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RPAC Boys Track Results as of 5/19

And just like that, the 2024 track season has come to an end. What a year for track and field. Across all classes (A-D) there were a total of 44 state records broken this season. Holy smokes. Let's dive into our final results blog for this season.

State Track, 5/17-5/18

Read the first-day recap blog by clicking here and the second-day recap blog here.

We will start with Class C results.

Alma was the only school that competed in Class C and Zavier Mitchell qualified in three events- 110m hurdles, 300m hurdles, and the long jump.

In the 110m hurdles, Mitchell qualified for the finals where he placed 5th with a time of 15.48.

In the 300m hurdles, Mitchell just missed the medal stand as he finished 9th with a time of 41.61.

In the long jump, Mitchell went into finals with the longest jump of 22'1" and while that jump was his best mark, Mitchell placed 3rd.

Now, let's shift to Class D results.

Arapahoe, Bertrand, Cambridge, Dundy County Stratton, Hitchcock County, Maxwell, Maywood-Hayes Center, Medicine Valley, Paxton, and Southwest all qualified athletes.

In the 100m dash pre, Laken Wissink of DCS (11.17) and Carlos Romero of MHC (11.48) competed but neither qualified for the finals.

In the 200m dash, Jackson Kerchal of DCS made the finals and went on to place 7th with a time of 22.76. Gunnar Foster of Paxton ran a time of 24.34, Tayten Koppen of Cambridge ran a time of 23.47, and Blaine Aldridge of DCS ran a time of 23.39 but none of them made the finals.

Photo Credit to Diane Stamm.

In the 400m dash, Koeppen of Cambridge placed 7th with a time of 51.97. Jerry Ingison of MHC ran a time of 52.45 but didn't medal.

In the 800m run, Kael Garrett of Medicine Valley placed 6th with a time of 2:02.52 and Ingison of MHC placed 7th with a time of 2:02.87. Jesse Reyes of Maxwell ran a time of 2:08.48 and Jayce Hauxwell of Hitchcock County ran a time of 2:10.21.

In the 1600m run, Carson Trompke of Cambridge was the state champion with a time of 4:29.77. Garrett of Medicine Valley placed 4th with a time of 4:41.65 and Austin Thompson of Southwest placed 7th with a new school record time of 4:42.43.

In the 3200m run, Trompke of Cambridge claimed gold with a time of 9:57.21 and Garrett of Medicine Valley placed 3rd with a time of 10:25.80. Marcus Hernandez of Bertrand competed as well and ran a time of 10:50.83.

In the 110m hurdles, Kevin Garcia Guzman of DCS made the finals where he went on to place 6th with a time of 15.62. Trenton Roskop of Arapahoe just missed the finals as he ran a time of 16.23, Kade Fisher of Arapahoe ran a time of 16.48, and Thunder Nelson of Bertrand ran a time of 16.88.

In the 300m hurdles, Garcia Guzman of DCS placed 6th with a time of 41.80 and Roskop of Arapahoe placed 8th with a time of 42.18. Jaxon Unrein of Hitchcock County ran a time of 43.18.

In the 4x100m relay, DCS was the State Runner-up with a time of 44.52 and was run by Wissink, Aldridge, Garcia Guzman, and Kerchal. Bertrand ran a time of 46.15 and was run by Eric Wood, Chase Vosler, Kayden Hatfield, and Nelson. Paxton ran a time of 46.21 and was run by Joe Eakins, Maddex McConnell, Gunnar Foster, and Wyatt Walker.

In the 4x400m relay, MHC finished with a time of 3:34.49 and was run by Jaxson Anders, Oliver Anders, Gage Gerlach, and Ingison. Cambridge ran a time of 3:40.88 and was run by Ben Hoberty, Wyatt Jackson, Gavin Gunderson, and Koeppen.

In the 4x800m relay, Cambridge fought from behind to clinch the 8th place medal with a time of 8:47.46 and was run by Jackson, Gunderson, Hoberty, and Trompke.

In triple jump, Nelson of Bertrand placed 5th with a jump of 42'9". Also competing was teammate, Vosler who jumped 39'8.25".

In high jump, Kerchal of DCS placed 6th with a jump of 6'3". Roskop of Arapahoe jumped 5'9" and Mason Roblee of Medicine Valley competed but didn't clear opening height.

In shot put, Brock Bailey of DCS was named the State Runner-up with a throw of 54'0.75". Taylor Hubl of Hithcock County also competed and had a throw of 39'10.25".

In long jump, Nelson of Bertrand made finals but finished in 9th with a jump of 20'7.75". Kerchal of DCS finished 10th with a jump of 20'6.5", Noah Zoletenko of DCS jumped 19'7.5", and Cooper Langford of Bertrand jumped 19'7.5".

In pole vault, Marcus Hernandez of Bertrand placed 3rd with a vault of 13'6" and Isaac Hernandez of Bertrand placed 5th with a vault of 13'6". Gage Hammond of Southwest cleared 12'0".

In discus, Bailey of DCS placed 5th with a toss of 151'5".

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