Kenison wins three times at Fallon Elks Invitational, Aguirre sweeps throwing events for Buckaroos

It was a stellar Saturday for the Lowry High School track and field team at the Fallon Elks Invitational, as Brent Kenison won three events and Nomar Aguirre two.

Kenison turned in a personal best in the pole vault, as he cleared the bar at 13 feet. 

The sophomore jumped a personal best in the triple jump at 43-4.50 and he won the high jump with mark of 6-2. 

Kenison placed fifth in the long jump with a leap of 19-2.75.

Aguirre, a senior, set a personal best in the shot put to win with a throw of 53 feet, 7 inches. 

He tossed the discus 147-8 to complete the sweep.

Ira Wadsworth (10-6) and Shane Gilliland (10-6) were fifth and sixth, respectfully in the pole vault, with Wadsworth setting a personal best. Quade Altman turned in a sixth-place finish in the 200 meters with a time of 24.86 seconds and the senior was eighth in the 100 meters (12.15).

Sophomore Ryder Huitt finished with a personal best in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 18.25 and he placed 10th in the 400 meters at 56.80.

Kolby Hoagland set personal bests in the 3,200 meters (12:48.89) and the 1,600 meters (5:30.20), as did Timothy Patchen in the long jump at 17-4.25.

Lowry girls shine as well

On the girls side, Kepa Hilbish turned in a runner-up finish in the 200 meters with a time of 28.82 and the junior placed third in the 100 meters (13.68). Alyla Thomas (13.43.94), Ava Swensen (13:47.81) and Brooklyn Swensen (14:51.19) set personal bests in the 3,200 meters to place second, third and fifth. Thomas did the same in the 1,600 meters to finish fifth at 6:01.33 and Ava Swensen was sixth at 6:03.82, a personal best for her.

Sophomore Kiana Head finished third in the 400 meters with a time of 1:07.51 and third in the high jump with a mark of 4-10. Head placed sixth in both the pole vault (6-6) and the triple jump (30-0). Fellow sophomore Kylle Wilkinson finished fourth in the triple jump with a personal best of 30-5 and she was 10th in the high jump and 16th in the long jump.

Alia Novi turned in an eight-place finish in the 200 meters with a time of 29.97 and was 15th in the 100 meters. Freshman Hailee Gibson placed sixth in the discus with a throw of 77-3 and was ninth in the shot put (25-5).

 Vanessa Lot placed eighth in the high jump (4-6) and Neveah Gerhard was ninth in the pole vault (6-0).

The 4x100 relay of Lott, Tariana Weatherspoon, Hilbish and Novi set the pace with a time of 53.56.

Lowry placed fourth in both team standings and travel to Battle Mountain on Friday. The Buckaroos will also send a team to Sparks on Friday and Saturday for the Reed Invitational.