Area Class D state track qualifiers

Area Class D state track qualifiers
May 8th, 2024 | Andrew Lacy

District track competition continued Wednesday in Class D.

The top two finishers in each event at each district automatically qualified for the state meet along with the next six best performances across all districts.

Nebraska Christian won both the girls and boys team titles in District 5 with Central Valley as the girls runner-up, beating Burwell by a single point. The Cougars were also the top area boys team, finishing third.

In District 8, Overton claimed the boys team title with Elm Creek topping the girls standings. Mullen finished second in the boys standings and third among the girls.

Full results for the D-5 district can be found here, with full results for the D-8 district here. Below is a list of state qualifiers from area schools.

District competition will continue Thursday with Class C. The state track meet will be May 15-18 in Omaha.

Central Valley
Zaden Wolfe – 100, 200
Taylor Jensen – 110m Hurdles
Taesian Soto – High Jump
Taylor McIntyre – 100, 200
Alexis Johnson – 400
Girls 4×100 Relay – (Kendra Cargill, Maddie Clark, Alexis Johnson, Taylor McIntyre)

Cy Feeken – Discus
Mieke Van der walt – 100m Hurdles, 300m Hurdles
Avery Mann – Shot Put, Discus
Katelynn Simon – Pole Vault

Twin Loup
Quincy Ryker – 100, 200, Pole Vault
Justin Folkers – High Jump, Long Jump
Elissa Kipp – Shot Put

Lily Chandler – High Jump

Alex Werner – 400
Kyle Finney – 1600, 3200
Chase Gracey – 110m Hurdles, 300m Hurdles
Boys 4×400 Relay (Justin French, Chase Gracey, Brandon Hardin, Alex Werner)
Harper Andersen – 800
Peyton Paxton – 1600, 3200

Brodie Stengel – 3200
Coby Higgins – 110m Hurdles, Triple Jump
Kyle Cox – Long Jump
Anna Clark – 400
Jaylen Dimmitt – Shot Put

Cohen Rohde – Shot Put, Discus
Rilyn Schledewitz – 3200
Taryn Arbuthnot – High Jump, Long Jump

Isaac O’Brien – 800
Luke Bailey – 110m Hurdles, 300m Hurdles
Ryan Bailey – 300m Hurdles
Kerry Ryan – High Jump

Makenna Miller – 100m Hurdles
Lily Thornton – Discus

Sandhills Valley
Isaac Goosey – 800
Leyton Connell – 1600
Boys 4×800 Relay (Colin Rooney, Leyton Connell, Cameron Berliner, Isaac Goosey)
Colton Miller – Shot Put


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