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The high school track and field teams recorded several solid performances in the Broken Bow Invitational last Friday.  In a meet that includes all Class B teams and the Chants, the teams were able to bring home several medals from the meet.  “This is always a good test for us when we come to this meet”, Coach Derry Trampe said.  “We are the smallest school at the meet and there are several large Class B teams that compete in the meet.  I am proud of the way a lot of kids competed on the day.  Meets like this help us find out what we need to do to get better.”  In the girls meet, the Chants finished 7th in the 11-team field with 36 points.  McCook won the meet with 96.5 points while Broken Bow was second with 85 points. Rounding out the team scoring were:  Scottsbluff (82), Holdrege (52), Kearney Catholic (52), O’Neill (37), Cozad (32.5), Gothenburg (18), Alliance (17), and Aurora (16).

In the boys’ team race Ord finished 6th in the 11-team field with 40 points.  McCook ran away with the team title with 124 points while Aurora and Broken Bow were a distant second with 83 points.  Rounding out the team scores were: Scottsbluff (70), Gothenburg (43), O’Neill (33), Cozad (21), Holdrege (14), Alliance (10), and Kearney Catholic (6).

Britta Deden was the highest place winner for the girls as she finished 2nd in the 100-meter high hurdles in a season best time of 16.70.  Britta added a third-place finish in the 300-meter low hurdles in a season best time of 50.55.  Journi Moran also earned a third-place medal in the triple jump with a season best jump of 33’ 9”.  Also earning a third-place finish was the 4 X 800 relay team of Maggie Fischer, Macy Warner, Piper Whited, and Claire Cargill.  The team combined to run a season best time of 11:23.75.  Fifth place medals were won by Macy Warner in the 3200 (14:38.90), Marin Reilly in the shot put (34’ 6” SB), Jocelyn Hinrichs in the triple jump (32’ 6” PB), and the 4 X 400 relay team of Maggie Fischer, Marin Reilly, Nikie Nelson, and Britta Deden (4:32.83 SB).  Sixth place medal winners were Valeria Arellano in the 3200 (15:02.07) and the 4 X 100 relay team of Brookelyn Fox, Journi Moran, Nikie Nelson, and Britta Deden (55.50).

While the boys had no gold medal winners, they did have three runner-up finishes on the day.  John DeRiso finished 2nd in the 400 in a time of 53.06, Sam Boettcher placed 2nd in the discus with a season-best toss of 139’ 11”, and the Weightman 4 X 100 relay team of Sam Boettcher, Cainan Rogers, Jacob Stam, and Will Grint finished second in a time of 51.81.  John DeRiso added a third place finish in the 800 as he recorded a season-best time of 2:11.19. Will Grint placed 4th in the discus with a toss of 136’ 8”, Blake Wells was 4th in the pole vault (12’ 2”), and the 4 X 400 relay team of John DeRiso, Calen Pollard, Jace Geiser, and Owen Lane ran a season-best time of 3:42.68 to finish 4th. Fifth place medals were won by Calen Pollard in the 3200 in a personal best time of 11:00.96 and Will Grint in the shot put with a personal best toss of 49’ 6”.  Sixth place medals were won by the 4 X 100 relay team of Jace Geiser, John DeRiso, Dylan Hurlburt, and Owen Lane with a season-best time of 46.91 and the 4 X 800 relay team of Garret Severance, Maddox Bennett, Braden Bruha, and Elijah Pollard in a time of 9:56.69.

Additional Ord Results: Girls: 100 meter dash—Journi Moran 14.46, Shaylee Thomsen 14.67, Rilynn Veskerna 17.67; 200 meter dash—Nikie Nelson 29.80, Shaylee Thomsen 31.09, Rilynn Veskerna 36.60 PB; 400 meter dash—Nikie Nelson 67.09 PB, Maggie Fischer 68.71, Claire Cargill 75.04; 800 meter run—Claire Cargill 2:50.47, Elisabeth Bengston 4:04.81; 1600—Piper Whited 6:15.12, Izzy Jeffres 7:09.08, Valeria Arellano 7:19.60; 3200—Izzy Jeffres 15:08.36; 100 meter HH—Jocelyn Hinrichs 19.52, Linnea Clemens 20.80 PB; 300 meter LH—Jocelyn Hinrichs 56.59; Shot put—Juls Gonzales 29’ 7.5” PB, Rachel Simpson 20’ 8”; Discus—Marin Reilly 98’ 0”, Juls Gonzales 67’ 5”, Rachel Simpson 53’ 7” PB; Long Jump—Shaylee Thomsen 13’ 2”, Jocelyn Hinrichs 12’ 11.5”, Journi Moran 12’ 8.5”; Pole Vault—Brookelyn Fox 7’ 10”; Piper Whited MOH 7’ 2”; Linnea Clemens MOH 7’ 2”.  Boys: 100 meter dash—Dylan Hurlburt 12.39, Gage Kolar 13.64; 200 meter dash—Jace Geiser 26.07, Sam Boettcher 27.10, Gage Kolar 28.58; 400 meter dash—Owen Lane 54.80, Maddox Bennett 67.53; 800 meter run—Owen Lane 2:14.75 PB, Braden Bruha 2:34.69; 1600 meter run—Garret Severance 5:22.43 PB, Elijah Pollard 5:22.54 PB, Skylar Probst 7:04.05; 3200 meter run—Brodie Klimek 13:11.22, Jericho Smith 13:18.81 PB; Shot Put—Jacob Stam 47’ 3.5” PB, Sam Boettcher 42’ 4.5”; Discus—Cainan Rogers 100’ 11”; Long jump—Dylan Hurlburt 18’ 7.75”, Talan Bruha 17’ 10”; Triple jump—Dylan Hurlburt 36’ 11”, Gage Kolar 31’ 0” PB; High Jump—Garret Severance MOH 5’ 1”; Pole Vault—Aidan Ryschon MOH 10’ 8”, Jace Geiser MOH 10’ 8”.