Check out the action from this past week in the Heart of the Plains league.
Boys track scored 24 points and finished seventh out of nine teams in the HOP league meet at Stafford. Top finishers were Prescott, third in the pole vault, and Blick, second in the javelin. The girls recorded 19 points to finish ninth out of 10 teams. Minton placed second in discus, and Casper was third in high jump.
Boys were fifth in the HOP league track meet at Stafford. Fernandez won the discus for the Chargers, and Lane was third in the 3,200 meters. The 4x800 relay team also finished third. Girls had 26 points and placed eighth out of 10 teams. Fernandez was second in the 3200, and Davis was second in the javelin. Like the boys, the 4x800 relay team placed third.
The Wildcat boys finished second with 137 points in the league track meet at Stafford. Cannon won the 110 hurdles, while Goetz was second in both the 110 and 300 hurdles. The Wildcat 4x100 relay took first, the 4x400 was second and the 4x800 third.
Girls track finished fifth in the team standings with 67 points. They were four points behind fourth-place Fairfield, six behind South Barber in third and seven points behind second-place Norwich. Shearer literally had a field day for the Wildcats as she won the high jump, long jump and triple jump.
The boys were eighth out of nine teams in the league track meet at Stafford. The only event the Falcons placed in was the 4x100 relay team, who finished third. Girls were fourth with 71 points. They were just two points behind third-place South Barber and three behind runner-up Norwich. Their 4x400 relay won gold, as did Burns in the 100. She also finished second in the 300 hurdles.
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The cougar girls accumulated 35 points and finished seventh out of 10 teams in the league track meet at Stafford. Hagen won the 400 and was second in the triple jump. Ensz finished third in both the long jump and the discus.
The girls won a tight battle for a distant second behind Skyline in the HOP league track meet at Stafford. Norwich recorded 74 points, one better than South Barber and three more than Fairfield. Poljansek won both the discus and shot for the Eagles, and Poe finished third in both the 200 and 400. The Eagle 4x100 relay was also third. The boys had 12 team points in the league track meet at Stafford, and no one placed in the top three.
Skyline’s girls were the runaway winner of the league track meet at Stafford. The Lady T-Birds racked up 125 points, easily outdistancing runner-up Norwich with 74. Fisher won three events (800, 1600, 3200), while Flowers (100), Petrowsky (200) and Lee (javelin) won an event, as did the 4x100 relay. Flowers also finished second in the 200 and 400, and Petrowsky was runner-up in the 100 and long jump.
The boys finished third with 89 points as Becker won the long jump and triple jump and finished third in the 300 hurdles. Hacker was second in the high jump and Burgardt third in discus.
The Bulldog boys won the league track meet with 165 1/2 points. Cunningham finished second with 137 points. Williams won the 800, 1600 and 3200. Other event winners were Schnittker in the 300 hurdles, Howell in high jump, Krehbiel in shot put, and the 4x400 and 4x800 relay teams.
The girls had 55 points and placed sixth out of 10 teams. Their 4x800 relay won the only gold for the Bulldogs. Placing second were Wapelhorst in the 1600, Jackson in the high jump and the 4x400 relay. A pair of third-place finishes went to Wewe in the 100 hurdles and the pole vault.
Bulldog golfers were third in team scoring in the May 9 Pratt Invitational. With 354 points, Pretty Prairie was three points behind runner-up Cheney and seven points in front of Wichita Independent. The Bulldogs had three individuals in the top 10. Tanner Hines shot an 81 to finish second, Jacob Strohl was sixth with an 86, and Sawyer LeSage was 10th with an 88. Other Pretty Prairie golfers and their score were Jacob Welker 99, Tyler Gehring 101 and Kaleb Graber 107.
Girls placed third in team standings with 73 points in the league track meet at Stafford. They trailed runner-up Norwich by one point, and finished two points in front of Fairfield. Individual winners were Merklein (300 hurdles) and Kimmel (pole vault). Finishing second were Hostetler in the 800, Drake in the 100 hurdles and the 4x100 relay.
Boys were fourth with 44 points in the league track meet at Stafford. McMurray won the 400 meters and Yearout took the javelin. He also finished third in the shot put. The 4x400 relay was second.
Stafford hosted the Heart of the Plains League track meet. Trojan boys scored 24 points as they finished sixth out of nine schools. Lowe won their only gold in the pole vault. Stafford’s only other placer was McClure, who finished second in the 800 and third in the 1600. The girls scored eight points and finished 10th out of 10 schools. Sosa was the only girl to place. She finished second in the pole vault.