Here we go! It’s the start of an unusual indoor track season for 2021. The first qualifying meets are on Friday and Saturday in Gillette at the Campbell County Recreation Center.

A reminder of a few of the changes.

Regular-season meets have a limit of 300 participants. Those will be broken down on a school-by-school basis for each meet.

There are no fans at any of the three regular-season meets.

Athletes will have only chances to qualify for the state championships at meets in Gillette and Casper. Indoor Track athletes can compete at other meets but their marks to qualify for state must come from one of the meets in Gillette or in Casper.

Only the top eight in running events and relays and the top nine in field events will qualify to compete at the state championships.

The state meet is divided by sex over two different Saturdays. The boys’ state championship is on Feb. 27. The girl’s state meet will be on March 6.

Friday, Jan. 15:

WHSAA Indoor Track & Field Meet #1 at 10:30 a.m. – Big Horn, Burns/Pine Bluffs, Campbell County, Cheyenne Central, Cheyenne South, Laramie, Torrington (Goshen County)

Girls Team Scores: Laramie 149, Campbell County 146, Cheyenne Central 125.50, Torrington (Goshen Cty) 68, Cheyenne South 44, Burns/Pine Bluffs 23, Big Horn 8.5

Caydince Groth of Cheyenne South (200 & 400), Libby Berryhill of Laramie (800 & 1600) won two events apiece on the track. Two event winners with a track and field event included Nyomi Moore of Campbell County (55m & long jump) and Taylor Gardner of Laramie (55m hurdles & triple jump).

Boys Team Scores: Cheyenne Central 183, Laramie 151, Campbell County 110, Torrington (Goshen County) 36, Cheyenne South 36, Burns/Pine Bluffs 10

Campbell County's Brandon Werkele (55m & 200) and Laramie's Aidan Morris (55m hurdles & pole vault) were the two boys to win two events on the day.

Saturday, Jan. 18:

SHS Indoor Qualifier #1 at 9 a.m. – Big Horn, Buffalo, Pinedale, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Thunder Basin, Tongue River

Girls Team Scores: Sheridan 209.33, Thunder Basin 169.83, Buffalo 46.83, Pinedale 44, Rock Springs 44, Tongue River 18, Big Horn 5 

 

Isabella Romasko of Pinedale won three events (55m, 55m hurdles, & triple jump) and was the only multiple event champion in the first meet.

Boys Teams Scores: Sheridan 287, Thunder Basin 103, Rock Springs 58, Pinedale 30, Big Horn 24, Tongue River 20

 

Blaine Johnson (800 & 1600) and Carter McComb (55m & long jump) from Sheridan won two events apiece.

With limitations on the number of participants, not every team will have a chance to compete each weekend of this season. The next meets will be on Jan. 23 with one in Casper and one in Gillette.

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