Guernsey-Sunrise Vikings hold their own in Wheatland Invitational track meet

WHEATLAND – The Guernsey-Sunrise track team did very well last Saturday in the Wheatland Invitational track meet that featured only one school participating that was smaller in size than GHS.

There were nine schools competing in the meet, a larger field than expected, but due to Douglas’ track meet being canceled on Friday, many of the teams who were supposed to participate there jumped into Saturday’s competition.

The Vikings placed eighth for the girls with five team points and seventh for the boys with 48 points in overall team competition.

“I am very proud of the efforts of the entire team,” said head varsity track coach Doug Horton. “Almost every athlete improved from their last performance or performed just as well. Justin Malcom’s six-foot High Jump was very impressive. Our boys 4x100 pre-qualified to state as did Justin.”

Guernsey students that ended up with a top 25 showing were:

Girls 100-meter dash: Rylie Thompson 15.40 (17th) and Juliana Schiele 16.08 (24th)

Girls 200-meter dash: Rylie Thompson 33.21 (21st) and Taylor Marshal 35.22 (25th)

Girls pole vault: Juliana Schiele 6-03.00 (4th)

Girls shot put: Katrina Christensen 21.08.00 (18th), TyLinn Cooper 20-09.00 (21st), Kelly Afton 19-00.25 (22nd) and Tracy Chamberlin 14-00.00 (25th)

Girls discus: Katrina Christensen 70-06 (14th) and Kelly Afton 59-03 (21st)

Boys 100-meter dash: Kaleb Foggie 12.23 (12th)

Boys 200-meter dash: Kaleb Foggie 24.83 (6th)

Boys 1,600-meter run: Aiden Noggle 5:53:88 (11th)

Boys 3,200-meter run: Brody Harriman 15:09.56 (5th)

Boys 300-meter hurdles: Brian McCoid 56.94 (9th) and Harriman Cooper 58.00 (10th)

Boys 4 x 100-meter relay: Fourth place – the team of Tristan Hohnholt, Brock Hohnholt, Justin Malcom and Kaleb Foggie (47.09)

Boys 1600 sprint medley: Second place – the team of Brian McCoid, Dawson Bingham, Harriman Cooper and Aiden Noggle (4:32:71)

Boys high jump: Justin Malcom 6-00.00 (1st) and Brock Hohnholt 5-06.00 (4th)

Boys long jump: Dawson Bingham 13-03.75 (23rd)

Boys triple jump: Justin Malcom 38-02 (3rd), Brock Hohnholt 37-06 (4th) and Brian McCoid 35-07 (7th)

Boys shot put: Caleb Christensen 35-05.50 (14th) and Brian McCoid 32-05.00 (23rd)



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