Chase County’s 3200 meter relay team started off the state track meet in Friday’s afternoon session with a third place finish and bronze medals. The team, from left, Madison Brown, Kora Weiss, Mallie McNair and Sophie Spady, ran a PR under the 10-minute mark. (Johnson Publications photo)

Hoping for some good bend in the pole, Peyton Fiedler goes up in the pole vault Saturday en route to a fourth place finish. She competed in four state meet events, bringing home medals in all of them. (Johnson Publications photo)

In a field of 24 throwers, Allison Owings, above, and Andrea Page, below, went seventh and eighth, respectively, in the discus. Owings also competed in the shot put and won another medal in eighth place. (Johnson Publications photo)


Mallie McNair, right, is neck and neck with Isabella Hilger of Aquinas in the 400 meter dash finals Saturday. McNair finished fourth in the finals after breaking Chase County’s school record—a record she set last year—on Friday in her preliminary heat. (Johnson Publications photo)

All 10 Lady Longhorns medal at state; team finishes fourth

Chase County Coach Troy Hauxwell has always said just about everything has to go right, and with some luck, you can win a state track title.

A rain gear-clad official watches Jack Bauerle’s spin in the discus competition Saturday morning when a downpour greeted the Class C throwers. Bauerle took the fourth place medal in a field of 18 athletes. (Johnson Publications photo)

Eli Hinojosa improved his personal best at districts by a foot to take sixth in the shot put at state. (Johnson Publications photo)


The 1600 meter relay team had Chase County’s best finish with third place. The bronze medal team is pictured at two of its exchanges, above from left, Caleb Weiss, Juan Venegas, Scott Wheeler and Francisco Barrientos, below. (Johnson Publications photos)

Kadin Vrbas, far right, gets the edge in his 100 meter dash preliminary, winning the heat with a time of 11.32, bettering heat runner-up Chase Perchal of Yutan, far left, and Shelby-Rising City’s Lincoln Schoenrock, who was third. In the finals, Vrbas finished sixth. (Johnson Publications photo)

As a member of the Shelby-Rising City team goes down, Chase County maintains its composure as Scott Wheeler hands off to Chase Rowley at the second exchange in the 400 meter relay. (Johnson Publications photo)

Eight of 10 Longhorns score, lifting boys to fifth at state

    It was a goal of Coach Carl Zuege to place in the top five in last week’s Class C state track meet.


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