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Cardinals' Farmer wins pole vault title
Great Bend's Kaiden Esfeld runs the 1600 Meter race. - photo by Hugo Gonzalez

Cardinal pole vaulter wins title

HOISINGTON – Shellamae Farmer cleared 11-6 to capture the 3A pole vault championship, It continues a strong Hoisington pole vault tradition under coach Dan Schmidt.

Cardinal jumper Bralen Thompson earned a third-place finish in the triple jump (43-8). Josiah Ball placed fourth in the 110-meter hurdles (15.88). Macy Hanzlick was fifth in the 200 (26.94).

CENTRAL PLAINS – Oiler Lauren Oeser nearly pulled off a big upset with a runner-up finish in the javelin (132-6).

ELLINWOOD – The Eagles placed fourth in the 1,600-meter relay (3:35.7) with Cody Zink, Mathew Cook, Britton Dutton and Koy Behnke.

ST. JOHN – St. John’s Preston Dunn (41.71) placed fourth. The Tigers 1,600 relay (4:18.88) and 3,200-meter relay (10:30.82) both placed third with Heidi Fisher, Lydia Reed, Darby Smith and Payton Meyer. The Tigers’ 3,200 boys relay (8:49.32) placed fourth.

MACKSVILLE – Defending 1A state champion Ryan Kuckelman (52.3) placed fifth in the 400. Macksville’s Madison Butler placed fourth in the 1,600 (5:46.42) and 3,200 (12:44.36).

LA CROSSE – Gage Burk led La Crosse with a third in the high jump (6-4). The Leopards (3:38.48) placed fourth in the 1,600 relay with Burk, Will Rues, Chris Schueter and Colby Stull.


Javelin—2—Lauren Oeser, 132-6

400m—15—Melissa Soeken, 1:04.33 

800m—5—Cole Lamatsch, 2:07.73

1,600m—5—Cole Lamatsch, 4:41.92


800m—13—Koy Behnke, 2:10.11

1,600m—10—Asher Miller, 4:56.82

3,200m—8—Miller, 10:26.5

400m relay—13—Ellinwood, 45.92 (Britton Dutton, Cody Zink, Behnke, Mathew Cook)

1,600m relay—4—Ellinwood, 3:35.7 (Zink, Cook, Dutton, Behnke)

3,200m relay—12—Ellinwood, 8:52.39 (Miller, Bryce Steffen, Behnke, Cook)

High jump—12—Dutton, 5-8

Long jump—12—Brittany Simpson, 15-31/2


100m—13—Macy Hanzlick, 13.13

100m—13—Bralen Thompson, 11.77

110m hurdles—4—Josiah Ball, 15.88

200m—5—Hanzlick, 26.94

300m hurdles—11—Ball, 42.61

800m—8—Kynlie Crowdis, 2:29.19

800m—10—Ian Doss, 2:06.05

400m relay—12—Hoisington, 51.34 (Sheena Gocela, Emily Lovett, Reese Merlau, Hanzlick)

3,200m relay—12—Hoisington, 8:43.46 (Deryk Yott, Elijah Lewis, Karter Wolf, Doss)

Long jump—7—Bralen Thompson, 21-2

Triple jump—3—Bralen Thompson, 43-8

Shot put—11—Caiden Hoffman, 46-73/4

Discus—11—Spencer Mintz, 143-5

Pole vault—1—Shellamae Farmer, 11-6


100m—6—Colby Stull, 11.32

100m wheelchair—5—Tristen Wilhelm, 21.05

200m—7—Stull, 23.24

100m hurdles—16—Brennen Steinert, 18.48

300m hurdles—13—Steinert, 51.71

300m hurdles—6—Haden Sherman, 42.23

400m wheelchair—4—Wilhelm, 1:30.73

400m relay—5—La Crosse, 45.36 (Sherman, Gage Burk, Brodie Schmidt, Stull)

1,600m relay—4—La Crosse, 3:38.48 (Burk, Will Rues, Chris Schueter, Stull)

3,200m relay—9—La Crosse, 9:06.57 (Dominic Castaneira, Rues, Triston Nelson, Kolton Maneth)

High jump—3—Burk, 6-4

Long jump—11—Burk, 19-93/4


100m—10—Jayme Hagerman, 13.01

Long jump—5—Jayme Hagerman, 16-71/2

Triple jump—6—Jayme Hagerman, 35-0; 10—Kaylee Hagerman, 34-4


400m—5—Ryan Kuckelman, 52.3

1,600m—4—Madison Butler, 5:46.42

3,200m—4—Madison Butler, 12:44.36

400m relay—12—Macksville, 46.08 (Hector Gomez, Lance Lickiss, Alexis Barron, Kuckelman)

1,600m relay—7—Macksville, 3:44.19 (Kuckelman, Lickiss, Orion Guevera, Barron)

Javelin—8—Mayce Russell, 118-7


3,200m—7—Destiny Mitchell, 13:12.72


110m hurdles—Preston Dunn, false start

300m hurdles—4—Dunn, 41.71

1,600m relay—3—St. John, 4:18.88 (Heidi Fisher, Lydia Reed, Darby Smith, Payton Meyer)

3,200m relay—3—St. John, 10:30.82 (Meyer, Reed, Smith, Fisher) 

3,200m relay—4—St. John, 8:49.32 (Quade Smith, Hunter Smith, Elijah Delp, Dunn)