GCHS track records broken
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Skylar Penrod, a junior at GCHS, is shown here breaking a school record in the 300 meter hurdle. He had a time of 43.64, beating the 1988 record of 43.70 set by John Saunders. Penrod also participates in football and wrestling. The other broken record was by sophomore Tanner Brown in the 200 meter dash. Brown had 23.21 second run, beating Mike Taylor’s 2003 record of 23.38. Brown also participates in football and basketball.

Grand County High School hosted their invitational track meet Saturday, April 23. Red Devil tracksters earned high honors with team awards and individual placings. The girls took the first place trophy and the boys took a second place behind Cortez, CO. First place medals went to Sylvia Bentley, 200m, Megan Holyoak, 800m, Kemrey Wells, long jump, girls 4x100 relay team, girls 4x400 relay team, Tanner Brown, 200m, 100m, and long jump, Skyler Penrod, 300m hurdles, and the boys 4x100 relay.

Second place medals were won by Whitney Keogh, long jump, Kelsey McKinnon, 100m hurdles, Kemrey Wells, 200m, Maggie Nielsen, 400m, Whitney Saggboy, 1600m, Sylvia Bentley, 100m, girls medley relay, Gordon Garrett, long jump, Nephi Williams, 300m hurdles, and Skyler Penrod, 110m hurdles.

Third place medals were awarded to Dailey Haren, 300m hurdles, Whitney Keogh, 100m Geneava Francis, javelin, and Kelly VanArsdol, 200m and 400m.

The track team travels to Richfield Wednesday for a relay meet, the BYU Invitational track meet Fri, and Region next Wednesday.

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