Bulldogs set personal records at invitational

By: Staff Report
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Personal records were the name of the game at the Bella Vista Invitational on Saturday. Folsom High athletes set 25 personal-best times and distances, including 20 by the distance runners. For the second-straight week, Doug Vernon won the triple jump with a personal-best distance of 45 feet, tying his brother for fourth on Folsom High’s all-time list. Derek Woodard also had a nice performance in the 1,600, finishing fifth with a personal-best time of 4 minutes, 29 seconds, seventh on Folsom’s all-time list. Other top performances for the varsity boys included Tyler Trosin, who placed fourth in the long jump at 20 feet, while Trevor Jones placed fifth in the shot put at 44’7”. Austin Bailey and Aaron Burkhead both had 10-second personal-best records in the 1,600, Bailey finishing in 4:49 and Burkhead in 4:52. Ryley Hoffman posted a seven-second P.R. in 5:02. Bailey also had a nine-second P.R. in the 800 with a time of 2:09, while Ben Hodson posted personal records in the 400 (52.93) and 800 (2:10). Jessica Gannon placed second in the high jump by clearing the bar at 5’2”. Gannon joined Mackenzie Harsch, Chi Okoye and Sydney Garrow to finish the 4-by-100-meter relay in 51.47, the seventh-fastest time by a Folsom High team. Garrow also had a personal-best time in the 100 meters in 13.88 and high jumped 4’6”. Ashley Anderson had a 20-second personal-best record in the 1,600, finishing in 6:42. Jenn Reese posted the same time, which was a 13-second personal-best for her. Justine Angelo ran a 20-second P.R. with 7:31, while Lisa Hoang had a 14-second P. R. in the 800 meters in 3:03. Andrew Weis had a great day at the freshman-sophomore level, placing sixth in the both the 100 (11.78) and 200 (24.14). Michael Kinoshita had a 20-second personal-best in the 3,200, finishing second in 10:28. Sam Scheuer (ninth, 10:53) and Jon Barrows (11:16) also ran their best times. David Hanson broke five minutes for the first time in the 1,600, finishing in 4:59, 21 seconds faster than he’s ever run before. Barrows (5:00.2) and Cristiano Bobiles (5:12) also set personal records. Jake Goodwin ran ninth in the 800 (2:18), while Blake Shaw finished in 2:21. Tim Scott ran his best time in the 110 hurdles of 20.68.