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Oak Ridge varsity athletes achieve personal bests at Sac State track meet

HURDLER Shannon Trumball, an Oak Ridge junior, out jumps an opponent at the Sacramento Track Classic at Sac State. Photo courtesy of Bridgette Youngberg
HURDLER Shannon Trumball, an Oak Ridge junior, out jumps an opponent at the Sacramento Track Classic at Sac State. Photo courtesy of Bridgette Youngberg

HURDLER Shannon Trumball, an Oak Ridge junior, out jumps an opponent at the Sacramento Track Classic at Sac State. Photo courtesy of Bridgette Youngberg

Varsity high school track and field athletes from 35 schools enjoyed competing at Sacramento State’s facility on March 5, a very mild day with very little wind. Many Oak Ridge athletes set personal bests or came very close to their personal bests at this early season invitational.

Athletes who placed in the top three in an event received medals.

The medal winners for Oak Ridge are listed:

Shannon Trumbull: 2nd place  100 meter hurdles 17.11

Samantha Ralstin: 1st place  1,500 meter run  4:43.18

Holli Arrieta: 1st place  800 meter run 2:19.87, 2nd place 4:45.97, 3rd place 4 x 400 meter relay  4:14.61

Jessica Emde: 1st place High Jump  5’4″, 3rd place 4 x 400 meter relay

Lexi Davenport: 3rd place 4 x 400 meter relay

Maxine Goyette:  3rd place  4 x 400 meter relay

Will Tucker: 3rd place 4 x 100 meter relay  44.27

ROUNDING THE BEND — Oak Ridge High School varsity girls run the 3,000 meter at the track event held at Sac State this past weekend. Photo courtesy of Jessica Decker

Nick Barnett: 3rd place 4 x 100 meter relay

Will Tostenson: 3rd place  4 x 100 meter relay

Dustin Fretwell:  2nd  place  100 meter dash  11.20 (2nd all-time at Oak Ridge), 3rd place 4 x 100 meter relay

Benji Xie: 3rd place  1500 meter run  4:12.64

JUMP — Zachary Youngberg an Oak Ridge sophomore leaps over the hurdle at the Sac State high school trak meet. Photo courtesy of Bridgette Youngberg

Sam Thomas-Pate: 3rd place  Triple Jump  41’2″

Will Findlay:  1st place  High Jump   6’6″

Matt Redden:  2nd place  High Jump 6’4″

The next meet for the Oak Ridge Trojans is the King/Gilbert Invitational at Granite Bay High School. The field events start at 8:30 a.m. and the running events start at 9. This meet has Frosh/Soph and Varsity divisions.

TROJAN Sam Thomas-Pate competes in the long jump. He broke his previous personal best on each of his 4 jumps at the Sac State meet on March 5. Photo courtey of Steve Pate

For complete results see www.redcaptiming.com or www.athletic.net.

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