The Kanab High School boys track and field team finished in fourth place, while the girls claimed fifth in the Kanab Invitational Track Meet held on Saturday, March 17.

Yanni Gallagher took first in the 3200 meter run with a time of 10:28.32 and the 1600 meter run, which he finished in 4:59.30. Gallagher also picked up a second place in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:13.45.

Tyler Glover ran the fastest 110 meter hurdles, covering the distance in 19.13, to also get a first place ribbon.

Mariah Clayson cleared 4’11” in the high jump to finish first. Clayson also had a second place finish in the 100 meter hurdles, with a time of 18.30.

Taiylor Bartlett threw the javelin 115’07” to win that event.

Others finishing in the top eight to gain points for the Cowboy team included:

Jacob Preston, who finished second in the discus with a toss of 111’7.5”, fifth in the javelin with a throw of 135’, and sixth in the shot put with a heave of 35’2.5”;

Jacob Southwick, who claimed a second place in the long jump, leaping 17’8.25”;

Daven Russell, who finished fourth in the shot put with a heave of 36’10.25”, and eighth in the discus with a throw of 88’11”;

Craig Stirland, who ran to a fourth place finish in the 400 meter run with a time of 1:01.01;

Leighton Eddy, who sprinted to a time of 26.61 to finish sixth in the 200 meter dash;

Josh Urianza claimed seventh in the long jump with a distance of 16’9.75”;

Anthony Decker ran to a seventh place finish in the 800 meter run, covering it in 2:32.77;

Daniel Bowman picked up a team point with an eighth place finish in the shot put, hurling the sphere 33’.

On the girls’ side:

Ashleigh Cserepes sprinted to a second place finish in the 100 meter dash with a time of 14.18;

Lyndsey Bartlett tied for second place in the high jump, going over the bar at 4’10”;

Jaysi Shakespear took fourth place in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 59.07;

Dayna Kirby ran to a seventh place finish in the 800 meter run, only taking 2:59.08 to cover the distance;

Marina Wood snagged a seventh place ribbon and two team points with a toss of 24’8.5” in the shot put.

The boys team tallied 78.5 points, good for fourth place behind Canyon View, who won the meet with 152 points. Parowan finished second with 94 and Manti was third with 93.

The girls team ended up in fifth place with 51 team points. Canyon View also won the girls side with 158 points. Parowan was a distant second with 98 points, while Bryce Valley and Manti were third and fourth, with 68 and 61.5 points respectively.