SHS track teams compete at Deshler
Deshler High School unveiled their new running track, Thursday, with the Del Wick Invitational. The Superior girls track and field team capped the day with with a meet leading 120 points. The boys team finished in second place in their class with 91 poionts. Freshman thrower Kalynn Meyer set a new Superior High School discus record with her throw of 166'11" breaking the old mark of 156'11, set by her sister, Alexis, in 2014.
The Wildcats hosted the Superior Invitational at the Wildcat Community track, Tuesday, with results unavailable at press time.
Meyer took top honors in the discus throw and the shot put with a toss of 39'11.5" Morgan Neeman nailed down the top spot in the 300 meter hurdles with her time of 48.9 seconds. Madison Blackstone capture top honors in the 100 meter hurdles with her time of 16.9 seconds. She earned second place points in the high jump, clearing the bar at 4'10". She added another second place finish in the 300 meter hurdles with her time of of 51.4 seconds.
Tisha Hayes finished second in the 100 meter dash with her time of 13.2 seconds. She was second in the 200 meter dash with the time of 27.3 seconds. She picked up fourth place points in the triple jump when she covered 30'11.5". Lexi Webber locked down a second place finish in the discus with a throw of 116'8".
Malori Grabast took third place honors in the 3200 meter run with the time of 14:10.9. Emily Tietjen cleared the bar at 7' to take third place in the pole vault. She added a sixth place finish in the 1600 meter with a time of 6:46.1.
The 4 x 100 meter relay team of Hayes, Emma Schnakenberg, Dani Freeman and Sydney Willett were the first place team with their time of 53.6 seconds. The 4 x 400 meter relay team of Schnakenberg, Meyer, Hallie Miller and Neeman secured the first place points with their time of 4:27.6
The 4x800 meter relay team of Neeman, Megan Miller, Grabast and Tietjen finished in fourth place with their time of 12:03.2
Garrett Caldwell continued to excel in the throwing events taking first in the discus with his throw of 150'2" and first in the shot put with a heave of 49'10.5". Trey Fierstein sped to first place finish in the 100 meter dash with his time of 11.6 seconds. Adam Baker crossed the finish line in first place in the 300 meter hurdles with the time of 42.8 seconds. He added third place points in the pole vault, clearing the bar at 10'.
Jaden Hanson grabbed a second place finish in the discus with his throw of 135'1. He landed fifth place points in the shot put with a toss of 40'11.5". Ethan Freeman claimed third place points in the 200 meter dash with the time of 25.8 seconds. He finished in fifth place in the long jump with a leap of 17.9". He was sixth in the 100 meter dash with the time of 12.4 seconds. Trenten Theis was third in the 3200 meter run with the time of 11:41.8" and he took sixth place in the 1600 meter run with his time of 5:28.10.
Jacob Whitmore took fifth place points in the 1600 meter run with the time of 5:20.5
Adin Leibel caught sixth place in the 800 meter run with the time of 2:20.8.
The 4 x 100 meter relay team of Fierstein, Baker, Freeman and Caldwell earned first place points for the Wildcats with their time of 47.3 seconds.
The 4 x800 meter relay team of Baker, Whitmore, Leibel and Theis seized the fourth palce points with the time of 9:38.8
Personal best marks were set by Webber, disus, Astrid Neira, 800 meter run, Dani Freeman, long jump, Hayes, 200 meter dash, Meyer, discus, Neeman, 300 metr hurdles, Schnakenberg, shot put, Hanson, 200 meter dash and Leibel for the 800 and 1600 meter runs.
The Wildcats enjoy a brief vacation from competition before they return for the Southern Nebraska Conference meet being held at Centennial High School, at Utica, Saturday, April 29.
RHHS track team fights weather woes
Mother Nature has not been kind to the Rock Hills Grizzly track teams. The team was to take part in the recheduled season opener at Beloit with St, John's, last Wednesday, but weather interfered again leading to another postponement. This led to a ripple effect as they withdrew from the Del Wicks Deshler Invitational, Thursday, because of the fatigue factor if the Wednesday meet had been held.
The team competed at Belleville, Tuesday, with results unavailable at press time.
Next up is visit to Osborne, Friday. The junior varsity team will be at the Tescott Invitational Monday.
SJHS does well at Sandy Creek L-N meet
The Superior Junior High School track teams did well at the Lawrence-Nelson Invitational held at Sandy Creek, last Tuesday. The boys team finished in first place with 121 points while the girls finished in third place with 73 points. Bruning-Davenport-Shickley was the girls winner with 111.5 points.
