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Clover track & field teams defeat Shakamak

Amanda York

Cloverdale boys and girls track and field teams hosted Shakamak Thursday evening, April 12, sending the visiting Lakers home with a loss in both meets.

“We performed well tonight,” Cloverdale Head Track & Field Coach Andy Tyler said after the meet. “We are training hard and are looking to improve. We have to get stronger in a few areas and I am confident that we can get there.”

The Clover boys won each event, en route to a 122-11 win over the visiting team.

CHS was led by senior Tyler Kaeff with three wins. Kaeff was first in high jump with a height of 5-10. He also picked up a win in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.74 and in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 43.0.

The Clovers also picked up wins from Tray Dickison in shot put (39- 6.5); Ethan Radford in discus (111-00); Andrew Monnett in long jump (16- 8); and Blake Willis in pole vault (11-6).

Jerry Burton won the 100-meter dash in 11.90; Chase Ashcraft was first in the 1,600-meter run in 5:24; Elliot Williamson won the 400 in 56.6; Ray Bates was first in the 800 in 2:15; Jake Smith won the 200 in 24.39; and Josh Beikman won the 3,00 in 12:52. All three relay teams for the Clovers were winners as well. The 4x800 won in 9:54; the 4x100 in 48.1; and the 4x400 in 3:50.

In the girls’ competition, Cloverdale pulled out the narrow victory, 68-63 over Shakamak.

The Lady Clovers had a big night from Mackenzie Stoltz, winning the long jump (14- 5.5); pole vault (8-6); and the 110 hurdles (17.26). Madison Shoemaker won discus with a throw of 84-0 and Chelsie Edwards won the 800 in 2.33.

All three relays for the Clovers also picked up victories. The 4x800 team finished first in 11.30; the 4x100 in 55.92; and the 4x400 in 4:44.

“Lily Monnett is working really hard and putting in quality performances,” Tyler continued. “Ray Bates is making huge gains as well.”

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