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Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013 1:10 pm | Updated: 1:47 pm, Tue Oct 14, 2014.

Doing some catch up on track results from two big events over the weekend.

Mountain Pointe was at the Sun Angel Classic while Desert Vista had some there as well but most of the Thunder's top athletes traveled to California for the Arcadia Invitational.

At Arizona State, several Mountain Pointe athletes held their own.

The Pride's Shannon Jackson finished fifth in the 100 meter dash in 12.57 Kevina Godfrey was fourth in the 200 in 25.22 and sixth in the 400 at 58.83

Freshman Autumn Smith was second in the 100 hurdles in 15.26.

The girls won the 4x100 relay in 48.64 with the team of Kevina Godfrey, Kelsie Hale, Autumn Smith and Ashle Burns.

Freshman Rees Young won the long jump at 17-03.

The Mountain Pointe boys were led by Paul Lucas' double win after taking the 200 in 20.99 and the 400 in 47.75

Kejavon Moore was third in the 400 at 48.95.

The Pride boys won the 4x100 with the foursome of Kejavon Moore, DeWayne Elliot, A.J. Davalos and Travonn White.

They also took the 4x400 with the team of Dale Black, Paul Lucas, DeWayne Elliot, Kejavon Moore.

Ryan green was fourth in the shot put at 51-11.50 and second in the discus at 158-02.

Desert Vista had some athletes at the Sun Angel as well as Troy Giordano was fourth in the 800 at 1:58.87 and teammate Jacob Walimma was seventh at 1:59.61.

Nicole Hicks was sixth in 1600 run at 5:14.86.

Nicole Hicks won the 3200 with a time of 11:30.76 and teammate Brittany Tretbar was second at 11:41.35.

Also in that race DV freshman Emily Smith was eighth and Horizon Honors junior Mikaela Martin was 10th.

Sydney Bresnehan was fourth in the long jump for the Thunder.

The Thunder placed three in the top 10 of the boys 3200 as well as Mitchell Bogushefsky finished third at 9:45.12 and Ryan Smith was fourth at 9:47.24.

The DV boys won the 4x800 relay with the group of Jacob Walimaa, Kyle Tippit, Matthew Beeks and Chris Tang.

At Arcadia, the Thunder did some good things.

Several of the Desert Vista athletes set new school records.

Thrower Dylan Fischer took second in shot put with a throw of 61-02 and took third in the discus with a throw of 182-7 to set school records in both.

Makenzi Holmes- DiGiovine set a new DV record with a throw of 146-4 in the discus and took 7th place in the invitational.

Victoria Wadsworth had a new personal best of 127-5 and took 2nd in the open event Friday evening. Junior Jordan Rezac rounded out the throwers from Desert Vista throwing 148-8 in the Saturday seeded discus flight.

Desert Vista had nine pole vault athletes compete in California, which is most likely the most from any one school.

Aliyah Simpson just set a new Arizona freshman pole vault record and personal best with a vault of 12-1. Sophomore Vanessa Davis also vaulted 12-1.

Seniors Scott Marshall and Justin Tobin also had a strong showing in the elite competition on Saturday evening. Tobin vaulted 14-7.25. Marshall vaulted 16-4.75 and just missed placing first by missing at 16-8 in a jump off with the eventual winner.

Fritz also competed in the high jump and set a new DV freshman record with the height of 5-5.

Desert Vista athletes did well in the events that they participated.

Jenna Maack(11:13.35) and Carter Macey (9:59.66) both competed in the 3200M on Friday evening achieving season personal best times in those races.

This was Macey’s first race returning from a broken femur.

Distance runner Dani Jones ran the mile on Saturday morning, 5:08.11, shaving seconds off her time and completed in the 800M elite race Saturday evening shaving seconds of that time and earning fourth place with a time of 2:12.86 and setting a new Desert Vista School Record. Senior Ryan Dykstra competed in the mile, shaving seconds off his personal best and putting him within two-hundredths of the school record at 4:20.73. Nick Terreri ran the 800M on Saturday afternoon, with a time of 1:59.98, and finished with one of his best times of the season.

The final runner for Desert Vista was Jackson Bullock, who ran an aggressive 110 High Hurdles and finished with a time 15.18 earning him first in his heat and a new personal record.

Contact writer: (480) 898-7915 or Jskoda@ahwatukee.com. Follow him on Twitter @JSkodaAFN.

The information from the Arcadia event was submitted.

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