Conner Blackstone took first place honors in the triple jump, 33'10" and the 400 meter dash with the time of 1:00.63. Taran Zoltenko was first in the long jump, 17', the 200 meter dash, 26.64 seconds and second in the 100 meter dash. AJ Leibel claimed first place points in the 1600 metr run with the time of 5:118.61. He earned third place points in the 800 meter run.
Jordan Brown broke the 7th grade discus record with his throw of 98'1.5" eclipsing the mark set by Josh Schilsow in 1995. He earned second place points with his throw.
Owen Sullivan was third in the pole vault and the 100 meter dash. Dane Miller landed in third place in the 110 meter hurdles, fourth in the 300 meter hurdles and fourth in the high jump.
Clayton Morris held fourth place in the pole vault.
Payton Christiancy stood in fifth place in the discus throw. Jedd Whitmore leapt to a fifth place finish in the long jump.
Matthew Colgrove was the sixth place finisher in the 800 meter run.
The boys 4 x 400 meter relay team of O. Sullivan, Blacktone, Morris and Zoltenko finished in first place with their time of 52.93 seconds. The boys 4 x 400 meter relay team of O. Sullivan, Leibel, Morris aned Blackstone came in first.
The boys 4 x 400 realy team (B) of Whitmore, Miller, Gavin Ekstein and Colgrove took sixth place.
Sierra Blackburn was the top finisher in the 800 meter run with her time of 2:45.24. She added second place points in the long jump and earned a third place finish in the 100 meter dash. Teghan Sullivan was the top of the class in the 300 meter hurdles with her time of 55.72 seconds. She claimed second place in the 100 meter hurdles with the time of 18.76 seconds. Shayla Meyer nailed the top points in the discus with her throw of 74'3". She took fourth in the shot put.
The girls 4 x 400 meter realy team of T. Sullivan, Jetta Sunday, Meyer and Blackstone brought home first place points with the time of 4:44.07.
Personal best marks were posted by Sunday, 1600 meter run, Kya Hodeges, shot put, Sicus and 400 meter dash, Lane Mossuis, 100 meter dash, Jedd leibel, long jump, GAge McGuire, 800 meter run, Brett Miller, 1600 meter run, Seth Schnakenberg, shot put and Anders Webber, Disucs.
The team closes out their regular seaon schedule when they visit Deshler today (Thuirsday). Their final event of the season is the Southern Nebraska Conference meet, Friday, May5.
RHHS golf team opens season
The Rock Hills High School golf team saw their opening match at the Smith Center Invitational postponed from Tuesday April 4 to last Thursday. Because the Grizzly team competes in the sand greens division and this was a grass greens match, coach Belinda Jeffery entered only two golfers, Tycen Higer and Austin Beck as each had grass green experience.
Higer secured a fourth place finish with an 18 hole round of 87. Beck finished in 28th place with his round of 117.
The team hosted the Northern Plains League Tournament at the Mankato Country Club, Tuesday, with results unavailable at press time. The varsity team competed in this sand greens match.
The team is in action at the Southern Cloud Invitational, Miltonvale, today (Thursday). The team is back at the Mankato Country Club, Tuesday, when they host the Rock Hills Invitational.
SHS golfers win the Red Cloud Invite
The Superior High School Wildcat golf team teed off against golfers from 11 schools at Red Cloud, Thursday, for the Bob Bohrer Invitational at the Red Cloud Golf Course. when all the golfers were off the course after 18 holes of play, the Wildcats held down first place by a 27 stroke margin over second place Franklin. The Wildcats team score, determined by the four lowest scores, was 341. Franklin was in second place with 368 while Sandy Creek finished third with 376 strokes. Other schools competing at the event were Lawrence-Nelson, Shelton, Silver Lake, Red Cloud, Blue Hill, Deshler, Doniphan-Trumbull, Exeter-Milligan, Franklin, Red Cloud and Heartland Lutheran. It was the best showing of the season for Superior. The Wildcats paid a visit to Fairbury, Wednesday, for the Fairbury Invitational. results were unavailable at press time.
Jacob Sunday led the Wildcats with his round of 82 which was good for first place in the individual standings. Eric Schiermeyer was in with a round of 83 which earned him a tie for second place in the individual ranks. Cale Frahm carded a round of 87, good for seventh place. Ben Price was in the clubhouse with a round of 89 and an eighth place finish. Tyler Blackstone finished with his round of 95.
