Broken Bow was host to its annual track and field invite this past Friday at Mark Russell Field. McCook claimed the team title in both the boys and girls divisions. Tyce Hruza of Gothenburg received the most valuable male athlete award for the meet. Hruza won the boys pole vault by setting a new meet record with a vault of 15’9″. Hruza also won the boys 200 meter dash in a time of 22.87 and was a part of Gothenburg’s 4×100 relay team which took gold in a time of 44.07. Blair Gutshall of O’Neill was selected as the female most valuable athlete. Gutshall claimed individual gold in both the girls 100 m hurdles and the high jump.
Among the area highlights, Broken Bow’s Lindsay Schauda won the girls 300 meter hurdles in a time of 48.74 and took third in the open 400. Kali Staples of Broken Bow had a top three finish placing third in the girls 1600 meter run. Bella Rickertson of Gothenburg claimed two individual golds winning the girls 100 in a time of 12.67 and the 200 in a time of 27.29. Gothenburg’s Hannah Anderson won the girls 800 (2:28.57) and the Lady Swedes took gold in the 4×100 relay (44.07)