Pirates News · Vote for Utah’s Top Record-Breaking Performance – Presented by VNN

Caylyn Ponich – Davis High School: Caylyn shot a 64 at Glen Eagle and set new red tee course record.  Read the full story below:

Davis freshman golfer Caylyn Ponich sets new course record at Glen Eagle in Syracuse

It might feel like the round of a lifetime, but if her family is any indication, there could very well be more to come from Davis High ‘s Caylyn Ponich. The freshman golfer, 15, set a women’s course record by firing an 8-under 64 at Glen Eagle Golf Club in Syracuse during a Region 2 match Wednesday.


1b296a55875f0ccc-Heston-Anderson-UVU-pic-600x338Heston Andersen – Spanish Fork High School: Heston Andersen set a new 4A state record at the UVU Invite.  He ran 1:50.26 in the 800 meters to beat the previous record set in 1982 of 1:52.55. He crushed the 35-year-old record by 2 seconds!

Watch the record breaking run here.

Naya Tillitt – Ridgeline High School: Naya is the first boys or girls single’s tennis player from Cache Valley to capture the 3A state title.  After dropping the first set 4-6, she rallied to win the next 12 games 6-0, 6-0.  Read full story below:

Ridgeline’s Tillitt captures 3A title at No. 1 singles

It had been nearly 23 years since a high school tennis player from Cache Valley – girl or boy – had captured a state title in No. 1 singles. That streak came to an end Friday afternoon at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City, and it was a freshman who earned a victory for the ages.

Hunter Woodhall – Syracuse High School: Hunter is a double amputee who broke 3 records in the 200, 400, and 4×400 who nearly came from last place to win 5A boys 4×400 even though the baton had been dropped on 2nd leg and would be “DQ”ed. He’s the first double amputee to sign a D1 track scholarship.

4×400 split time 45.64

200m 21.17

400m 46.24


Top Utah Record Breaking Performance

Caylyn Ponich
Heston Andersen
Naya Tillitt
Hunter Woodhall

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