Sports

Noah Griffin leaps for a fifth place finish in the triple jump at the DC Stratton meet. (Johnson Publications photo)

Trevin Martin keeps pace in the 3200 meter run at the DC Stratton meet Friday. He finished with the fifth place medal after running a PR. (Johnson Publications photo)

En route to the bronze medal is Parker Dillan in the long jump at the DC Stratton meet. (Johnson Publications photo)

Longhorn boys shatter competition

    Racking up 257 points to win Friday’s Dundy Co. Stratton meet was probably the biggest score the Chase County boys’ team has amassed over the years.

Peyton Fiedler had already broken the Chase County school pole vault record when she cleared 10’4”, but was successful with two higher jumps to finish here over the 10’8” bar at the Dundy Co. Stratton meet in Benkelman Friday. (Johnson Publications photo)

“Hey, Coach, what d’ya think?” Peyton Fiedler’s face shows it all after clearing the 10’8” pole vault bar as Coach Drew Ahlers comes over for congratulations. Matt Jablonski also works with the pole vaulters as a coach. (Johnson Publications photo)

Girls’ pole vault record now in hands of Peyton Fiedler

    Thanks to the uncooperative weather most of the 2018 track season, CCS senior Peyton Fielder has been unable to use a new, longer pole vault pole.

Led by Mallie McNair who won the gold, three Lady Longhorns finished in the medals in the SPVA meet’s 400 meter run. As they head down the stretch, Sophie Spady, left, is en route to the silver medal while Ragan Nickless, right, finished sixth. (Johnson Publications photo)

Brooklyn Christensen gets a good lift in the pole vault Friday morning. She went on to take fourth place with an 8’6” effort. (Johnson Publications photo)

Distance runners Lindsey Mendenhall, left, and Kayla Schilke just missed the medals with a seventh and eighth place finish in the 3200 meter run. (Johnson Publications photo)

Lady Longhorns maintain hold on SPVA track title

    It wasn’t just a near perfect weather day for track on Friday in Sidney.

Chase County’s 3200 meter relay team was just one of the three relays to take the gold medals at the SPVA meet. Team members running last Friday were, from left, Kalen Wallin, Caleb Weiss, Juan Venegas and Tell Richardson. (Johnson Publications photo)

Scott Wheeler gives it his all as he approaches the 800 meter finish. He bettered the third place Bridgeport runner, who came into the meet with a faster time. (Johnson Publications photo)

 

Logan Jussel continues to improve in the hurdles. Above, at the SPVA meet last Friday, he competes in the high hurdle prelims and went on to finish sixth in the finals. He also earned fourth in the 300 meter hurdles. (Johnson Publications photo)

Longhorns run away with another SPVA track title

    For a third straight year, Chase County’s Longhorns are SPVA Conference track champions.

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