Trojans off to a good start at Capitol Classic Relays

By March 05, 2014

The Capitol Classic Relays was a great first meet of the season for the Oak Ridge track and field teams. The invitational was held at Elk Grove High School on March 1. There were about 1,300 athletes from 25 schools that competed at this meet. Many Oak Ridge athletes obtained personal bests and quite a few received medals for their top three performances in events. Freshman Ella Bunce placed first in the Frosh/Soph girls pole vault with a jump of 9 feet, 6 inches. Ella’s jump is the fifth all-time performance at Oak Ridge.
Listed below are top four performances for Oak Ridge athletes at this meet. For compete results for the this meet go to or
Varsity Boys 100 meter dash
Dominick Worsham  2nd 11.57
Bryce Williams  3rd   11.62
Frosh/Soph Girls 400 meter dash
Sierra Salmon  2nd  64.61
Varsity Boys 800 meter run
Colin Plicher  3rd  2:10.45
Frosh/Soph Girls 800 meter run
Arial Hendrickson  3rd  2:40.79
Varsity Girls 100 meter hurdles
Jaimi Gotro  4th  16.62
Varsity Boys 3200 meter run
Alex Merry  4th  10:07.72
Frosh/Soph Boys 4 x 100 meter relay
2nd  46.27 (Luke Goins, Michael Pittman, Alex Voege, Max Augood)
Frosh/Soph Girls 4 x 400 meter relay
3rd  4:43.28 (Sierra Salmon, Natalie Kinney, Samantha Hew, Michaela Brown)
Frosh/Soph Boys Sprint Medley Relay
1st  1:44.06 (Luke Goins, Michael Pittman, Alex Voege, Max Augood)
Frosh/soph Girls Sprint Medley Relay
3rd  2:06.40  (Samantha Hew, Alexa Ray, Sierra Salmon, Angel Pears)
Varsity Boys Distance Medley Relay
4th  11:27.01 (Colin Pilcher, Bret McNamee, Josh Gladwell, Alex Merry)
Varsity Girls Distance Medley Relay
1st  14:06.43 (Sabrina Andrus, Jaimi Gotro, Karina Kauffman, Rachel Peterson)
Frosh/Soph Boys Distance Medley Relay
4th  12:23.72 (Blake fabian, Wyatt Maeva, Chad Vardas, Kyle Kauffman)
Frosh/Soph Girls Distance Medley Relay
1st  14:04.89 (Arial Hendrickson, Natalie Kinney, Mikhayla Polivka, Sarah Dolley)
Frosh/Soph Boys Shot Put
Jack Root  2nd  44’10.5″  (F/S School Record is 47’3.5″)
Frosh/Soph Girls Long Jump
Kylie Harrop-St. John  2nd 14’1″
Frosh/Soph Boys Pole Vault
Ty Gradin  4th  8’6″
Varsity Girls Pole Vault
Ashley Dean  1st  9’0″
Frosh/Soph Girls Pole Vault
Ella Bunce  1st  9’6″ (5th all-time at Oak Ridge)
The next meet which the Oak Ridge Ridge track and field teams will compete in is the King/Gilbert Invitational at Granite bay High School on Saturday, March 8th. The field events start at 8:30 am and the running events start at 9:00 am.


Rob Fairley

Discussion | 1 comment

  • Ty BinghamMarch 29, 2014 - 6:33 pm

    Ella is the best.



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