Area Track Athletes Compete in Best of the Midwest

The Best of the Midwest track championships took place in Sutherland on Tuesday.  Among the area highlights, Cache Gracey of South Loup took gold in the boys 400 with a winning time of 52.11 seconds.  Silas Cool won the boys 800 in a time of 2:06.73.  Trevor Kuncl won the boys mile in a time of 4:43.25 and finished runner up in the 3200.  Logan Recoy of South Loup was runner up in the 1600.  Clayton Moore of Mullen won the 300 meter hurdles in  a winning time of 41.10 and was runner up in the 110 meter hurdles.  Sandhills/Thedford won the boys 4×100 meter relay.  The team of Kyle Cox, Seth Scranton, Reece Zutavern, and Trae Hickman posted a winning time of 44.38.  Tad Dimmitt of Sandhills Valley won the boys shot put with an effort of 55’4″ and was second in the discus.

On the girls side, Peyton Paxton of Mullen won the girls 1600 in a winning time of 5:41.77 and Tallianna Martin of South Loup placed 2nd in the event.  Callie Coble of Mullen was runner-up in the 3200.  Dayle Haake of Sandhills/Thedford was runner up in the girls 100 meter hurdles.  Sandhills/Thedford was runner up in the girls 4×100 meter relay in a time of 51.86 seconds.  In the girls field events, Abby Stallbaumer of South Loup won the girls discus with an effort of 115’6″.  Shelby Welsh of Mullen won the long jump with an effort of 16’8.5″ and Brea Branic of Sandhills/Thedford was runner up in the high jump.

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