The Perkins County Plainsmen track teams hosted their home meet at the E. Lee Todd Track in Grant on Saturday, April 6, under sunny skies and mild temperatures.
The boys team placed third in a field of nine schools, three of which had JV teams who scored points.
Taking first place in two events was senior Elliot Carlson who won the 200 meter dash and long jump. Senior teammate Vinny Ross won the shot put event. Taking first in the 400 meter dash was junior Matthew Sestak.
First in team scoring for the boys was Chase County with 212 points. Ogallala placed second with a score of 115. Perkins County had 83 points for third place.
Other teams participating were Gordon-Rushville 67, North Platte St. Pat’s 67, Wauneta-Palisade 28, Garden County 28, Sutherland 26, Hershey 19, Ogallala JV 2, Chase County JV 1, Perkins County JV 1.
On the girls side, Perkins County ranked seventh with 42 points. First place went to Ogallala with 131 team points. Other schools taking part in the girls division of the meet included Sutherland 77, North Platte St. Pat’s 74.5, Gordon-Rushville 64, Chase County 52.5, Hershey 50, Wauneta-Palisade 40, Garden County 22. Ogallala also had a girls JV team which scored two points.
100 meter dash–1st Jamie Smith, St. Pat’s, 12.7
200 meter dash–1st Tresann Waites, Ogallala, 26.9
400 meter dash–5th Courtney McClenahan, 1:06.5; 1st Abbie Fanning, Wau/Pa, 1:03.7
800 meter run–4th Stephanie Schrotberger, 2:40.6; 5th Courtney Lyon, 2:41.1; 1st Kelsey Crymble, Ogallala, 2:37.4
1600 meter run–5th Emily Kemling, 6:12.5; 1st Dani Wellnitz, Gordon-Rushville, 5:51.9
3200 meter run–1st Dani Wellnitz, Gordon-Rushville, 12:28.8
100 meter hurdles–1st Hali Sahr, Gordon-Rushville, 17.1
300 meter hurdles–1st Kaley Stokey, Sutherland, 49.9
4x100 meter relay–4th Perkins Co., 55.7 (Kylie Hanson, Courtney McClenahan, Kendra Hoffert, Amanda Osler); 1st Sutherland, 52.9
4x100 meter relay powderpuff–6th Perkins Co., 1:11.5 (Claire Friedel, Josie Osler, Kayla Woodmancy, Tayler Walter); 1st Sutherland, 1:00.1
4x400 meter relay–1st Sutherland, 4:25.1
4x800 meter relay–2nd Perkins Co., 10:57.9 (Mariah Curtis, Courtney Lyon, Stephanie Schrotberger, Emily Kemling); 1st Gordon-Rushville, 10:41.6
High jump–1st Anna McLaughlin, Garden Co., 4-10.0
Pole vault–6th Kendra Hoffert, 7-06.0; 1st Brooke Frederick, Hershey, 10-04.0
Long jump–1st Tresann Waites, Ogallala, 15-09.00
Triple jump– 2nd Courtney McClenahan, 31-03.75; 1st Sidney Mell, Ogallala, 32-05.75
Shot put–5th Shania Metcalf, 31-09.25; 1st Ciara Voycheske, Ogallala, 38-05.50
Discus throw–2nd Shania Metcalf, 113-00; 1st Ciara Voycheske, Ogallala, 123.01
100 meter dash–2nd Elliot Carlson, 11.1; 3rd Quinton Hite, 11.4; 1st Dru Estrada, Ogallala, 11.1
200 meter dash–1st Elliot Carlson, 23.1; 2nd Quinton Hite, 23.3; 4th Matthew Sestak, 23.4
400 meter dash–1st Matthew Sestak, 53.3
800 meter run–1st Dillon McKeag, 2:01.80
1600 meter run–1st Dillon McKeag, Ogallala, 4:45.1
3200 meter run–1st Gary Kaplan, Gordon-Rushville, 10:34.0
110 meter hurdles–1st Kevin German, Chase Co., 16.0
300 meter hurdles–6th Hunter Coats, 46.4; 1st Kevin German, Chase Co., 41.9
4x100 meter relay–2nd Perkins Co., 44.80 (Elliot Carlson, Quinton Hite, Matthew Sestak, Tristen Kennicutt); 6th Perkins Co. JV, 49.0 (Mitchell Sestak, Justin Briggs, Chris Throckmorton, Kaleb Vak); 1st Ogallala, 44.5
4x100 meter relay weightman’s–St. Pat’s, 50.3
4x400 meter relay–5th Perkins Co., 4:01.6 (Hunter Coats, Tristen Kennicutt, Sam Rowley, Christian White); 1st Chase Co., 3:39.8
4x800 meter relay–1st Chase Co., 8:48.50
High jump–1st Lex Haller, Gordon-Rushville, 6-00.00
Pole vault–1st Chandler Tyan, Sutherland, 13-06.00
Long jump–1st Elliot Carlson, 20-06.50
Triple jump–1st Brandon Nielsen, St. Pat’s, 42-01.50
Shot put–1st Vinny Ross, 47-10.50
Discus throw–3rd Vinny Ross, 137.02; 1st Jesse Bleidt, Garden Co., 150.04
The Perkins County athletes will travel on Friday to attend the Sutherland Invite.