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Ware Leads Lady Cardinals To 5th At State

Posted 6/1/2017

GRACE Thompson threw her way to a second-place finish in the discus at 125 feet. GRACE Thompson threw her way to a second-place finish in the discus at 125 feet. By Pilar Martin

SEDGWICK—Senior Shae Ware finished her high school track career by taking state titles in the 100-meter dash and the 200-meter dash last weekend. She also placed fourth in the 400-meter dash and helped her team to a fourth-place finish in the 4x400 meter relay.

The Sedgwick girls took fifth place overall, matching their state finish from 2015.

This was Ware’s third trip to the state meet. As a freshman, she brought home medals for a third-place finish in the 400 meters, a fourth-place finish in the 100 meters, and sixth as part of the 4x400 relay team. In her sophomore year, Ware was part of the second-place 4x400 relay team, and came in fourth in both the 100 and 400-meter races. She did not participate in track her junior year due to an injury. Ware will take her running talent to Washburn University in the fall.

Sydney Hilliard, in her first trip to State, took fourth in the 300-meter hurdles. She was also part of the 4x100 relay team. First-timer Grace Thompson placed second in the discus with a throw of 125 feet, 10th in the shot put, and part of the 4x400 relay team. Emma Rogers was the other 4x400 relay team member.

 

State Results:

Shae Ware: 100, 1st, 12.37, 200, 1st, 25.34; 400, 4th, 1:00.40

Grace Thompson: 100, 6th, 12.99; disc, 2nd, 125.00; SP, 10th, 35.09

Sydney Hilliard: 300H, 4th, 47.54

Ware, Thompson, Hilliard, Emma Rogers: 4x400, 4th, 4:12.89

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Dragons Claim 4x800 State Title

Posted 6/1/2017

HALSTEAD—The Dragon track and field team had a good weekend at state track that was highlighted by the 4x800 team coming in first place in the 3A division. These runners were Patrick Porch, Braden Gerber, Cory Hiebert and Josh Talbott, and they finished in 8:16.88.

Porch also brought home a third-place finish in the 800-meter race with a time of 2:01.67. Altogether the Halstead was represented in eight events.

In team scoring, the boys accumulated 19 points, good for a three-way tie for 12th with Russell and West Franklin.

State Results:THE 4x800 team of Patrick Porch, Braden Gerber, Cory Hiebert and Josh Talbott celebrate after their first-place finish at state.THE 4x800 team of Patrick Porch, Braden Gerber, Cory Hiebert and Josh Talbott celebrate after their first-place finish at state.

Lydia Johnson: 800, 14th, 2:40.54

Shaeley Day: Disc, 11th, 100-09

Patrick Porch: 800, 3rd, 2:01.67; 1600, 7th, 4:30.11

Adam Sigwing: 400, 11th, 52.60

Kameron Freeman: 300H, 14th, 44.13

Porch, Braden Gerber, Cory Hiebert, Josh Talbott: 4x800, 1st, 8:16.88

Sigwing, Freeman, Gerber, Hiebert: 4x400, 8th, 3:32.63

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Simoneau Gets 6th At State

Posted 6/1/2017

BURRTON – Burrton High Chargers Brendan Dick and Samantha Simoneau competed at the state track and field championships last week in Class 1A.

Both threw the discus. Simoneau placed 6th and her best throw was 109-03, whSIMONEAU’S best throw was 109-03. SIMONEAU’S best throw was 109-03. ich came on her third attempt. Dick was 13th. His best throw was 116-07, which came on his second attempt.

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