The Chanticleer track teams competed in the Central Nebraska All-Area meet on Tuesday, April 23 at Grand Island Northwest. In the non-scoring meet, the Chanticleers established a couple of season best marks but were not able to finish in the top three to earn medals at the meet. Season best times were set by both the boys’ and girls’ 4 X 800 relay teams. The girls team of Kloe Severance, Delaney Cargill, Abby Jacobs, Abbi Stethem posted a season-best time of 10:34.98 to finish 8th in the race. The boys team of Colton Rowse, Riley Warner, Tyson Skinner, and Zach Smith finished the race in a time of 8:40.53 to finish in 6th place. The boys also qualified the 4 X 400 relay team of Jaden Reilly, Austin Trejo, Tyson Skinner, and Riley Warner. The team finished 7th in a time of 3:42.90.
In the individual events the Chants had two girls qualify for the meet. Kloe Severance finished 6th in the 1600-meter run in a time of 5:46.03. Payton Hackel competed in the 300-meter low hurdles and finished 8th in a time of 50.50. The boys had 4 boys qualify to compete in individual events. Hayden Grint competed in the discus and finished 5th with a toss of 137’ 2’ and Jesus Loya qualified in the shot put and placed 7th with a toss of 46’ 7”. Jaden Reilly competed in the 400-meter dash and finished 5th in a time of 53.35 while Zach Smith ran the 1600-meter run and finished 11th in a time of 5:09.21.