Moundridge Boys Dominate in Home Meet


Moundridge Boys Dominate in Matchup of Some of 2A's Best; Inman Girls Cruise to Victory

Tuesday in Moundridge brought together two of the top boys' teams in 2A, Moundridge and Inman. When the night was over, the Wildcats won their home meet in dominating fashion, 113-87.  Canton-Galva was a distant third with 61 points.  As usual, Moundridge racked up points in the sprints, with Kaden Elmore finishing second in the 100m (11.15), second in the 200m (23.83), and first in the 400m (51.81).  The Wildcats also put up a 2A leading time of 43.17 in the 4x100m relay.  They also cruised to victory in the 4x400m relay, where they also lead class 2A.  

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Inman was led by Jr. Tanner Heckel.  Heckel put up a PR (11.07) to take the win in the 100m over Elmore.  Heckel also took home gold in the long jump (22'04") and javelin (164'02").  The Teuton's Eli Brunk kept up his stellar season in the 110m hurdles, taking home the title in 15.67.  

In other highlights, Hutchinson Trinity's Jonah Godina won the 800m in 1:58.97, the second fastest time in 2A this season.  Godina also was victorious in the 1600m, his fourth victory in the event this year.  Trinity, the 2A leader in the 4x800m relay, also took home an easy victory over runner-up Moundridge.  Sophomore Brady Wells of Salina Sacred Heart was the 3200m champion with a time of 10:26.93.  Trinity senior Brendan Kiser was the runner-up with a huge :22 PR of 10:29.41. Canton-Galva got victories in the 200m (Jett Vincent), 300m hurdles (Lane McMannis), and the discus (Wyatt Collins).

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In the girls' team race, Inman was able to pull away, securing the victory with 109 points.  Bennington was second with 93.5, while Salina Sacred Heart was a close third with 87 points.  The Teutons were led by their field events.  Inman placed three in the top four of the triple jump, with junior Brylee Mannebach (32'00.25") taking the gold.  Sophomore Katie Nichols was second and freshman Abigail Siemens was fourth.  Mannebach was also the runner-up in the long jump, while Nichols finished fourth.  Chloe Schmidt was the winner of the discus (106'06") where the Teutons also took home the bronze.  Inman also finished 2-3 in the high jump, third in pole vault, and third in javelin.

Bennington made their mark on the track.  Freshmen Taleigh Watson (17.21) and Abby Gans (18.57) finished first and second in the 100m hurdles.  They also brought home victory in the 4x100m relay along with runner-up finishes in both the 100m and 200m (Rori Miles), the 3200m (Adelia Janssen), and the 300m hurdles (Tambryn Watson).  In the field, the Bulldogs got victories from freshman Madison Simmons in the pole vault (8'06") and freshman Jordan Bartlett in the javelin (117'10").

Other highlights included victories in the 800m (2:22.78) and the 1600m (5:19.25) from Sterling junior Faith Ekart.  Salina Sacred Heart had winners in the 400m (Gracy Dorzweiler), the 3200m (Eva Matteucci), and the 300m hurdles (Lauryn Mikkelson). Hutchinson Trinity senior Teigan Davis set a PR in the 3200m (13:52.91) to finish third.