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Devils don’t disappoint at DVC championships

DHS' Laney Teaford runs to a win in the 800 on Friday at the Delta Valley Conference Championships. Teaford posted personal-bests in winning that race as well as the 1,600 to help the Blue Devils win both the boys and girls titles. Courtesy photo

By Carolee Gregg

Winning 14 individual events and two relays propelled the Davis High track and field team to a sweep of the boys and girls titles at the Delta Valley League Championships on Friday at Elk Grove High.

The Blue Devil girls scored 218 points, well ahead of second-place Monterey Trail (151), while the DHS boys were even more dominant, scoring 208 points to the Mustangs’ 88.

Several Devil athletes were multi-event winners, with junior Alex McIntyre taking the 100- and 200-meter championships in 11.19 seconds and 22.61, respectively. Also earning double victories was Ellie Eaton — who won the 200 in 25.27, and lowered her school record to 56.07 in winning the 400 — and Laney Teaford, who used lifetime-best times to prevail in the 800 (2:14.96) and the 1,600 (5:00.97).

Also, in its usual fashion, the Davis distance crew posted some great results. Behind Teaford in the 800 were Sophie Meads, Han-ah Sumner and Jeanne-Marie McPherson taking places 2-4, while Meads, freshman Fiona O’Keeffe and Elisa McIsaac did the same in the 1,600. Also in that race, McPherson took sixth and earned an at-large berth to next week’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I meet.

O’Keeffe, who just started racing again recently after recovering from an injury, ran away from the field in the 3,200, winning with an impressive time of 10:55.30. Meads again placed second and Giulia McIsaac completing the locals sweep of the medal stand.

Blue Devil Jack Scranton won the 1,600 in 4:22.11 with Brian Song in third and Jasper Laca in fourth place. Laca came back to win the 3,200 (9:38.18) just ahead of Song (9:38.54) and Sugal Sutter and Scranton finishing a 1-2-3-4 DHS sweep.

The Devils got big points from Kyle Clancy and Rose Stephens as each showed off their versatility  Clancy won the high jump (6-00) to go with third-place finishes in the 110 hurdles, long jump and triple jump, while Stephens was a double second-place finisher in the hurdles (both 100 and 300).

Stephens was also part of both DHS relays, teaming with Eaton, Sumner and Teaford to run a school-record 3:55.04 in the 4×400 and qualify No. 1 for the section meet, then running on Davis’ second-place 4×100 squad.

The locals also were strong in the jumps and field events as Courtney Meyer (10-06) led a Lilly Wolfe, Danielle Gantar and Kaity Honeychurch in sweeping the top four pole vault places and Caitlin Mazzoleni (5-02) won the high jump with teammate Amelia Otto-Cutting in second.

Spencer LaHaye edged fellow Blue Devil Nate Harper, 14-0 to 13-06, to capture the boys pole vault, while Nick Denton triumphed in the shot put (52-05.5) and took second in the discus.

Other Davis competitors advancing to sections by virtue of top-four DVC finishes included Zoe Hunt-Murray, Joseena John, Tanner Johnston, Kunwoo Hong, Ian McKillap, Ben Salcedo, Maito Okamoto, Paul Mohr, Blake Croft and Tyler Ramos. In all, 34 athletes qualified for the SJS meet, set for Wednesday and Friday at Elk Grove High.

“Our goal, as it is every year, is to win sections,” said Devil coach Spencer Elliott. “I expect both the boys and girls teams to approach the section meet the same way we did the conference meet. If we do that, we have as good a shot as anybody.”

Special to The Enterprise

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