Track: Tigers shine at Mountain Home meet

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Green Forest had a strong showing in the Bomber Invitational track and field meet on Friday, April 23.

The Tigers finished fourth in the boys team standings and won three events.

Sophomore Alonzo Rangel won the 1,600-meter run in a time of 4:57.95, less than six seconds of junior Paco Rangel, who finished third in 5:03.51. Alonzo Rangel also finished fourth in the 800-meter run.

Paco Rangel took first place in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 11:23.28 and the 4x800-meter relay team won that event with a time of 9:22.19. That relay team includes Matthew Vasquez, Daniel Schultz, Paco Rangel and Alonzo Rangel.

Vasquez was fifth in the 400-meter dash and Isaiah Guchuzo was fourth in the triple jump, sixth in the 300-meter hurdles and seventh in the 110-meter hurdles.

On the girls side, Meghan Trusty was eighth in the 200-meter dash and the 100-meter hurdles and 10th in the 100-meter dash while Amelya Deal was 10th in the 200-meter dash and the 400-meter dash.

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