HARTINGTON – A handful conference champions were crowned from Wayne during the Junior High Track & Field Mid State Championships.
From the Hartington Sports Complex, Wayne Jr. High joined Junior High teams from Crofton, Battle Creek, Boone Central, Hartington Cedar Catholic, Guardian Angels Central Catholic, Norfolk Catholic, O’Neill and Pierce this past Saturday.
Junior High track coach Diana Davis said, “conference track was held in the staggering wind on Saturday. The kids competed well against some great teams and managed some personal records–not so much on the track, but in the field events.”
Complete results: 2022midstatesjhresults
Conference champions were eighth grader Elle Powicki in the 100-meter hurdles (17.88), eighth grader Nyla Bolles during the 400-meter dash (1:06.81) as well as the eighth-grade 4×100-meter relay team of Elle Powicki, Haley Kramer, Jacen Hasemann and Reginae Meriweather in a time of 58.59.
As a team, the Wayne eighth grade girls finished runner-up with 89.5 points (behind Boone Central with 108 points).
Members of the Wayne Junior High track & field team will be competing in the Norfolk Catholic Junior High Invite at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 25. Teams participating include Norfolk Catholic, Boone Central, Madison, Stanton and Wayne.
The Wayne Junior High track teams also competed at Norfolk Catholic on Monday. The Blue Devil eighth grade grade boys and seventh grade girls finished runner-up in the team standings. The eighth grade girls finished as team champion.
Also, the LCC Invite has been rescheduled for Monday, May 2 starting at 9:00 a.m.
The Blue Devil JH team will close out their season with a scheduled home invite on Tuesday, May 3 from the Kern Track & Field Complex starting at 1 p.m. Wayne Junior High will welcome in schools of Battle Creek, Crofton, Hartington Cedar Catholic, Norfolk Junior, Pierce, Plainview, Schuyler, South Sioux City and Wakefield.