Lions’ 400-meter relay setting early quick pace

Auburn Mountainview’s sprinters, jumpers shine at Orting tune-up

Staff reports

Auburn Mountainview’s sprint relay team is off to a blistering start.

The Lions foursome – Isaiah Kenard, Chris Penn, Jeremiah Penn and Talan Alfrey – circled the oval in 43.48 seconds, the fastest 400-meter relay performance so far in the state for all divisions, at the Cardinal Relays in Orting last Saturday.

Other Auburn Mountainview winners and highlights:

Alfrey, the BYU-bound multi-sport athlete, stretched 21 feet, 7 inches to capture the long jump. Teammate Jadon Smith followed with a mark of 18-9. Alfrey also took the triple jump (42-0), with Smith reaching 41 feet.

In the pole vault, Kacey Provo climbed 14-1, the fourth-best effort in the state so far.

For the girls, the Lions’ Mikaila Moe (33-2) and Kaitlyn Stewart (28-8) soared in the triple jump.

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