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Panthers, Eagles compete at Wichita State
Emilia Diaz

WICHITA – Great Bend Panther Emilia Diaz captured first place (11:58.29) with a career-best time in Thursday’s Wichita State 3,200-meter high school race. Diaz beat Kapaun-Mt. Carmel’s Chiara Fernando (12:06.1) for first place. Panther Addy Nicholson placed fourth (12:30.0).

Panther Kaden Esfeld also posted a career-best time (4:30.25) with a fifth-place finish in the Kansas High School Elite Division. Winfield’s Camilo Tarin placed first (4:26.18).

ELLINWOOD – Ellinwood’s Mary Dimitt won the javelin (105-7) to highlight the Eagles’ effort in the 3-1A girls division.

Erin Hammeke enjoyed a strong performance with a third-place in the 800 (2:30.1), fourth place in the 3,200 (11:56.66) and sixth place in the 1,600 Elite (5:29.26).

Brittany Simpson placed fifth in the 200 meters (28.8).



200m—5—Brittany Simpson, 28.8

200m—21—Cody Zink, 25.28

400m—10—Simpson, 1:07.71

400m—7—Matthew Cook, 55.83

800m—3—Erin Hammeke, 2:30.1

800m—18—Cook, 2:17.24

1,600m—13—Ashtin Klepper, 6:07.92

1,600m ELITE—6—Hammeke, 5:29.26

1,600m—16—Asher Miller, 5:04.16

3,200m—7—Asher Miller, 10:51.07

3,200m—4—Hammeke, 11:56.66

400m relay—9—Ellinwood, 57.77 (Baker, Klepper, Doll, Simpson)

1,600m relay—11—Ellinwood, 4:58.61 (Bella Baker, Daphne Doll, Klepper, Brittany Simpson)

High jump—10—Cody Zink, 5-5

Shot put—12—Baker, 28-101/4; 16—Dimitt, 26-91/4

Discus—8—Dimitt, 85-8; 16—Baker, 67-4

Javelin—1—Mary Dimitt, 105-7

Javelin—15—Sam Brauer, 102-10