Arcadia/Loup City hosted its Rebel track invite in Loup City on Thursday. ALC and Ansley/Litchfield were among the area teams that participated. The girls team title was won by Ord and St. Paul won the boys team championship. Among the area highlights, Jessica Stieb helped lead Arcadia/Loup City to a third place finish in the girls team standings. Stieb won the girls shot put with an effort of 39’10.5″ and won the girls discus with a winning effort of 128’3″. Landri Loos of Arcadia/Loup City won the girls 800 meters in a time of 2:40.06 and the Lady Rebels won the girls 4×100 meter relay. The team of Ellie Oxford, Tatum Kapustka, Halie Kaslon, and Sami Augustyn posted a winning time of 55.9 seconds. Carli Bailey of Ansley/Litchfield had a big day. Bailey claimed two golds on the day winning the girls 300 meter hurdles in a time of 49.49 seconds and winning the girls 400 in a time of 1:01.36. Bailey also placed 2nd in the girls 100 meter hurdles.
On the boys side, Kaden Reeves of ALC cleared the winning height of 13’1″ in the boys vault but would finish second to Ord’s Blake Wells on the tie break. Justin Lueck of Arcadia/Loup City was runner-up in the boys 110 meter hurdles and Ty Greenland was runner-up for the Rebels in the boys 3200 meter run. Arcadia/Loup City was also runner-up in the boys 4×800 meter relay. The Ansley/Litchfield boys were led in part by Calvin Finley who placed third in the boys 800, 5th in the 400, and joined teammates Dillon Haines, Ryan Bailey, and Isaac O’Brien to finish 3rd in the boys 4×400 meter relay. Ryan Bailey of Ansley/Litchfield was third in the boys 300 meter hurdles.