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Tigers, Mustangs, Oilers qualify for state track
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GREENSBURG — Macksville, St. John, Central Plains and Stafford qualified for the 1A state track meet at the Greensburg regional.

MACKSVILLLE —  Macksville boys qualified three relays to highlight seven state entries. The 400-meter relay (44.23) ran Hector Gomez, Lance Lickiss, Diego Esparza and Orion Guevera. The 1,600-meter relay (3:41.0) competed with Lickiss, Guevara, Alexis Barron and Ryan Kuckelman. The 3,200-meter relay (8:55.52) competed with Barron, Guevara, Jesse Nava and Lickiss. 

Others qualifying were Isabela Ortiz, 100 (13.07); Macksville's 400-meter girls relay (52.46) with Sheridyn Black, Laney Butler, Kira Figger, Isabela Ortiz and Guadalupe Galan; shot put (35-31/2); and Mayce Russell, javelin (119-4).

ST. JOHN — Quade Smith won the 800 meters (2:03.19) to headline four state qualifiers. 

The Tigers qualified in the 400-meter relay with Heidi Fisher, Lydia Reed, Mia Meyer, Reagan Bonner; the girls 1,600-meter relay (4:19.24) with Bonner, Meyer, Fisher and Reed; and the boys 1,600-meter relay with Jace Reyes, Caden McCandless, Braxton Alpers and Quade Smith.

CENTRAL PLAINS —  Blaine Hickel was a double state qualifier in the 100 meters (11.29) and 200 (23.09). Lauren Oser won the javelin (121-0).

STAFFORD — Jauzalynn Blanton qualified in the long jump (15-103/4). Ashton Harter (45-3) qualified in the shot put.



100m—4—Isabela Ortiz, M, 13.07

800m—6—Reed, SJ, 2:40.49

1,600m—5—Madison Butler, M, 5:48.6

3,200m—5—Madison Butler, M, 13:29.92

400m relay—3—St. John, 52.05 (H. Fisher, Reed, Meyer, Bonner); 4—Macksville, 52.46 (Black, L. Butler, Figger, Ortiz)

1,600m relay—3—St. John, 4:19.24 (Bonner, Meyer, H. Fisher, Reed)

Long jump—3—Blanton, Stafford, 15-103/4

Shot put—3—Galan, M, 35-31/2; 5—Oeser, 33-71/2

Javelin-1—Oeser, CP, 121-0; 2—Russell, M, 119-4

Pole vault—6—Robison, CP, 7-6



100m—3—Blaine Hickel, CP, 11.29; 6—Gomez, M, 11.6

110m hurdles—6—Barron, M, 18.1

200m—3—Hickel, CP, 23.09; 6—Gomez, M, 24.09

300m hurdles—6—Katz, M, 44.23

800m—1—Smith, SJ, 2:03.19

400m relay—3—Macksville, 44.23 (Gomez, Lickiss, Esparza,  Guevera)

1,600m relay—3—St. John, 3:39.95 (Reyes, McCandless, Alpers, Quade Smith); 4—Macksville, 3:41.0 (Lickiss, Guevara, Barron, Kuckelman)

3,200m relay—2—Macksville, 8:55.52 (Barron, Guevara, Nava, Lickiss) 

Shot put—3—Harter, Stafford, *45-3

Triple jump—6—Grippin, M, 41-43/4