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By Bill Bray

FREMONT – The Track teams for Fremont Ross showed tons of potential Tuesday as they were victorious over Oregon Clay in the one of three home meets this season.

The girls were 98-39 winner. In the field events, the Lady Giants were winners in each of the five areas. Cal Cahill, beginning to round into shape in the weight events, won the shot put with a heave of 24’10” and captured the discus with a throw of 109’7.5”. Meanwhile over at the track, Jadyn Rozzell was a winner in the long jump with a leap of 16’10.5”. The other two seniors were equally as successful as Allison Taylor (pictured above) won the pole vault with a clearance of 10’6” and Makenna Englund jumped to victory in the high jump with a leap of 5’2”.  The Little Giants fifth senior helping the cause was Briana Morrisette. Morrisette took second in the long jump with a leap of 15’1.75”.  She then moved to running events and sped to victory in the 100 meters in 13.42 as well as anchoring the 4×100 relay to a win in 51.99 and the 4×200 relay in 1:52.53. The other seniors running in the 4×100 were Englund, Rozzell and Taylor.  Joining Morrisette in the 4×200 were Englund, Rozzell and new coming freshman Jasmin Hiedelburg.

Handling the middle-distance races was sophomore Evelyn Szymanowski. The talented sophomore won the 1600 meters in 5:45.21 and took second in the 800 meters in 2:34.59.  She was also a part of the 4×800 and 4×400 relays. The other members of those two relays included Adriane Halbisen­­­, Mackenzie Smith, and Allison Taylor in the 4×800 and Rozzell, Hiedelburg and Taylor in the 4×400. The 4×400 was victorious in 4:28.61 while the 4×800 finished behind Clay in 10:59.48. Hiedelburg added a second in the 400 meters in 1:07.99 and Smith won the 3200 meters in 13:15.94.

Englund looked in mid-season form over the 100-meter hurdles. The senior added her second individual win with a time of 16.00. Briyana Simms ran to a third in the 300-meter hurdles in 57.66.

The boys literally ran away with their meet with a 120-16 TRAC victory.

Winning the five-field events included, Ethan Green capturing the shot put and discus with throws of 44’1” and 157’1.5” respectively. Easton Silva soared over 11’ in the pole vault while Anthony Vann was a winner in the high jump at 5’10” and Ricky Howard III jumped 19’6.75” to win the long jump competition.

Leading the boys in the running events included James Kemp with a second in the 100 meters, Michael Patterson Ruiz won the 200- and 400-meter races in 24.14 and 55.05 respectively. Patterson Ruiz was also a part of the 4×200 relay that won in 1:37.91 and the 4×400 relay that won with a time of 3:44.09.

In the middle distance and distance events, Ross was dominant. Kameron Walker took the 800 meters in 2:13.58 while newcomer Carter Rodriguez won the 1600 meters in 5:02.21. Zach Glotzbecker took the 3200 meters in 11:28.19.

Ashton Lehmann was a double winner in the hurdle events for the Little Giants. Lehmann won the 110 hurdles in 19.08 and ran a time of 46.63 over the 300-meter hurdles.

Other members of the 4×200 winners included Semaj and James Kemp and freshman Jadrian Brown. Other 4×400 participants were Brown, Evan Beardmore, and Elijah Kirksey.

The 4×800 relay team of Walker, Beardmore, Rodriguez and Glotzbecker ran to victory in 9:01.0.

The teams are back in action Friday at the Bobcat Invitational in Bowling Green.

Ethan Green return to the discus circle after a state title in wrestling with a winning throw of 157’1.5″.

Senior Briana Morrisette got the Giants off on there right foot with a win in the 100 meters.

Senior Makenna Englund sped to victory in the 100 meter hurdles and in the high jump.

Senior Zach Glotzbecker ran to an impressive victory in the 3200 meters.

Senior Jadyn Rozzell is off to a flying start winning the long jump and shown here anchoring th 4×400 relay.