The VVHS Track and Field teams dominated a five way track meet on Thursday April 11. The boys placed first with 131.5 points followed by Del Sol with 74.25, Chaparral with 71 points, Lincoln County with 60 points, and Pahranagat Valley with 26 points. Leading the win for the Bulldogs were Victor Colmenero with a first in the 800 meters, Cameron Noel with a first in the 300 meters, Taua Fiso with first in the shot put and discus, Braden Bingham with a first in the high jump, and Ty Bryant with a first in the pole vault. Other strong point winners for the Dawgs were, Jeremy Perkins, Jimmy Kelley, Chance Thorton, Bingham, Kelley and Perkins all added second place finishes. The Bulldog 4X100, 4X400 and 4X800 relay teams finished the competition with first places.
On the Lady Dawgs side, the VVHS girl team won easily with 184.5 points, followed by Chaparral with 74.25, Del Sol 39 points, Lincoln County with 26.25 and Pahranagat Valley with 18 points. The Bulldogs dominated the dashes and hurdle events with Macee Bundy winning the 100 and 200 meters, Nikita Eskelsen and Julia Ramirez won the 100 and 300 meter hurdles respectively. Ramirez added a first in the 400 meters and Alyssa Ponce won the3200 meters. The Bulldogs won four field events with Elise Dick in the shot put, Calla Haviland in the high jump, Cassadee Reber in the pole vault and Malia McOmie in the long jump. Adding points to the Bulldog totals were, Macee Bowler, Eskelsen, Arda Avila, Lacey Jones, Dick, Ramirez and Haviland with second place finishes in their events. The Bulldogs next competition will be at the Grant Bushman Invitational at Moapa Valley on May 4 as a tune up for the Southern 3A Regionals on May 10 and 11.
Lady Bulldog Softball
The Lady Dawgs ended the week with a 2-1 record. The Dawgs defeated Indian Springs 17-1 and Chaparral 9-7 before losing to Boulder City 10-1. The Bulldogs put the Indian Springs game out of reach with 13 runs in the second inning Ally Wright led the Dawgs with 3 hits and 3 RBI’. The B.C. Eagles matchup was close until the Eagles got to the Dawgs with 5 runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Melissa Vanorsdale led the Dawgs with two hits and pitched well despite the loss. In the win over the Cowboys, the Dawgs behind VanOrsdale led 5-1 going into the bottom of the fifth inning before giving up 5 runs to give the Cowboys a short lived lead. The Dawgs retook the lead with three runs in the sixth inning prevailing 9-7. Ally Wright and Kaysha Heath led the Dawgs with three hits each. The Dawgs host a non-league game on April 22 before their last 3 3A Sunrise games on April 23, April 25 and May 1. The Dawgs currently sit at 2-3 in league play.