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Nachtigal, record relay sparks Panthers
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Great Bend's girls capture first place at Topeka's Camien Welch Track Invitational.

TOPEKA — Great Bend javelin thrower Macy Nachtigal threw a career best 141-4 to capture first place in Monday's Topeka Camien Welch Track Invitational.

Great Bend's runner-up 3,200-meter relay (9:39.52) broke a school record with the quartet of Eliana Beckham, Addy Nicholson, Kate Welcher and Reese Bullard.

Sadie Spray cleared 5-2 in the high jump and ran 48.56 to earn a pair of runner-up medals.

Beckham finished runner-up in the 800 meters with a career-best time (2:22.0).

5A Great Bend earned a sixth-place finish in the 1,600-meter relay (4:10.47) to edge 6A Manhattan 76-75 for the team title.

Panther Cooper Ohnmacht continues to excel with a personal best long jump (22-01/2) to place fifth and a fourth in the triple jump (43-81/2).


TEAM SCORES—1—Great Bend 76; 2—Manhattan 75; 3—BV West 63; 4—Junction City 62; 5—Olathe North 57; 6—Lawrence 46; 7—Topeka Hayden 40; 8—NE Kansas 37; 9—Topeka High 35.5; 10—Topeka Seaman 32.


300m hurdles—2—Spray, 48.56

800m—2—Beckham, 2:22.0; 7—Smith, 2:28.4

1,600m—5—Smith, 5:36.42

3,200m—Nicholson, 11:46.77; 5—Boone, 12:04.41; 6—Beckwith, 12:05.16

1,600m relay—6—GB, 4:10.47 (Spray, Beckham, Gomez, Bullard)

3,200m relay—2—GB, 9:39.52 (school record) (Beckham, Nicholson, Welcher, Bullard)

High jump—2—Spray, 5-2; 4—Ellegood, 5-0

Discus—5—Hofflinger, 115-10

Javelin—1—Nachtigal, 141-4

Pole vault—8—McMullen, 8-0


TEAM SCORES—1—Manhattan 111; 2—Topeka Seaman 59; 3—Topeka Hayden 55; 4—SMNW 52; 5—BV West 51; 6—Olathe North 48; Lyndon 48; 8—Junction City 48; 9—Wamego 32; 10—Topeka High 30; 16—Great Bend 13


800m—5—Moore, 2:04.3

Long jump—5—Ohnmacht, 22-01/2

Triple jump—4—Ohnmacht, 43-81/2