BYU Invitational Concludes With Eventful Saturday

first_img Written by Tags: Beaver/Dallin Draper/Delta/Gunnison/Jade Wimmer/Manti/Mayci Torgerson/North Sevier FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPROVO, Utah-Saturday, the BYU Invitational concluded at Robison Track with numerous Mid-Utah Radio Sports Network athletes excelling at the site of the state track and field championships in two weeks.Overall, for the boys, the Grand Red Devils took the meet title with 60.5 points. Delta places a respectable fifth overall with 41 points. Richfield was sixth with 39 points and Beaver was ninth with 28 points.The girls’ champion was North Summit with 72 points, easily blowing away second-place North Sevier with 48 points. Juab was third with 43 points. Delta placed fourth with 36 points and Richfield tied for eighth place with Morgan, each team netting 28 points.Just as was the case on Friday, the teams at the meet, from Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Nevada, were divided into two subdivisions: 1-A through 3-A and 4-A through 6-A.The boys’ 1600-meter run title was won by Richfield’s Hayden Harward, who posted a time of 4:19.79 in the event.In the girls’ 4 x 100, Richfield placed second, while Delta was in third and Juab placed fifth overall in the event.The boys’ 4 x 100 saw Delta place second, while North Sanpete placed sixth.In the girl’s 800-meter run, Panguitch’s Taylia Norris finished sixth and Madison Norris of Manti was ninth overall.In the boys’ 800-meter run, Riley Searle of Manti placed fifth as Jonathan Monsen finished seventh, representing Richfield.The girls’ medley relay saw Beaver take the crown in a time of 4:27.81. The Beavers’ team is comprised of Brookly Crum, Linley White, Kaitlyn Hemond and Samantha Wiliams, who served as the anchor. Manti finished third overall in the event, Juab placed fifth and North Sanpete finished eighth.Manti’s boys won the medley relay as well, posting a time of 3:44.26. This team consisted of Cooper Parry, Lance Fowles, Jaden Sterner and Riley Searle. Additionally, North Sanpete finished second, Wayne was third, Richfield placed seventh and Kanab finished eighth.The girls’ 4 x 400 relay saw Delta place second, Juab was fifth, Piute placed seventh and Richfield finished eighth overall.The boys’ 4 x 400 relay saw the Richfield Wildcats take the crown in a time of 3:23.69. The star Wildcats in this event were Jonathan Monsen, Hayden Harward, Chaz Roberts and Kade Jensen. Millard placed seventh and Juab was eighth.North Sevier’s star hurdler, Mayci Torgerson, swept the 100 and 300-meter hurdle titles in times of 15.69 and 45.60 seconds, respectively.In the boys’ 110-meter hurdles, Panguitch’s Kanyon Lamb placed third, McRay Stevens of Juab placed fifth and Delta’s Jaymen Brough placed sixth.The girls’ 100-meter dash saw North Sanpete’s Isabelle Hightower place second, Ronnie Walker of Juab was third and Delta’s Jordyn Nielson placed fourth.The boys’ 100-meter dash winner was Delta’s Dallin Draper (who will spend his collegiate days running for BYU) who ran a swift 10.53 seconds in the race.In the girls’ 400-meter dash, Gunnison’s Jade Wimmer ensued in her dominance in this event, winning it in a time of 58.99 seconds.Cameron Franklin of Valley won the boys’ 400-meter dash in 48.80 seconds and Juab’s McRay Stevens, per his coaches, set a personal record of 39.89 seconds in the 300-meter hurdles to win the event. Kanyon Lamb of Panguitch finished fourth in the event and Jaymen Brough of Delta placed fifth.In the girls’ 200-meter dash, Ronnie Walker of Juab placed second, Jade Wimmer of Gunnison was third and Passion Reitz of Richfield placed fourth.Dallin Draper of Delta won the boys’ 200-meter dash as well, posting a blistering time of 21.12 seconds. Cameron Franklin of Valley placed third and Parker Hightower of North Sanpete finished fifth in the event.In the boys’ high jump, Millard’s Duncan Herbst placed fourth, tying with Britton Smith of Delta. Cade Szymanski of Kanab finished seventh overall in the event.The girls’ long jump saw North Sevier’s Mayci Torgerson place fourth, while Melissa Crane of Richfield finished sixth and Delta’s Ashlee Nielson placed eighth.In the girls’ shot put, North Sevier’s Kenzie Mason placed second  and Manti’s Kjerstin Birch finished sixth and Richfield’s Payton Olsen placed seventh. This concluded competition for the smaller schools and they will all compete in their respective region meets over the course of the next few days prior to the state championship meet right back at Robison Track. May 5, 2018 /Sports News – Local BYU Invitational Concludes With Eventful Saturday Brad Jameslast_img read more

Report: Gerrit Cole agrees to record nine-year deal with the Yankees

first_imgDecember 11, 2019 /Sports News – National Report: Gerrit Cole agrees to record nine-year deal with the Yankees FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailAllen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Yankees have reportedly snatched up free-agent pitcher Gerrit Cole.Sources tells ESPN the 29-year-old right-hander has agreed to a nine-year, $324 million deal with the Bronx Bombers. The contract has a full no-trade clause but includes an opt-out after five years, according to ESPN.Cole’s record deal trumps the one pitcher Stephen Strasburg signed with the Washington Nationals earlier this week for the largest sum of money and annual salary for a pitcher at $36 million.Cole, who grew up a Yankees fan, began his MLB career with the Pittsburgh Pirates before being traded to the Houston Astros in 2018. This past season, he faced off against New York in the American League Championship Series. The Astros defeated the Yankees in Game 6 of the ALCS to move on to the World Series, which they lost to the Nationals.Cole wrapped up the 2019 regular season with a 2.50 ERA and 326 strikeouts.So far in his career, he has a 3.22 ERA and has struck out 1,336 batters.Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. Written bycenter_img Beau Lundlast_img read more