Weymouth, Shelton set records at 1A state track and field championships
Pictured, left to right: Hank Barrett, Wyatt Mintken, Nathan Shelton, and Savannah Weymouth at the Idaho 1A state track and field championship in Middleton
Nathan Shelton competes in the 300-meter hurdles on Friday. Shelton qualified for the finals on Saturday and placed sixth.
Savannah Weymouth stands on the podium to receive her fourth-place medal in the pole vault on Saturday.
A pair of Clark Fork High School track and field athletes set new personal records at the 1A state track and field championship in Middleton.
The Clark Fork High School track and field team competed at the Idaho 1A state track and field championships on Friday May 19, and Saturday May 20 at Middleton High School.
Savannah Weymouth cleared 10-0 in the pole vault to set a new personal record and claimed fourth place in the state. The senior made a 2-foot improvement from when she first started vaulting in 2021.
Nathan Shelton qualified for the finals in the 300-meter hurdles, where he ran a time of 43.21 seconds, a new personal record. Shelton was able to capture sixth place in the state with his performance. In the 110-meter hurdles, the senior also set a new personal record of 17.86 seconds and took 11th place.
Senior Hank Barnett finished in 15th place in the 110-meter hurdles. Barnett finished the race with a time of 18.67 seconds; his second fastest time to date.
Wyatt Mintken also finished in 15th place at the state meet. Mintken ran a time of 24.25 seconds in the 200-meter dash, which also happens to be his second-best time ever. Mintken will be the only Wampus Cat state-qualifier to return to the squad next season.