OMAHA – After Wednesday and Thursday featured Classes D and A competitors, Friday and Saturday were for Classes C and B athletes. The four-day 2021 NSAA State Track & Field Championships concluded Saturday evening with Class B finals.
Back at Burke Stadium one last time, Wayne High had a duo of boys competing on the track along with the Blue Devil boys 4×400-meter relay team.
In the team standings for the girls, York won the Class B title with 63 points followed by Elkhorn North with 62.5 points. In the boys division, Hastings earned 47 points to win Class B followed by Waverly with 46 points.
For Wayne High, the only team points earned came on the boys side with nine points to tie for 25th place.
Layne Evans finished second in the 300-meter intermediate hurdle finals in a time of 40.17 (broke his own school record set earlier this year, 40.71).
Also earning a point was the 4×400-meter relay team (Jacob Phelps, Sedjro Agoumba, Reece Wilson-Jaqua, Layne Evans) who closed out the night with an eighth place finish in a time of 3:30.96 (0.07 faster than Pierce who won the first heat).
Jesus Zavala took part in the 1600-meter run and finished 20th (4:48.60).
For Pierce, Logan Moeller was crowned state champion again after winning the long jump on Friday and Saturday’s triple jump (46′ 2 1/2″). Mason Sindelar placed third in the 800-meter run (1:58.00) while the Pierce 4×100-meter relay team took fifth (43.91). The Pierce boys finished seventh with 32 points.
The Pierce girls earned a sixth place finish in the 4×400-meter relay (4:10.24). *Correction from 7th place report on radio. The Bluejays tied for 35th with three points.
West Point-Beemer top performances came from Edgar Rodriguez in the boys 400-meter dash with a silver medal (49.57) and runner-up in the 200-meter dash in a time of 22.22. The Cadets earned a 15th place team finish (16 pts).
KTCH/KCTY and waynedailynews.com would like to thank all our sponsors all year along and those who sponsored the 2021 NSAA State Track & Field Championship area reports. Best wishes to all student-athletes on their future endeavors.