Former Piner runners, Kyra and Dezirae Johnson, both Fresno State juniors now, helped win the 1600 relay in 3:37.39 at the MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE Championships at San Diego State University.
Complete Results

Kyra Johnson was also a winner in the 400m hurdles. Johnson helped the Bulldogs gain 10 points by setting a new personal best with a time of 58.22. Sister Dezirae Johnson placed fourth in the women’s 800m finals with a time of 2:09.79.

The Relay time is the fastest ever for someone from Redwood Empire surpassing the 3:37.56 by Lauren Wallace, member of UC Davis (Ukiah ’08) in 2013.

400m HURDLES
58.22 Kyra Johnson, Fresno State (Piner ’12) Mountain West Championships 5/16/15
59.96 Wendi Simmons, Graceland (Santa Rosa HS ’87) in 1990
59.99 Dezirae Johnson, Fresno State (Piner ’12) 3/15/14 Clovis
60.88 Alena Cook, SSU 2006
60.91 Annette Spear, SSU 1989
61.66 Deanne Malvino “Neff”, SSU (Montgomery ’78, SRJC) 1984
62.57 Teri Smith, SSU 2006
62.66 Katie Schukle, Santa Rosa H.S. 1996
62.86 Claire Bingham, Boston College (Healdsburg) 2012
63.24 Jackie Boriolo, SRJC 1979

800 METERS
2:02.16 Lauren Wallace, (Ukiah ’08) 6/26/14, story
2:05.92 Kim Conley, Team USA (Montgomery ’04) at Seattle WA 1/18/14
2:07.91 Rose Criss, UC Davis (Analy ’97) at NCAA 2001
2:08.94 Dezirae Johnson, Fresno State (Piner ’12) Bulldog Open 2015
2:09.32 Wendi Simmons, Nike Coast (Santa Rosa HS ’87) at Atlanta Olympic trials 6/15/96
2:10.73 Jenna Lowder, BYU (Maria Carrillo ’06) at BYU Invitational 4/25/07
2:11.71 Kerri Woolheater, Casa Grande 5/30/92
2:12.24 Julia Stamps, Santa Rosa H.S. 6/15/96
2:12.34 Kyra Johnson, Fresno State (Piner ’12) Bulldog Open 4/27/13
2:12.48 Wendy Whitney, SRJC 1996
2:12.48 Sadia Ibrahim, Santa Rosa HS at Woody Wilson 4/20/12

In the 400 Relay this year Kyra was a member of a 46.34 team at Bulldog Invitational, 4-25-15, second fastest ever.
1st 44.78 Tamika Brown, member of Washington St. (Fort Bragg ’94) at Pullman 1998
3rd 47.79 Alyssa Page, member of CS Bakersfield (Montgomery ’11) at Cal Poly Invit. 3/24/12

Kyra Johnson
400 hurdles
Meet Time Place
Aztec Invitational 59.51 2nd
Mondo Mid-Major Challenge 59.56 1st
Michael Johnson Classic 58.73 3rd
Bulldog Invitational 59.86 1st

Dezirae Johnson
400 PR – 54.37 (2014)
Meet Time Place
Aztec Invitational 55.56 5th
Michael Johnson Classic 55.22 10th

Dezirae Johnson
800m PR – 2:08.94 (2015)
Meet Time Place
Fresno State Twilight 2:11.70 1st
Mondo Mid-Major Challenge 2:09.50 1st
Bulldog Invitational 2:08.94 3rd
CSUN Challenge 2:11.38 2nd