RICHLAND - All told, 11 Sunnyside athletes earned 'Top 4' finishes at Hanford High School yesterday. Wednesday's girls track and field meet also drew teams from Prosser and River View.
Sunnyside's top performer proved to be junior Brittney Broersma. She ran to victory in the 200m, 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles events. Broersma, too, was a member of the Lady Grizzlies' 4x100 relay squad, which placed second on the day.
The SHS girls squad also received a top-notch effort from another junior, Vanessa Alvarez. Besides being on the second-place finishing 4x100 relay team, Alvarez was a member of the winning 4x200-meter relay squad. She also claimed top honors in the long jump and posted the third-fastest time in the 200-meter sprint.
Alvarez's partners on the victorious 4x200 relay squad included Victoria Torres, Leah Diddens and Laura Carrillo.
Yesterday's winners in the girls events, as well as the 'Top 4' finishers from Sunnyside, follow:
1st-Kolby Childers (P) 13.41
1st-Brittney Broersma (S) 27.55, 3rd-Vanessa Alvarez (S) 28.37
1st-Brittany Vander Top (H) 1:07.24, 4th-Victoria Torres (S) 1:12.18
1st-Dulce Carrillo (P) 2:40.30
1st-Cheyenne Griffith (H) 5:47.77, 4th-Jeniya Guillen (S) 6:06.34
1st-Hana VerMulm (P) 14:05.44
1st-Brittney Broersma (S) 17.59
1st-Brittney Broersma (S) 50.12
1st-Hanford (M. Sanchez, C. Gaunt, J. Frey, R. Arneson) 53.75, 2nd-Sunnyside (M. Marro, B. Broersma, V. Alvarez, L. Diddens) 54.13
1st-Sunnyside (V. Alvarez, L. Carrillo, L. Diddens, V. Torres) 2:00.06
1st-Prosser (R. Harle, K. Norell, M. Davis, K. Childers) 4:28.52
1st-Kendreya Skinner (H) 35-6.5, 2nd-Kendall Platsman (S) 30-11, 3rd-Jessica Cardenas (S) 26-8
1st-Haley Golden (H) 95-7
1st-Hailey Nunez (P) 100-1, 3rd-Jessica Cardenas (S) 82-7
1st-Josie Robertson (R) 4-8
1st-Natalie Cramer (H) 8-6, 3rd-Geordan Skyles (S) 7-6, 4th-Tara Van Corbach (S) 7-6
1st-Vanessa Alvarez (S) 15-4
1st-Sydney Mercer (P) 32-9, 3rd-Geordan Skyles (S) 29-5