Several Sumner County athletes will be competing this weekend at state track meet

first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Several Sumner County athletes will be competing at Wichita State University this weekend at the high school track meet, the largest high school participatory state sporting event in Kansas. All classifications will be competing at Cessna Stadium starting Friday and going through Saturday.Wellington qualified in five events — fewer than it has had in recent years.Conway Springs has 11 athletes qualified in Class 3A. Caldwell also has 11 competing in Class 1A.Schools from across Kansas competed in regionals last weekend, and the top four in each event moved on to the state meet.Jessica Heidel of Belle Plaine may have the best chance of any Sumner County athlete to come home with medals. She is qualified in three events. She has the second best distance in 3A in the long jump and triple jump and the fifth best time in the 100 meters.Also in 3A, MaKayla Hollis of Conway Springs, has the second best height in the pole vault.Lucas Schafer of Conway Springs has the second best height in the high jump, and fifth best in pole vault in boys 3A.In Class 2A, Kaleb Hunt of Oxford has the second best high jump in this class. He is also qualified in the 200 run and 110 hurdles.In Class 1A Caldwell has a lot of athletes, but only Shelby Schmidt in the 200, has a top five qualifying time.There are 16 in each event, and anything can happen at the state meet.Friday is usually the track qualifying round, with finals Saturday. The 100 meters’ qualifying is held Saturday morning and the finals that afternoon. Field events start Friday and continue Saturday.Here is a complete list of Sumner County athletes qualified for the state meet, along with their times and distances in the regionals.Class 4AWellingtonGirls 4×100 relay:51.99. (Taylor McGlothlin, Jaycee Schettler, Dietra Sober, Camryn Ricke 9, Taryn Stoddard, Sierra Rademacher). Only four run but six are qualified.Girls 400:Taylor McGlothlin, 1:01.18Girls pole vault:Shelby McNamara, 8-00Boys pole vault:Matthew Mason, 11-00Lukas Soria, 11-00.Class 3AConway Springs, Belle PlaineGirls 4×100Conway Springs: 51.96. (Jera Wolke, Madelyn Koester, Makenzie Curry, MaKayla Hollis, Emma Barkley).Girls 4×400Conway Springs, 4:21.63(Makenzie Curry, Emma Barkley, Kayla Koester, Madelyn Koester, Lacey Pauly)Girls 3200Devyn Smith, Belle Plaine, 12:51.07Girls pole vaultMaKayla Hollis, Conway Springs, 10-06.00Abagail Heimerman, Conway Springs, 9-06.00Girls triple jumpJessica Heidel, Belle Plaine, 36-07.50Boys triple jumpLucas Shaffer, Conway Springs, 43-00.50Girls shot putAlicia Carter, Conway Springs,  38-04.75Kenzie Biehler, Conway Springs, 37-00.50Miranda Huff, Conway Springs, 35-03.00Boys JavelinMason Misak, Conway Springs, 161-07      Girls long jumpJessica Heidel, Belle Plaine,  17-00.00Boys high jumpLucas Shaffer, Conway Springs,  6-04.00Girls JavelinSkylar Misak, Conway Springs, 124-10Alicia Carter, Conway Springs, 118-01    Girls 100Jessica Heidel, Belle Plaine,  12.98Class 2AOxfordBoys 110 hurdles, Oxford, 16.65Boys 200Kaleb Hunt, Oxford, 23.98Boys high jumpKaleb Hunt, Oxford, 6-02.00Class 1ASouth Haven, Caldwell and ArgoniaBoys 110 hurdlesJordan Schmidt, Caldwell, 17.93Girls 4×100Caldwell, 52.69(Emberly Blake, Suzann Hagar, Tylyn Ward, Hanna Stuewe, Shelby Schmidt, Madeline May)Boys 4×100Caldwell, 46.22(Dakota Volavka, Justin Brown, Colten Ward, Ross Kuehny, Jordan Schmidt, Jalen Risley)South Haven, 47.30(Dallas Anderson, Zach Bacon, Alex Nicholson, Zachariah Pounds, Garrett Bacon, Lucas Cully)Girls 400Suzann Hagar, Caldwell, 1:02.39Boys 400Colten Ward, Caldwell   52.86Seth Hemberger, Argonia  54.04Girls 200Shelby Schmidt, Caldwell   48.67Boys 300 hurdlesJordan Schmidt, Caldwell   44.09Girls 200Jennifer Grado-Leon, South Haven   28.30Boys 200Seth Hemberger, Argonia   25.17Girls 4×400Caldwell    4:27.03(Suzann Hagar, Tylyn Ward, Hanna Stuewe, Shelby Schmidt, Madeline May, Paytn Dvorak)      Boys 4×400Caldwell  3:41.70(Colten Ward, Ross Kuehny, Dakota Volavka, Justin Brown, Adrian Arnett, Jalen Risley)South Haven   4:40.44(Dallas Anderson, Alex Nicholson, Zach Bacon, Zachariah Pounds, Ryan Ingram, Lucas Cully)Boys 3200Zach Haxton, Argonia   11:38.13Rustin Blaylock, South Haven   11:39.58Jaryn Halling, Caldwell  11:43.40Boys pole vaultDakota Volavka, Caldwell  9-06.00Girls 100Jennifer Grado-Leon, South Haven   13.34last_img

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