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Great Bend hurdler a Class 5A state runner-up
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Great Bend's Class 5A state runner-up Jeffery Muiruri - photo by JIM MISUNAS Great Bend Tribune

WICHITA — Great Bend's Jeffery Muiruri ran a season-best time (38.96) and placed runner-up in the Class 5A 300-meter hurdles at Cessna Stadium. Muiruri qualified with the fourth-fastest time (39.58), but moved up two spots in the finals.
The Panther boys scored 17 points to placed 18th. The Great Bend girls scored 8.5 points to finish 19th.
Kerby Depenbusch placed sixth in the Class 5A 3,200 meters (9:45.78). Depenbusch improved his regional time by 23 seconds. He placed seventh in the 1,600 (4:27.98).
Sprinter LaCora Bryant finished sixth in the 100 (12.82) and seventh in the 200 (26.64).
The Panthers’ 400-meter relay (44.22) finished seventh as Ramses Lopez, Trey Hurd, Nick Reed and Jeffery Muiriri competed.
Kate Warren placed sixth in the discus (122-6) and ninth in the shot put (35-2).
Eric Vazquez placed ninth in the 800 with a season-best time (2:01.78).

100m FINAL—6TH—LaCora Bryant, 12.82
Discus FINAL—6TH—Kate Warren, 122-6
200m PRELIM—7TH—LaCora Bryant, 26.64
High jump FINAL—7TH—Camryn Dunekack, 5-0
200m FINAL—8TH—LaCora Bryant, 26.64
Shot put FINAL—9TH—Kate Warren, 35-2
3,200m relay FINAL—12TH Great Bend 10:18,73 (Moyers, Karen Razo, Fry, Lagerman)
1,600m relay PRELIM—13TH—Great Bend 4:16.72 (Bryant, Baleigh Fry, Macy Moyers, Kaylan Lagerman)
300m hurdles FINAL—2ND—Jeffery Muiruri, GB, 38.96
300m hurdles PRELIM—4TH—Jeffery Muiruri, GB, 39.58
3,200m FINAL—6TH—Depenbusch, 9:45.78
400m relay FINAL—7TH—Great Bend, 44.22 (Lopez, Hurd, Reed, Muiruri)
400m relay PRELIM—7TH—Great Bend, 43.59 (Ramses Lopez, Trey Hurd, Nick Reed, Jeffery Muiruri)
3,200m relay FINAL—7TH—Great Bend, 8:11.61 (Depenbusch, Vazquez, Quinton Elliott, Mason YellowWolf)

1,600m FINAL—7TH—Kerby Depenbusch, 4:27.98
800m FINAL—9TH—Eric Vazquez, 2:01.78
1,600m relay PRELIM—13TH—Great Bend 3:30.79 (Muiruri, Hurd, Mason YellowWolf, Reed)
200m PRELIM—16TH—Trey Hurd, 23.82