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Hoisington wins girls and boys meets at Lyons
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LYONS— It was a one-two punch for Hoisington girls and boys track and field teams during Tuesday competition in Lyons.

The Cardinal girls beat the host and runner team, Lyons, by a 90 point spread with a 201 team point finish at the six-team meet. Hoisington boys finished as the top team with 175 points besting second place Nickerson by 41 points.
In short distance races, Emily Hammond won the 100 meter sprint (1st, 2nd heat)in a time of 13.85. Jaci Schremmer was the third place finisher in the second heat and third overall in the 100 in 13.94. Hammond won the second heat and placed fourth overall in the 200 meter in 29.72. Vickie Donetz won third overall in the 200 after placing third in the second heat. Lexi Sanders was the top runner in the 400 meter race clocking in at 1:04.06. Hammond was second at 1:10.40. Turning to long distance, Rylie Koester won gold in the 800 meter run at 2:38.52 before finishing as the top runner in the 1600 meter at 5:46.54.

Abbi Demel was first in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 47.06 while Kelsi Nuss timed in at 55.30, good for third place. The Hoisington girls won two of the three relay races finishing first in the 4X100 and 4x400. The Cardinals then placed second in the 4x800. Names of participants in the relay events were not provided in the final results.

In field events, Sanders placed first in the pole vault at a height of 11 ft. Hammond and Donetz finished second and third respectively with heights of 8.6 ft. and 7.0 ft. Melissa Stout was first in the second flight to win the long jump with a leap of 15.4 ft. Stout took silver in the triple jump at 31.1 ft.

In the shot put, Jocelyn Pedigo and Jessica Schauf placed second and third with throws of 32.8 and 26.2 ft. and finished second and third respectively in the discus at 95.3 and 77.7 ft. Demel was runner up in the javelin at 91.1 ft.

In boys competition, Hoisington’s Rudy Gearhart won the 110 meter hurdles in a time of 18.14. Jonathan Ball was the top runner in the 300 hurdles in 43.93. The Cardinals were the top finisher in the 4x100 relay and finished runner up in the 4x400 and 4x800. Again, participants’ names were not provided on the final relay results.

Brandon Ball won the second flight of the long jump and first overall with a leap of 18.8 ft. Jonathan Ball was the top finisher in the triple jump at 39.3 ft. Seth Owen and Colin Hinds placed first and second overall in the shot put. Owen threw for 45.2 ft. in the second flight while Hinds finished runner up in the same flight at 43 ft. Owen was silver in the discus with a throw of 133 ft. and placed third in the second flight and fourth overall in the javelin at 110.7 ft.