Sparked by individual wins from Rome Odunze and Kyu Kelly, the Gaels wrapped up their second consecutive Class 4A title by scoring 99 points.
Martin ran the 100-meter dash in a personal-record time of 10.71 seconds on Saturday morning at Desert Oasis to claim the Mountain Region championship and an automatic bid in the state meet next week. The sturdy senior doubled as a running back for Legacy’s football team and said he started preparing for track season after football concluded.
Sever Stewart and Jack Gordon each won two individual events Thursday to help Faith Lutheran’s boys track team win a three-team meet at Bonanza.
Kyu Kelly had a hand in four event wins Friday and led Bishop Gorman’s boys track team to victory in the Richard Lewis Invitational in Overton.
Brandon Martin won two individual events and ran on the winning 400-meter relay team Tuesday to help host Legacy win a four-team boys track meet.
Moapa Valley’s Trystin Lehman won three events on Wednesday to lead the Pirates’ boys track team to victory in a three-team meet in Overton.
Jorge Castro and Isaiah Bigby each won two events to lead Clark’s boys team to victory in a three-team meet at Sierra Vista.
Justin Watterson won two individual events and ran on a winning relay team to lead Coronado’s boys track team to victory at the Bishop Gorman Invitational.
Team previews (as submitted by coaches) for the 2019 prep boys track season.
Here is the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s 2018 all-state boys track and field team.
State championships: 2003, 1995
State runner-up finishes: 2015
Individual state champions: Martin Nelson (2018, 800), Ian Mack (2015, 100, 200 and 400); Brady Williams (2015, shot put and discus); Durrell McDonald (2010, high jump); Michael Crutcher (2008, 300 hurdles); Daniel Corrigan (2004, pole vault); Josh Davis (2003, pole vault); Greg Watson (2003, discus); Christian Morgan (2001, pole vault); Markies Matlock (1997, high jump)
Relay state champions: 2008 (800 meter, 1600 meter)
Region championships: 2015, 2014, 2009, 2003
Region runner-up finishes: None
2018 postseason: Finished 13th (22 points) at the Class 4A state meet.
Finished fourth (81 points) at the Class 4A Sunrise Region meet.
Last 10 seasons
2018: 13th in 4A state meet, fourth in Sunrise Region meet
2017: Tied 15th in 4A state meet, fourth in Sunrise Region meet
2016: 10th in Division I state meet, third in Sunrise Region meet
2015: Second in Division I state meet, Sunrise Region champion
2014: Third in Division I state meet, Sunrise Region meet
2013: 19th in Division I state meet, tied third in Sunrise Region meet
2012: Tied 26th in 4A state meet, fifth in Sunrise Region meet
2011: Sixth in Sunrise Region meet
2010: 11th in 4A state meet, third in Sunrise Region meet
2009: Tied eighth in 4A state meet, Sunrise Region champion