Mill Valley boys track and field wins Ottawa Invite
The Mill Valley boys track and field team won the Ottawa Invitational on Thursday evening, outscoring the rest of the field by 80 points for the comfortable victory.
The Jaguars collected a total of 217 points, followed by Piper (137) and Ottawa (126). Paola (86), Heritage (5) and Washington (2) rounded out the team standings.
Mill Valley won 11 of the 19 events, including all of the relays. The Jaguars posted first-place finishes in the 4x100 (44.96), 4x400 (3:38.44), 4x800 (9:03.27) and distance medley (11:22.09) relays.
Individual first-place finishers for the Jaguars included Tai Nguyen in the 100- and 200-meter dash events (11.53, 23.33), Kurt Loevenstein in the 800-meter run (2:03.75), Derek Meeks in the 1,600-meter run (4:40.72), Jakob Coacher in the 3,200-meter run (10:57.65), Cody Deas in the 300-meter hurdles (42.68) and Colton Bray in the pole vault (15-04.00).
Second-place finishers for Mill Valley included Coacher in the 1,600-meter run (4:59.49), Deas in the 110-meter hurdles and Garret Fields in the 3,200-meter run.
Third-place finishers included Andrew Hicks in the 100-meter dash (11.73), Christian Jegan in the 200-meter dash (24.07), Kyal Long in the 400-meter dash, Tyler Coad in the 3,200-meter run and Colby Sirivangxay in the triple jump (42-00.50).
Mill Valley girls take second
The Mill Valley girls took second place at the invitational, finishing with 179.5 points. The Lady Jaguars were preceded only by Paola, which finished with a total of 247.5. Piper (75), Washington (29), Ottawa (24) and Heritage (4) rounded out the team standings.
Mill Valley won seven events, including the 4x100 (4:20.81) and distance medley (13:45.29) relays. Individual winners included Ellie Wilson in the 400-meter dash (1:02.28), Margo Wieschhaus in the 800-meter run (2:32.65), Holly Webb in the 100-meter hurdles (16.53) and Taylor Corbitt in both the pole vault (8-06.00) and triple jump (33-01.50).
The Lady Jaguars took second place in two relays — the 4x100 (52.91) and the 4x800 (11:06.44). Individual second-place finishers included Webb in the 300-meter hurdles (52.92) Corbitt in the long jump (15-06.75), Anna Clayborn in the 3,200-meter run (13:03.97) and Gabby Hopkins in the shot put (35.06.00).
Third-place finishers included Emma Hansen in the 200-meter dash (28.55), Bella Haden in the 400-meter dash (1:04.76), Britton Nelson in the 3,200-meter run (13:34.90) and Morgan Thomas in the high jump (4-10.00).
Jon Poorman is the sports editor at The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @JonPoorman for all of the latest community sports news.