Mitchell boys, Bayard girls claim WTC Track titles

Mitchell boys, Bayard girls claim WTC Track titles
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May 4th, 2021 | Chris Cottrell

The Western Trails Conference Track and Field Meet was held at Mitchell High School on Monday and the hosts came out with one of the titles while Bayard picked up the other team trophy.

On the boys side it was Mitchell winning the team championship with a total of 149 points while Gordon-Rushville was second with 137 points.

The girls team title went to the Bayard Lady Tigers, who scored 127 points, well in front of second place Bridgeport (87 points).

Multi-event winners on the boys side were Seth Wilfred of Mitchell in the shot put and discus, and Elijah Conley from Bridgeport in the mile and two-mile runs.

Mitchell got other first place finishes from Rylan Aguallo in the 100 meters, Carmelo Ayala in the 800 meters, and Jackson Allen in the pole vault.

Some other notable first places finishes on the boys side: Brian Turek (Hemingford, 200 meters), Bryce Seier (Morrill, 110 hurdles), Daemon Avilez (Bayard, high jump).

The top girls performer on the day was Bayard’s Dani Harter, who picked up first places in the 100 and 200 meters, and she also ran on Bayard’s winning 400 meter relay team.

Teammates Joslyn Hopkins and Kierra Miller also with good showings; Hopkins won the 300 hurldles and the long jump while Miller captured first in the 1,600 meters.

The Bridgeport girls stacked up some points in the field events. Ruthie Loomis-Goltl won the high jump and discus, while Grace Dean was the winner in the shot put.

Kimball’s Kaitlin Heeg picked up first places in the triple jump and 100 hurldles, and teammate Raven Johnson won the pole vault.

Some other notable first places in girls events: Jayla Brehmer (Gordon-Rushville, 400 meters), Haley Johnson (Gordon-Rushville, 800 meters), Paityn Homan (Morrill, two-mile run).

Full race and event results can be found by CLICKING HERE.

Boys Team Scores

  1. Mitchell 149
  2. Gordon-Rushville 137
  3. Bridgeport 73
  4. Morrill 64
  5. Bayard 52
  6. Hemingford 31
  7. Kimball 17

Girls Team Scores

  1. Bayard 127
  2. Bridgeport 87
  3. Gordon-Rushville 85
  4. Mitchell 71
  5. Morrill 55
  6. Hemingford 53
  7. Kimball 48
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