Hunter Healey topped the junior varsity field with his round of 83. Dameion Cornell shot a round of 110 which was good for sixth place.
The Superior Invitational, postponed from Thursday, March 30, has been rescheduled for Tuesday at the Superior Country Club. Tee time is scheduled for 9 a.m.
L-N golfers at Red Cloud Invite
The Lawrence-Nelson Raider golf team earned a sixth place finish at Red Cloud's Bob Bohrer Invitational at the Red Cloud Golf Course, Thursday. The team score was 414. The Superior Wildcats won the event with the score of 341. The Raiders were at the Clay Center Invitational, Tuesday, with match results unavailable at press time.
Kevin Schroer carded the low Raider round with a score of 91. He finished in 10th place in the individual standings. Peyton Drudik posted a round of 94 good for 14th place. John Hoecker registered a round of 112. Matt Buescher was in the clubhouse with a round of 117. Anders Jensen signed his card for a score of 119.
Micah Dolnicek led the junior varstity team with a round of 104, good for third place in the individyual standings. Cody Buescher finished his round with a score of 126.
The team is at Red Cloud Tuesday for the Blue Hill Invitational.
L-N track teams at Del Wicks Invite at Deshler
The Lawrence-Nelson Raider boys track team finished in fourth place with 69 points at the Del Wicks Invitational track meet held on the new track at Deshler High School Thursday. The girls team landed in sixth place with 51 points. The team was at the Superior Invitational, Tuesday, with results unavailable at press time.
Jacob Schultz cleared the bar at 5'6" to secure second place points in the high jump.
Colton Biltoft finished in third place in the long jump, covering 18'5". He tied for fourth in the high jump when he cleared 5"2". Kyle Golay tossed the shot 42'11" for third place. Wyatt Heikkinen landed third place in the discus with a throw of 109'.5". He was fourth in the shot put with a toss of 42".
The team is back in action at the Twin valley conference meet, Saturday, April 29.
Jacob Sharp held fourth place in the long jump with his leap of 17'11.25". He took fourth place in the 100 meter dash with his time of 12.1 seconds. Jacob Schultz earned fourth place points in the 3200 meter run with the time of 11:54.4. Lane Heikkinen was in fourth place in the triple jump covering 35'4.75". He finished fourth in the 800 meter run with the time of 2:18.9. Trevin Kotinek gathered fourth place points in the 110 meter hurdles with the time of 19.4 seconds.
The 4 x 400 meter relay team of Biltoft, L. Heikkinen, Kotinek and Sharp took third place with their time of 4"04.3.
The 4 x 800 meter relay team of Kotinek, Jacob Schultz, L. Heikkinen and Joey Hoecker handled a fifth place finish with their time of 10:09.5, The 4 x 100 meter relay team of Gavyn Buschkoetter, W. Heikkinen, Golay and Riley Kucera earned fifth place points with the time of 51.9 seconds.
Schultz competed in the 800 meter run. Buschkoetter participated in the 100 meter dash, shot put and discus throw. Kucera ran the 100 and 200 meter dashes. Hoecker competed in the 1600 meter run.
Molly McCartney continued her domination of the distance runs taking first in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. her 1600 meter time was 5:41.2 while her 3200 meter run time was 12:40.9.
Annie McCartney crossed the finish line in second place in the 800 meter dash with the time of 2:38.2.
Karigan Drudik was third in the 100 meter hurdles with her time of 17 seconds. She finished in sixth place in the 300 meter hurdles with the time of 53 seconds.
Joanie Schultz ran the 3200 meter run in 15:34 for fifth place points. she added fifth place points in the long jump with a leap of 14'3.5".
Allison Miller nailed down the sixth spot in the 3200 meter run with the time of 17:16.The 4 x800 meter relay team of Drudik, KaLee Fanning, A. McCartney and M. McCartney took the top spot with their time of 10:30.4.
The 4 x 100 meter relay team of Taylor Harrington, Miller, Hallie Epley and A. McCartney finished sixth with the time of 1:00.5.
Fanning conmpeted in the 800 meter run. Joanie Schultz ran the 100 and 200 meter dashes. Harrington threw the discus and ran the 100 meter dash. Epley tossed the shot, threw the discus and ran the 200 meter dash. A. McCartney entered the shot put.