HAYS— Great Bend Middle School’s seventh grade boys track team placed third in their meet at Hays Thursday to close out the month of April.
GBMS finished with 91 team points out of ten teams competing while the seventh grade girls placed fifth out of nine teams at 49. Lakewood won the boys seventh grade meet with 97 points while Hays won the girls seventh grade division at 123.
In the eighth grade meet, GBMS boys finished seventh out of nine teams while the girls placed sixth. Horace Good Middle School won the eighth boys meet while Hays was the top finisher in girls competition.
Gage Fritz won the third flight of the seventh grade boys long jump and placed second overall with a distance of 16.7 ft. Fritz won the fourth heat and first overall in the 200 meter race at 26.32 and also won gold in the 400 meter run with a time of 58.36. He then placed second overall in the 100 meter dash at 12.86. Dalton Miller took silver overall in the 200 meter at 26.64 and finished third in the 100 meter with a time of 12.86. He also was the runner up in the 100 meter hurdles clocking in at 16.83.
Seventh grade long distance runner Nic Wondra was second overall in the 1600 meter run timing in at 5:34.19. Zach Seymor was third in the seventh grade discus with a throw of 115.4 ft.
In seventh grade girls competition, Great Bend’s Olivia Mull threw for a distance of 71 ft. and a second place slot in the discus. In the 100 meter hurdles, Aleah Urban and McKenna Esfeld placed second and third overall, respectively at 18.81 and 19.78. Esfeld finished in third place in the 200 hurdles with a time of 35.23.
In the eighth grade boys division, Reece Morss won the 200 meter race at 25.36 and placed second overall in the 100 meter sprint at 12.63. Morss’ leap of 39.1 ft. was good enough for a second place finish overall in the triple jump.
Molly Kaiser represented the eighth grade girls in the discus with a second place finish overall and a distance of 74.6 ft.
In the “B” team home meet held Tuesday at, Sarah Serna won the seventh grade girls shot put while Kevin Miramontes placed seventh in shot for the seventh grade boys. In the seventh grade boys discus, Jevon Mogbo, Dylan Lamb and Tate Murray placed first, second and third. Alex Randolph won the seventh grade boys pole vault.
Other “B” team performances:
8th grade boys long jump,
7th grade girls 100-meter dash,
7th boys 100-meter dash,
8th grade boys triple jump,
7th grade girls 200-meter,
8th grade boys 200 meter,
7th grade boys 4x100 meter relay,
Rodrigo Ordonez, Garrett Slater, Alex Randolph and Alex Olivas-3rd
8th grade boys 4x100 meter relay,
Dominik Zimmerman, Payton Doll, Brock Blessing and Pablo Martinez-1st
7th grade boys 4x200 meter relay,
Eli Witte, Dorrin Jones, Quentin Hoffman and Garrett Slater-3rd
8th grade boys 4x200 meter relay,
Dominik Zimerman, Sebastian Sanchez, Kalan Haberman and Jarron Tinkler-2nd
7th grade boys 4x400 meter relay,
Ray Kuhlman, Sage Cauley, Chris Schenk and Riley Smith-3rd
8th grade boys high jump,
7th grade girls 400 meter,
8th grade girls discus,
8th grade boys discus,
7th grade girls 1600 meter,
7th grade boys 1600 meter,
8th grade boys 1600 meter,
8th grade boys pole vault,
Times and distances for the “B” meet were not available.