Lakeview’s Track and Field team traveled to Redmond this past Saturday, April 6, to participate in the Parsley Invitational, named after local Track and Field supporter and dentist Dr. Tony Parsley. Both men and women Honkers fared well, taking wins in various competitions.
In the boys 100 Relay, Lakeview’s Lane Hadley, Pierce Schreder, Tyler McManus, and Michael Cooney finished fifth with a combined run-time of 47.63, less than a second short of fourth-place Ridgeview, who ran a 46.76. Cooney also finished fifth in the varsity Long-Jump competition with an 18-11.00
The girls also stayed competitive in the 100 relay, as Sophia Landau, Liz Helling, Jenna Davis, and Delaney Hall placed fourth with a run-time of 54.5.
Sophomore Miranda Conley finished in the top 5 of both the Shot Put and the Discus, taking 2nd and 5th, respectively. Hall continued her strong week, dominating her competitors in the Javelin contest and taking first place yet again with a school-record 121-08, breaking her previous record by 4 meters. Hall broke also took 2nd in the Pole Vault. Head coach Bobbie Steninger was happy with the way her team competed.
“Very pleased, very pleased,” she said. “Not just with the performances, but with the way they are as a team. They are full of class and support one another.”
According to Steninger, the team as a whole broke 27 personal records.
On Wednesday, April 3, the Honkers took their talent to Summit High School in Bend to participate in a six-team meet.
Lakeview’s boys won both meter races as Hadley beat out Cooney for first place in the 100 meter, but Cooney got his revenge in the 200 meter race, finishing first compared to Hadley’s third-place finish. But the boys joined forces to snatch first place in the 100 relay, tallying 3 first-place finishes for the boys of Lakeview. Sophomore Alex Ball took second in hurdling.