Alliance, Hemingford Compete in Mitchell

By SHAUN FRIEDRICHSEN

News Director

After bad weather led to the cancellation of track meets for both Alliance and Hemingford last Saturday, both teams traveled to Mitchell on Thursday to let their athletes compete.

Both Alliance and Hemingford saw success in Mitchell, with several athletes finishing in the top 10 in many events. A total of 21 teams competed at the meet, including Bayard, Bridgeport, Chadron, Crawford, Ogallala, Gering and many others.

The following are Alliance and Hemingford athletes who placed in the top 10 in their events:

Boys:

100 Meters:

Casey Lashley, of Hemingford, placed fifth with a time of 11.69.

200 Meters:

Casey Lashley, of Hemingford, placed fifth with a time of 24.09.

Brian Turek, of Hemingford, placed seventh with a time of 24.44.

110m Hurdles:

Casey Lashley, of Hemingford, placed fifth with a time of 16.40.

4X100 Relay:

The Hemingford relay team made up of Carter Buchheit, Ethan Specht, Casey Lashley and Brian Turek, placed fourth with a time of 46.72.

4X400 Relay:

The Hemingford relay team, made up of Brian Turek, Ethan Specht, John Ansley and Carter Buchheit, placed eighth with a time of 3:52.12.

4X800 Relay:

The Hemingford team, made up of John Ansley, Carter Buchheit, Jaydon Walker and Ethan Specht, placed sixth with a time of 9:42.79.

Pole Vault:

Ethan Specht, of Hemingford, tied for ninth place with Jayden Harvey, of Morrill, and Austin Lutz, of Ogallala, with a vault of 9’06”.

Long Jump:

Kirk Sanders, of Alliance, placed eighth with a jump of 19’04”.

Brian Turek, of Hemingford, tied for 10th with Elijah Jackson of Gordon-Rushville with a jump of 18’08”.

Girls:

100m Hurdles:

Kanryn Ash, of Hemingford, placed eighth with a time of 18.11.

4X100 Relay:

The Hemingford team, made up of Elizabeth Mayer, Kamryn Ash, Jori Stewart and Destiny Hanson, placed seventh with a time of 55.67.

4X400 Relay:

The Hemingford team, made up of Jori Stewart, Kamryn Ash, Destiny Hanson and Elizabeth Mayer, placed ninth with a time of 4:47.58.

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