Cody Williams competed in the pole vault at nationals last week, but that wasn’t all. He finished fifth overall in the individual event and was second in the pole vault as part of the heptathlon competition. Williams, a 2017 graduate of Chase County Schools, finished runner-up nationally in the seven-event heptathlon. (Courtesy photos)

Josie Peterson clears the pole vault bar in one of her vaults at the national indoor meet, where she tied for 12th. (Courtesy photo)

Williams repeats All-American status at NAIA nationals

Josie Peterson also competes, finishing 12th nationally in pole vault

    Cody Williams of Imperial bested his NAIA national indoor meet performance from 2018 by clinching two All-American efforts at last week’s nationals in Brookings, South Dakota.
    After placing 7th for Concordia University last year in the heptathlon, Williams, now a sophomore, upped the mark last week in that seven-event competition with a runner-up national finish at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships.

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