Area Athletes Give Strong Performances at Central Nebraska Track Championships

Northwest High School hosted the Grand Island Independent Central Nebraska Track and Field Championships on Monday.  The championships included several who qualified from the KCNI/KBBN coverage area.  Among the area highlights, Carli Bailey of Ansley/Litchfield was one of the meets top performers.  Bailey won the girls 300 meter hurdles in a winning time of 48.13 seconds and was runner-up in the girls 400 in a time of 58.5 seconds.  Ansley/Litchfield’s Taylor Haines was runner-up in the girls 100 meter hurdles in a time of 16.7 seconds and the Spartans placed two in the top five of the boys 800 as Collin Arehart placed third (2:03.27) and Calvin Finley was fifth (2:03.57).  Jessica Stieb of Arcadia/Loup City swept the girls throwing events winning the discus with an effort of 125’6″ and won the shot put with an effort of 43′ even.  ALC’s Sadie Ference was fifth in the girls discus with an effort of 102’8″.  Broken Bow had strong performances in the distance races as Makinley Tobey and Kali Staples each finished in the top 5 of both the mile and two mile.  Tobey was third in the 3200 (12:21.72) and Staples was 5th (12:47.85).  The places were then reversed in the 1600 as Staples was third (5:40.13) and Tobey was fifth (5:46.49).  On the boys side, Noah Osmond placed third in the 1600 (4:49.04) and Daine Wardyn had a top five finish in the 3200 finishing fourth (10:39.58).  Broken Bow’s Qwentin Coble had a top five finish in the boys long jump placing 4th (20’5.75″).  Burwell’s Carter Mann had a strong showing in the boys throwing events finishing 4th in the shot put (51’3″) and third in the discus (146’1″).  Hans Gideon of Burwell had a top five finish in the 300 meter hurdles finishing fifth in a time of 41.7 seconds.

To check out other area results, click on the link below to view the full individual results

Central Nebraska Track Championships Results