Broken Bow hosted its annual track and field invitational Friday at Mark Russell Field. McCook won the girls team title with 114 points. Gothenburg was second with 62 and Holdrege was third with 58.5 points. The Bow girls finished with 21 points. Scottsbluff won the boys team title with 103 points edging McCook who was second with 99 points. Bow placed fifth in the team standings with 51 points. Among the Broken Bow highlights on the day, Daine Wardyn and Noah Osmond went 1-2 in the 1600. Wardyn won the event in a time of 5:00.68 and Noah Osmond was second in a time of 5:01.75. Both placed in the 3200 with Osmond third (10:49.22) and Wardyn was fifth (11:00.36). Qwentin Coble had another strong day finishing 2nd in the boys long jump (21′ 6″), third in the triple jump (41′ 6″), and third in the 100 in a time of 11:44. Other medalists for the Bow boys included : Brody Ridder 4th in the pole vault (12′ 8″) and Sawyer Bumgarner 6th in the shot put (43′ 11″).
On the girls side, Kya Scott cleared the winning height of 5′ 1″ in the girls high jump and placed 2nd on the tie break. The Bow girls had a strong showing in the 3200 as Makinley Tobey placed third (12:47.02) and Kali Staples was fourth (12:51.07). Staples also medaled in the 1600 placing 6th (6:02.53). Other medalists for the Bow girls included Kailyn Scott who was 6th in the 100 (13.52) and Anna Lindstrom was 6th in the 400 (1:05.66).
Other area highlights included Brittney Aitken of Cozad winning the girls 100 in a time of 12.62. Aubrey O’Hare of Gothenburg won the girls 300 meter hurdles (49.84). Gothenburg won the girls 4×100 in a time of 52.58. Parker Graves of Gothenburg won the 3200 meter run (10:40.43).