Boys 2nd Girls 4th at Centura Meet
Junior varsity members of the track team and some of the Freshmen and Sophomores competed in the first annual Centura junior varsity track meet last Monday at Centura High School. The teams has solid performances all the way around with the boys finishing second in the 5-team field with 114 points and the girls finishing fourth with 56 points. “I was pleased with the efforts of our kids at this meet”, Coach Trampe said. “We only had eight girls compete in the meet and we were still able to score 56 points and I was surprised by the number of points our boys scored.” Central City won both meets scoring 153 points in the girls’ meet and 199 in the boys. Rounding out the team scoring for the girls were Centura (123), Ravenna (66.5), and St. Paul (46.5). For the boys Ravenna finished third with 63 points, St. Paul was fourth with 60 points and Centura was fifth with 45 points.
Star Vera won the only gold medal for the girls as she won the 400-meter run in a time of 72.1. Hanna Heil finished a close second to Vera with a time of 72.4. Megan Davis finished second in both the 100-meter (13.5) and the 200-meter (28.9). Davis also finished 3rd in the long jump with a leap of 13′ 6″. Andi Shellhase was third in the shot put with a toss of 30′ 2″. The 4 X 100 relay team of Megan Davis, Hanna Heil, Ehsiah Rice and Andi Shellhase finished 4th in a time of 59.0. Fifth place finishes went to Kaleigh Koch in the 400 with a time of 78.0 and Morgan Stump in the shot put with a toss of 27′ 8″. Stump also finished 6th in the discus with a throw of 76′ 7″. Hanna Heil was 6th in the 800 in a time of 2:57.1.
Gold medal winners for the boys included Alex Fahey in the 800-meter (2:29.1), Gage Smedra in the 1600-meter (5:36.3), Cole Svoboda in the 300 intermediate hurdles (46.6), the 4 X 400 relay team of Alex Fahey, Cole Svoboda, Gage Smedra, and John Radil (4:02.9), and John Radil in the high jump (5′ 2″). Silver medals went to John Radil in the 400-meter (59.3) and Cole Svoboda in the triple jump (37′ 1″). Third place medal winners were Alex Fahey in the 1600-meter (5:47.8), Clinton O’Neel in the 3200-meter (12:31.9), Cole Svoboda in the long jump (16′ 11.5″), Gage Smedra in the shot put (32′ 5.5″), and Efrain Gallegos in the discus (89′ 10″). Fourth place medal winners were Clinton O’Neel in the 1600-meter (5:48.0), the 4 X 100 relay team of Efrain Gallegos, Logan Buettgenback, Clint Kruml, and Tucker Tonniges (60.2), and Efrain Gallegos in the Shot put (31′ 11″). Fifth place finishes went to Logan Buettgenback in the shot put with a toss of 31′ 6.25″ and Fernando Soto in the discus with a throw of 80′ 0″. Sixth place finishes went to John Radil in the 200 (27.0), Fernando Soto in the shot put (31′ 5″), and Logan Buettgenback in the discus (79′ 8″).
Other Ord results include: Girls: 100—Ehsiah Rice (14.6); 200—Ehsiah Rice (32.1); 800—Star Vera (3:06.2), Kaleigh Koch 3:12.2); Shot Put—Kaleigh Koch (21′ 8.25″); Discus—Andi Shellhase (71′ 0″), Kaleigh Koch (53′ 4″). Boys: Shot Put—Tucker Tonniges (29′ 10.5″), Clint Kruml (23′ 6″); Discus—Gage Smedra (78′ 9″), Tucker Tonniges (68′ 4″), Clint Kruml (61′ 5″).