Boys score big points at league track

Staff writer

The Peabody-Burns boys scored more points as a team Thursday at the Wheat State League track meet in Goessel than since the creation of the league.

“Seth Topham swept the hurdles and many athletes picked up unexpected points to give the team a chance at second place,” Coach Brian Lightner said. “The team scored 86 points to finish third, just two points behind second place.”

Topham used personal best times to defeat the competition in the 110 hurdles with a time of 15.8 seconds and in the 300 intermediate hurdles with at time of 42.5.

“Topham’s times today will put him right in the mix to qualify for state,” Lightner said.

Boys’ scores:

Discus — 2. Lucas Larsen 129-7.5

Javelin — 2. Larsen 140-2; 4. Corbin Rives 133-2

Shot Put — 3. Larsen 41-8; 6. Jayden Miller 37-8

High Jump — 2. Topham 6-0; 4. Kyle 5-8; 4. Cody Partridge 5-8.

Long Jump — 5. Partridge 18-3.5

110m Hurdles — 1. Topham 15.8

1,600m — 6. Nick Schrock 5:31.0

400m — 4. Rives 54.9; 6. Michael George 55.7

300 IH — 1. Topham 42.5

3,200m — 3. Schrock 12.08.2; 4. Christian Chastain 12.08.5

4x100 Relay — DQ. (Kaden Gibson, Kevin Baatrup, Clayton Philpott, Patrick Egan)

4x400 Relay — 4. (Rives, Kyle, Partridge, Topham) 3:51.0

Girls finish with personal records

Only five girls were able to represent Peabody-Burns at the league meet. They scored nine points and finished eighth as a team.

“It was good weather and the girls performed the best they could,” Lightner said. “We had five personal records set on the track and I am proud of how these girls represented their school.”

Girls’ scores:

4x800 Relay — 4. (Karolina Ganko, Jenny Kimmeskamp, Carlee Wentworth, Angelica Winsor) 12:47.8

4x400 Relay — 4. (Ganko, Winsor, Wentworth, Kenzie Young) 5.11.8

 

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