The regular season officially wrapped up Saturday afternoon with Del Norte High School as the host site for the 2019 Humboldt-Del Norte League championship track meet. The Warrior girls placed third overall as a team, scoring 84 points, while the boys placed fourth with 77 points.
Individually, four Warriors placed first in their respective events, earning coveted White Stars in the process. Ethan Price bested the field in the high jump with an effort of 6 feet even. Bryce Howard did the same in the pole vault with a distance of 12 feet even. Luke King won the shot put event with a throw of 48 feet, 6 inches, while on the girls’ side Caroline Hamm won the discus with a throw of 103 feet, 5 inches.
There were plenty of other solid efforts for the Warriors as a team across the board in both genders as well. On the boys’ side, Price finished second in both the triple jump (39 feet, 5 inches) and discus (123 feet, 3 1/2 inches). Teammates Tim Thompson (117 feet, 3 inches), Luke King (113 feet, 3/4 inch) and Scott Peters (110 feet, 3 inches) placed fourth, sixth and seventh respectively. Vova Sherman (11.72 seconds) placed third in the 100-meter dash, while Sam Cowan placed fourth a mere .1 seconds behind Sherman. The two finished fifth and seventh respectively in the 200-meter dash as well, with Sherman crossing the finish line in 23.83 seconds and Cowan doing so in 24.59 seconds. Blane Winningham placed fifth in the shot put with his throw of 38 feet, 8 inches, while Peyton Swan placed fifth in the high jump with a mark of 5 feet, 2 inches.
On the girls’ side, Katherine Martinez finished as the runner up in both the 100-meter hurdles (16.81 seconds) and pole vault (11 feet even), while placing fourth in the 300-meter hurdles (53.39 seconds). Tianna Thompson placed second in the 200-meter dash (27.50 seconds) and third in the 100-meter dash (13.34 seconds). Caleh King finished second in the shot put (30 feet, 10 inches) and fourth in the discus (81 feet, 8 inches). Claire Taylor placed third in the long jump with a distance of 14 feet, 7 1/2 inches, while Maykayla Jackson placed fourth in both the high jump (4 feet, 6 inches) and triple jump (29 feet, 7 3/4 inches). Emily Feeney, Tori Montecello, Caroline Hamm and Renni Loftin placed sixth through 10th in the shot put as well.