Indian boys' track 2nd at Hutch - girls 7th
Published on -5/4/2014, 7:43 PM
HUTCHINSON -- The Hays High School boys' track and field team took second, and the girls seventh Friday at the Hutchinson Invitational.
The Indian boys scored 91 points with Liberal taking top honors with 110 points.
The HHS girls finished with 49.5 points. Garden City won the team title on the girls' side with 126.5.
Senior Clayton Riedel came away with one of two first-place finishes for the Indians.
He finished in 49.92 seconds to win the 400-meter dash. He also claimed a fourth-place finish in the 200 in 22.88 seconds, just ahead of Indian junior Alex Delton's fifth-place 22.91. Junior Shawn Herrman was sixth.
Delton also finished third in the 100 in 11.14.
Junior Peyton Harris claimed Hays High's other top medal in the discus. The Indians finished 1-2 in the event with Harris throwing 141 feet, 5 inches. Freshman Shane Berens was second at 140-11.
Senior Landon Munsch was one of two runners to break 2 minutes in the 800, and finished second. He ran in 1:59.93. Liberal's Erving Altamarino won in 1:58.05.
Junior Hayden Kreutzer cleared 13-0 to finish second in the pole vault, and senior Jordan Windholz was second in the triple jump (44-1).
Hays High had 16 top six finishes on the boys' side, and 10 on the girls' side.
Junior Mattie Schlaefli had two of those finishes. She was second in the 300-meter hurdles in 48.19, and was fourth in the 100 hurdles (16.44). Salina Central senior Shaelyn Martin took top honors in the 300s in 46.81. Schlaefli also was seventh in the javelin.
The Indians' 3,200-meter relay team of freshman Marie Reveles, junior Summer Smith, sophomore Haley George, and sophomore Annie Gonzales was second in 10 minutes, 15.89 seconds. Garden City won in 10:11.38. Reveles also was fourth in the 800. She also ran a leg of the Indians' fourth-place 1,600 relay team (Reveles, Schlaefli, Smith, freshman Hannah Pfannenstiel).
Junior Lexi Summers claimed a third-place finish in the triple jump. She jumped 34-4.