BYRON – Mendota’s girls’ and boys’ track teams competed for the first time this season in the Byron Indoor First Chance Meet on March 7.
In the girls’ competition, Mendota finished first in two events. Teghan Tillman claimed the long jump title with a leap of 14-2, while Lydia Willis was the top thrower in the shot put with a distance of 37-2.
For the boys, Mendota’s best efforts were a pair of second-place finishes. Eddy Sandoval was runner-up in the 400-meter dash with a time of 58.18, while Jose Sandoval took second in the 3200-meter run in 12:53.23.
No team scores were kept.
March 7 @
Byron Indoor First
Mendota 1st place: Teghan Tillman, long jump, 14-2; Lydia Willis, shot put, 37-2
Mendota 2nd place: Tillman, 200m dash, 30.14; Abby Phalen, high jump, 4-6; Phalen, triple jump, 31-5.75
Mendota 3rd place: Phalen, 55m dash, 8.24; Morgan Gonda, 200m dash, 30.86; Lauren Schimmer, high jump, 4-6; Kelsey Castro, long jump, 13-1.5
Mendota 4th place: Tillman, 55m dash, 8.26; Janice Gonzalez, 400m dash, 1:24.9; Schimmer, triple jump, 28-7.75
Mendota 5th place: Gonda, 55m dash, 8.31
Mendota 6th place: Elizabeth Schillinger, 55m hurdles, 12.05; Natalie Bodmer, 800m run, 3:06.55; 4x200m relay (Tillman, Gonda, Castro, Twila Martinson), 2:07.21
Mendota 2nd place: Eddy Sandoval, 400m dash, 58.18; Jose Sandoval, 3200m run, 12:53.23
Mendota 3rd place: Josue Arteaga, long jump, 18-9.5
Mendota 4th place: Chris Sandoval, 200m dash, 26.81; 4x200m relay (Cody Jenner, J. Arteaga, C. Sandoval, E. Sandoval), 1:47.35; Cole Stremlau, shot put, 39-5
Mendota 5th place: E. Sandoval, 55m dash, 7.13; Tristan Joyce, 800m run, 2:35.51
Mendota 6th place: Jenner, 55m dash, 7.15; Jae’Shaun Hughes, high jump, 4-10