Weather favorable as junior high girls kick off season
The Chase County Schools (CCS) junior high track team had their first meet last week.
The team travelled to Dundy County-Stratton (DCS) for the opening of the season.
Head Coach Jerel Fortkamp said it was a good start to the season.
While there were no team scores kept at the DCS meet, ribbons were given through eighth place.
The eighth grade girls had nine first place finishes while the seventh grade girls tallied two.
Here are the Chase County girls who placed in the top eight:
8th grade results
100 Meters—3, Liz Reeves, 14.71.
200 Meters—3, Liz Reeves, 32.36.
400 Meters—1, Bryn McNair, 1:02.39; 2, Ali McNair, 1:12.63; 3, Grisleydi Ortega, 1:14.14.
800 Meters—1, Bryn McNair, 2:39.82; 3, McKenzie Vogt, 3:11.09.
1600 Meters—1, Ali McNair, 6:34.08; 3, McKenzie Vogt, 6:40.43.
100m Hurdles—1, Joee Clevenger, 17.78; 2, Gisselle Acuna, 17.88.
200m Hurdles—1, Gisselle Acuna, 34.8; 2, Joee Clevenger, 35.08.
4x100 Relay—2, Liz Reeves, Joee Clevenger, Molly Spicer, Gisselle Acuna, 57.56.
4x400 Relay—1, Ali McNair, Liz Reeves, Kayla Chavira, Bryn McNair, 4:50.06.
Shot Put - 4kg—1, Kaylie Lotspeich, 30-06.50.
Discus - 1kg—2, Kaylie Lotspeich, 88-08; 5, Risa Nevarez, 58-09.
High Jump—1, Bryn McNair, 4-10.00; 4, Gisselle Acuna, 4-04.00.
Pole Vault—1, Ali McNair, 6-06.00.
Long Jump—5, Jesusita Ruiz, 11-03.00; 7, McKenzie Vogt, 10-05.00.
Triple Jump—4, Kayla Chavira, 23-06.50.
7th grade results
100 Meters—6, Bella Maddux, 16.12; 8, Jesslyn Robertson, 16.34.
200 Meters—2, Ella Colson, 32.85; 3, Hailey Markee, 33.42; 4, Jesslyn Robertson, 35.24.
400 Meters—6, Brook Schilke, 1:21.84.
800 Meters—3, Brook Schilke, 3:20.65.
1600 Meters—3, Katelyn Stamm, 7:14.23.
100m Hurdles—3, Tristan Nordhausen, 23.02.
200m Hurdles—1, Tristan Nordhausen, 36.09.
4x400 Relay—2, Brook Schilke, Katelyn Stamm, Bella Maddux, Ella Colson, 5:35.95.
Pole Vault—1, Brook Schilke, 6-00.00; 2, Kylee Wiest, 4-06.00.
Long Jump—4, Hailey Markee, 10-07.00; 8, Faith Hauxwell, 9-09.00.
Triple Jump—3, Tristan Nordhausen, 21-06.00; 4, Kylee Wiest, 21-02.50.
The junior high track team was supposed to travel to Perkins County today (Thursday), but it was moved up to Tuesday in anticipation of the snow.
Results weren’t available from PC meet at press time
Next on the Junior high track schedule is Sutherland on April 17, followed by their home meet on April 25.
Their final meet of the year will be SPVA on May 2 to be held at Perkins County.