run while Tait Apodaca finished eighth in the same event.
The Tiger 4xl00 relay, composed of Owen Harrison, Austin Munson-Weber, Brandon Rael and Zack Zavala, won first with a time of 46.7.
The Tiger boys’ 4×200 relay finished third with a time of 2:00.9 and 4×400 relay finished sixth.
Tessa Jones gave the girls team a lift with a second place finish in the high jump, clearing the bar at 4’8” and placed third in the shot put with a toss of 31’2.5”. She placed seventh in the discus with a throw of 72’ 8.5”.
Nikki Marr placed in two events, grabbing a third in the javelin with a throw of 77’11.5” and a fourth in the triple jump with a mark of 29’3.25”.
Kaitlyn Pearson had a third place finish in the high jump, clearing the bar at 4’6”, and Marissa Aguirre cleared the bar at 6’6” in the pole vault for a fourth place finish.
In the girls’ relays, the Tigers finished second in the 4×400 meter relay with a time of 4:39.8, and placed third in the 4xl00-meter relay with a time of 53.9. They finished fourth in the 1600-meter sprint relay with a time of 6:28.0.
Socorro won the boys’ division of the Stockyard meet with 142 points, followed by Magdalena with 132. Hot Springs High had 73 points for a third place finish while Jemez Valley had 71 points, Quemado had 70,
Alamo Navajo had 18, and NACA had 14.
Magdalena won the girls’ division with 147 points, followed by Socorro with 142. Hot Springs finished third with 86 points, Jemez Valley had 68, Quemado had 61, NACA had 9 and Alamo Navajo had 7.
The next track meet for the Tigers will be in Deming on Friday, April 13.