Broken Bow Hosts Southwest Conference Track Championships

Broken Bow hosted the Southwest Conference Track and Field championships at Mark Russell Field on Saturday.  McCook won both the boys and girls team titles.  The Broken Bow boys finished as the runner-up and the Broken Bow girls finished 6th in the final team standings.

Qwentin Coble led Broken Bow in claiming two conference titles winning the boys 100 in a time of 11.38 and the 200 in a winning time of 22.88.  Coble also had a strong day in the field events placing 2nd in the long jump (20′ 2.5″) and 3rd in the triple jump (41′ 10.25″). Broken Bow’s Tyler Thomas also claimed a conference title winning the boys discus with an effort of 147′ 10″.  Broken Bow also had a strong showing in the boys shot put placing 3 in the top five.  Sawyer Bumgarner was 2nd (45′ 5″), Tyler Thomas was 3rd (45′ .5″), and Max Denson was 5th (44′ 4″).  Zane Eggleston had a good day in the hurdles placing 3rd in the 300 meter hurdles (42.67) and 4th in the 110 meter high hurdles (16.52).  The Indians placed three in the top 6 of the boys 3200 led by Noah Osmond who was 3rd (10:48.49), Daine Wardyn was 4th (10:51.41), and Brock Oeltjen was 6th (11:07.56).  Osmond and Wardyn also placed in the top 6 of the 1600 as Osmond finished 4th (4:57.45) and Wardyn was 6th (5:04.81).

On the girls side, Makinley Tobey was runner-up in the girls 3200 (12:35.0) and Kali Staples was 4th (12:47.55).  Both also placed in the top 6 of the 1600 with Staples placing 4th (5:46.37) and Tobey 6th (5:54.61).  Joscelyn Coleman achieved a top three finish in the pole vault placing third clearing 8′ 7″.

Others who medaled in the top 6 for Broken Bow included:

Kailyn Scott 6th in the 100 (13.28) and 5th in the 400 (1:03.02)
Macey Haines 5th in the 300 meter hurdles (53.18)
Kya Scott 5th in the shot put (34′ 4.5″)
Kate Lynn Dickau 6th in the high jump (4’8″)

Jorge Flores 6th in the 400 (54.79)
Schylar Campbell 5th in the 800 (2:10.85)
Jack Myers 6th in the pole vault (11′ 7″)