Area Athletes Shine at Central Nebraska Track Championships

The Central Nebraska Track and Field Championships took place at Northwest High School in Grand Island on Monday.  Some outstanding performances were turned in by athletes from the KCNI/KBBN coverage area.  Jessica Stieb of Arcadia/Loup City swept the girls throwing events winning the shot put with an effort of 42’10.75″ and winning the discus with an effort of 138’8″.  Carli Bailey of Ansley/Litchfield had an outstanding day.  Bailey was champion of the girls 300 meter hurdles with a winning time of 47.19 seconds.  Bailey was second in the 400 (58.39) and was second in the 100 meter hurdles (16.09).

The Broken Bow track team had six runner-up finishes.  Max Denson was runner-up in the boys shot put with an effort of 50’1.75″.  Noah Osmond was runner-up in the boys mile (4:45.62) and Daine Wardyn was runner-up in the boys 3200 (10:24.77).  Broken Bow finished runner-up in following relays – girls 4×400, girls 4×800, and boys 4×800.

Among other area highlights, the following athletes placed in the top three of their event.
Broken Bow
Noah Osmond – 3rd – boys 3200 (10:27.6)
MaKinley Tobey – 3rd – girls 3200 (12:56.23)
Qwentin Coble – 3rd – boys 200 (22.88)
Gracie Hackel – 3rd – girls 1600 (5:49.42)

Hans Gideon – 3rd – boys 300 meter hurdles (40.99)
Carter Mann – 3rd – boys shot put (49’9.75″) ; 3rd in discus (156’6″)
4×100 meter relay

Arcadia/Loup City
Kaden Reeves – 3rd – boys pole vault (13’3″)

For full results of area performances click on the team links below

Broken Bow

Arcadia/Loup City

Twin Loup