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The 9/10 track teams hosted their own invitational on Monday, April 11 and both the boys and girls brought home the team titles.  “I was pleased with how well our kids competed in our meet”, Coach Derry Trampe commented.  “We had a lot of personal and season best marks on the day and our kids showed a lot of grit.  I am happy with the progress of our younger kids on this team.”  The girls simply dominated in the meet as they scored 156 points to finish 92 points ahead of second place.  Boone Central finished second with 64 points while St. Paul was right behind them with 63 points.  Rounding out the team scoring were: Grand Island CC (54), Cross County (33), Ravenna (30), Centura (24), and Aurora (16).  The boys scored 116 points to claim the team title while Boone Central and St. Paul tied for second and third with 103 points.  Rounding out the team scoring were: Grand Island CC (79), Centura (65), Aurora (32), Cross County (6), and Ravenna (4).

The girls won eight events on the day.  On the track Claire Cargill won the 800 meter run in a time of 2:48.14 and Piper Whited won the 1600 meter run in 6:16.60. In the field events Marin Reilly won the shot put with a toss of 33’ 3.5”, Jocelyn Hinrichs won the triple jump with a leap of 31’ 7.25”, and Brookelyn Fox won the pole vault with a personal best vault of 8’ 7”.  All three relay teams also finished first on the day.  The 4 X 100 relay team of Brookelyn Fox, Shaylee Thomsen, Marin Reilly, and Linnez Clemens finished in a time of 56.0.  The 4 X 400 team of Piper Whited, Izzy Jeffres, Claire Cargill, and Marin Reilly combined to win in 4:46.37 and the 4 X 800 team of Maggie Fischer, Izzy Jeffres, Piper Whited, and Claire Cargill claimed the top spot in a time of 11:35.69.  Second place medals went to Valeria Arellano on the 3200 (14:59.63), Jocelyn Hinrichs in the 100 HH (18.45 PB) and 300 LH (55.83), Shaylee Thomsen in the long jump (13’ 11.25” PB), and Piper Whited and Linnea Clemens tied for 2nd and 3rd in the pole vault (6’ 7”). Marin Reilly was third in the discus with a toss of 95’ 5” and Jocelyn Hinrichs finished third in the long jump with a leap of 13’ 11”.  Shaylee Thomsen added fourth place finishes in the 100 (14.40) and 200 (30.90).  Fifth place points were earned by Brookelyn Fox in the 100 (14.53), Valeria Arellano in the 1600 (6:47.51 PB), and Juls Gonzales in the shot put (28’ 8”).  Sixth place finishes went to Izzy Jeffres in the 1600 (6:48.30) and Linnea Clemens in the 100 HH (27.59).

Gold medal finishes for the boys came from Jed Boettcher in the shot put (39’ 7” PB), Damon Stam in the discus (123’ 0” PB), and the 4 X 800 relay team of Garret Severance, Maddox Bennett, Grady Moudry, and Elijah Pollard (9:52.85).  Second place medals were won by Elijah Pollard in the 1600 (5:19.41 PB), Brodie Klimek in the 3200 (12:54.45 PB), Cainan Rogers in the shot put (37’ 9.5” PB) and discus (111’ 6”), and the 4 X 100 relay team of Trent McCain, Jacob Hawkins, Cainan Rogers, and Jace Geiser (50.52).  Third place awards went to Braden Bruha in the 400 (60.92), Jericho Smith in the 3200 (12:57.17 PB), Jace Geiser in the pole vault (10’ 1”), and the 4 X 400 relay team of Garret Severance, Grady Moudry, Elijah Pollard, and Jace Geiser (4:03.68).  Fourth place points were earned by Trent McCain in the shot put (37’ 5.5”), Jed Boettcher in the discus (100’ 6”), and Gage Kolar in the pole vault (10’ 1” PB).  Fifth place finishes were earned by Skylar Probst in the 3200 (15:19.60), Damon Stam in the shot put (35’ 11.5” PB), and Trent McCain in the discus (100’ 5”) and triple jump (35’ 6” PB).  Finishing in sixth place were Braden Bruha in the 800 (2:35.03) and Garret Severance in the 1600 (5:32.52).

Other results from the meet are as follows:  Girls:  100—Rilynn Veskerna (17.27 PB); 200—Rilynn Veskerna (36.07 PB); 400—Elisabeth Bengston (1:42.48); 800—Elisabeth Bengston (4:26.78); Shot Put—Bailey Setlik (27’ 2”), Rachel Simpson (18’ 11.5”); Discus—Bailey Setlik (80’ 0"), Juls Gonzales (63’ 9”), Rachel Simpson (41’ 5”). Boys:  100—Gage Kolar (13.27 PB), Jacob Hawkins (13.36), Maddox Bennett (13.87), Elliot Baker (16.02); 200—Gage Kolar (28.25 PB), Jacob Hawkins (28.49), Maddox Bennett (29.23 PB), Elliot Baker (33.43); 400—Maddox Bennett (65.72 PB), Jericho Smith (68.20), Skylar Probst (70.56); 1600—Grady Moudry (5:44.33), Brodie Klimek (5:54.05 PB); Shot Put—Madden Beland (21’ 3" PB); Discus—Madden Beland (50’ 6"); Triple Jump—Gage Kolar (31’ 3.25”); High Jump—Garret Severance (4’ 10”); Pole Vault—Elliot Baker (7’ 7”).