Medals shine for GU track stars

Grant Union's 4x400 relay time celebrates with Coach Sonna Smith. The runners are, from left, Marc DesJardin, Miro Zabudenec, Eric Coats and Ryne Smith.

Grant Union's boys not only brought home the team win at the state 3A track and field meet, but had six individuals claiming firstplace honors and a numerous other placers at the meet.

The first-place finishes were claimed by Jimmy Cook in the javelin, Alex Bremner in the triple jump, and the 4x400 team of Ryne Smith, Miro Zabudenec, Mark DesJardin, and Eric Coats.

The Grant Union girls also sent several team members to the winners' stand.

Following is an updated list of all the results for the Prospector team from the meet, held in Monmouth.

Grant Union Girls Track- 3A State Meet

100-Meter Hurdles- Jacee Retherford, third place, 17.12

300-Meter Hurdles- Sabrina Hoffman, third place, 49.25

Long Jump- Jacee Retherford, third place, 16-06

Triple Jump- Jacee Retherford, sixth place, 33-00 3/4

High Jump- Melissa Walker, ninth place, 4-06

Grant Union Boys Track- 3A State Meet

400-Meter Dash- Eric Coats, fifth place, 52.46

3000-Meter Run- Caleb Sturgill, fifth place, 9:20.94

110-Meter Hurdles- Dustin Kreger, fourth place, 16.17; Jamison Soupir, fifth place, 16.54

300-Meter Hurdles-Jamison Soupir, fifth place, 42.75; Andrew Judd, eighth place, 44.11

4x100-Meter Relay- Ryne Smith, Miro Zadubenec, Connor Smith, Marc DesJardin, fifth place, 45.87.

4x400-Meter Relay- Ryne Smith, Miro Zadubenec, Marc DesJardin, Eric Coats, first place, 3:28.35

Long Jump- Alex Bremner, second place, 21-06 1/2

Triple Jump-Alex Bremner, first place, 44-05 1/2

Shot Put- Jimmy Cook, fifth place, 46-06 3/4

Discus Throw- Jimmy Cook, fifth place, 133-10

Javelin Throw- Jimmy Cook, first place, 176-01; Ben Dieker, ninth place, 148-11

High Jump- Dustin Kreger, second place, 5-11

Pole Vault- Andrew Judd, fifth place, 11-00

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