FILER — First-time winners littered the 2A/3A District IV track meet. But more often than not, the cream rose to the top.

The Buhl girls, the Kimberly boys and both Declo teams repeated as team champions in their respective classifications. Beneath the surface were several repeat individuals, as well.

The Buhl girls have now won five straight, and nine of the last 10 Sawtooth Central Idaho Conference titles, while the Kimberly boys have won back-to-back.

“Our coach has been pushing us at bigger track meets,” Kimberly junior thrower Collin Class said. “Then we come to districts, and we do what we do.”

Glass was not among the returning district champs. He finished second in shot put and third in discus last year. Buhl’s Ramsey Jarvis won both of those events.

Jarvis has since graduated, but his presence hardly would have mattered on Thursday. Glass set PRs in both throwing events, tossing 142 feet, 8.5 inches in the discus and 47’8.5” in the shot put. He credited the adrenaline rush provided by the district tournament.

“You’ll notice a ton of PRs around districts,” Glass said. “All over the field, everybody’s been doing far better, and I think it’s just the hype of trying to get to state.”

Glass was certainly not alone in the first-time district champion group.

Shelby Harding finished second in both the 800 meters and high jump a year ago. On Thursday, the Filer junior won both events with relative ease.

Harding jumped 6’02” to win the high jump, and he ran a personal best 2:05.8 in the 800.

“At the start of the year, I wrote on paper that I was gonna PR by two seconds each race,” Harding said. “Didn’t quite hit that every time, but I still always shoot for it. Each time, it pushes me to a new PR.”

Gooding sophomore Laken Wolf didn’t have a chance to win a district title last season. She transferred from Camas County this year, so Thursday was her first shot at district glory.

She finished with four gold medals — 100, 200, 4x100 and 4x200.

Wolf unseated last year’s 100 meter district champion, fellow Gooding sophomore Grace Parker, and she narrowly outran Pakrer in the 200. There’s hardly a rivalry between the two, though.

“Grace and I are really good friends,” Wolf said. “Of course we have some competition, but in the end, we’re really close. We always make sure we hug before each race.”

Kimberly’s Meg Walker wasn’t eligible for a district championship last year, either. That’s because she was in eighth grade.

On Thursday, Walker won the 100 hurdles and the 400 meter dash.

The hurdles win, however, came with an asterisk. Top-seeded Carlee Finney was penalized for a false start, which disqualified the Buhl junior from the race.

“That’s not how I wanted to win,” Walker said. “But she’ll be there next year.”

The list of fresh champions didn’t end there, but returning winners still ruled the day.

Buhl sophomore Kylie Crossland defended her high jump title with a leap of 4’10”.

“I could’ve jumped a lot better, but I can’t complain,” she said. “Even if I don’t get a PR, I’m still proud of myself for coming back and just focusing up for districts.”

Declo featured several returning champions, partially due to the fact that they compete in a two-team conference with Wendell.

Among the repeating Hornets was returning district and state champion hurdler Kiesten Lancaster. The senior battled a hip flexor all season, and she wears sunglasses when she races to prevent migraines. None of that phased her on Thursday. She won four events, including the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles.

“I’ve got a lot of great coaches and team members who take good care of me,” Lancaster said.

In 3A, the top three individual finishers and the gold medal relay teams from each event qualified for next week’s state tournament. Two individuals and one relay team from the 2A meet will advance to state. Athletes who finished outside the qualification thresholds can still capture at-large berths if their times/distances are strong enough.

The 3A/2A/1A state meet will held at Middleton High School next Friday and Saturday.

Team scores

3A girls: 1. Buhl 85, 2. Gooding 73, 3. Kimberly 68, 4. Filer 45

3A boys: 1. Kimberly 141, 2. Filer 51, 3. Gooding 43, 4. Buhl 37

2A girls: 1. Declo 99, 2. Wendell 38

2A boys: 1. Declo 120, 2. Wendell 19

3A individual results

Girls 3200: 1. Keely Wolf, Gooding, 13:18.35; 2. Kassie Perkins, Gooding, 14:35.63; 3. Briza Soria, Buhl, 14:48.49

Boys 3200: 1. Andy Tolman, Kimberly, 11:09.49; 2. Mitchell Crane, Kimberly, 11:18.12; 3. Keith Needham, Gooding, 11:26.89

Girls 100 hurdles: 1. Meg Walker, Kimberly, 16.27; 2. Emily Gorrell, Buhl, 16.79; 3. Bailey Price, Gooding, 16.87

Boys 110 hurdles: 1. Zach Wright, Kimberly, 15.58; 2. Tayson Jensen, Kimberly, 15.91; 3. Peyton Bair, Kimberly, 16.20

