The Southwest Conference Track and Field Championships took place Saturday in Ainsworth. Gothenburg won the girls team championship with 127 points. Cozad was second with 110 points, Ogallala was third with 97, McCook was 4th with 73, and Broken Bow was 5th with 58 points. McCook won the boys championship with 174.5 points. Minden was 2nd with 81 points, Gothenburg and Ogallala tied for 3rd and 4th with 59 points and Broken Bow was 5th with 50.5 points. Hannah Anderson of Gothenburg won the Terri Franzen Award as the outstanding female athlete of the meet. Anderson won the 400, the 800, and was part of Gothenburg’s 1st place finish in the 4×400 relay. Marshall Chasek of Minden received the Mark Russell Award as outstanding male athlete of the meet. Chasek won gold in the 110 and 300 meter hurdles.
Broken Bow highlights included a conference champion and several top 3 finishes. Kate Fox of Broken Bow took gold in the 1600 meter run in a winning time of 5:45.6. Broken Bow placed 2nd in both the girls and boys 4×800 meter relays and the Bow girls finished 3rd in the girls 4×400 relay. Other top 3 finishes for the Indians included : Grayson Garey was 2nd in the boys 400 ; Lexie Foster was 2nd in the girls 3200 ; Lindsay Schauda was 2nd in the girls 300 meter hurdles ; Kevin Linn was third in the boys 300 meter hurdles ; Riley Peterson was 3rd in the boys shot put ; and Joel Myers placed third in the boys pole vault.
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