With the weather cooperating, the Macksville Mustangs boys showed what they could do, showing good depth by placing in 15 of 18 events as they raked in 126 points to win the Championship at St. John-Hudson's annual Keith Blide Track Meet last Friday at Brown Park.
Several Mustangs led the way scoring numerous points in all eight of the individual running events with at least one Mustang getting a first or second in each event. The result – the Stangs adding up 93 points. Add the three relays into the mix and Macksville's “running” total came up to 105 points.
Adam Oak did it again, getting firsts in the 110 Meter Hurdles and the 300 Meter Hurdles. He also placed second in the 100 and 200 Meter Dashes. Seth Filbert placed first in the 1600 Meter Run 2nd in the 800 Meter Run.
Others having multiple top finishes were Isaac Seibert getting 1st in the Pole Vault and 5th in the 100 Meter Hurdles; Henry Penner getting 2nd in the 3200 Meter Run and 3rd in the 1600 Meter Run; Tanner Tranbarger getting 4th in the 100 Meter Hurdles, 4th in the High Jump and 6th in the 300 Meter Hurdles; and Clayton Wood - a 3rd in both the Discus Throw and Shot Put.
The 4x400 Meter Relay took a 1st while Andy Wendland took 2nd in the 400 Meter Dash.
Order of finish – 1.) Macksville 126, 2.) La Crosse 115, 3.) Ellinwood 85, 4) Mead 68, 5.) Pratt 64.50, 6.) Medicine Lodge 42, 7.) Stafford 31, 8.) Central Plains 16, 9.) St. John-Hudson 6.50, 10.) Larned 4.
On the other side, the St. John-Hudson girls placed fourth while Macksville placed seventh.
St. John's Teresa Wade and Haley Falk were the big multiple winners for the Tigers with Wade getting 1st's in the the Javelin Throw and throwing a career-best, winning the Shot Put. Falk got a 1st in the high jump and two 2nd's in the 300 Meter Hurdles and Long Jump. The Tigers 4x800 Meter Relay team also placed 1st. Breana Towers placed 5th in the Long Jump and 6th in the Triple Jump.
Macksville's Lisa Penner took 1st in the 1600 Meter Run and 4th in the 800 Meter Run. Kenzi Pavlu placed 3rd in the Shot.
Order of finish – 1.)Pratt 143, 2.)Ellinwood 96, 3.) Central Plains 81, 4.)Meade 76, 5.)St. John-Hudson 68, 6.) Larned Larned 36, 7.)Macksville 21, 8.) Stafford 16, 9.) Medicine Lodge 14, 10.) La Crosse 3.
800 Meter Run - 4th Lisa Penner MACK 2:31.74, Kristen Lumpkins STAF 2:38.71. 1600 Meter Run - 1st Lisa Penner MACK 5:42.02, 5th Taylor Woodward STJO 6:19.58. 3200 Meter Run - 4th Kristen Lumpkins STAF 13:40.11, 6th Maddy Lippoldt STJO 14:42.62. 300 Meter Hurdles - 2nd Haley Falk STJO 50.71. High Jump - 1st Haley Falk STJO 4-08.00. Pole Vault - 3rd Samantha Sosa STAF 8-00.00, 4th Regan Harris STAF 7-00.00. Long Jump - 2nd Haley Falk STJO 15-11.00, 5th Breana Towers STJO 14-08.00, 6th Tara Bunker MACK 14-02.50. Triple Jump - 6th Breana Towers STJO 29.07.75. Discus Throw - 3rd Kenzi Pavlu MACK 99.00. Javelin Throw - 1st Teresa Wade STJO 119-08. Shot Put - 1st Teresa Wade STJO 38-11.25. 4x100 Meter Relay - 5th St. John-Hudson 55.36, 6th Stafford 56.02. 4x400 Meter Relay - 4th St. John-Hudson 4:28.55. 4x800 Meter Relay - 1st St. John-Hudson 10:58.68.
Page 2 of 2 - Boys events:
100 Meter Dash - 2nd Adam Oak MACK 11.20. 200 Meter Dash - 2nd Adam Oak MACK 22.74. 400 Meter Dash - 2nd Andy Wendland MACK 53.33, 3rd Austin Ceniti STAF 54.33. 800 Meter Run - 2nd Seth Filbert MACK 2:05.52, 4th Dustin McClure STAF 2:09.11. 1600 Meter Run - 1st Seth Filbert MACK 4:46.42, 4th Dustin McClure STAF 4:59.46. 3200 Meter Run - 2nd Henry Penner MACK 10:23.07, 6th Jesus Herrera STAF 11:52.20. 110 Meter Hurdles – Adam Oak MACK 14.90, 4th Tanner Tranbarger MACK 15.99, 5th Isaac Seibert MACK 16:02. 300 Meter Hurdles - 1st Adam Oak MACK 39.99, 6th Tanner Tranbarger MACK 42.64. High Jump - 4th Tanner Tranbaarger MACK 5-08.00. Pole Vault - 1st Isaac Seibert MACK 12-00.00, 3rd Andy Flores STAF 19.00.00, 6th Ty Wycoff STJO 18-06.00. Triple Jump - 6th Schuyler Brown STJO 36-01.00. Discus Throw - 3rd Clayton Wood MACK 112-08. Shot Put - 3rd Clayton Wood MACK 40-02.00, 5th Tracy Freeman MACK 38-07.00. 4x100 Meter Relay - 4th St. John-Hudson 47.60, 6th Macksville 49.11. 4x400 Meter Relay - 1st MACK 3:39.86, 5th Stafford 3:47.08, 6th St. John-Hudson 3:49.17. 4x800 Meter Relay - 3rd Stafford 8:59.92, 4th Macksville 9:01.68.