Local bowler does well at state
Kyle Bouray, who bowls in the Tuesday commercial league at the Superior Bowl, took part in the Nebraska state bowling tournament recently. The event, held at Fremont, is staged on consecutive weekends to allow bowlers from across Nebraska to participate. When the dust settled, Bouray was the number two singles bowler and the state all-around champion. He credited a new bowling ball and finding the right groove at the hosting bowling center for his success.
Hoins wins triple jump at state track meet
The Superior High School track and field team was in Omaha at Burke Stadium, Friday and Saturday, for the state championship meet. The Wildcat girls finished in seventh place, with 26 points, in the field of 42 teams which scored points. This marked the third consecutive year the Wildcats scored a top 10 finish.
Jaysa Hoins closed out her high school career with a state championship to her name in the triple jump. Her leap for a combined distance of 35'10" won her the gold medal and was a fitting capstone to her impressive accomplishments on the track through her four years of participation. She finished third in the long jump with her leap of 16'1.5" and earned the team fourth place points in the 300 meter hurdles with her time of 46.74 seconds. Madison Blackstone completed her outstanding freshman campaign with a fourth place finish in the 100 meter hurdles with her time of 16 seconds.
Blackstone also qualified for the state meet in the high jump and finished 11th. Taylor Jensby qualified in the 200 meter dash but did not move out of the preliminary heats. Jensby and Blackstone, along with Kaycie Strobl and Riley Butler, qualified in the 4 x 100 meter relay but did not reach the finals.
Ethan Roberts was a qualifier in the boys long jump. He faced fierce competition and finished 10th.
Coach Carla Blackstone and her staff were impressed with the team's showing and look forward to next season. as Blackstone, Butler, Leah Meyer, Jensby and Roberts return for another year.
L-N track has a state champion member
The Lawrence-Nelson Raiders girls track team brought home a state champion. The team competed in the Class D state championship track and field meet at Omaha's Burke Stadium, Friday and Saturday. The team finished seventh with 31 points in the 52 team field. The boys team had no qualifiers for the state meet.
Molly McCartney is the reigning state champion in the 1600 meter run. She outclassed the field with her time of 5:28.76. She missed a gold medal in the 3200 meter run by .04 of a second, finishing second with the time of 12:03.96. The winner's time was 12:03.92. A couple of heartbeats difference. Harlie Himmelberg took fourth in the 800 meter run with her time of 2:28.39. The 4 x 800 meter realy team of Himmelberg, McCartney, Carlie Mazour and Alyssa Miller took the runner-up spot with the time of 10;10.99.
RHHS track team sending four to state meet
The Rock Hills High School track and field team is sending four members to the state championship meet at Wichita, Friday and Saturday. The four advanced from the regional meet held at Blue Rapids-Valley Heights High School at Blue Rapids. Joel Broeckelman will compete in the 100 and 200 meter dashes. Caitlyn May, a freshman, will be entered in two events, the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. Sarena Meier advanced in the 3200 meter run. Emilee Whelchel earned a berth in the triple jump.
The boys team finished 12th in the 18 team field with 10 points. The girls team finished in eighth place with 27 points in their 18 team field. Broeckelman advanced with a fourth place finish in the 100 meter dash with the time of 11.55 seconds and a fourth place finish in the 200 meter dash with his time of 24.20 seconds. The 4 x 100 meter relay team of Luke Broeckelman, J. Broeckelman, Justyn Peer and Wyatt Duskie earned fifth place points.
Members of the boys team who competed but did not advance were Peer, in the 200 meter dash, Grant Davis in the discus throw, Arrow Durant in the discus throw and the javelin. Austin Durant took part in the javelin throw. Jacob Spiegel was a competitor in the triple jump.
Caitlyn May finished fourth in the 3200 meter run with the time of 13:10.23. She took third in the 1600 meter run with the time of 5:47.24. Both finishes were good enough to gain entry to the state meet. Sarena Meier took second place honors in the 3200 meter run with the time of 12:31.7 to advance to the state level. Emilee Whelchel took fourth in the triple jump with a combined distance leap of 34'5" which earned her a spot at the state meet.
Abby Muirhead competed in the 800 meter run but did not advance. Terri Slick had a similar experience in the 200 meter dash.
The state meet begins Friday at Cessna Stadium in Wichita and concludes on Saturday.
SHS boys golf at district meet
The steady improvement shown by the Superior High School boys golf team over the course of the regular season was not enough to advance them to the state match. The Wildcats finished in eighth place, with a score of 387, in the 14 team field at the 18 hole district match held at the Indianhead Golf Course at Grand Island. The top three teams, Ord, Grand Island Central Catholic and Sutton advanced to the state match. Other teams competing at the match were St. Paul, Hastings St. Cecilia, Minden, wood River, Ravenna, Centura, Gibbon, Central City, Sandy Creek and Doniphan-Trumbull.
Jacob Sunday was the low Superior golfer with his round of 93. Jacob Whitmore was in with a round of 96. Trent Morris carded a round of 98. Cale Frahm completed his round with 100 strokes. Eric Schiermeyer finished his round with a score of 114.
The team will remain intact for next season and they will build on the strides they made over the course of this season. Luke Chadwell, coach of the team, was proud of their accomplishments and looks for the same consistency but with lower scores to send the team to the state match.
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