Lathrop boys and West Valley girls win consecutive Region VI Track and Field titles

FAIRBANKS, AK-The Region 6 championships in track and field wrapped up on Saturday. Area athletes competed for state championship qualifying and team titles which went to the Lathrop Boys team and the West Valley girls for the second year in a row.

Lathrop tallied 94 points and West Valley had 95 to lead the women. Lathrop's Tevin Gladden swept the jumps winning the high, long and triple events. He also won the 110meter hurdles. Hunter Desmond won the 200meters. The Malemutes won 10 of 17 events for the title.

The West Valley girls won 8 events and two relays. Sarah Jackson Caitlyn Brice went 1-2 in the 100 hurdles. Dorothy O'Donnell won the 3200 and 1600meters. Patty Eagan won the 200 meters.

In 3A Delta Junction swept the boys and girls titles. 84 points for the girls and 95 for the boys. The Huskies were led by their distance runners. Daniel Taterenko won the 3200 and 1600 meters. Zoya Timoshenko won the 3200 and 800 meters.

The ASAA state track and field championships start this Friday at Lathrop high school.

For complet Region 6 results go here http://region6.sportalaska.com/2013/