Perry wins shot put at Del Oro Invitational

By: Mike Ray, Colfax Record Sports Editor
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Colfax’s boys track team dropped its first Pioneer Valley league meet of the season last Wednesday when Placer posted an 84-51 win over the Falcons. Placer also downed the Colfax girls, 81-54, and captured the frosh-soph division by a 72-40 count.

Colfax’s top boys efforts included Austin Perry winning the shot put with a mark of 51 feet 7 inches. Perry was also second in the discus at 143 feet 4 inches.

The Falcons’ other boys wins came from Scott Mosier in the high jump (5-8) and Jaden Williams in the 110 high hurdles in 17.5 seconds.

Mosier was also second in the long jump (18-2), and Adam Gutierrez was second in the 400 (55.3).

In girls competition, Colfax took a 1-2 in the 800 meters behind Madi Newman (2:40.3) and Kyra Heimann (2:40.9). In addition, Maddi Ittner won the shot put at 36-1 and was second in the discus at 100-11.

For Colfax’s frosh-soph boys, John Kirwan was a double winner by taking the shot put (41-6) and discus (113-7). Chris Niccoli won the triple jump at 37-0, while Scott Irons grabbed the 100 meters (12.1) and Lucas Rineer the long jump (17.11.5).

Colfax also competed in the Del Oro Invitational on Friday. Perry won the shop put with a mark of 51 feet five and a half inches. Colfax will compete in the Norm Mackenzie Classic on Friday at Oroville and then send its top athletes to the Meet of Champions in Sacramento at Hughes Stadium.

Del Oro Invitational results --

Varsity Boys:

Shot Put – 1.Austin Perry, 51-5.5;  10. Mark Lerner, 132-11.

Discus – 2. Austin Perry, 148-0.

HJ- 6. Cody Baugh, 6-0

Varsity Girls:

Shot Put – 4. Maddi Ittner, 35-10.

Discus – 9. Kaily Wright, 92-8; 10. Maddi Ittner, 91-4.

JV Girls:

Discus – 4. Shantel Crane, 79-10.

400 – 1. Kyra Heimann, 62.16

800 – 3. Kyra Heimann, 2:32.67.

HJ – 3. Kylie Shinn, 4-6; 6. Kylee Bauer, 4-4.

JV Boys:

HJ – 2. Scott Mosier, 5-10

Discus – 3. John Kirway, 115-06, 5. Jeromy Cabodi, 112-04.

Shot Put – 8. John Kirwan, 39-4; 10. Jeromy Cabodi, 39-4.