Preview of 1977 State Track Meet

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Preview of 1977 State Track Meet - A A State Moot 1$ Wide Open YERINGTON - The AA...
A A State Moot 1$ Wide Open YERINGTON - The AA State high school boys ^"L^Jte 8 °% 4be ? 1 a wUd affair . aW « shouldn't be different Saturday. Two of the last three meets have found the title belonging to two teams. This year Hawthorne Boulder City and Fallon all have a chance to win the championship. Boulder City and Yerington shared the title last year. Douglas and Hawthorne were co- champkmslnl974. The field events for the boys and girls meet begins at 9:30 a.m., with the track events beginning at 10 a m Sprinter Marc Woolfolk and Jumper Al Ferrell figure to score most of the points for Hawthorne Ferrell will have tough competition from Boulder City's Russ Hafen in the long and triple jumps Boulder City's Roger Moon, who has a time of 9.9 seconds in the 100, will be Woolfolk's main challenger Fallon has overall team depth, which might be enough to overtake Hawthorne and Boulder City Sprinter Gene Doughty, distance runner Walt Johnson and the mile relay team should score most of the points for the Greenwave. Sisters Gloria and Patti White return to lead defending champion Hawthorne in a bid for its fourth girls state title fa six seasons. Gloria White set state meet records in the 220 and 100. Gloria is the only one to have beaten Reed's Bonnie Pedersen this any race. Ruth Priddis, who set the state meet in the mile in 1976, also returns to help the AA STATE MEET RECORDS ' 1SMC j? ao-0avid Owens (Hawthorne 197J) and Phil Estep (Yerington) *-Ph» Estep (Yerington W73) *.«. MO-Ron Eller (Manogue IMS) 1:57.1. Mite-Ron Eller (Manooue t»5) 4: 19.7. Two mile-Ed Juan (Stewart 1972) »:«.5. '» high hurdles-Marvin AAenesIni (Yerington 1976) 14.7. 4* relay-Hawthorne (1972) 43.3. Milerelay-Manogue (197«) 3:32.9. Shot put-Mike Weeks (Yerington 1972) SS-6. Djscus-Mike Weeks (Yerington 1972) 143-11. High jump-Steve Sirton (Hawthorne 1974) 6-5. Long iump-Collie Mack (Hawthorne 1972) 23-'/a. Polevaulf-Guy Reilly (Fallon 1973) 14-0. Triple jump-Marvin Menesini (Yerington 1976) 43-11. 80 low hurdles-Julie Tipton (Lowry 1976) 11.7. loo-Gloria White (Hawthorne 1976) 11.2. 220-Gloria White (Hawthorne 1976) 26.5. 440- Sherry Ford (Fallon 1974) 62.3. MO- Julie Benson (Douglas 1973) 2:34.0. Mile-Ruth Priddis (Hawthorne 1976) 5:49.2. 440 relay-Hawthorne (1976) 51.3. MO medley relay-Hawthorne (1976) 1:57.5. Shot put-Jennifer Jim (Hawthorne 1974) 36-7. Discus-Helen Townsend (Fallon 1975) 109-6Vi. Long jump-Julie Tipton (Lowry 1976) 16-4V4. High iump-CarrieMortenson (Hawthorne 1974) 5-2.

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  1. Nevada Evening Gazette,
  2. 06 May 1977, Fri,
  3. Page 9

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