This is the one they will remember.
On Saturday afternoon at Breckenridge High School, the Carson City-Crystal boys’ track and field program won its first-ever regional championship in a dominant fashion.
The Eagles finished atop the 13-team field in the Division 4 regional final with 147 points that day.
Reigning regional champion Breckenridge was second with 112 points while Beal City was third with 67.6 points. Overall, the Eagles finished in the top eight of the competition while winning eight of 17 events.
Additionally, eight Eagles have also qualified for the MHSAA State Finals in two weeks in 10 events, meaning Carson City could be a contender.
“To say it was a great day would be an understatement,” said Carson City coach Grant Woodman. “It was a total team effort. Everyone contributed and gave their best effort in very difficult conditions (sunny and 88 degrees for the most part Despite the conditions we had a handful of PRs and eight playoffs State in 10 events. Happy for everyone because they performed very well today. The boys have accomplished one of their goals for the season, which is to win the regional title. Next goal is Wednesday next with the last MSAC meeting. “
Senior Coleman Clark had a day on Saturday winning the 1600 (4: 37.44), 3200 (10: 17.93) and was second in the 800 (2: 08.06) behind only Trent Carter of Breckenridge, who won the event in 2: 03.83.
Clark also teamed up with Asheton Keiffer, Collin Farmer and Cole Stone to win the 3,200 relay (8: 19.40). Zane Forist also won the shot put (64-4) and the discus (196-8) while Matthew Emelander won the 400 (54.08) and the long jump (20-6). Brayden Clark also won the pole vault (11-9).
The Eagles return to action Wednesday at the MSAC Championships in Breckenridge.