1A league meets were last week
Idalia swept the team titles at the YWKC League Track and Field Championships, held last Friday at Yuma High School.
The Wolves won the girls title with 117 points, edging a Lone Star team that finished second with 112, Otis third with 98, Arickaree/Woodlin fourth with 79 and Bethune fifth with 30.
Idalia cruised to the boys title with 186 points, while Arickaree/Woodlin had 107, Bethune 79, Lone Star 67, and Otis 23.
The Lone Star girls had a great run in the YWKC League meet, including seven first-place performances.
Lamya Kuntz won the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 39.47 seconds. She won the triple jump with a distance of 31-2.5, and cleared 8-3 to tie for first the pole vault.
Alivia Weathers swept the hurdles, winning the 100s with a time of 16.76 seconds, and the 300s in 48.7 seconds.
Andrea Kuntz won the long jump with a distance of 14 feet, 5.75 inches.
The 4-by-800 team won its race with a time of 11:44.21.
There were several other placing efforts. The 4-by-200 relay team was second in 2:00.61. Idhaly Martinez took second in the 400 with a time of 1:14.83. Michaela Kuntz placed third in the long jump at 14-0.25, and Martinez fourth at 13-6.25. A. Kuntz was third in the pole vault by clearing 8-3, Weathers fourth at 7-9, and M. Kuntz sixth at 6-9. Alison Davis was fourth in the discus with a distance of 70-2, and Kayleigh Lockard fifth in the shot put at 25-3.
Brady Kuntz paced the boys team by clearing 11-9 to win the pole vault.
The 4-by-100 team won its race with a time of 48.6 seconds. The 4-by-200 team was second in 1:42.2, and the 4-by-800 team was second in 10:13.02.
Dakoda Cox took third in the 200 with a time of 26.5 seconds. Ethan Glenn was third in the 3200 in 13:54.39, and sixth in the 800 in 2:54.51.
In the field events, Cox was fourth in the long jump with a distance of 15-1.75, and Zaiah McMeekin fifth at 15-1.5. Charles Bladeras-Hobbs cleared 8-4 for fourth in the pole vault. Edgar Barragan was fourth in the shot put at 33-6, and Blake Sprague fifth at 30-7.75. Barragan was fifth in the discus at 85-5, and Sprague seventh at 82-5.
The Otis girls had several first-place efforts.
A’rie Mayrant won the 100-meter dash with a time of 14.1 seconds.
Anthoneya Schaffert tied for first in the pole vault by clearing 8-3.
Brooklyn Elliot whipped the discus 96-9 to win that event.
The 4-by-100 relay team took first with a time of 55.95 seconds.
Mayrant was second in the 200 in 30.18 seconds, while Makenna Metzler was seventh in 32 seconds, and Schaffert eighth in 32.13. Apryl Tolson was fourth in the 100 in 14.42 seconds, Schaffert sixth in 14.9, and Metzler seventh in 15.07. Tolson ran the 400 in 1:20.05 for fifth, and Becca Bleak was seventh in 1:23.6. Kaylee Etl was fourth in the 800 in 3:25.19, and Mallory Thompson sixth in 3:32.11.
Back to the field events, Bleak cleared 4-4 for second in the high jump, Ruby Halcomb was third at 4-0, Metzler fourth at 4-0, and Tolson fifth at 4-0. Mayrant was second in the long jump with a leap of 14-5.75 and Bleak eighth at 12-4. Etl was fifth in the triple jump at 22-3.5. Halcomb was second in the discus with a distance of 96-4. Elliot was sixth in the shot put at 24-6.5, and Halcomb eighth at 24-3.5.
Keylan Dracon led the boys by winning both of the throws. He won the discus with a distance of 130-6, and the shot put with a heave of 42-10.25.
Tristan Holland was fifth in the 1600 with a time of 6:26.7. Mason Metzler took sixth in the pole vault at 7-3. Metzler was seventh in the 800 with a time of 2:58.08, and Holland eighth in 3:04.23.
The Indian Mustangs scored in a wide variety of events.
Angel Sevrin won the 1600 in 5:53.43.
Elijah Myers won the 3200 in 13:28.32.
Tyson Schneider won the long jump with a distance of 18-7.5.
The 4-by-800 relay team came in first with a time of 9:35.14.
Samuel Koolstra was second in the 400 in 1:00.43, and Estevan Ramirez fifth in 1:13.43. Ramirez was second in the 110 hurdles in 23.05 seconds, and Sevrin second in the 300 hurdles in 52.43 seconds. Andy Miller was second in the shot put with a heave of 36-9, Myers third at 34-1, and Arturo Ramos sixth at 30-2.75. Miller was third in the discus at 95-1, and Ramos sixth at 84-9. Myers took third in the 800 in 2:23.91. Miller was fourth in the 100 in 13.87, and Ramos fifth in 13.95. Koolstra was fourth in the 200 in 27.69, Miller sixth in 28.82, and Ramos seventh in 29.25. Ramirez was fifth in the triple jump at 29-1.
For the girls, Micah Koolstra won the shot put with a distance of 26-2.25, and Ashlynn Wright was third at 25-5.75.
Mary Jefferson took second in the 100 dash in 14.14, and Koolstra was third in 14.29 Jefferson was third in the 200 in 30.79, Tabitha Arfsten fourth in 31.29, and Miller fifth in 31.5. Arfsten was fourth in the 400 in 1:19.17. Miller took second in the 100 hurdles in 17.94 seconds, and second in the 300 hurdles in 54.23.
Koolstra was second in the triple jump at 28-7.75. Arfsten took sixth in the long jump at 12-10.5, and Wright was eighth in the discus at 62-2.
The girls 4-by-100 relay team took second with a time of 56.68 seconds.
S/L’s Yarger wins four events at Union Pacific Meet
The Stratton/Liberty track and field teams competed in the Union Pacific League Meet, last Friday in Limon.
The girls scored 75 points to finish fifth in the seven-school field. Limon won the girls title. The S/L boys scored 63 to finish fourth. Burlington won the boys team title.
Elton Yarger won all four of his events. He took first in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.3 seconds, won the 400 in 51.62 seconds, long jumped 20-5 for first, and went a winning 44-2.5 in the triple jump.
Trevor Frank added a first in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 17.36 seconds. Ignacio Baixas was third in the 200 in 24.58 seconds. Will Witzel took fifth in the 1600 in 5:38.69, and seventh in the 3200 in 13:42.03. Riggin Williams was eighth in the 300 hurdles in 49.5 seconds.
Crystal Bouchier won the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 50.03 seconds. She was fourth in the 100 hurdles in 18.45. Mattie Crouse was eighth in both hurdle races.
Hannah Rigirozzi was fourth in the 200 dash in 29.18 seconds. RayAnne Griffin was fifth in the 400 in 1:06.74.
Sydnee Roth was second in the triple jump with a distance of 32-5, Emily Idler was fifth at 30-4.75, and Kennedy Frank eighth at 28-11. Andra Hornung was fifth in the shot put with a distance of 29-4.5. Rigirozzi was fifth in the long jump at 14-2.75.