South Mountain Student Won State Championship Discus Event
Posted by Community Relations Department on 5/22/2013
Nik Mercer won a State Championship in the Division II Discus event, May 8, at the State Track and Field Championships at Mesa Community College, with a throw of 158-feet, six inches. He placed second in the shot put May 11 at the same state meet, accounting for all of the South Mountain Boys points, 18, which placed the Jaguars 13th in the team competition. Alexis Center, a ninth grader was 2nd in the Girls Division II 100 meters, 4th in the 200 meters, and her Jaguar 4 x 100 relay team was 6th. Daniel Fritz, a ninth grader, finished just out of the points with a 9th place showing in both the 1600 and 3200 meters.