|Bradshaw Mountainís Courtney Parsell takes a hand-off from Rachel Campbell to run the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay to victory Friday in Prescott Valley.|
Trib Photo/Cheryl Hartz
The Bradshaw Mountain Lady Bears amassed 118 points to take third at their own Yavapai County Invitational this past Friday, behind first place Mingus, 137, and Sedona, 134. Prescott, Camp Verde, Chino Valley, Mayer and Mingus Mountain followed
On the boys' side, Prescott took first with 178 points, followed by Sedona, 131, Mingus Union, 129, Bradshaw 101, and then Chino and Camp Verde.
For team scoring purposes, points were awarded for first through eighth place.
Bradshaw boasted several multiple-point athletes. Among those topping the list was newcomer Courtney Parsell, who won the 200m in 27.24, was just edged in the 100m to place second in 13.72 seconds, and anchored the 4x100m relay to victory.
"Courtney's a freshman running like a senior," Bradshaw coach Mike Simon said.
Kaitlyn McKenna and Rachel Campbell finished third and fourth in the 200, right behind Parsell, garnering Bradshaw 21 of 39 points in the event.
Lindsey Lowman also had a good meet, leading off the 4x100 relay, winning the 100m hurdles, 15.91, and taking second in high jump, 4-feet-10-inches.
The 4x100 relay, which also included Kylie Morris and Rachel Campbell, had a winning time of 51.09.
Ashlie Dowdy placed second in 300m hurdles, 51.23, and fourth in the 100m.
Kyanna Bruner was third in 400m, 1:05.57; Hannah Madler placed fourth in 800m, 2:23.28; and Vanessa Holmes finished fifth in 3200m, 12:46.12. Also fifth were Kylie Morris in the long jump and Rebecca Grant in shotput.
The 4x400 relay team of Morris, Parsell, Madler and Bruner took second with 4:18.37. Joining Madler for second with 10:31.22 in the 4x800 relay were Alicia Cornejo, Athena Dias and Erika Meza.
The Bradshaw gents garnered a plethora of points in shot put from Matt Ehrlich, second, 47-feet-10.5; Cody Perry in fourth and Carter Thompson in eighth. Ehrlich threw the discus 118-7 for fourth.
Brian Sanchez took second in the 100m, 11.52.
Second place also went to the 4x100 relay team of Brian Sanchez, Casey Huntley, Ian Jones and Lucas Herman, with 45.53; and the 4x400 squad of Saul Martinez, Nate Poblano, Eli Shaffer and Agustin Espinoza, 8:43.34.
Espinoza also placed fifth in the 400m, 53.23.
Tycien Chaney was fourth in 3200m, 10:56.87, and seventh in the 1600, 5:12.29.
David Otero placed fourth in 110 hurdles, 16.58, just one second off first. and was third in 300 hurdles, 44.77.
Casey Huntley high jumped 5-feet-4 to fourth.
Ian Jones and Ryker Wells finished fifth and sixth in pole vault, both at 11-feet-7.
Yesterday, Bradshaw traveled to Avondale for the Last Knight Qualifier at Westview High School, attempting to qualify more athletes for next Wednesday's state competition.