Scenes From LAHS Track & Field Harper Invite

Senior Kai Coblentz came from behind to nearly edge Volcano Vista runner Kaden Hamilton for the win in their heat of the 1600 m.  Coblentz and Hamilton were given identical times of 4:41.98 at this weekend’s Harper Invitational at Albuquerque Academy. Photo by Blake Wood

Senior Isaac Timmerman blasts out of the blocks in the 100 m. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomore Nic Storey passes the baton to junior Ben Schauer in the 1600 m medley relay. Photo by Blake Wood

Eighth grader Lidia Appell ran an excellent 2:30 split in the 800 m leg of the 1600 m medley relay. Appell and teammates Liz Lochkart, Claire Ticknor and Jazmine Tuning achieved a State Qualifying time of 4:26.9. Earlier, Appell won her heat and placed 3rd overall in the 3200 m, easily qualifying for the State Championship with a time of 11:43.
Sophomore James Beauparlant completes his warmup for the lead leg of the 1600 medley relay. Block holder Elijah Velasquez is apparently feeling the effects of the events he has already run himself. Photo by Blake Wood


Junior Arturo Rodriguez placed 5th in the shot put with a State Qualifying throw of 46′ 3″. Photo by Blake Wood

Freshman Rebecca Green won both the shot put and the discus, with throws of 35′ 11″ and 109′ 4″, respectively. Both were State Qualifying marks. Photo by Blake Wood
Senior Chris Buntain ran a near-perfect race to achieve a State Qualifying time of 4:31.3 in the 1600 m. Photo by Blake Wood