Girls 4x200: 1. Gooding 1:46.74; 2. Filer 1:47.55; 3. Buhl 1:49.75

Boys 4x200: 1. Kimberly 1:32.43; 2. Filer 1:35.73; 3. Buhl 1:36.14

Girls 100: 1. Laken Wolf, Gooding, 12.60; 2. Grace Parker, Gooding, 12.61; 3. Erin O’Connell, Kimberly, 13.20

Boys 100: 1. Deklyn Ruffing, Kimberly, 11.50; 2. Sam Funkhouser, Gooding, 11.60; 3. Carson Merrick, Kimberly, 11.60

Girls 800: 1. Kendra Benson, Buhl, 2:28.50; 2. Haily Young, Kimberly, 2:31.40; 3. Keely Wolf, Gooding, 2:33.30

Boys 800: 1. Shelby Harding, Filer, 2:05.80; 2. Andy Tolman, Kimberly, 2:07.50; 3. Brogan Wells, Filer, 2:09.70

Girls 4x100: 1. Gooding 51.50; 2. Kimberly 52.20; 3. Filer 52.70.

Boys 4x100: 1. Kimberly 44.10; 2. Gooding 45.00; 3. Filer 46.50.

Girls 400: 1. Meg Walker, Kimberly, 1:02.20; 2. Kendra Benson, Buhl, 1:03.30; 3. Jill Russell, Kimberly, 1:04.20

Boys 400: 1. Cayden Loveland, Gooding, 52.50; 2. Cade Doggett, Kimberly, 53.40; 3. Jacob Hunt, Filer, 53.40

Girls 300 hurdles: 1. Mary-Kate Marshall, Filer, 46.90; 2. America Jaramillo, Buhl, 49.40; 3. Annie Walker, Kimberly, 49.90

Boys 300 hurdles: 1. Peyton Bair, Kimberly, 40.50; 2. Tayson Jensen, Kimberly, 41.60; 3. Zach Wright, Kimberly, 41.90

Girls 200: 1. Laken Wolf, Gooding, 26.30; 2. Grace Parker, Gooding, 26.80; 3. Mary-Kate Marshall, Filer, 27.30

Boys 200: 1. Camdin Brady, Kimberly, 24.00; 2. Sam Funkhouser, Gooding, 24.10; 3. Alfredo Asin, Buhl, 24.80

Girls 1600: 1. Kendra Benson, Buhl, 5:56.60; 2. Brinley Humphreys, Kimberly, 5:59.40; 3. Keely Wolf, Gooding, 6:00.20

Boys 1600: 1. Shelby Harding, Filer, 4:58.40; 2. Mitchell Crane, Kimberly, 5:02.00; 3. Andy Tolman, Kimberly, 5:07.00

Girls 4x400: 1. Buhl 4:11.90; 2. Kimberly 4:12.00; 3. Filer 5:13.90.

Boys 4x400: 1. Kimberly 3:33.90; 2. Buhl 3:36.90; 3. Filer 3:45.10.

Girls 800 sprint medley: 1. Filer 1:52.53; 2. Buhl 1:55.33; 3. Kimberly 2:05.04.

Boys 1600 sprint medley: 1. Kimberly 3:47.08; 2. Buhl 3:50.67; 3. Filer 3:57.89.

Girls high jump: 1. Kylie Crossland, Buhl, 4-10; 2. Nicole Stampke, Gooding, 4-10; 3. Jenae Cummins, Kimberly, 4-08

Boys high jump: 1. Shelby Harding, Filer, 6-02; 2. Jaden Chappell, Kimberly, 5-10; 2. Tyler Moerer, Kimberly, 5-10

Girls pole vault: 1. Bailey Price, Gooding, 9-06; 2. Katlin Porter, Filer, 8-00; 3. Sophie Bailey, Kimberly, 7-06

Boys pole vault: 1. Camdin Brady, Kimberly, 12-06; 2. Chance Koyle, Filer, J12-06; 3. Tom Henerhan, Filer, 12-06

Girls long jump: 1. Alexandra Tatum, Gooding, 17-02; 2. Jailyn Gartner, Filer, 16-08; 3. Katherine Jones, Buhl, 16-00.50

Boys long jump: 1. Adam Lauda, Buhl, 20-05.50; 2. Cade Morris, Gooding, 19-11; 3. Deklyn Ruffing, Kimberly, 19-09.75

Girls triple jump: 1. Alexandra Tatum, Gooding, 35-08; 2. Meg Walker, Kimberly, 34-05.50; 3. Brinley Humphreys, Kimberly, 34-02.50

Boys triple jump: 1. Cade Morris, Gooding, 42-05; 2. Adam Lauda, Buhl, 41-05.50; 3. Camdin Brady, Kimberly, 40-11.50

