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Thursday, 28 March 2013 19:00

By Diane Stamm

The Wauneta Breeze


Though the track season kicked off as scheduled Thursday, March 21, at Grant it took a slight detour Saturday.

The prospect of inclement weather led officials to cancel the meet. The high temperature on the day barely broke freezing. A makeup date has not been announced.

Weather was not ideal in Grant Thursday for the Perkins County Quadrangular.

“The weather was terrible,” said head coach Dawn Doetker, “but the W-P team performed well considering.”

Sixteen team members had personal records on the day.

Senior Weylin Davis had personal bests in the 100 and 200.

Senior Logan Bischoff had personal records in the discus and triple jump.

Seniors Connor Katon, Cody Hicks and Dakota Washum all had PRs in the shot put. Washum also set a PR in the discuss.

Sophomore Gage Crowel had PRs in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs.

Freshman Joe Sramek had PRs in the 400, shot put and discus.

Also, freshmen Billy Straub and Chase Rathe had PRs in the long jump and triple jump, respectively.

Freshmen Ellie Lee and Stephanie Acosta set personal standards in the discus and shot put.

Juniors Tailor Lee and Cassidy Rathe had PR’s in the discus. Lee was second in both the discus and shot put.

Rathe was sixth in the discus. Hannah Nordhausen was third.

E. Lee and T. Lee set personal records in the 200 and 400 meter dashes, respectively.

Leiauna Alberts was second in the 400 and long jump, with a PR in the long jump.

Senior Emma Skelton was third in the 800 meter run, a personal best.

“Not everyone competed on the girls’ side due to some injuries and soreness,” Doetker said. “We hope to have them back for our next meet.”

Other schools included South Platte and Wallace.

Doetker said it’s been nice to have help from coaches Randy Geier, Seth Alberts, Shelby Cox and Joseph Frecks.

It’s been very beneficial to the athletes and program to have so much help.

Heading into spring break, the team will be at Sutherland today, then at Dundy County-Stratton Tuesday.