(Neb.)-Bobcats Sweep Team Titles At Panhandle Conference Meet
Hemingford won both portions of the Panhandle Conference Track and Field Meet at Cardinal Field in Chadron on Saturday.
The Lady Bobcats scored 157 points while Hay Springs was second with 101, followed by Edgemont, 92; Crawford, 89; and Sioux County, 10.
In the boys’ competition, Hemingford tallied 161 points while Hay Springs was again the runner-up with 107, followed by Crawford, 85; Sioux County, 56; and Edgemont, 43.
The Hemingford girls were again led by junior Kelsy Wood, who won all four of the events she was allowed to enter and set a new meet record of 16.4 seconds in the 100-meter high hurdles. Her other victories came in the 100-meter dash, the 300 hurdles and the long jump.
Another of the Lady Cats, Kaitlyn Jespersen, won both the 200 meters and the triple jump. Other double winners among the girls were Megan Guest of Crawford in the 400 and 800; Jerilyn Scherbarth of Hay Springs, who swept the 1600 and 3200; and Kristi Porter of Edgemont in the shot put and discus.
Kyla Porter of Edgemont won the high jump.Double winners in the boys’ action were Ethan Skinner of Hemingford in the 100 and 200, Nick Schafer of Crawford in the 400 and 3200 and Stevin Horrocks of Hay Springs in hurdles.Individual winners among the boys were Kyle Kaman of Hemingford, 800; Levi Wilson of Sioux County, 1600; Kyle Westover of Sioux County, shot put; Sean Grote of Sioux County, long jump; Austin Weyers of Hay Springs, triple jump; John Rotness of Hay Springs, high jump; and Kyle Groskopf of Crawford, discus. The meet was interrupted twice for about 20 minutes by a combination of sleet, rain, wind and lightning.
(Courtesy Con Marshall)
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