Girls discus: 1. Alyssa Gorrell, Buhl, 122-09.50; 2. Madison Alexander, Kimberly, 106-08; 3. Mariah Livia, Buhl, 100-06

Boys discus: 1. Collin Glass, Kimberly, 142-08.50; 2. Mike Needham, Gooding, 129-05; 3. Cody Schiess, Kimberly, 120-04.50

Girls shot put: 1. Alyssa Gorrell, Buhl, 42-05; 2. Mariah Livia, Buhl, 32-03.25; 3. Brittanie Sherman, Filer, 32-01

Boys shot put: 1. Collin Glass, Kimberly, 47-08.50; 2. Nick Christensen, Kimberly, 47-01; 3. Carson Shriver, Buhl, 42-03.50

2A individual results

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Girls 3200: 1. Cassie Phillips, Declo, 14:16.54; 2. Brooklyn Hoopes, Declo, 14:35.39

Boys 3200: 1. Woody Smith, Wendell, 10:59.58; 2. Cortland Wells, Declo, 11:00.73

Girls 100 hurdles: 1. Kiersten Lancaster, Declo, 15.02; 2. Courtney Christopherson, Declo, 16.31

Boys 110 hurdles: 1. Clayton Mortensen, Declo, 16.44; 2. Caleb Moore, Declo, 17.01

Girls 4x200: 1. Declo 2:00.36

Boys 4x200 Meter Relay 2A: 1. Declo 1:47.46

Girls 100: 1. Haylie Brackenbury, Declo, 13.20; 2. Olivia Gines, Wendell, 13.90

Boys 100: 1. Keegan Duncan, Declo, 11.00; 2. Jordan Orozco, Wendell, 11.80

Girls 200: 1. Haylie Brackenbury, Declo, 28.60; 2. Rayn Kunau, Declo, 29.50

Boys 200: 1. Keegan Duncan, Declo, 22.70; 2. Jordan Orozco, Wendell, 25.10

Boys 800: 1. Wyatt Garner, Declo, 2:12.40; 2. Kyle Downey, Declo, 2:12.80

Girls 4x100: 1. Declo 52.68.

Boys 4x100: 1. Declo 49.20.

Girls 400: 1. Olivia Gines, Wendell, 1:04.90; 2. Mateya Gentry, Declo, 1:10.20

Boys 400: 1. Keegan Duncan, Declo, 51.20; 2. Treysen Steel, Wendell, 55.50

Girls 300 hurdles: 1. Kiersten Lancaster, Declo, 48.00; 2. Courtney Christopherson, Declo, 49.20

Boys 300 hurdles: 1. Clayton Mortensen, Declo, 44.60; 2. Caleb Moore, Declo, 46.30

Girls 1600: 1. Lindsey Egbert, Wendell, 6:19.50; 2. Cassie Phillips, Declo, 6:22.80

Boys 1600: 1. Wyatt Garner, Declo, 4:55.40; 2. Woody Smith, Wendell, 4:57.30

Girls 4x400: 1. Declo 5:21.40

Boys 4x400: 1. Declo 4:19.00

Girls 800 sprint medley: 1. Declo 1:59.84; —. Wendell DQ.

Boys 1600 Sprint Medley 2A: 1. Declo 4:38.67

Girls high jump: 1. Courtney Christopherson, Declo, 5-04; 2. Mateya Gentry, Declo, 4-10

Boys High Jump 2A: 1. Traver Larson, Declo, 5-08; 2. Bart Gibby, Declo, 5-04

Girls pole vault: —. Hannah Higley, Declo, NH.

Boys pole vault: 1. Caleb Moore, Declo, 11-06; —. Caden Crider, Declo, NH; —. Patrick Hains, Declo, NH; —. Micah Mensing, Declo, NH.

Girls long jump: 1. Haylie Brackenbury, Declo, 18-01; 2. Kelsie Hamilton, Declo, 16-07.50

Boys long jump: 1. Clayton Mortensen, Declo, 19-02; 2. Traver Larson, Declo, 18-05

Girls Triple Jump 2A: 1. Courtney Christopherson, Declo, 36-11; 2. Olivia Gines, Wendell, 29-10

Boys triple jump: 1. Traver Larson, Declo, 37-07.50; 2. Brecken Bailey, Declo, 31-08.

Girls Discus Throw 2A: 1. Jaclyn Hollenbeck, Wendell, 99-07.25; 2. Helen Smith, Wendell, 81-09

Boys Discus Throw 2A: 1. Robbie Moore, Declo, 144-10; 2. Sy Osterhout, Declo, 138-04

Girls shot put: 1. Jaclyn Hollenbeck, Wendell, 27-02.50; 2. Elise Simkins, Declo, 25-06

Boys Shot Put 2A: 1. Robbie Moore, Declo, 42-00; 2. Sy Osterhout, Declo, 38-11

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