BURRTON – After having its first track meet of the season rained out, the Burrton High Chargers have competed three times with good results on the boys and girls teams.
A meet with Lyons was cancelled to start the season but the Chargers attended a makeup meet at Pretty Prairie on April 6.
There, Bradley Cooprider finished second in the 800 meters in a time of 2:14.08. He was also fifth in the 100 meters at 12.17 seconds. Dustin Hughes was third in the javelin at 107 feet, 11 inches and he was fourth in the 400 meter at 1:04.05.
Steven Canada was fourth in the 3200 at 14:51.
On the girls side, Ronni Salgado did well in the running events. She was fifth in the 200 meters at 31.60 and third in the 100 meters at 14.83 seconds. Also in the 200, Hannah Watson was seventh and Madison Benitez was ninth.
Kassi Salgado was second in the 800 meters with a time of 2:42.
In the relays, Burrton managed third in the 4x100 with Addie Matlack, Hannah Watson, Kassi Salgado and Ronni Salgado running.
The 4x400 relay was sixth with Ronni Salgado, Kassi Salgado, Lexi Zehr and Samantha Simoneau running.
Zehr was sixth in the 400 meters.
In the field events, Hannah Watson was eighth in the javelin, Kassi Salgado ninth, and Addie Matlack 12th.
The Chargers sent a handful of athletes to the Shocker Pre-State Challenge April 14. The team’s best finish was by Simoneau. She was ninth in the discus at 90 feet, 7 inches. Brendan Dick was 11th on the boys side, heaving the discus 112-9.
Kaylene Matlack was 12th at 83-04. Dick also competed in the shot put and earned 12th at 37-10.
In the 800, Bradley Cooprider was 16th and Kassi Salgado was 12th.
At the Fairfield meet April 11, Kassi Salgado was second in the 800 meters with a 2:46. Simoneau was second in the discus at 100-1.5.
In the relays, Benitiz, Matlack, Zehr and Maddie Winter combined for fourth in the 4x800. In the 4x100, the team of Winter, Watson, Kassi Salgado, and Salgado was fourth. In the 4x400 relay, Alexis Zehr, Kassi Salgado, Simoneau and Salgado were fifth.
In the field events, Kaylene Matlack was fourth in the discus, and Addison Matlack was fifth.
In the javelin, Watson was sixth and Salgado was seventh.
On the boys side, a highlight was the 4x100 relay team. Nathaniel Watson, Dustin Hughest, Brandan Dick and Bradley Cooprider were second. In the 800, Cooprider was second with a 2:16.
In the field events, Dick was third in the shot put and discus.
The Chargers compete at home on their new track Tuesday and were scheduled to go to the Sterling relays Thursday.