YAKIMA — The Hermiston Bulldogs joined their future WIAA competition at the Davis Invitational at Zaepfel Stadium on Saturday and fared well against tough competition with a number of top five finishes.
On the boys team, Jonathan Hinkle finished within the top five in both the 100- and 200-meter dash. He finished fifth in the 100-meters after clocking a time of 11.80 seconds, and finished fourth in the 200-meters with a time of 23.64.
In middle distance, Freddy Mendoza finished fifth in the 800-meters, who finished in 2:07.81.
Tyler Rohrman impressed in the 110-meter hurdles and placed third (15.18) while Alexis Morales was third in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 45.49.
In the field events, Antonio Fernandez finished second in both the shot put (48-07.00) and discus (146-09). Jackson Morgan earned a fifth place finish in the high jump after clearing 5-10.00
For the girls, Scout Reagan was just 0.02 seconds shy of second place and finished third in the 100-meter dash in 13.13 seconds. In the 200-meters, Elsa Torres took first place (27.16) as she was the only runner to clock sub-30 seconds.
Distance runner Sidney Tovey placed second in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 12:42.24 — a new personal record. Madison Wilson was the final Bulldog to place within the top five on the track after a second place finish in the 100-meter hurdles (15.53) and a third place finish in the 300-meter hurdles (49.16).
Both the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams finished first and second, respectively.
Stephanie Miears was dominant in both the shot put and discus throw. She earned first place in shot put after a new personal best of 39-10.00 and finished second in discus after recording 105-11.