HARTINGTON – Several northeast Nebraska track & field teams were in action during the C-4 District meet on Thursday.
From the Hartington Community Complex, Hartington-Newcastle was the host.
Hartington Cedar Catholic won the girls division with 137 points followed by Crofton in runner-up with 105.5 points. The Ponca girls placed third (69), Hartington-Newcastle came in fourth (65.5), Tri County Northeast finished fifth (45); Wakefield took seventh (35) and another area team favored Laurel-Concord-Coleridge in eighth (28).
C-4 District Results.
Hartington Cedar Catholic also won the boys division with 122.33 points followed by Hartington-Newcastle in runner-up with 103 points. Other area teams featured Ponca in third (84); Laurel-Concord-Coleridge took fourth (71); Wakefield in fifth (59) and Tri County Northeast placed sixth (28.66).
Automatic state qualifiers for Wakefield were Daveigh Munter-McAfee who took runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles (17.34) and Jordan Metzler placed second in the 400-meter dash (1:01.05) for the girls while boys qualifiers are Kaden Kratke who won the long jump (20’ 1 ½”); Cade Johnson won the triple jump (42’ 9 ½”) and placed second in the 800-meter run (2:09.73) as Logan Bokemper finished second in the 100-meter dash (11.24) and runner-up in the 200-meter dash (23.6).
Ryan Anderson placed fourth in the 3200-meter run (10:58.96) and earned one of the next six fastest time to qualify for state for the Wakefield boys. Cade Johnson also qualified in the 1600-meter run after finishing fourth in 4:49.21 to be one of the next six fastest times.
Automatic LCC qualifiers are Berniece McCorkindale who placed second in the shot put (36’ 11 ½”) for the girls while Deagan Puppe won the 110-meter hurdles (14.8) followed by Daniel Puppe who took second in the 110-meter hurdles (14.99) and second in the 300-meter hurdles (44.05) as Shane Benson finished second in the high jump (5’11”) to lead the boys.
The 2022 NSAA State Track and Field Championships will be on Wednesday and Thursday, May 18 – 19 for A/B qualifiers as well as Friday and Saturday, May 20 – 21 for C/D qualifiers from Burke Stadium in Omaha.
Qualifying information: The top two individuals from each District and next six fastest times/efforts in individual events qualify for the State Meet as do the top relay and next seven fastest relays.
Class A compiled.
Class B compiled.
Class C compiled.
Class D compiled.
State Track information.